Associate Scientist III

Eurofins Scient. Saint Charles , MO 63302

Posted 2 months ago

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.

Eurofins Panlabs is committed to assisting clients achieve drug discovery success by providing comprehensive data. We are the most experienced pharmacology service company, in continuous operation for over 40 years, while setting the benchmarks for quality, convenience, and expertise. Our legacy includes: concurrent controls run with every experiment, a historical database on assay performance, industry experienced professionals that assist in study design and data interpretation, and eCTD compatible data reports.

Eurofins Panlabs is searching for an Associate Scientist III to work in St. Charles, MO.

Associate Scientist III responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Performs work in a laboratory setting, meeting the physical job requirements of a lab role

  • Prepares and manages inventory of buffers, reagents, media, semi-finished and finished goods

  • Maintains cell culture in a BSL2 laboratory, and adheres to cleanroom guidelines and aseptic technique, according to protocol

  • Conducts production assays in ADMET, Ion Channel, Immunosignaling, OncoPanelTM Services, and manufacturing, lot release assays and inventory management for Cell Products

  • Provides solutions to more complex problems, identifies and initiates process improvements

  • Performs data and report QC review within the department

  • Takes ownership of mid-size laboratory or research and development projects with minimal supervision

  • Supports validation of new methods, and contributes to expansion of service/product line, equipment, and data management systems

  • Understands and complies with requirements for work performed at a GxP site

  • Completes required training and supports 100% of Employee Health and Safety requirements

  • Demonstrates proficiency with, care and maintenance of lab equipment and department assets

  • Conducts responsible use of confidential IT and business systems, as required

  • Adheres to department SOPs and documentation requirements, maintains accurate data management and reporting

  • Supports unit goals and demonstrates Eurofins' competencies, as defined in the job plan

  • Provides training to colleagues and external end users, when required

  • Contributes to scientific community, and site research and development objectives

  • Works effectively in a team environment, under minimum direction, to achieve business production, project timelines, and quality objectives

  • Adjusts work hours and provides cross-functional support to other departments, as required, and maintains accountability in delivering to client needs/timelines

  • Routinely communicates project updates to internal and external clients

  • Performs other duties, as assigned

The ideal candidate would possess:

  • Experience in a contract research organization Experience with method development and optimization Experience with automation /HTS applications Experience in small team leadership and project management

  • Experience in leading and delivering results in R&D

  • Ability to read, write, and interpret documents, such as standard operating procedures and technical reports

  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations, statistical analyses, and data interpretation

  • Ability to multitask with organization and manage time effectively

  • Ability to solve practical problems and troubleshooting skills

  • Ability to work in a laboratory setting, according to the physical requirements of a laboratory role

  • Lab equipment and office computer/software proficiency

  • Above average oral and written communication skills

  • Demonstrates a positive attitude, capacity for team environment, and exhibits a genuine interest in drug discovery in support of advancing human health

  • Ability to develop new methods, and lead research and development projects

  • Ability to review and QC release data/reports

  • Ability to lead small, informal sub-teams, train, and train new team members

  • Ability to conduct mid-size projects with minimal supervision Ability to contribute to strategic vision, establishment of new service lines, equipment, and data management systems

  • Ability to easily support cross-functional demands

Basic Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.A. or B.S. with 3 years of relevant experience M.A. or M.S. with 2 years of relevant experience

  • Direct experience with cell-based assays

  • Demonstrated proficiency in contributing independently on a project team with time and quality metrics

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of St. Charles, MO 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.

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