Scientist I

  • Yakima, WA, USA
  • 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 2021, Eurofins generated 6.7 billion Euro proforma turnover in 900 laboratories across 54 countries, employing about 58,000 staff.

 

Job Description

  • Demonstrates and promotes the company vision
  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Applies GMP/GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate
  • Organizes and conducts routine analyses independently and in compliance with applicable methods, protocols, SOPs and regulatory agency guidelines
  • Documents work and maintains study documentation and laboratory records
  • Independently able to use and perform basic troubleshooting of laboratory equipment and software appropriate for assigned tasks, while learning to perform routine and non-routine maintenance
  • Provides input and participates in project meetings
  • Performs peer review and QC review of data
  • Performs assigned workload on a daily basis and effectively completes multiple assignments.
  • Contributes to a cohesive team environment and maintains a positive attitude.  Plans individual workload in coordination with team members.
  • Understands data generated, and history of methods.
  • Recognizes deviations from normal results and inform Study Director, Principal Investigator, and/or management of any problems and/or deviations that may affect the integrity of the data and participates in corrective action of problems.
  • Identifies problems, determines appropriate actions, and implements solutions with support or independently as appropriate.
  • Able to adapt to new procedures or particular needs as directed.
  • Able to identify critical steps in an assay.
  • May assist in optimizing and validating methods for a variety of matrices
  • Participates in client visits or calls as needed
  • Learns to write text for reports, methods and, or protocols

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred in relevant field - Laboratory experience may be substituted for degree
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Other Considerations: 

  • May work with potentially hazardous substances and/or radio labeled materials
  • Mandatory immunizations and screening as required
  • Expected to understand the process for handling hazardous wastes and receive on-the-job training for handling specific waste types in their job area.
  • Will be exposed to food allergens (ex. Milk, tree nuts, peanuts, fish, shellfish, etc.)
  • Work requires some standing and sitting for long periods of time, including working within a laboratory hood and standing at a bench top.
  • Work requires use of PPE (personal protective equipment).
  • Overtime and weekend work as required
  • Will be exposed to potential food allergens

Additional Information

Position is Full-Time, 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Monday- Friday Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Yakima, WA 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.

 

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

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