Scientist I, Compound Management

Fremont, CA
Jun 26, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Eurofins DiscoverX is searching for a Scientist I to join our team in Fremont, CA.

The successful candidate for the Scientist I position will provide high value services based on the Eurofins DiscoverX platform and other proprietary technologies. The position will focus on the management of reference and customer compounds and operation of liquid handling equipment.

Scientist I responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Receipt and storage of customer compounds
  • Registration of customer compounds in database
  • Notification of compound receipt
  • Managing reference compounds inventory, including ordering, database entry and records of certificate of analysis
  • Maintaining inventory for consumable items
  • Reconstituting new compound stocks as required
  • Generating compound plates for testing
  • Programming and operation of liquid handling equipment
  • Maintenance of equipment, scheduling regular PMs
  • Performing routine weekly QC of instruments and pipettes
  • Participation in routine lab maintenance/clean up
  • Daily laboratory notebook entry
  • Weekly progress report generation
  • Participation in and presentation at group laboratory meetings
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned
  • May be required to run some cell-based assays
  • Demonstrates and promotes the company vision
  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Applies GMP/GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate
  • Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner
  • Owns the accountability and responsibility of delivering to client needs and timeliness
  • Provides cross-functional support to other departments as required
  • Adjusts work hours as needed to meet client deadlines
  • Adheres to site employee health and safety (EHS) requirements

The ideal candidate would possess:

  • Experience with lab automation strongly desired (liquid handlers/plate readers, robotics)
  • Experience with databases preferred (Activity Base/Spotfire)
  • Expertise in compound management preferred
  • Must be self-motivated and be able to work with minimum supervision

Basic Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in biochemistry or related field
  • 3 - 5 years relevant experience
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Fremont, CA are encouraged to apply.

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 and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.

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