Associate Analytical Chemist II - 2nd shift - #99775


Date: 04/19/2022 12:00 PM

City: Brea, California

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

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 billion Euros turnover, 400 laboratories across 44 countries and more than 35.000 staff.

Eurofins Botanical Testing is growing and we’re looking for amazing team members to join us. Our Brea, CA laboratory builds fully customizable Botanical and Sports Nutrition testing solutions for our clients to ensure the safety and efficacy of the natural products you see on the shelves every day.  We have over 20 years of experience with Botanical ID, potency and purity testing using a variety of instrumentation including UPLC, HPLC, GC and LCMS technologies.  Brea is in Orange County and rated one of the best places to live in California.   We offer competitive wages, a collaborative team environment, and the opportunity to develop expertise on a wide variety of analytical instruments! If you are looking for an opportunity to work for an exciting growth oriented company, we look forward to talking with you!

Eurofins Botanical Testing is part of 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.

Job Description

·       Conducts routine analyses in compliance with applicable methods, protocols, SOPs, and regulatory agency guidelines.

·       Performs assigned workload on a daily basis and learns to effectively complete multiple assignments.

·       Documents work, maintains study documentation and laboratory records.

·       Operates laboratory equipment and software appropriate for assigned tasks.

·       Performs peer review of data.

·       Contributes to a cohesive team environment and maintains a positive attitude.  Plans individual workload in coordination with team members.

·       Learns to understand data generated.

·       Learns to recognize deviations from normal results and inform Study Director, Principal Investigator, and/or management of any problems and/or deviations that may affect the integrity of the data.

·       Learns to identify problems, determine appropriate actions, and implement solutions with support as appropriate.

·       Able to adapt to new procedures or particular needs as directed.

·       Able to identify critical steps in an assay.

·       Supports process improvement initiatives.

·       Applies GMP/GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate

·       Provides input and participates in project meetings.

·       May train less experienced staff.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in science or relevant field (Laboratory experience may be substituted for degree)
  • Minimum of 6 months of laboratory experience
  • Demonstrates proficiency with basic analytical chemistry techniques including weighing, diluting, dilution factors, etc
  • Familiarity with common analytical laboratory equipment and instrumentation including HPLC/UPLC, GC, IC desired, but not required,
  • Basic knowledge of computers and software programs.
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Other Factors:

·       Interacts with operational personnel and department management, internal clients & support groups 

·       Work requires some standing and sitting for long periods of time, including working within a laboratory hood and standing at a bench top.

·       Overtime and weekend work as required

Additional Information

Position is Full-Time, M-F 2nd shift, with additional hours as needed.  Candidates currently living in a commutable distance to Brea, CA are encouraged to apply.

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 a M/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.

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