IT Team Lead/Manager at Eurofins

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Location: Framingham, Massachusetts





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 works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.
Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.




In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 47,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.




In 2019, Eurofins generated
total revenues of EUR € 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.




Job Description



The IT Team Leader/Manager is responsible and accountable for the proper operation of all information technology and related equipment and software.


To be successful in this position you will demonstrate a detailed knowledge of the industry's best practices and evidence a professional track record of effective technical management, information analysis, and a thorough understanding of computer hardware and software systems.



Essential Job Duties:



  • Responsible for the supervision, implementation and maintenance of computer systems

  • Monitoring daily operations, including server hardware, software, and operating systems.

  • Coordinating technology installations, upgrades, and maintenance.

  • Selecting and purchasing new and replacement hardware and software, when necessary.

  • Testing, troubleshooting, and modifying information systems so that they operate effectively.

  • Generating performance reports for operating systems.

  • Assuring all IT activities are performed within the parameters of applicable laws, codes, and regulations.

  • Evaluating technology risks in order to develop and maintain disaster recovery plan and backup procedures.

  • Remaining up to date with advances in technology and industry best practices.

  • Track and maintain hardware and software inventory

  • Managing IT staff by recruiting and training employees, communicating job expectations, and monitoring performance.

  • Plan, monitor, and appraise job results.

  • Coach, counsel, and discipline employees.

  • Initiate, coordinate, and enforce systems, policies, and procedures.

  • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.

  • Maintain a safe and secure work environment.

  • Develop personal growth opportunities.




Qualifications





  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, business or equivalent experience

  • Five or more years of IT work experience of progressing responsibility

  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving ability

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Excellent project management skills and strong ability to prioritize

  • Firm grasp on IT infrastructure and operations best practices

  • Knowledge of reference lab operations and processes a plus

  • Previous experience in a reference lab or similar regulated/controlled environment

  • Knowledge and management of System Development Lifecycle Methodologies

  • Experience in maintaining technical documentation to insure efficient planning and execution

  • Goal oriented, with excellent time management and organizational skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to interact effectively and work efficiently with people at all levels in an organization

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills

  • Keenly attentive to detail

  • Ability to keep sensitive information confidential

  • High level of proficiency with PC based software programs including MS Office suite and project management tools, MS Project preferred




Additional Information



Position is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm. This position is on site andall candidateswithin Framingham, MA commuting distance 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.