Field Specialist (Remote)
Company: Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories - USA
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 15, 2022
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment
Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.
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