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Laboratory Technician I

Employer
Eurofins Scientific
Location
Omaha
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
18 Apr 2024

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Sector
Laboratory Services
Role
Technician
Contract Type
Permanent
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 and pharmaceutical 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, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. In addition, Eurofins is one of the key emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing in Europe and the USA. 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 specialized clinical diagnostics testing. Job Description The Laboratory Technician I receives sufficient authority from, and is accountable to the Laboratory Supervisor or appointed designate for the successful completion of assigned duties and responsibilities and has the authority to take action necessary to carry out the duties and responsibilities of this position and to identify the occurrence of departures from the quality system or from the procedures for performing tests and/or calibrations, so long as such action does not deviate from established company guidelines, is consistent with sound technical and business judgment, and follows the practices of the laboratory. Demonstrates and promotes the company vision Regular attendance and punctuality Reads, understands and follows management system requirements as relevant to responsibilities, including but not limited to requirements found in the Quality Manual, SOPs, Local Work Instructions and Methods which in turn ensures compliance with ISO/IEC 17025/AOAC ALACC requirements and relevant government regulatory. Adhere to all health, safety, and environmental regulations relative to assigned analytical work; maintain and assist others in maintaining a clean, safe work environment. Registration of incoming samples (as needed), maintaining a neat and accurate record system of work performed on a daily basis and as needed for quality control tests or regulatory purposes. Enter the sample data into Eurofins eLIMS system in a timely and accurate manner. Complete laboratory testing on all incoming samples in an accurate, efficient and timely manner; ensure sample turnaround time goals are met or exceeded. Verify results and submit results to the appropriate personnel for transmission, in a timely manner. Identify process difficulties and report these together with proposed solutions to supervisor. Maintain a perpetual state of readiness and willingness to respond to the queries and needs of clients, staff, and co–workers. Maintain cooperative working relationships with all company employees. Communicate orally and in writing to co–workers. This includes "intra" and "inter" departmental employees. Promote the company image through the exercising of sound and ethical business practices as related to the public and our customers. Continually strive to improve the quality of work we provide to our clients through existing and new technologies Identify non–conformances and out–of–specifications Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner Performs other duties as assigned Qualifications HS Diploma required; AS or BS Degree in Microbiology, Food Sciences, Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry or a related field Plating,Plate reading & Sample preparation knowledge preferred Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills Excellent communication skills Responsive problem solver and action oriented Experience in food service or any line factory work Willing to work overtime, weekends and holidays Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship Additional Information Position is Full–Time with additional hours, as needed. Candidates currently living in a commutable distance to Omaha, NE are encourage to apply. What we Offer: Starting salary: $16–18 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 Our people are the backbone of what we do, so it's incredibly important we find the right individuals to join us. As a potential new recruit you'll be invited to meet the team in the form of an assessment center or a staged interview process dependent on the role and it's requirements, this will give you the opportunity to see what working for Eurofins is really like and enable us to get you know your key skills and strengths. Your data As part of any recruitment process, the company collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. The company is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to meeting its data protection obligations. Closing Date We reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as early as possible. Due to the high volume of applications we receive please be aware that if you do not receive a response within 4 weeks of the vacancy expiry date unfortunately, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful. 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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