Project Manager Assistant I (Environmental Lab) - Eurofins Frontier Global Sciences - Fife, WA

  • Tacoma, WA, 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 Frontier Global Sciences, LLC is searching for a Project Manager Assistant I in Tacoma, WA.

The Project Manager Assistant I (PMA I) supports the Project Management staff in servicing clients to meet the Client Service Organization mission.

Project Manager Assistant I responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Project set-up:

o    Creates bottle orders

o    Schedules courier or field sampler, if needed

o    Confirms non-Eurofins Frontier Global Sciences, LLC subcontract labs are on the approved list and set up as vendors for existing work

o    Generates accounting software requisition when sending subcontract samples

Sample Receipt:

o    Reviews log-in

o    Generates subcontract paperwork

o    Sends client sample receipt confirmation

o    Reviews draft invoice

o    Confirms that any client needed information (purchase order, project number, etc.) is recorded in LIMS for invoicing

The ideal candidate would possess:

·         Eurofins Frontier Global, LLC services, products, testing capabilities, technology, production, support systems, program specifications, and laboratory procedures

·         Knowledge of environmental regulations and work acceptance policy

·         Process improvement methods

·         Laboratory methods and techniques

·         Process improvement methods

·         Computers, word processing, database software

·         Possesses general mathematics skills

·         Eurofins TestAmerica’s Quality Assurance Program Plan (QAPP)

·         Basic Knowledge of Laboratory LIMs

·         Customer service/client relations

·         Possesses negotiation and conflict resolution skills

·         File maintenance/organization

·         Computer skills, using routine software applications, such as Outlook, Office, Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint.

·         Proven client service skills

·         Employ customer service skills to resolve client problems

·         Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization

·         Confront and successfully resolve day-to-day problems

·         Maintain professional demeanor when working with clients

·         Attention to Clients: Demonstrates a desire to understand customer needs; listens to what customers are saying and asks questions as appropriate; demonstrates awareness of client goals. Follows up with clients during projects and following project completion; keeps clients up to date about decisions that affect them; seeks the comments, criticisms and involvement of clients; adjusts services based on client feedback.

·         Technical Familiarity: Seeks information from a variety of sources in a variety of ways to respond to client’s technical questions about the project and to effectively communicate project status.

·         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

Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed.  Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Tacoma, WA are encouraged to apply.

As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work.  We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays, paid time off days, and dental and vision options.

To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website


Associates degree (four years client-relationship/client service experience
may substitute for degree) Science degree preferred

1-3 years business experience preferred
Strong interpersonal skills

Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information

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

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

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