Laboratory Technician – Eurofins Cosmetics & Personal Care

Eurofins Canada Cosmetic Testing

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Company Description


Eurofins 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 works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics 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, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.


In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 58,000 staff across a network of more than 1,000 independent companies in over 54 countries and operating more than 900 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.


In 2021, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 6.7 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

The Technician will be responsible for providing basic technical support and analysis within the Cosmetics Testing Laboratory. This is a deadline-based, high-pressure work environment with ongoing projects for a variety of clients.


Responsibilities:

  • Sample preparation;
  • Mobile phases preparation;
  • Running multiple samples and systems on a daily basis;
  • Documentation: Ensuring accurate reporting in lab books.
  • Any additional duties as required by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Be a capable instrument or equipment operator;
  • Be experienced on a number of routine and a few non-routine methods and procedures;
  • Be proficient at data retrieval and interpretation of routine analysis or tests;
  • Be familiar with wet chemistry techniques;
  • Have basic troubleshooting skills, both with instruments and methods;
  • Know how to run manual systems;
  • Be able to write lab reports;
  • Be able to work under GMP and GLP guidelines; familiarity with USPand cosmetic testing an asset.
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • A good command of English is necessary;
  • High level of accuracy and strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to work independently, while supporting a collaborative, team-based department;
  • Ability to multitask and remain calm under pressure;
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines;
  • Must be proactive, self-disciplined, and able to demonstrate a high level of productivity;
  • Demonstrate satisfactory work performance and attendance record;
  • Display a high level of professionalism;
  • Willingness to learn with the ability to retain information quickly and apply knowledge to various scenarios.


Experience:

  • 0-2 years working in chemistry-related industries;
  • Experience working with cosmetics;
  • Experience working in a contract laboratory considered an asset.


Education

  • Diploma or Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Microbiology, Food Science or Life Science;
  • A solid background and understanding of Chemistry is mandatory;
  • Computer proficiency- Microsoft Office, especially Excel.


WORKING CONDITIONS

  • This position will be working in a laboratory environment where standing is required for greater than 50% of the time to work at the bench for analyses. Light lifting requirements of no more than 20 lbs. Hazardous materials are handled using established safety procedures and appropriate PPE.
  • Shift work and overtime may be required, as well as working periodic weekends and/or evenings.

Additional Information

At Eurofins we offer excellent full-time benefits including health & dental coverage, life and disability insurance, RRSP with 3% company match, paid holidays, paid time off.

Accommodation: Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process, or those needing job postings in an alternative format, may e-mail a request via the website at www.eurofins.ca.

As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received international recognition as a great place to work. To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website at www.eurofins.ca

We thank all applicants within commuting distance of GTA, Ontario for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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