Sample Coordinator

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


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.
  • 800 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, 2020, 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.

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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.

The Sample Coordinator position is 1st shift  from 9am to 5:30pm, Monday - Friday, with some overtime and weekend work that may be required. This is an onsite position based in Madison Wisconsin

Job Description

  • Learns sample accession tasks including; entering, tracking, and labeling, of samples
  • Position will be introduced to food, dietary supplements, and micro samples for entry
  • Learns to coordinate with Client Service Coordinators to establish or update customer service procedures, with guidance, as appropriate
  • Engage in metric driven performance to ensure set target of entry orders are completed on a daily basis
  • Learns to handle internal customer inquiries, solve problems, and contact internal clients for clarification as needed
  • Learn LabWare Laboratory Information System (NIMS) and how to use in daily duties
  • Assists group with quality events as assigned
  • Other supporting 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


  • Bachelor’s degree (in related science is preferred). Experience may be substituted for education
  • Customer service skills, including attention to detail, confidentiality and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of computers
  • Will be exposed to potential food allergens (ex. Milk, tree nuts, peanuts, fish, shellfish, etc)
  • Overtime and weekend work as required
  • Job requires long periods of time sitting or standing at a computer in an atypical office environment
  • Must be able to lift approximately 35 lbs. for short periods of time
  • Requires training in handling potentially hazardous food or raw materials due to potential exposure


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