Overview

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 laboratories work with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic, and labelling is accurate.

Eurofins is dedicated to delivering testing services that contribute to the health and safety of society and the planet, and to its corporate responsibility to protect the environment and ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion across the entire network of Eurofins companies.

Job Description

Eurofins Eaton Analytical, LLC. (EEA) has a Full-Time Scientist II opening at our South Bend Laboratory in our Microbiology department. This is a full-time, hourly position averaging 40 hours per week.

This position will be responsible for testing and assisting Microbiology staff with routine water quality microbial testing, adhering to department’s daily QA/QC requirements, as well as support other laboratory needs that may arise.  The work schedule may require evenings and/or weekends and the candidate must be able to work overtime on short same-day notice.  Previous experience in a laboratory environment is preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of samples following strict Standard Operating Procedures
  • Input of data into corporate database
  • Filtering of microbiology samples for compliance testing as required by federal regulations
  • Cleaning and maintaining specific laboratory supplies, i.e., tubing and other specialized glassware
  • Diagnoses and solves problems independently
  • Suggests and implements approved improvements to maximize quality and productivity
  • Performs routine and non-routine complex lab work
  • Performs advanced calibration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of instruments and methods
  • Performs high-level review and validation of data; writes or revises analytical procedures and SOPs as needed
  • Following safe work practices and adhering to company guidelines and policies for planning and executing work in a safe manner
  • Performs other duties, as directed

Qualifications

Basic Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelors degree in Microbiology or related field
  • Previous Microbiology experience in a lab setting
  • Previous experience with EPA Method 1623 or 1623.1

Ideal Candidates will have: 

  • Masters Degree in Microbiology or related field preferred
  • An understanding of laboratory practices related to Microbiology or applicable fields, with special regard for safety and aseptic technique
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills in Microsoft Word, Excel is preferred
  • Self-Motivation
  • Ability to work well independently, as well as in a team environment

Additional Information

Pay Range: $23-36/hour 

Please note – Eurofins Environment Testing (USA) provides a compensation range for informational purposes, the actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience and skill set, base salary of internal peers, business sector, and geographic location.

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, and dental and vision options.

We support your development! Do you feel you don’t match 100% of the requirements? Don’t hesitate to apply anyway! Eurofins companies are committed to supporting your career development.

We embrace diversity! Eurofins network of companies believe in strength and innovation through diversity, being an Equal Opportunity Employer. We prohibit discrimination against employees or applications based on gender identity and/or expression, race, nationality, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, and everything else that makes employees of Eurofins companies unique.

Sustainability matters to us! We are well on our way to achieving our objective of carbon neutrality by 2025, through a combination of emission reduction and compensation initiatives. We encourage our laboratory leaders to make sustainable changes at their local level, and in addition to their initiatives we also count on our dedicated carbon reduction team to help us to achieve this goal!

Find out more in our career page: https://careers.eurofins.com/

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 laboratories work with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.

The Eurofins network of companies is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and Eurofins Scientific 2/2 March 2023 agroscience contract research services. It is one of the market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies, as well as having an emerging global presence in Contract Development and Manufacturing Organizations. It also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialized and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.

In over 35 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 61,000 staff across a decentralized and entrepreneurial network of ca. 900 laboratories in 61 countries. Eurofins companies offer a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products.

In 2022, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 6.7 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

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

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