Laboratory Operations Associate

  • Cambridge, MA, USA
  • Full-time

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 believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products 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.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 47,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. 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.

 In 2019, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

  • Performing routine lab operations including maintenance, tracking, and life cycle management of laboratory equipment.
  • Monitoring of equipment alarm system and coordinating equipment preventive maintenance/repairs with asset management and scientific staff.
  • Assisting in general lab housekeeping.
  • Interfacing with EHS, Facilities, Asset Management, and scientific staff on routine operations and on continuous improvement efforts for optimal operating efficiency.
  • Participating in lab inspections to ensure compliance and safety. 
  • Assisting with new equipment assessment and installation and on additional lab related projects as they arise.
  • Maintaining meticulous records of asset locations/specifications and floorplans of lab space allocations.
  • Attending Operations, EHS, Facilities, and Asset Management related team meetings. 

Qualifications

  • BS in a scientific discipline with 0-2 years related laboratory experience.
  • Familiarity with a lab environment and lab safety procedures.
  • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude.
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies.
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship.

Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Cambridge, MA are encouraged to apply.

  • 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 is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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