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Scientist - Cell Line Maintenance


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
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a client facing environment.
  • Self-motivated, adaptable, and a positive attitude
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
  • Maintains mammalian cell lines
  • Gathers data and documents test results.
  • Complies with all pertinent regulatory agency requirements.
  • Participates in required training activities.
  • Maintains laboratory supplies.
  • Maintains laboratory purchased reagents, equipment, and supplies through ordering, login, inventory, and stocking. Determines and responds to material alert levels or provides stability study metrics as required.
  • Completes laboratory documentation and reviews logbook data.
  • Calibrates or verifies calibration of instruments/devices prior to use.
  • Coordinates sample and reagent transfers/shipments, verifying integrity of received materials.
  • Interacts with outside customers or functional peer groups.
  • May write and revise reports, qualifications, and procedures.
  • May be responsible for maintaining a specific project.
  • May devise or develop new analytical methods and techniques.
  • May assist in validation of methods.
  • May be involved in establishing the transfer of methodology from R&D.
  • Continuously drive to improve processes for improved performance using Lean & 5s

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in life sciences or related field.
  • Experience with maintenance of cell lines and aseptic technique
  • Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to gather and generate data.
  • Experience with GMP preferred
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
  • Level will be determined based on relevant education and/or experience

Additional Information

Position is full-time, 1st shift, Sunday-Thursday and Tuesday-Saturday openings. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Rensselaer, NY and the surrounding areas are encouraged to apply.
  • 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 a M/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.
Company
Eurofins USA
Posted
01/02/2022
Type
Full time
Salary Range
$60,000.00 - 98,000.00
per Year
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Location
Rensselaer, NY 12144, US