Radiochemistry Instrumentation Specialist- Environment Testing, Earth City, MO at TestAmerica Laboratories, Inc.

Posted in Other 17 days ago.

Location: Earth City, Missouri





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.


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 Radiochemistry Instrumentation Specialist will usegeneral laboratory methods, techniques, equipment, and instrumentation in compliance with Eurofins TestAmerica's Quality Assurance programs and SOP's.


This position isMonday- Friday and can be the hours of 10:00am-6:00pm, 12:00pm- 8:00pm or 2:00pm-10:00pm. Based on the needs of the lab at time of
application
.Overtime as needed. Must live a commutable distance to our Earth City, MO lab.



Position summary: Responsible for scheduling and prioritizing work tasks, training, problem solving, following procedures and methods, reviewing data in addition to making recommendations to laboratory management in regard to process improvements. General understanding of radiochemistry principles. Assists the department manager as a technical resource.


Knowledgeable of a broad range of laboratory testing equipment specific to radiochemistry in any one or more of the following areas: alpha spectrometry, gamma spectrometry, gas flow proportional counting, and/or liquid scintillation counting. Analyzes environmental samples according to scientific and EPA methodology. Validates and reviews data for accuracy through level IV reports. Uploads laboratory data into reporting system to generate data packages for delivery to clients. Schedules sample workload according to due dates and sample hold times.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Maintains and repairs analytical instruments to reduce instrument downtime.

  • Works with vendors and suppliers on the installation of new instruments

  • Develops, suggests, and implements process improvements to maximize the productivity and decrease turnaround time.

  • Develops or amends department standard operating procedures

  • Trains new analyst. Provides training on new or updated instruments, software and upload procedures

  • Provides technical assistance to analyst, laboratory technicians, and supervisors with unusual or problematic sample preparation, extraction and analysis.

  • Researches and makes recommendations on the acquisition of new instruments, technology and software

  • Assists in the development of Quality Assurance and Health and Safety protocols.

  • Assists with the prioritizations of workload based on technical aspects of work to be performed

  • Archives electronic instrument data.




Qualifications




Education/Experience:



BS/BA in Chemistry or closely related field preferred. However, candidates with a desire to start a successful career with the #1 environmental testing company in the world, should apply as well.


***Also looking for a Senior Specialist should have- 5 years' experience in an analytical laboratory, 2 of which must be in a production environment



Ability and/or Skills



  • Advanced analytical chemistry and/or radiochemistry principles

  • Mathematical principles and concepts

  • Instrument methodology

  • Understanding of safety data sheets

  • Problem solving skills

  • Math Skills

  • Computer Skills Strong communication skills

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Analyze and assess data

  • Instrument repair and troubleshooting

  • Handle multiple priorities

  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship.

  • HS education diploma or equivalent




Additional Information



Compensation range for entry level:$17-20 (DOE)


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.



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 anEqual 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: https://careers.eurofins.com/



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 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 aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.



As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work. We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays, paid time off, and dental and vision options.



To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our websitewww.eurofinsus.com.




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




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




Eurofins Environment Testing Businesses in the US are routinely engaged in Federal Contracts. Federal Government vaccination mandates may apply to staff working in these businesses. Successful applicants may be required to confirm vaccination status or demonstrate eligibility for medical or religious exemptions prior to commencing employment. In addition, certain positions require travel for which vaccination is required in accordance with Eurofins policy.


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