Laboratory Technician I

  • Fresno, CA, 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

  • Demonstrates and promotes the company vision
  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Reads, understands and follows management system requirements as relevant to responsibilities, including but not limited to requirements found in the Quality Manual, SOPs, Local Work Instructions and Methods which in turn ensures compliance with ISO/IEC 17025/AOAC ALACC requirements and relevant government regulatory.
  • Adhere to all health, safety, and environmental regulations relative to assigned analytical work; maintain and assist others Registration of incoming samples (as needed), maintaining a neat and accurate record system of work performed on a daily basis and as needed for quality control tests or regulatory purposes.
  • Enter the sample data into Eurofins eLIMS system in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Complete laboratory testing on all incoming samples in an accurate, efficient and timely manner; ensure sample turnaround time goals are met or exceeded. 
  • Verify results and submit results to the appropriate personnel for transmission, in a timely manner.
  • Identify process difficulties and report these together with proposed solutions to supervisor.
  • Maintain a perpetual state of readiness and willingness to respond to the queries and needs of clients, staff, and co-workers.
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships with all company employees.  Communicate orally and in writing to co-workers.  This includes “intra” and “inter” departmental employees.
  • Promote the company image through the exercising of sound and ethical business practices as related to the public and our customers.
  • Continually strive to improve the quality of work we provide to our clients through existing and new technologies
  • Identify non-conformances and out-of-specifications
  • Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner
  • Performs other duties as assigned   in maintaining a clean, safe work environment.

Qualifications

The Ideal Candidate would possess: 

  • AS or BS Degree in Microbiology, Food Sciences, Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry or a related field Experience in:
    • Plating
    • Plate reading
    • Sample preparation 

Basic Minimum Qualifications: 

  • H.S. Diploma required.
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information

Position is full-time, with various days and shifts, weekends and overtime as needed.  Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Fresno, CA 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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