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 believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics 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, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.
In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 47,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. 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, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.
In 2019, Eurofins generatedtotal revenues of EUR € 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.
The Inventory and Logistics Technician will support the Discovery Services in contract research services to advance new pharmaceutical candidate testing. This position is primarily responsible for handling and processing incoming and outgoing shipments of samples/compounds, laboratory work, and site equipment support. This position will support the second shift team in the laboratory from 4:00-12:00 p.m. daily.
Supports compound registration and preparation for testing assays during second shift hours
Supports and completes laboratory needs and requests during second shift hours
Maintains the organization of short- and long-term storage of samples and disposition of samples
Receives shipments of compounds and samples for testing and completes required documentation with appropriate accountability, tracking, and compliancy
Prepares compounds for testing lab through weighing of compounds, calculating solvent volumes, accurately pipetting, dispensing, labeling of samples, and utilizing automation equipment
Maintains the sample management, sample equipment, sample temperature controlled equipment, and warehouse areas
Supports internal and external communication regarding handling and shipping of samples
Receives all deliveries, sorts and distributes supplies, as required. Completes associated receiving documentation
Applies and demonstrates proficiency in ERP and LIMS programs, to include sample management and compound management applications
Preparation, packaging, and shipping of outgoing samples, supplies and products in accordance with IATA and DOT regulations
Support shipping couriers and import/export requirements through provision of required documentation and communication
Support the site's equipment management program during second shift
Supports international shipping and compound requirement requests during second shift
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 department equipment and assets
Conducts responsible use of confidential IT and business systems, as required
Adheres to department SOP's and documentation requirements, maintains accurate data management and reporting. Creates departmental DQs and SOP's as needed
Participates in departmental audits to comply with quality standards
Performs work in a laboratory and logistics setting, with physical job requirements of the role
Prepares and manages inventory of buffers, reagents, media, semi-finished and finished goods
Supports unit goals and demonstrates Eurofins' competencies, as defined in the job plan
Provides training to colleagues and external end users, when required
Works effectively in a team environment, under minimum direction, to achieve business key performance metrics of quality and delivery on time.
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 laboratory or clinical setting
Experience in logistics / inventory management
Experience with Microsoft AX or comparable Business ERP application
Experience with pipetting controls and standards
Experience with using automated liquid handlers
Experience with good documentation practices
Experience with electronic barcoding tracking/inventory management
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, dedication for quality, and exhibits a genuine interest in drug discovery in support of advancing human health
Basic Minimum Qualifications:
Associate Degree with 12 months of relevant experience
B.A. or B.S. with 6 months of relevant experience
M.A. or M.S. with 3 months of relevant experience
May consider an equivalent of education and experience
Good organization and documentation skills
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Attention to detail and strong quality control acumen
Capacity to work independently, with minimal oversight upon completion of training program
Must complete site quality and lab safety training program within 30 days of hire.
Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
Position is full-time, Monday - Friday 4:00pm - 12:00am. 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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