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Field Services Summer Intern at Eurofins

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: HORSHAM, Pennsylvania





Job Description:
Company Description
Eurofins QC is a full-service environmental laboratory that has provided analytical chemistry and microbiological services to a diverse range of clients since 1943. Eurofins QC's analytical product array is focused on providing testing services that enable clients to meet their regulatory and monitoring requirements. Analytical data is produced within a quality system framework that provides clients with an accurate and representative portrayal of a sample's constituents. This data empowers them to make informed, confident decisions regarding future actions related to regulatory compliance requirements.

Job Description
Field Services Summer Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :
• Collect field samples (Primarily swimming pool and dairy samples) at decentralized locations in assigned area of responsibility from various clients.
• Plan and complete daily assigned route in accordance with priorities. Notify supervisor of any changes to plan.
• Furnish sample containers/materials to various clients in support of their account.
• Communicate directly with customers providing clear and accurate information concerning their sample collection timeline and access requirements.
• Communicate with supervisor and main laboratory, routinely sending timeline and sample/project updates throughout assigned daily route.
• Perform miscellaneous on-site testing when required, record all data, and complete/submit all required sample documents.
• Transport samples from the field back to the laboratory, maintaining accurate sample custody documentation, occasionally link up with other technicians mid-route to facilitate sample transport and supply exchanges.
• Drive safely and observe all traffic laws. Maintain assigned vehicle according to company expectations for cleanliness and maintenance.
• Observe all OSHA safety requirements while adhering to the company health and safety policies; do not enter any confined space(s) without direct approval from upper management.
• Perform other duties and tasks as assigned by company, including reassignment to another task and/or department.
• Work assigned shift/hours in support of business needs maintaining flexibility to work overtime, weekends and/or holidays when requested.
The ideal candidate would possess :
• Must be able to navigate using vehicle GPS, roadmaps, and written directions.
• Must have a valid driver's license and possess a clean driving record
• Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills. Able to work with Laboratory Information Management System.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills, customer service oriented; internal and external customers.
• Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time as well as be able to lift a 25-pound object from the floor to a shelf five feet high.
• Strong time management skills. Able to adapt and shift priorities as needs of the business evolve.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team with limited supervision, maintaining a positive attitude and a self-motivated/goal oriented mindset.
• Detail oriented with ability to learn new techniques, multi-task, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company standard operating policies.
• Experience with technical field equipment including, but not limited to, field measurement meters, well pumps, auto samplers, and tablets/software programs.
• Ideal candidate will have college credits in chemistry, earth sciences, environmental studies, or biology fields.
• Must be willing to work flexible hours when requested.

Qualifications
Basic Minimum Qualifications :
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Currently enrolled in a higher education program (2 or 4 year)
• Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
The company will provide all required training and a vehicle to selected applicants.
Position is full-time for the months of May through August, Monday-Friday, 7:00AM-3:30PM. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania are encouraged to apply.
Eurofins is the world leader in the food, bio/pharmaceutical product testing. It is also number one in the field of environmental laboratory services and one of the global market leaders in agro science, genomics, discovery pharmacology, and central laboratory services. With over $2 billion in annual revenues and 45,000 employees across 250 sites in 39 countries, Eurofins is a leading international group of laboratories providing an unparalleled range of testing and support services to the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, food, environmental, and consumer products industries and to governments.
To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website www.eurofinsus.com .
Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Additional Information
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