Quality Control Laboratory Technician

Richmond, Virginia

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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 laboratories work with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.

The Eurofins network of companies is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. It 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. It also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.

In over 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 58,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 54 countries. Eurofins companies offer 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 2021, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 6.72 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

  • Conduct the required Sampling and Testing of Incoming Direct Materials and Finished Blends per established specification, test methods, and per quality system requirements.
  • Carry out extensive testing by use of Gas Chromatography (GC), Liquid Chromatography,(LC), Specific Gravity, Refractive Index (SGRI), and Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR).
  • Pull samples from factory floor and warehouse for test preparation and customer requests
  • Prepare Standards/Extractions/Reagents for testing
  • Calibrate /verify instruments as required prior to testing
  • Troubleshoot instrumentation as needed
  • Extract and prepare samples for instrumental analysis
  • Execute the lab testing protocols
  • Review/approve/ label/ generate COA's for materials disposition
  • Execute the Out of Specification Protocol as required
  • Perform other major activities in the lab per established specification, test methods, and per QMS requirements
  • Maintain the Chemical Inventory list per safety requirement for lab; maintain lab housekeeping per 5S requirements
  • Perform luminometer testing on the bulk liquid hose
  • Perform required testing per ATP Screening by luminometer
  • Document Results on Tote Cleaning/ATP Screening Form
  • Maintain sample inventories, weigh samples, wash glassware, and perform basic laboratory procedures such as sample grinding, pH, etc.
  • Follow written SOPs and conduct instrumental analyses according to written procedures, which may include LC, GC, IC, LC-MS and/or GC-MS

  • Strong experience using GC; GC trouble shooting; and chromatography review and interpretation
  • Experience using LIMs
  • Understanding of laboratory support of manufacturing.
  • 2- or 4- year college degree in chemistry or scientific-related discipline preferred
  • Related laboratory or quality control experience; familiarity with standard lab concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work on feet for long shifts; walk the manufacturing area for sample collection; and lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to support manufacturing schedule by being punctual, reliable, able to multi-task, and maintain flexibility as manufacturing requirements change.
  • 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

Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00p.m. There is potential for overtime as needed. Candidates currently living in a commutable distance to Richmond, VA are encouraged to apply.

What we Offer:
  • 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.

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