Associate Sample Preparation Technician at Eurofins

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Location: Brea, California

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 is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. Eurofins 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. The Group also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 55,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 50 countries. 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.

In 2020, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 5.4 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Food Chemistry Testing:

What we do...

Analytical testing of foods, supplements, ingredients, and packaging. Includes work on: accurate nutrition labels, creating safe products and supply chains, and assisting with compliance with FDA and international regulatory agencies.

TheAssociate Sample Preparation Technicianposition is aFull-Time, Non-Exempt position.Individuals located in a driving distance of theBrea, CAlocation are encouraged to apply. Compensation range for this position: $17/hour-$19/hour

Job Description

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Learns to perform any combination of sample preparation tasks to ensure sample homogeneity which includes but is not limited to labeling, transferring, liquid nitrogen use, milling, blending, weighing, disposal of samples, etc.

  • Learns to communicate sample information

  • Communicates discrepancies to appropriate personnel

  • Learns to handle internal customer inquiries and requests

  • Performs other related duties as assigned

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


  • 1+ years of experience desired

  • Customer service skills including attention to detail, accuracy, confidentiality, and communication skills

  • Ability to identify and communicate customer service needs

  • Overtime and weekend work as required

  • Will be exposed to potential food allergens (ex. Milk, tree nuts, peanuts, fish, shellfish, etc.)

  • Physical requirements include, but are not limited to: standing, bending, reaching and lifting

  • May work in walk-in cold storage units

  • Trained in handling potentially hazardous chemicals or materials

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. for short periods of time

  • Work requires PPE (personal protective equipment)

  • Mandatory immunizations and screenings as required

Additional Information

What we Offer:

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

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

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