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On Call Laboratory Assistant

Company: Eurofins USA
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: August 7, 2022

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 labelling is accurate.Eurofins is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. Eurofins 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 Organisations. The Group also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 55,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 50 countries. 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.In 2020, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR --- 5.4 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.Job DescriptionOn Call Laboratory Assistant - MAC 1. Understand and follow Quality System documents relevant to responsibilities, e.g., Quality Manual, SOPs, Methods, and Local Policies.2. Adhere to appropriate quality measures, which meet or exceed the standards set by ISO/IEC 17025, government regulatory, and company requirements.3. Follow all company guidelines and procedures relevant to assigned duties.4. Adhere to all pertinent health, safety, and environmental regulations.5. Assist in the daily assaying of samples. Perform testing from a daily work list.6. Set up batches of samples to weigh and weigh samples.7. Identify from samples assayed the need for rechecks.8. Prepare solutions used in the daily testing of designated samples.9. Maintain a neat and accurate record system; keep accurate records of work performed on a daily basis or as needed for quality control tests or regulatory purposes.10. Record test data and results for samples in logbook, record book or BookMaster and enter the data or results into eLIMS either manually or through automatic export in a timely and accurate manner.11. Maintain a safe and clean laboratory; clean work area and glassware used in analyses, dispose of hazardous wastes according to established procedures; assist others in maintaining a clean, safe work environment.12. Identify method/matrix/analytical difficulties and report these together with proposed solutions to supervisor.13. Ensure that proprietary methodologies are not disclosed to non-employees except as approved in writing by the Laboratory Manager or appointed designate.14. Maintain a perpetual state of readiness and willingness to respond to the queries and needs of clients, staff, and co-workers.15. Remain current on technical, industry, and business advancements and trends as suggested by Department Leader or supervisor.16. Recommend more accurate or efficient laboratory equipment or procedures.17. Maintain cooperative working relationships with all company employees. Communicate orally and in writing to co-workers. This includes "intra" and "inter" departmental employees.18. Promote the company image through the exercising of sound and ethical business practices as related to the public and our customers.19. Other duties, as assigned.QualificationsExcellent interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills.Excellent communication skills. Responsive, independent problem solver and action orientedInitial Education BackgroundBasic understanding of cGMP, GLP, and ISO 17025 guidelines.High School diploma with 0-3 years experience.Additional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Keywords: Eurofins USA, Des Moines , On Call Laboratory Assistant, Healthcare , Des Moines, Iowa

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