Principal Scientist (MDV Lab)

Job title: Principal Scientist (MDV Lab)

Company: Eurofins

Job description: 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 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 Description

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Applies GMP/GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate
  • Applies the highest quality standard in all areas of responsibility
  • Demonstrates and promotes the company vision
  • Demonstrates strong client service skills, teamwork, and collaboration
  • Proactively plans and multitasks to maximize productivity
  • Applies 17025 compliance standards in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate
  • Performs method development, optimization, and validation of methods in support of product assessment and quality control on products utilizing one or more analytical techniques (e.g., HPLC, GC, ICP, mass spectrometry, smoking machines, or other special purpose equipment and/or multiple wet chemistry and physical techniques
  • Performs advanced troubleshooting of laboratory equipment
  • Performs supporting verification, calibration, and maintenance tasks (e.g., balance calibration and pipet verifications)
  • Performs laboratory tasks as assigned following supervisor direction, SOPs, WI and other documentation
  • Assists other staff in the edits and updates of SOPs, WI and other documentation
  • Follows all Good Documentation Practices appropriately, including digital platforms
  • Provides instruction/training to new staff
  • Recognizes errors, identifies root causes, and applies process improvements
  • Provides analyses support for method validation as needed
  • Evaluates, reviews, and approves data by other analysts
  • Independently drafts, edits and updates SOPs, WI and other documentation
  • Provides technical consulting and expertise to internal labs, troubleshooting methods and instruments as necessary; make recommendations for technical and operational improvements
  • Documents and executes to completion method development, validation and transfer protocols
  • Calculates, evaluates, reviews, approves, and properly communicates data verbally and in written format to management and client
  • Publicizes technical expertise in papers as appropriate with client, presenting poster sessions, or speaking at technical meetings
  • Ensures smooth transition of new methods to routine testing laboratories, including training of analysts to perform the methods


  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, or other related degree concentration, or equivalent directly related experience
  • 10-15+ year of related experience

Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm.

Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Winston-Salem, NC are encouraged to apply

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.

Expected salary:

Location: Winston-Salem, NC

Job date: Sat, 23 Dec 2023 23:54:28 GMT

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