Scientific Officer

  • Singapore
  • Full-time

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. The Group believes it is the world leader in food, environment, 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 for supporting clinical studies. In addition, Eurofins is one of the leading global emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing.

In 2020, Eurofins generated 5.4 billion Euro proforma turnover in 800 laboratories across 50 countries, employing about 50.000 staff.

Job Description

SUMMARY OF POSITION OBJECTIVES:

To support the maintenance of the Molecular lab for routine testing, not limited to COVID-19 testing. Assume responsibility in ensuring accurate, precise, and timely performance of molecular testing while assuring compliance and meeting of all regulatory requirements and quality standards.


POSITION OBJECTIVES:

  • Support in the planning, implementation and running of the Molecular Lab.
  • Develop the SOPs and workflow protocols to perform molecular testing.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance on biosafety and quality of the Molecular Lab.
  • Support the procurement of Lab equipment & consumables with timely delivery.
  • Support the recruitment, selection and staff training for molecular testing.
  • Ensure optimal performance; efficiencies and quality of a high throughput Molecular Lab.
  • Ensure that laboratory policies and procedures are being followed by laboratory employees.
  • Oversee the monitoring of Molecular Lab inventory levels; anticipating needs; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt for Molecular Lab supplies and reagents.
  • Responsible in successful audit with accreditation bodies including but not limited to MOH, CAP, HSA in the area of molecular and COVID-19.
  • Manage periodic internal, external, regulatory and accreditation audits (MOH, CAP, HSA, etc.)
  • Provide technical advisory on clinical laboratory methods, sciences and applications.
  • Support Eurofins’ business philosophy, leadership, values, and ethics.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.

EVOLUTION:

In a fast growing group, successful leaders are frequently being offered increased area of responsibility.

    Qualifications

    PREFERRED PROFILE:

    • Considerable knowledge of the methods, materials, equipment, and techniques used in molecular diagnostics work
    • Ability to organize, communicate, teach, and work with others in an effective manner
    • Knowledge of state and local standards, regulations, guidelines and requirements effecting operations of a clinical reference laboratory
    • Analytical thinking and good communication skills

    Basic Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master of Science, Medical Technology or related Sciences
    • Minimum 10 years working experience in a molecular laboratory and 5 years supervisory experience.

    Additional Information

    What we offer: As an employer, we are keen to look after our people with as much dedication as they look after our patients. That's why we offer competitive salaries, excellent training and exceptional career prospects. We are a growing and ambitious company, so there is huge potential here to develop with us and enjoy fantastic rewards in your career.

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