Group Leader: Biochemistry


Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries.

The Group believes it is the world leader in food, environment and pharmaceutical products testing and in agroscience CRO services.

It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies.

In addition, Eurofins is one of the key emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing in Europe and the USA.
Group's key figures are approx.

3 billion Euros turnover, 400 laboratories across 44 countries and more than 35.000 staff.


Job Description

Employee Responsibilities:



  • Lead team (including other Group Leaders), schedule, and train employees

  • Ensure adherence to highest quality and efficiency standards in laboratory operations

  • Ensure coverage and performance

  • Foster morale and teamwork

  • Perform physical, chemical, and instrumental analysis of active pharmaceutical ingredients and finished pharmaceutical products (tablets, capsules, parenterals, devices, aerosols, liquids, creams, and gels)

  • Prepare standards and samples for analysis

  • Run the instrumentation independently including, but not limited to, various chromatographic systems, Karl Fischer (Coulometric and Volumetric), UV/Spec, various wet chemistry analyses, HPLC, IC, IR, ICP, AA, TGP, DSC, PDA, auto-titrators, TLC, and dissolution apparatus

  • Perform monthly maintenance of laboratory equipment

  • Working efficiently, document work clearly, and perform tests accurately

  • Execute specialized analyses

  • Conduct routine/nonroutine testing

  • Lead project/test areas

  • Write reports (method transfers, method validations, laboratory investigations, and SOPs)

  • Initiate and perform laboratory investigations

  • Evaluate and trend sample data

  • Serve as system administrator

  • Execute method transfer and feasibility testing

  • Support system validation efforts

  • Train new analysts

  • Ensure that the client receives quality data by reviewing laboratory data for accuracy, clarity, and adherence to GMP and/or GLP regulations


The Ideal Candidate would possess:



  • Strong leadership, initiative, and team building skills

  • Strong project and personnel management skills

  • Strong understanding of the importance of achieving turn around time committed to clients

  • 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




Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:



  • BS, MS, or PhD in Biochemistry, Chemistry or related degree field

  • At least 3 years of related work experience

  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction




Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed.

Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Lancaster, Pennsylvania are encouraged to apply.

As a Eurofins Lancaster Labs employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work.

We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.

To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website www.eurofinsus.com .

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

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

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