Laboratory Technician (Entry-level) - Eurofins Environment Testing North Central - University Park, IL Job at Eurofins USA Environment Testing, University Park, IL

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  • Eurofins USA Environment Testing
  • University Park, IL

Job 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.

Eurofins is dedicated to delivering testing services that contribute to the health and safety of society and the planet, and to its corporate responsibility to protect the environment and ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion across the entire network of Eurofins companies.

Job Description



The Laboratory Technician I, using general laboratory methods, techniques, equipment, and instrumentation in compliance with Eurofins Quality Assurance programs and SOP’s, supports laboratory operations through general maintenance of laboratory and supply storage areas, equipment, instruments, and supplies.

Laboratory Technician I responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :

Retrieves samples from Sample Control for analysis.

Performs sample preparation which may include, but is not limited to, a combination of the following methods:

  • Aliquot samples
  • Spike and trace samples
  • Prepare reagents
  • Bottle samples
  • Prepare concentrations
  • Separation
  • Sonication
  • Liquid rack set up

Resolves discrepancies and anomalies to ensure samples are properly labeled.

Prepares general laboratory paperwork such as recording analysis results, tracking samples, bench sheets, and laboratory logbooks.

Washes laboratory glassware to prepare for next day’s samples.

Stocks laboratory supplies.

Cleans work area(s) to maintain a safe working environment.

Assists other laboratory areas as needed.

The ideal candidate would possess :

  • General knowledge of chemistry and/or general science
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and multi-task
  • Work independently
  • Work within time constraints
  • 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

Qualifications



Basic Minimum

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • High school Chemistry coursework, basic laboratory experience preferred
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screen

Additional Information



Full-time position working 2nd shift (3pm-11:30pm). Candidates living within a commutable distance of University Park, IL are encouraged to apply.

Pay range: $15-16/hr. Additional 10% differential if working 2nd shift.

Eurofins Environment Testing (USA) provides a compensation range for informational purposes, the actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience and skill set, base salary of internal peers, business sector, and geographic location.

To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website  .

We support your development! Do you feel you don’t match 100% of the requirements? Don’t hesitate to apply anyway! Eurofins companies are committed to supporting your career development.

We embrace diversity! Eurofins network of companies believe in strength and innovation through diversity, being an Equal Opportunity Employer. We prohibit discrimination against employees or applications based on gender identity and/or expression, race, nationality, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, and everything else that makes employees of Eurofins companies unique.

Sustainability matters to us! We are well on our way to achieving our objective of carbon neutrality by 2025, through a combination of emission reduction and compensation initiatives. We encourage our laboratory leaders to make sustainable changes at their local level, and in addition to their initiatives we also count on our dedicated carbon reduction team to help us to achieve this goal!

Find out more in our career page:

: 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 discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and Eurofins Scientific 2/2 March 2023 agroscience contract research 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 35 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 61,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of ca. 900 laboratories in 61 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 2022, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 6.7 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

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

Job Tags

Full time, Contract work, Local area, Shift work, Afternoon shift,

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