Principal Bioanalytical Scientist Group Leader

Lake Forest, IL
Oct 12, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories PSS is searching for a Principal Bioanalytical Scientist Group Leader in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Principal Bioanalytical Scientist Group Leader responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :

· Leading direct reports, group leaders and their teams, and serving clients in technical settings, such as laboratories or manufacturing facilities

· Monthly meetings with each direct report, the Eurofins department, and client managers

· Disseminate administrative communications

· Apply the highest quality standard in all areas of responsibility

· Human Resource responsibilities

·  Financial responsibilities as defined by the Director of the department

· Demonstrate and promote the company vision

· Proactively plan and multitask to maximize productivity

· Meet all quality and productivity metrics, and demonstrate strong teamwork and collaboration

· Laboratory support: log samples in LIMS, distributing samples, tracking sample testing status, troubleshooting

· Lead teams, schedules, and train employees in client environment

· Organize technical resources and staff to accomplish client goals within given deadlines

· Ensure adherence to highest quality and efficiency standards in laboratory operations

· Ensure coverage and maximizes performance through management operating system to gain efficiencies

· Assist Director with business operations as needed

· Stays current science and technology and consults knowledgeably with clients

· Ensure adherence to highest quality and efficiency standards in laboratory operations

· Ensure coverage and performance

· Foster morale and teamwork

The ideal candidate would possess :

· Experience in analytical development, quality control, laboratory support, and drug product

· Scientific background with hands on laboratory experience including but not limited to buffer preparation, data review, instrumentation, analytical and bioanalytical techniques

· Strong leadership skills

· A good understanding of day to day business operations

· Demonstrate strong client service skills, teamwork, and collaboration

· Regular attendance and punctuality

· 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

· Strong leadership, initiative, and team building skills

Basic Minimum Qualifications :

· Bachelor's degree in Biotechnical Sciences, Engineering, or other related degree concentration, or equivalent directly-related experience (two years of directly related industry experience is equivalent to one full-time year of college in related major)

· Business Management education or experience preferred

· 5-10 years of hands on o related experience; at least 2 years of Bioanalytical experience

· Leadership 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 Lake Forest, IL are encouraged to apply.

As a Eurofins Lancaster Labs 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.

To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website

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