Compound Management Scientist II

EUROFINS SCIENT.
Published
November 24, 2022
Location
Fremont, CA
Category
Job Type

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.

The Eurofins network of companies is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation 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 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 58,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 54 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 2021, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 6.72 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

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 DiscoverX part of the Eurofins Discovery ™ group of companies 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*.

Job Description

Company Name:

Eurofins DiscoverX

Job Title:

Scientist II

Position Location:

Fremont, CA

Position Summary:

The successful candidate for the Compound Management Scientist II position will join the PathHunter Services team with a multifaceted approach for providing high value services based on the DiscoverX PathHunter platform and other proprietary technologies. The position will focus on the management of reference and customer compounds and operation of liquid handling equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Provide support to manager for management of day-to-day operations of LHS Fremont Compound management team
* Receipt, registration and storage of customer compounds.
* Notification of compound receipt.
* Programming and operation of liquid handling equipment- ECHO, Agilent Velocity 11, etc
* Managing reference compounds inventory, including ordering, database entry and records of certificate or analysis.
* Maintaining inventory for consumable items.
* Reconstituting new compound stocks as required.
* Generating compound plates for testing.
* Demonstrate attention to detail and process.
* Maintenance of equipment, scheduling regular PM's
* Performing routine weekly QC of instruments and pipettes.
* Participation in routine lab maintenance/ clean up.
* Participation in Capacity management and maintaining 5S in Lab
* Managing junior personnel n
* Daily laboratory notebook entry.
* Weekly progress report generation.
* Participation in and presentation at group laboratory meetings.
* Perform other duties as required and assigned.
* May need be required to run some cell-based assays.
* Perform other duties as required and assigned.
* Demonstrates and promotes the company vision
* Regular attendance and punctuality
* Applies GMP/GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate
* Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner
* Owns the accountability and responsibility of delivering to client needs and timeliness
* Provides cross-functional support to other departments as required
* Adjusts work hours as needed to meet client deadlines
* Adheres to site employee health and safety (EHS) requirements

Basic Minimum Qualifications (BMQ):

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill or ability required.

Education/Experience (BMQ):

Bachelors in biochemistry or related field plus 3 - 5 years relevant experience.

Expertise in compound management preferred.

Additional preferences:

Experience with lab automation strongly desired (liquid handlers / plate readers, robotics).

Experience with databases preferred (Activity Base / Spotfire).

Certificates and/or Licenses (BMQ):

This position does not require any certificates or licenses.

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Ability and/or Skills (BMQ):

Must be detailed orientated and consistent in experimental approach.

Must be team-oriented and accustomed to working with other scientists.

Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.

Must be comfortable and experienced working in a commercially focused lab environment.

Additional preferences:

Must be willing to help co-workers at all times

Disclaimer:

This position description is written as a guideline to inform employees of what is generally expected of them at each job level. The description is not intended to be all encompassing or limiting in any manner; rather, it is hoped it will add understanding and better reflect the work performed at all levels of employment. Duties and responsibilities other than those listed may be included as needed within the work group or the company as a whole.

The above information may not be used or duplicated by others without written consent.

Basic Minimum Qualifications (BMQ):

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill or ability required.

Education/Experience (BMQ):

Bachelors in biochemistry or related field plus 3 - 5 years relevant experience.

Expertise in compound management preferred.

Additional preferences:

Experience with lab automation strongly desired (liquid handlers / plate readers, robotics).

Experience with databases preferred (Activity Base / Spotfire).

Certificates and/or Licenses (BMQ):

This position does not require any certificates or licenses.

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Ability and/or Skills (BMQ):

Must be detailed orientated and consistent in experimental approach.

Must be team-oriented and accustomed to working with other scientists.

Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.

Must be comfortable and experienced working in a commercially focused lab environment.

Additional preferences:

Must be willing to help co-workers at all times

Disclaimer:

This position description is written as a guideline to inform employees of what is generally expected of them at each job level. The description is not intended to be all encompassing or limiting in any manner; rather, it is hoped it will add understanding and better reflect the work performed at all levels of employment. Duties and responsibilities other than those listed may be included as needed within the work group or the company as a whole.

The above information may not be used or duplicated by others without written consent.

Disclaimer:

This position description is written as a guideline to inform employees of what is generally expected of them at each job level. The description is not intended to be all encompassing or limiting in any manner; rather, it is hoped it will add understanding and better reflect the work performed at all levels of employment. Duties and responsibilities other than those listed may be included as needed within the work group or the company as a whole.

The above information may not be used or duplicated by others without written consent.

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

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