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Sample Control Technician - Eurofins Frontier Global Sciences - Tacoma, WA

Company: Eurofins
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionEurofins 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 agroscience Contract Research Organisation 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 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 58,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 54 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 2021, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 6.72 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.Job DescriptionLogs and tracks the receipt and shipment of all samples into and out of thelaboratory and verifies receipt of samples. Assists in preparing bottle kits fordelivery to clients and ensures accurate and timely documentation of sample login, labeling, and routing. Determines the priority level and appropriate testingprocedures of samples according to Chain of Custody as well as labels andstores samples in accordance with documented procedures. Additionally, theSample Control Technician I may be responsible for pick-up and delivery ofsamples as well as additional customer service, driving, or courier duties asnecessary to support laboratory and client needs. Sample Control Technicianswill also be responsible for proper disposal of samples and waste in accordancewith all applicable procedures.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:---Receives and unloads incoming samples or consignments in accordance with DOT regulationsand verifies receipt against Chain of Custody (COC), matches it to the corresponding quote andnotes discrepancies daily. Verifies that COC's are accurate, complete, and correct and seeksresolution for those that are not.---Logs samples into Lab Management System daily to assign a lot number for tracking purposesand distributes paperwork to Project Managers.---Labels samples so they may be identified by the lot number assigns and delivers samples toappropriate labs for analysis daily.---Prepares bottle kits daily to be shipped to clients to collect samples and return for analysis inaccordance with established procedures including EPA and DOT requirements.---Forwards samples to other laboratories in accordance with DOT regulations as needed to run teststhat are not performed at that location.---Disposes of spent samples, waste and other potentially hazardous materials in accordance withestablished procedures.---Monitors freezer and cooler temperatures daily to confirm that the readings are within SOPguidelines.---Cleans and organizes the department daily to promote a clean, safe work environment andsmoother flow of daily operations.---Maintains and promotes safety and conducts all operations in a safe and environmentallycompliant manner.---Stocks and supplies inventory daily and assists with inventory of supplies to maintain properquantity of materials to perform tasks appropriately.---Performs splits and composites as needed upon request.---May perform courier duties as necessitated to support lab and client needs.---Will be compliant with all driver procedures, certification, and Company driver policies.---Must be willing to be on-call during non-business hours in order to perform non-routine samplingand delivery.---Assists in maintenance of walk-in coolers to facilitate locating samples.---Ships empty coolers back to clients and other Eurofins TestAmerica Laboratories. Logs alloutgoing coolers in order to maintain a detailed inventory of all coolers.---Maintains all company vehicles for sample pickups and deliveries as needed.---Conducts all client interaction in an appropriate and professional manner.---Other job duties as determined by local management.QualificationsHigh school diploma or equivalentLicensure/Certificate/Registration:---Department of Transportation (DOT) Certificate may be required forshipping hazardous chemicals within 90 days of date of hire.---Valid state issued driver's license to operate company vehicles---Ability to pass a Motor Vehicle background check as required for companydriver certification.---Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card as well asTSA clearance may be required within 90 days of date of hire.---Additional client or location licenses or certifications may be required inorder to support client and operational needs.---May drive for long periods, up to 8 hours per day.Ability and /or SkillsOffice practices and equipment---Computers, word processing software and database software---Laboratory and testing procedures---General mathematics---Basic composition, spelling, grammar, punctuation---Basic oral and written communication skills---Communicate orally and in writing---Organize work and pay attention to detail---Computers and basic office equipment---Computerized shipping systems---Personal protective equipmentAdditional InformationPosition is Full-time. Monday to Friday, 8am to5pm., with overtime or weekend works as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Tacoma, WA are encouraged to apply.What we Offer:Excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision optionsLife and disability insurance401(k) with company matchPaid vacation and holidaysTo learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website www.eurofinsus.com.All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.Eurofins Environment Testing Businesses in US are routinely engaged in Federal Contracts. Federal Governmentvaccination 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.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.Eurofins Environment Testing Businesses in US are routinely engaged in Federal Contracts. Federal Governmentvaccination mandates apply to staff working in these businesses. Successful applicants will be required to confirm vaccination status or demonstrate eligibility for medical or religious exemptions prior to commencing employment.

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