Waste Disposal Technician I, Eurofins Environment Testing, West Sacramento, CA - #1702006

Eurofins


Date: 5 days ago
City: West Sacramento, CA
Contract type: Full time

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.


Eurofins is dedicated to delivering testing services that contribute to the health and safety of society and the planet, and to its corporate responsibility to protect the environment and ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion across the entire network of Eurofins companies.



The Waste Disposal Technician I, prepares bottle kits for delivery to clients as well proper disposal of samples and waste in accordance with all applicable procedures.  They also may also assist in pick-up and delivery of samples, logging in and tracking the receipt and shipment of samples, determining the priority level and appropriate testing procedures of samples according to the Chain of Custody documentation, as well as labeling and storing samples in accordance with documented procedures. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:.

  • Prepares bottle kits for shipping to clients for sample collection and return, in accordance with EPA and DOT requirements.
  • Disposes of spent samples, waste and other potentially hazardous materials in accordance with established procedures.
  • Monitors freezers and cooler temperatures daily to confirm readings are within SOP guidelines.
  • Cleans and organizes work area daily to ensure smooth flow of operations.
  • Stocks inventory daily and assists with inventory of supplies to ensure adequate for operation
  • Performs splits and composites as required.
  • Performs courier duties as required, while maintaining certification and compliance with company driver policies.
  • Maintains and promotes safety and conducts all operation in a safe and environmentally compliant manner.
  • Assists in maintenance of walk-in coolers and freezers to ensure proper storage location of samples.

 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receives and unloads incoming samples in accordance with DOT regulations.
  • Verifies receipts against Chain of Custody (COC).
  • Notes any discrepancies, clarifies and seeks resolution.
  • Maintains timely communication and response to PM inquiries.
  • Logs samples into the LIMS to assign job/sample number for tracking.
  • Distributes paperwork to Project Managers.
  • Labels samples accordingly with job/sample numbers for identification.
  • Delivers samples to the appropriate analysis lab or walk-in.
  • Forwards ICO samples to other laboratories as required, in accordance with DOT regulations.
  • Ships back empty coolers to clients and other network labs as required.
  • May act as back up for Supervisor.


Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Laboratory experience helpful
  • Previous production-oriented work helpful (awareness and ability to meet deadlines)

Certificates or Licenses:

  • Department of Transportation (DOT) certificate may be required within 90 days of hire.
  • Valid state issued drivers license to operate company vehicles
  • Successfully pass a motor vehicle background check, as required for company driver certification
  • Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) may be required within 90 days of hire. 

Skills and Ability

  • To successfully communicate in both verbal and written format
  • General computer skills including word processing and spreadsheets
  • General knowledge of lab practices
  • General knowledge of math and English
  • To work well within a team environment
  • Good time management and organization
  • Ability to drive for long periods, up to 8 hours per day.


Position is full-time, Monday to Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm with overtime as needed.

The compensation range for this position is $20.00 - $23.00 per hour depending on level of experience.

Eurofins Environment Testing (USA) provides a compensation range for informational purposes, the actual base compensation may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience and skill set, base compensation of internal peers, business sector, and geographic location.

What we Offer:

  • 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

We support your development! Do you feel you don’t match 100% of the requirements? Don’t hesitate to apply anyway! Eurofins companies are committed to supporting your career development.

We embrace diversity! Eurofins network of companies believe in strength and innovation through diversity, being an Equal Opportunity Employer. We prohibit discrimination against employees or applications based on gender identity and/or expression, race, nationality, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, and everything else that makes employees of Eurofins companies unique.

Sustainability matters to us! We are well on our way to achieving our objective of carbon neutrality by 2025, through a combination of emission reduction and compensation initiatives. We encourage our laboratory leaders to make sustainable changes at their local level, and in addition to their initiatives we also count on our dedicated carbon reduction team to help us to achieve this goal!

Find out more in our career page: https://careers.eurofins.com/ 

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 discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and agroscience contract research 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 35 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 61,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of ca. 900 laboratories in 61 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 2022, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 6.7 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

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, paid time off, and dental and vision options.

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


 

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