Waste/Sample Management Technician (Full-time Entry-level) – Eurofins

(Chicago, IL)

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

Eurofins Environment Testing is searching for a Waste Disposal Technician in University Park, IL.

The Waste Disposal Technician is responsible for the proper disposal of spent chemicals, process waste, and unused laboratory samples used in the laboratory according to corporate, federal, state and local guidelines. Responsible for safely transporting process waste and unused samples within the laboratory environment. Properly packages hazardous waste for transport per DOT, RCRA, and TSCA guidelines.

Waste Disposal Technician responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
· Responsible for identification of waste streams and maintaining satellite accumulation points for laboratory waste products.
· Packages expired chemicals for shipment or disposal.
· Empties satellite containers into bulk containers and takes back to laboratory for reuse.
· Maintains chemical storage area to keep it clutter-free and free of fire hazards.
· Ships hazardous waste from the laboratory prior to the RCRA time limit for the facility.
· Tracks volume of waste generated for reporting to corporate and EPA.
· Prepares and tracks implementation of Waste Minimization Plan.
· Provides assistance to other departments/areas as needed.

The ideal candidate would possess:
· Ability to work in a chemical environment
· 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:
• Minimum 2 years’ experience in environmental industry preferred
• HS diploma or GED
• Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of University Park, IL are encouraged to apply

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 www.eurofinsus.com.

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

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

Eurofins Environment Testing Businesses in the US are routinely engaged in Federal Contracts. Federal Government vaccination mandates may apply to staff working in these businesses. Successful applicants may be required to confirm vaccination status or demonstrate eligibility for medical or religious exemptions prior to commencing employment. In addition, certain positions require travel for which vaccination is required in accordance with Eurofins policy.

Please APPLY ONLINE at: https://ujeb.se/YOFLQf

compensation: competitive

employment type: full-time

job title: Waste/Sample Management Technician

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