Associate Analytical Chemist – First Shift

at Eurofins
Location Madison, Wisconsin
Date Posted April 21, 2021
Category Bioscience
Job Type Full-time
Address 3301 Kinsman Blvd

Description

Company Description

Information about Eurofins as a whole:

  • Over 50,000 employees worldwide
  • Eurofins recently celebrated 30 years of excellence in bioanalytical testing.
  • The company has grown from 4 employees in a small lab in France to a global network.
  • 400 state-of-the-art laboratories across 41 countries.
  • Eurofins is one of the best performing companies in the world. In three decades, the company has grown more than 3,000 times.
  • Eurofins is now the global market leader in environmental, food, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics testing as well as in agro-sciences CRO (Contract Research Organization) services.

Information about Eurofins Food Chemistry Testing:

  • Founded in 1926.
  • Acquired by Eurofins Scientific on August 1st, 2018, previously Covance Food Solutions.
  • New to Eurofins, not new to the global life sciences industry. Provide food consulting services to Fortune 500 food, beverage, and consumer product companies.
  • Approximately, 450 employees here in the Madison, WI area.
  • New, state-of-the-art lab building on the east-side of Madison coming in January 2021!!!

Food Chemistry Testing:  

What we do…

Analytical testing of foods, supplements, ingredients, and packaging. Includes work on: accurate nutrition labels, creating safe products and supply chains, and assisting with compliance with FDA and international regulatory agencies.

Instrumentation we work on…

  • GC
  • GC-MS/MS
  • HPLC
  • LC-MS/MS
  • UPLC
  • IC
  • ICP
  • ICP-MS
  • Flame AA
  • UV/Vis

 

This position is 1st shift working Tuesday - Friday, 10 hour shifts, with possible overtime/weekends necessary based on business need.

Job Description

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Demonstrates and promotes the company vision
  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Applies GMP/ GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate
  • Learns to conduct routine analyses independently and in compliance with applicable methods, protocols, SOP’s and regulatory agency guidelines
  • Learns how to document work and maintains study documentation and laboratory records
  • Learns how to use laboratory equipment and software appropriate for assigned tasks
  • Attends and participates in project meetings
  • Learns to perform peer review of data
  • Learns to plan assigned workload on a daily basis and effectively schedule multiple assignments
  • Contributes to a cohesive team environment and maintains a positive attitude.  Plans individual workload in coordination with team members
  • Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment
  • Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

The ideal candidate would possess:

  • 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

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field (laboratory experience may be substituted for a degree) OR Associate’s Degree in Biotechnology from Madison College (Madison, WI)
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
  • May work with potentially hazardous materials
  • Will be exposed to potential food allergens (ex: milk, tree nuts, peanuts, fish, shellfish, etc)
  • Overtime and weekend work as required
  • Work requires some standing and sitting for long periods of time, including working within a laboratory hood and standing at a bench top
  • Work requires use of PPE (personal protective equipment)

 

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