Laboratory Operations Assistant

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EUROFINS USA BIOPHARMA SERVICES

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

Become your most extraordinary self!  Our team is intensely proud to be a major provider of services and products to the drug discovery research industry.  Join Eurofins Beacon Discovery part of the Eurofins Discovery ™ group of companies serving  serving global clients in the Pharma and Biotech industries.  Work alongside industry experts and collaborate with team members to directly and positively impact human health worldwide!

We have a philosophy to support work life balance, career progression opportunities and offer many benefits such as formal mentoring programs, tuition reimbursement, extensive career training programs, competitive health benefits, paid time off and 10 annual paid holidays*.

Become your most extraordinary self!  Our team is intensely proud to be a major provider of services and products to the drug discovery research industry.  Join Eurofins Beacon Discovery, part of the Eurofins Discovery ™ group of companies serving  serving global clients in the Pharma and Biotech industries.  Work alongside industry experts and collaborate with team members to directly and positively impact human health worldwide!

We have a philosophy to support work life balance, career progression opportunities and offer many benefits such as formal mentoring programs, tuition reimbursement, extensive career training programs, competitive health benefits, paid time off and 10 annual paid holidays.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Laboratory duties

  • Performs a variety of administrative tasks for lab: including ordering, stocking supplies, and taking weekly supply inventory
  • Aids associates with preparing and sterilizing reagents

·         Cleaning and sanitizing lab equipment and maintaining general lab organization

·         Helps with trash and hazardous waste disposal

·         Routine lab equipment preventative maintenance (defrosting freezers, small repairs)

 

Facilities duties

·         Ensure that core facilities are performing correctly.

·         Ensure that any repairs/improvements are completed in a timely manner.

·         Coordinate with service providers to ensure that services are completed within the due date and arrange activity with lab personnel to minimize impact on workflow.

·         Coordinate with contractors and temporary workers for facility repairs and improvement.

·         Able to perform routine repairs, maintenance, and cleaning tasks where applicable, including but not limited to: replacing lightbulbs, replacing batteries, resolving plumbing issues, etc)

·         Manage facilities maintenance logs for onsite services.

·         Routine monitoring of Building Management System.

·         Identify, report, and track facilities issues/request from site employees.

·         Manage and procure inventory for building supplies

Qualifications

Ability and/or Skills (BMQ):

  • Ability to interact with staff and external contractors with a variety of backgrounds.
  • Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints.
  • Demonstrates analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines
  • Works independently and demonstrates initiative
  • Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Related experience in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry is a plus, including experience with EH&S standards and support.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in facilities or lab support.

Additional Information

Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of San Diego, CA 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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