Reads, understands and follows management system requirements as relevant to responsibilities, including but not limited to requirements found in the Quality Manual, SOPs, Local Work Instructions and Methods which in turn ensures compliance with ISO/IEC 17025/AOAC ALACC requirements and relevant government regulatory.
Adhere to all health, safety, and environmental regulations relative to assigned analytical work; maintain and assist others in maintaining a clean, safe work environment.
Registration of incoming samples (as needed), maintaining a neat and accurate record system of work performed on a daily basis and as needed for quality control tests or regulatory purposes.
Enter the sample data into Eurofins eLIMS system in a timely and accurate manner.
Complete laboratory testing on all incoming samples in an accurate, efficient and timely manner; ensure sample turnaround time goals are met or exceeded.
Verify results and submit results to the appropriate personnel for transmission, in a timely manner.
Identify process difficulties and report these together with proposed solutions to supervisor.
Maintain a perpetual state of readiness and willingness to respond to the queries and needs of clients, staff, and co-workers.
Maintain cooperative working relationships with all company employees. Communicate orally and in writing to co-workers. This includes “intra” and “inter” departmental employees.
Promote the company image through the exercising of sound and ethical business
practices as related to the public and our customers.
Continually strive to improve the quality of work we provide to our clients through existing and new technologies
Identify non-conformances and out-of-specifications
Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner
Performs other duties as assigned
The ideal candidate would possess:
AS or BS degree in Microbiology, Food Sciences, Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, or related field
Team spirit and positive attitude are essential to being successful in this role
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:
High school diploma or equivalent
Must have experience in plating, plate reading, and sample preparation
Willing to work overtime, weekends and holidays as needed
Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
Position is full-time, Tuesday - Saturday 10 am - 6:30 pm. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Louisville, KY 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.