Position Description

Associate Scientist I
Organization Eurofins Panlabs, Inc
Location MO, St Charles
Job Code 16767
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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 I to work in St. Charles, MO.

Associate Scientist I 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, OncoPanel™ Services, and manufacturing, lot release assays and inventory management for Cell Products

· 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 :

· 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

· 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

Basic Minimum Qualifications :

· Associate Degree with 1 year of relevant experience OR

· B.A. or B.S. with 6 months of relevant experience

· Experience in a contract research organization

· Experience with cell-based assays

· Work experience in laboratory setting

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

Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed.  Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of St. Charles, MO are encouraged to apply.

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 www.eurofinsus.com. Eurofins is the world leader in the food, bio/pharmaceutical product testing.  It is also number one in the field of environmental laboratory services and one of the global market leaders in agroscience, genomics, discovery pharmacology, and central laboratory services.  With over $2 billion in annual revenues and 25,000 employees across 250 sites in 39 countries, Eurofins is a leading international group of laboratories providing an unparalleled range of testing and support services to the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, food, environmental, and consumer products industries and to governments.

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

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