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Assistant, Quality Assurance - Environmental Laboratory (Hourly/Partially Remote) - Eurofins EMLab P

Employer
Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Location
Columbia, SC
Closing date
May 15, 2022

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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

The Quality Assurance Assistant assists the QA Team to ensure compliance with policies and procedures. Assists with maintenance of training records. Assists with internal and external audits and client visits. Helps maintain reference data. Performs customer service requests for Project Management staff. Works with the laboratory to maintain SOP's and other method performance documentation as directed by the QAM.

Must reside within a commutable distance of a Eurofins EMLab P&K laboratory, as this role will work 3 days in the lab and 2 days remotely each week.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities
Assist with QA system and data audits to ensure laboratory compliance with policies and procedures
Assist in scheduling of proficiency testing samples and other QC samples. Process and report QC samples as routine samples to appropriate agencies.
Assists with customer service requests for Project Management staff, supplies SOP's, certification information, and method information.
Assist operations personnel in writing/revising documents (SOPs, work instructions, data sheets, etc.)
Issue controlled and uncontrolled documents to enforce current policies and SOP's
Assist in maintaining the laboratory's reference data
Prepare or post certification applications
Assist in internal and external audits and client visits
Assist in maintenance of training records for all employees
Assist with maintenance of technical records including SOPs, QC records, laboratory data, etc.
Maintain certifications list on LabServe and public facing websites
Assist in identification of systematic problems within laboratories
Recommend resolutions for ongoing or recurring nonconformance
Ensure maintenance of records archives
Answer questions on methods from laboratory personnel
Laboratory surveillance to ensure equipment calibration
Performs additional tasks as needed and directed by Quality Assurance Manager.

Qualifications

Basic Minimum Qualifications (BMQ):

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill or ability required.

Education

Education/Experience (BMQ):
Requires demonstrated knowledge of laboratory work, and measurement
Degree in Industrial hygiene, safety, chemistry, biology or related field preferred, but not required.

Experience

Requires 1+ years bench level laboratory experience

Additional Preferences

Experience with environmental microbiology, asbestos, and lead a plus.

Ability And/or Skills (BMQ)
Environmental analytical methods
Environmental regulatory requirements
Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PPT) and data entry
Experience with ISO 17025 and associated preferred, but not required.
Communication skills
Organizational skills
Time management skills
Ability to prioritize
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Additional Information

Position is hourly, full-time (Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm). Must reside within a commutable distance of a Eurofins EMLab P&K laboratory, as this role will work 3 days in the lab and 2 days remotely each week.

As a Eurofins 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 at www.eurofinsus.com

Eurofins Environment Testing Businesses in US are routinely engaged in Federal Contracts. Federal Government vaccination mandates apply to staff working in these businesses. Successful applicants will be required to confirm vaccination status or demonstrate eligibility for medical or religious exemptions prior to commencing employment.

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.

Eurofins Environment Testing Businesses in US are routinely engaged in Federal Contracts. Federal Government vaccination mandates apply to staff working in these businesses. Successful applicants will be required to confirm vaccination status or demonstrate eligibility for medical or religious exemptions prior to commencing employment.
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