Associate Director of Biochemistry

San Diego, California

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Company 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 Description

Responsible for directing and providing scientific and technical leadership for overall research and development activities in support of customer driven product development projects. Serving as the principal customer facing contact, coordinating all communications and project deliverables with accountability for achieving agreed upon project and revenue milestones. Implement lab improvement including writing SOP's for new instrument platforms. Evaluate and harmonize approaches between BPT sites. Ensuring quality data with accuracy, clarity and adherence to cGMP regulations and/or support cGLP studies.


  • Lead development, qualification and validation of analytical test methods for drug product, intermediates, and excipients for clients.
  • Accountable as the final reviewer for scientific rigor, conclusions and quality of reports sent to customers.
  • Lead team, schedule, and train employees.
  • Ensure adherence to highest quality and efficiency standards in laboratory operations.
  • Foster morale and teamwork.
  • Promote the implementation of new technologies or approaches.
  • Performs activities of complexity involving others. Understands personal and team's role in job performance metrics.
  • Recognizes unmet needs within department. Strategy is focused on personal and team time management and efficiency.
  • Direct contact with customer, technical personnel to effectively coordinate laboratory studies.
  • Focus is on meeting needs of Sponsors, in the context of outputs to the next stage of workflow, and customer expectations.
  • Understands extra effort sometimes required to meet group deadlines. Commitment to occasional overtime as workload requires.
  • Be a technical resource to resolve internal problems.
  • Interfacing with FDA and/or other regulatory agencies
  • Writing SOP's to bring on-board new instrumentation and equipment
  • Must Haves:
    • Prior management experience and leading a team of up to 10 people
Education Requirements:
  • A Ph. D. in chemistry/biochemisty and at least 5 years industry experience running analytical biochemistry methods, or
  • An MS in chemistry/biochemisty and at least 10 years industry experience running analytical biochemistry methods, or
  • An BS in chemistry/biochemisty and at least 15 years industry experience running analytical biochemistry methods.

Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of San Diego, CA are encouraged to apply.

Position Salary Range:

Associate Director- $150,000- $170,000 K
  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays
Eurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Eurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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