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Field Specialist (Remote)

Company: Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories - USA
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company 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 are approx. 5.4 billion Euros turnover, over 900 laboratories across 50 countries and about 55,000 staff.

Job Description

If you're seeking to become engaged in purposeful work that will have a far-reaching impact, Eurofins Agroscience Services (EAS) provides the environment you're looking for. With more than 50 years' experience in the crop protection industry, EAS offers a unique portfolio of expertise, providing extensive laboratory and field support across multiple industries including agrochemical, biopesticide, pharmaceutical, biocide, and fine chemical manufacturers.

When you join the EAS Group, you'll become part a network of laboratories that prioritizes the execution of top-tier scientific studies. With access to specialized equipment and best-in-class instrumentation, you will collaborate with a team of highly trained scientists and study directors to rapidly build upon your existing skills set.

Eurofins Agroscience Services is searching for a Field Specialist to support our team in Columbia, MO.

Field Specialist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :
Development of study design including, but not limited to, preparation of study protocols, field notebooks, analytical spreadsheets, coordination of processes between field and analytical phases of the study, etc.
Assists in gathering of cost estimate for overall study quote, including field cooperator fees, project management, shipping costs, sample prep costs, analytical costs, reporting costs. Informs business development group of cost estimates for bidding purposes.
Distributes field quote requests sent to field cooperators including, but not limited to, field cooperator responsibilities and deadlines, request for cost, chemical history requirements, estimated planting/harvesting dates of target crop, request for signature, etc.
Assist with the development of "Trial Award Spreadsheet" including all necessary details of trial placement (includes test chemical requirements, field cost, itemized quote, etc.) across all applicable studies, distributes to appropriate staff.
Assist with the preparation/generation of a final field/analytical residue report
Adheres to schedules in accordance with internal organization and contracting organization's timetables and establishes daily and/or weekly routines necessary to ensure on-time delivery.
Works on several projects concurrently and monitors and directs the acitivities of staff, performing in areas of expertise.
May perform complex data evaluations, review field and analytical data for accuracy and completeness and assist with writing of complex technical reports and SOPs.
Determines test material requirements.
Reviews and writes protocols, amendments, deviations.
Often serves as study director and assists with training staff on techniques required to perform job functions.
Develops appropriate documentation to include all necessary details of trial placement (includes test chemical requirements, field cost, itemized quote, etc.) across all applicable studies, and distributes to staff.
Assist in the development of standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products, and tests.


The ideal candidate would possess :
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 relevant field such as Agricultural, Environmental, and Biological Sciences, or other directly related field or degree with comparable coursework in the above areas and a minimum of five years of experience in a directly relevant setting.
A Master's degree in a relevant field or at minimum of eight years of directly relevant experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree and experience.
In rare cases, comparable demonstrated competence and experience in the relevant area may be used to substitute in total or in part for the Bachelor's degree.
Familiarity and/or experience in a laboratory setting is required. Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, with overtime as needed. This can be a remote position that will require visits to our site periodically.

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.

To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website .

What Happens Next

Our people are the backbone of what we do, so it's incredibly important we find the right individuals to join us. As a potential new recruit you'll be invited to meet the team in the form of an assessment centre or a staged interview process dependent on the role and it's requirements, this will give you the opportunity to see what working for Eurofins is really like and enable us to get you know your key skills and strengths.

Your data

As part of any recruitment process, the company collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. The company is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to meeting its data protection obligations.

Closing Date

We reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as early as possible.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive please be aware that if you do not receive a response within 4 weeks of the vacancy expiry date unfortunately, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

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

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