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Analytical Chemist II - 2nd Shift

Company: Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Location: Brea
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Eurofins Botanical Testing is growing and we're looking for amazing team members to join us. Our Brea, CA laboratory builds fully customizable Botanical and Sports Nutrition testing solutions for our clients to ensure the safety and efficacy of the natural products you see on the shelves every day. We have over 20 years of experience with Botanical ID, potency and purity testing using a variety of instrumentation including UPLC, HPLC, GC and LCMS technologies. Brea is in Orange County and rated one of the best places to live in California. We offer competitive wages, a collaborative team environment, and the opportunity to develop expertise on a wide variety of analytical instruments! If you are looking for an opportunity to work for an exciting growth oriented company, we look forward to talking with you!

Eurofins Botanical Testing is part of 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.

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organizes, conducts and evaluates analytical results and testing independently and in compliance with applicable methods, protocols, SOPs and regulatory agency guidelines
  • Performs assigned workload on a daily basis and effectively completes multiple assignments.
  • Independently uses and performs basic troubleshooting of laboratory equipment and software appropriate for assigned tasks, while performing routine and non-routine maintenance
  • Documents work and maintains study documentation and laboratory records
  • Understands data generated, and history of methods.
  • Able to identify critical steps in an assay.
  • Recognizes deviations from normal results and inform Technical Leader and/or management of any problems and/or deviations that may affect the integrity of the data and participates in corrective action of problems.
  • Identifies problems, determines appropriate actions, and implements solutions with support or independently as appropriate.
  • Assists in setting up and performing optimization and validation of various analytes in a variety of matrices
  • Assists in writing reports, methods, protocols and SOPs, and make suggestions for modifications in test methods and procedures.
  • Trains and assists less experienced staff
  • May plan, monitor, or guide non-routine work within their team
  • Promotes and contributes to a cohesive team environment and maintains a positive attitude. Plans individual workload in coordination with team members.
  • Applies GMP/GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate
  • Provides input and participates in project meetings, plans, monitors and guides project work
  • Drives and implements process improvement initiatives

    • Minimum of 3 years Analytical Chemistry experience
    • Minimum of 2 Years LCMS experience
    • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field (Laboratory experience may be substituted for degree)
    • Familiar with the use of standard laboratory equipment
    • Experience with use and troubleshooting of analytical equipment is desired
    • Basic knowledge of computers and software programs.
    • Chromatography Data systems (Empower, Chromeleon, Etc---)
    • LIMS experience preferred but not required.
    • Work requires some standing and sitting for long periods of time, including working within a laboratory hood and standing at a bench top.
    • Work requires use of PPE (personal protective equipment)
    • Overtime and weekend work as required
    • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

      Additional Information

      Position is Full-Time, Monday-Friday 2nd shift, with additional hours as needed. Candidates currently living in a commutable distance to Brea, CA are encouraged to apply.

      What We Offer
      • 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.

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

Keywords: Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, Fullerton , Analytical Chemist II - 2nd Shift, Other , Brea, California

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