Laboratory Technologist

Hiring By - Biostaffic

 BioPharma

Lancaster, Pennsylvania - United States

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Associate

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Company Description
Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.
Eurofins is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. Eurofins is one of the market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies, as well as having an emerging global presence in Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations. The Group also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.
In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 55,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 50 countries. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products.
In 2020, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 5.4 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.
Job Description
Purpose of the Job and Expected Outcome
Accurately analyze specimens and handle equipment according to study and client specifications. Perform and document routine and non-routine analysis that delivers on-time, correct results. Validate results using technical and clinical rules with supporting IT systems. Deliver on-time, high-quality data that ultimately will be uploaded seamlessly into the central database, can be reported to investigators and sponsors and properly powers the statistical analysis for a successful submission to regulatory bodies. The focus would be on processing COVID samples, so a virology or chemistry background would be a plus.
Key Accountabilities
  • Conduct laboratory testing according to established global protocols, timelines and established procedures (SOPs) to generate high-quality, error-free, analytical results.
  • Escalate issues potentially impacting patient safety, data quality, service levels
  • Perform and document quality controls per set SOPs and established guidelines.
  • Perform and document routine equipment preventative maintenance and repairs.
  • Comply with relevant GxP, DoH, CAP and CLIA where locally applicable.
  • Perform duties as assigned including assist supervisor in writing SOPs and other relevant delegated tasks, provide support of all laboratory functions including inventory, stocking, housecleaning, archiving and safety tasks, act as back-up to colleagues on leave.
  • Perform clinical validations; integrate with QC/technical validation.
Qualifications
Basic Minimum Requirements:
  • Ability to work on one of the following schedules (1st or 2nd shift):
    • Regular third shift schedule: Rotating weeks Sunday - Thursday and Monday - Friday, 3rd Shift 11p-7:30a.
      • Training Schedule is on a combination of first and second shift
    • Regular 2nd shift schedule: Rotating weeks Monday - Friday and Tuesday - Saturday, 2nd shift 3p-11:30a.
      • Training Schedule on a combination of first and second shift
  • Relevant ASCP certification: Generalist preferred, Hematology acceptable for 2nd shift and chemistry or virology acceptable for 3rd shift, MLS would also be considered for either role.
  • Minimum 1 year working in a diagnostic, clinical laboratory working with modern automation
  • Proficient experience using a commercial grade or customized clinical LIMS
  • Associate of Applied Science, Bachelor of Applied Science in Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology or Medical Technology preferred.
  • Authorization to work in the US for any employer, indefinitely, without sponsorship.
The Ideal Candidate would possess:
  • Fluent in English.
  • Ability to set and follow priorities, working accurately following set procedures and under deadlines.
  • Prolonged usage of analytical and computer systems (>75% time). Ability to lift up to 20 kg from time to time
  • Proficient in good laboratory and documentation practices.
  • Ability to multi-task with different instrumentation.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office tools.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, requested to work weekends on a rotation basis.
  • Ability to perform high complexity testing.
  • Capable of identifying problems, root causes and solutions, documenting deviations and notifying superiors.
Additional Information
  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays
Eurofins Central Labs, LLC are committed to promoting an equal employment opportunity workplace environment and is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Company that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), disability, military and/or veteran status, and/or any other status protected by applicable Federal, state, or local law. The Company’s policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer all employment-related matters on the basis of an individual's qualifications, abilities and efforts without regard to protected status.
Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No

Location:

  • Lancaster, Pennsylvania - United States

Experience:

  • Associate

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 15, 2024
Company Overview
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Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and the environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies. Since 1987, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 61,000 staff across a network of independent companies in 61 countries, operating ca. 900 laboratories. Performing over 450 million tests every year, Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing. Ever since its IPO on the French stock exchange in 1997, Eurofins has been one of the fastest growing listed European companies.
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