Product Chemistry Staff Scientist/Study Director at Eurofins

Posted in Other 15 days ago.

Location: Columbia, Missouri

Job Description:

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. The Group believes it is the world leader in food, environment and pharmaceutical 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, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. In addition, Eurofins is one of the key emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing in Europe and the USA.

Group's key figures are approx. 3.8 billion Euros turnover, over 800 laboratories across 50countries and about 50,000 staff.

Job Description

If you're seeking to become engaged in purposeful work that will have a far-reaching impact, Eurofins Agroscience Services (EAS) provides the environment you're looking for. With more than 50 years' experience in the crop protection industry, EAS offers a unique portfolio of expertise, providing extensive laboratory and field support across multiple industries including agrochemical, biopesticide, pharmaceutical, biocide, and fine chemical manufacturers.

When you join the EAS Group, you'll become part a network of laboratories that prioritizes the execution of top-tier scientific studies. With access to specialized equipment and best-in-class instrumentation, you will collaborate with a team of highly trained scientists and study directors to rapidly build upon your existing skills set.

Eurofins Agroscience Services is searching for a Product Chemistry Staff Scientist/Study Director to work in Columbia, MO.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following

  • Use a diverse range of analytical methods with minimal supervision and using prescribed procedures (protocols, standard operating procedures, methods, etc. to support product chemistry studies such as physical properties, batch analysis, method development/validation, water solubility, vapor pressure, storage stability. etc. for the agrochemical, consumer products, pharmaceutical, and specialty chemical industries.

  • Independently able to use and perform basic troubleshooting of laboratory equipment and software appropriate for assigned tasks, while learning to perform routine and non-routine maintenance

  • Perform calculations associated with analytical techniques including stock/standard solution preparations and linear regression using internal and external standards in quantitation.

  • Utilize knowledge of theory, and/or operation of, a variety of analysis instrumentation, particularly LC-UV, LC-MS/MS, GC-FID, GC-MS, ICP-MS, and IC.

  • May function as Study Director on method development, installation, validation and/or other standalone chemistry projects and/or serve as Principle Analyst in support of product chemistry studies.

  • Responsible for development and work on studies under GLP guidelines.

  • Responsible for all aspects of data collection, review and reporting.

  • Monitors study procedures to ensure data accuracy and report quality.

  • May function as a supervisor in a limited capacity.


The ideal candidate would possess

  • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills

  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail

  • 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

  • Minimum of 3-5 years' experience with one or more of the following analytical techniques: LC-UV, LC-MS/MS, GC-FID, GC-MS, ICP-MS, IC.

Basic Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or other related degree concentration, orequivalent directly-related experience (two years of directly related industry experience is equivalent to one full-time year of college in related major). Master's degree or PhD preferred.

  • Minimum of six years of experience in a directly relevant or demonstrated comparable competency and skill attainment is required.

  • Familiarity and/or experience in a laboratory setting is required.

  • Experience in a GLP environment preferred.

  • Experience in a CRO environment is preferred.

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

Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.- 4:30p.m., with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Columbia, MOare encouraged to apply.

What It's Like to Work Here:

Teamwork:experience what being a part of the Eurofins-EAG family feels like. Be inspired by your leaders, be encouraged by your teammates and be supported in all parts of your journey while you work with us.

Learning & Development:take on career development programs and goal setting to create big possibilities for your career and life. Develop within the company; be mentored and grown as a leader.

Diversity & Authenticity:we work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage everyone to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

Benefits & Perks to Foster Work/Life Balance:

• Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage

• 401k Company Matching

• Paid Time Off

• Personal Days

• Wellness Program

• Education Assistance

• ...and more!

If you enjoy being immersed in technology, tackling problems head-on, finding solutions through teamwork, and taking pride in accomplishments, join us today! To learn more, please check out our video and explore our website,

What Happens Next

Our people are the backbone of what we do, so it's incredibly important we find the right individuals to join us. As a potential new recruit you'll be invited to meet the team in the form of an assessment centre or a staged interview process dependent on the role and it's requirements, this will give you the opportunity to see what working for Eurofins is really like and enable us to get you know your key skills and strengths.

Your data

As part of any recruitment process, the company collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. The company is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to meeting its data protection obligations.

Closing Date

We reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as early as possible.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive please be aware that if you do not receive a response within 4 weeks of the vacancy expiry date unfortunately, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

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

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