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On-Call Microbiology Laboratory Assistant

Company: Eurofins USA Food Testing
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: May 15, 2024

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. Responsibilties for the role includes, but are not limited to: Understand and follow Quality System documents relevant to responsibilities, e.g., Quality Manual, SOPs, Methods, and Local Policies. Adhere to appropriate quality measures, which meet or exceed the standards set by ISO/IEC 17025, government regulatory, and company requirements. Follow all company guidelines and procedures relevant to assigned duties. Adhere to all pertinent health, safety, and environmental regulations. Assist in the daily assaying of samples. - Perform testing from a daily work list. Set up batches of samples to weigh and weigh samples. Identify from samples assayed the need for rechecks. Prepare solutions used in the daily testing of designated samples. 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. 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. 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. Identify method/matrix/analytical difficulties and report these together with proposed solutions to supervisor. Ensure that proprietary methodologies are not disclosed to non-employees except as approved in writing by the Laboratory Manager or appointed designate. The Ideal Candidate would possess: Responsive, independent problem solver and action oriented Basic understanding of cGMP and ISO 17025 guidelines Background in Science Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies The Basic Minimum Qualitifications: - Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship This position is on a Part-Time, On-Call/Flex basis. This position requires a maximum of 20 hours of work, a week. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Des Moines, IA are encouraged to apply. 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. Eurofins is a -M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. PandoLogic. Category: , Keywords: Laboratory Technician

Keywords: Eurofins USA Food Testing, Des Moines , On-Call Microbiology Laboratory Assistant, Healthcare , Des Moines, Iowa

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