Analytical Chemist I

  • Lake Forest, IL, 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 50,000 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

This position performs all assigned chemistry techniques with minimal supervision. This position will demonstrate a good understanding of GMP and scientific principals and their cause and effect on scientific outcomes as practice of GMP/GLP is routine.  This position authors and may review other scientist’s protocols, reports, specifications and test methods and will present results at team meetings with interpretation.


The Ideal Candidate would possess:

•Proficiency performing all assigned laboratory techniques.

•Ability to learn the process of developing analytical methods on a variety of analytical techniques and instrumentation.

•Ability to learn to perform method validation by authoring protocols, reports and analytical methods and may review or critique others.

•Experience troubleshooting analytical methods and instrumentation.

•Routine practice of and compliance with GMP/GLP

•Experience with notebook review

•Interest/experience assisting with projects from analytical/formulation/process development from lab scale to exhibit manufacture.

Minimum Qualifications:

•BS in in Chemistry, analytical chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related field and 1+ years of relevant lab experience 

Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm.  Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Lake Forest, IL 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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