Full Job 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 labeling 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 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.
Eurofins BioPharma Product Testing-Columbia has delivered expert scientific support to companies working to improve human and animal health. As a member of the Eurofins BPT Columbia team, you’ll work alongside respected technical experts dedicated to scientific excellence in a process driven regulatory compliant environment.
Eurofins BPT-Columbia is looking for an Assistant Scientist to join our Stability and Batch Release team located in Columbia, Missouri. The Assistant Scientist position is an entry-level professional position involved in day-to-day activities in a laboratory setting under prescribed processes (protocols, standard operating procedures, methods, etc.).
Carries out routine experiments and procedures in accordance with all applicable regulatory (e.g. DEA, EPA, FDA, FIFRA, OECD, etc.) requirements as defined by protocol, method, and standard operating procedures (SOPs).
Adheres to schedule according to Eurofins or contracting organization’s timetable and establishes daily or weekly routines necessary to ensure on-time delivery.
Conducts title/skill appropriate procedures with minimal supervision using laboratory equipment, computer resources, and institutional libraries.
Performs analysis, first level, and peer review of data for accuracy and completeness.
Prepares data and reports of completed projects ensuring auditable quality for publication at completion of contracted work by clients.
May assist in preparation of data and final reports for completed projects or studies.
Depending on area of assignment, may analyze organic and inorganic compounds to determine chemical and physical properties.
Depending on area of assignment, may handle regulated materials (quarantined matrices, DEA-controlled or radiolabeled materials, etc.), potential biohazard materials, and toxic chemicals according to company procedures and regulatory requirements.
Is likely to work on several projects concurrently.
The ideal candidate would possess:
Experience with GLP and/or GMP and hands-on experience with HPLC and/or GC.
Experience with LIMS system desirable.
Familiarity and/or experience in a laboratory setting is required.
Good organizational skills; ability to follow direction and good communication skills are required.
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field such as chemistry, biochemistry, biology, chemical engineering, pharmaceutical sciences, or other directly related field or degree with comparable coursework in the above areas and a minimum of one year of experience in a directly relevant or demonstrated comparable competency and skill attainment is required.
Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship.
Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Columbia, MO 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 and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.
To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website www.eurofinsus.com.
Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.
We are looking forward to receiving your application including your expected salary and possible start date via our career website.