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Bioanalytical Chemist

Company: Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company 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.

Job Description

  • Performing routine sample analysis, reagent preparation, instrument calibration and other related activities to support Global Therapeutics Research
  • Develop and qualify methods (extraction and LC/MS components) to perform routine bioanalysis on samples containing small molecules or peptides in biological matrices.
  • Preparing solutions needed for general analytical use, such as reagents, buffers, and mobile phases
  • Verifying the calibration of laboratory balances, pH meters, refrigerators, and freezers on a daily/weekly basis as required
  • Ordering needed supplies to keep an appropriate stock of routine and specialized consumables
  • Sorting and logging all samples as needed into our database
  • Data entry into compound database, verification and handling, record keeping, in accordance with scientific protocol, applicable Standard Operating Procedures and Good Laboratory Practices
  • Accurate and timely recording of data in databooks and electronic notebooks


    The Ideal Candidate would possess:
    • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
    • Excellent communication (oral and written), attention to detail, and an analytical mind-set
    • 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
    • Bioanalytical chemistry experience including methods development, qualification and troubleshooting
    • Experience with LC-MS/MS equipment. Experience with UPLC and Sciex triple quad mass specs highly desired
    • Experience with and skilled use of micropipette and microbalance
    • Experience using automated liquid handling systems is desired
    • Experience using electronic laboratory notebooks is desired
    • Experience with Watson LIMS and Analyst is desired

      Minimum Qualifications
      • Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or other related degree concentration, or equivalent directly-related experience (two years of directly related industry experience is equivalent to one full-time year of college in related major)
      • At least one year analytical chemistry laboratory experience
      • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

        Additional Information
        • Mask use is required for employees at this facility.

          Position is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Kalamazoo, MI 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.

Keywords: Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, Kalamazoo , Bioanalytical Chemist, Other , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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