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Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories Laboratory Technician II in Des Moines, Iowa

Eurofins is the world leader in the food, bio/pharmaceutical product testing. It is also number one in the field of environmental laboratory services and one of the global market leaders in agroscience, genomics, discovery pharmacology, and central laboratory services. With over $1.5 billion in annual revenues and 17,000 employees across 200 sites in 36 countries, Eurofins is a leading international group of laboratories providing an unparalleled range of testing and support services to the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, food, environmental, and consumer products industries and to governments.
Eurofins Scientific is searching for a third shift Laboratory Technician I in the Des Moines, IA area.
Laboratory Technician responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following*:*
  • Understand and follow Quality System documents relevant to responsibilities, e.g., Quality Manual, SOPs, and Methods.
  • Adhere to appropriate quality measures to meet or exceed the standards set by ISO/IEC 17025, government regulatory (cGMP, GLP), and company requirements relevant to assigned duties.
  • Adhere to all health, safety, and environmental regulations relative to assigned analyticl work; maintain and assist others in maintaining a clean, safe work environment.
  • Set up batches of samples to weigh and weigh samples.
  • Perform timely and accurate analysis of samples to meet customer commitments, including but not limited to, preparing samples for analysis, using appropriate analysis methods and techniques, and applying appropriate data reduction.
  • Maintain a neat and accurate record system; keep accurate records of work performed on a daily basis and 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.
  • Identify from samples assayed the need for rechecks.
  • Maintain clean glassware and prepare solutions for use in the daily testing of assigned samples.
  • 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.
  • Maintain a perpetual state of readiness and willingness to respond to the queries and needs of clients, staff, and co-workers.
  • Remain current on technical, industry, and business advancements and trends as suggested by supervisor.
  • Recommend more accurate or efficient laboratory equipment or procedures.
  • 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.
The ideal candidate would possess*:*
  • Advanced degrees welcome; Knowledge of Empower chromatography software; Knowledge of Shimadzu fluorometer software
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Responsive problem solver and action oriented.
Basic Minimum Qualifications*:*
  • Associate degree or High School diploma with 3-5 years experience
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
Position is full-time (specific days and hours to be determined), with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Des Moines, Iowa 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
Eurofins is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Organization: Eurofins Scientific, Inc.

Location: IA, Des Moines

Job Code: 19007