Principal Chemist

  • Lancaster, PA, 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

Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, Inc. seeks Principal Chemist to perform analytical tasks for the Pharmaceutical Chemistry Department. Duties include performing assays using HPLC (High Performance Liquid Chromatography), GC (Gas Chromatography), UV/VIS (Ultraviolet–visible spectroscopy), wet chemistry analysis and dissolution apparatus, performing laboratory maintenance, executing method validations, writing investigations and deviations and consulting with clients.



Requires: M.S. in Chemistry or Pharmaceutical Sciences + 2 years’ experience (or B.S. + 5 yrs exp.) performing analytical testings in a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) environment. The position also requires experience with analytical testing using HPLC methods and Empower Chromatography Data System (“CDS”), dissolution analysis, validation projects and lab maintenance and training and mentoring staff.

Additional Information

Resumes by mail: Eurofins, 2425 New Holland Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601 Ref: SC.


What we offer:

  • 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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