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Lab Commissioning and Validation Scientist

Location: West Point
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job 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 (as of March 2019) are approx. 3.8 billion Euros turnover, over 800 laboratories across 47 countries and about 45,000 staff.

Employee Responsibilities:

  • Perform Commissioning, IQ, OQ and PQ activities for process equipment and utilities. This will include protocol preparation, scheduling, protocol execution, data analysis and authoring final reports.
  • Develop/improve validation programs as needed to remain current with cGMPs and industry standards.
  • Author and revise a variety of documents (e.g., Batch Records, SOPs)
  • Participate in meetings with management, operation and maintenance, design and construction personnel to understand project goals and schedule to ensure commissioning is properly coordinated.
  • Serving as validation representative for laboratory instruments and partnering with scientists, quality, and management on implementing new instruments at the site.
  • Initiates and leads risk assessment, gap analysis and deviation management for commissioning of laboratory equipment

The Ideal Candidate would possess:

  • 1-3 years pharmaceutical related experience with degree.
  • Validation experience in pharmaceutical processes is preferred.
  • Good working knowledge of regulatory requirements
  • Experience with laboratory and/or manufacturing instruments/equipment required
  • 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

Basic Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, chemical engineering, or biochemical engineering discipline
  • Work will include periodic evening and/or early morning weekday hours as well as weekend hours
  • 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 in a commutable distance to West Point, PA 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.

Keywords: EUROFINS SCIENT., Philadelphia , Lab Commissioning and Validation Scientist, Other , West Point, Pennsylvania

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