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Eurofins Project Manager - 743999713417614-2643 in University Park, Illinois

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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 (as of March 2019) are approx. 4.56 billion Euros, over 800 laboratories across 47 countries and about 45,000 staff.


Job Description

Eurofins Test America is searching for a Project Manager I in University Park, IL.

This is an entry level position into the area of project management. The Project Manager I (PM I) is accountable for coordinating and managing clients' projects through all phases of laboratory operations, including project set-up and maintenance, login review, communication of analytical issues, client account maintenance, reporting, invoicing, bottle orders, client pickups, and identification of work share facilities. The PM I role fosters and develops client relationships in support of the CSO mission.

n Project Manager I responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following n: n

• Project set-up: n

• Project review in LIMS

• Sets up project

• Adds any project notes (special reporting and invoicing instructions, etc.)

• Reviews project documentation (permits, SOW, QAPP, and purchase/task orders)

• Adds any project documentation to central repository (permits, SOW, QAPP, and purchase/task orders)

• Sets up client for Total Access

• Manages purchase orders, task orders, contracts, and change order requests

• Verifies that lab compound lists and limits meet project requirements for new projects not quoted

• Adds any project specific limits / lists to LIMS

• Deliverable assignment and delivery route

Sample Receipt: n

• Communicates any issues to clients for duration of project

• Manages incoming work for Rush and short holds

• Reviews log-in

• Resolves log-in issues with client

• Informs client of any log-in discrepancies

• Sets samples to "available" after review

• Reporting: n

• Client specific report requirements

• Reviews job list daily and manages due dates

• Communicates any expected delays to clients before the job due date

• Confirms any data anomalies (filtered > dissolved, deviations from historicals, etc.) with operations before submitting to client

• Reviews reports and EDDS before issuing to the client

• Confirms correct report format and EDD format is used

• Creates and issues final report by client due date

• Invoicing: n

• Reviews final invoice before issuing to client

• Generates credit/debit memos as needed

• Submits credit/debit memos for approval

• Account Maintenance: n

• Follow up calls and visits with clients

• Provides technical support as needed

• Uses company resources to follow up on client requests

• Familiarity with company capabilities and key contacts

• Forward opportunities and leads to sales

• Forecasts upcoming work

Quotes & Proposals: n

• Initiat s project QAPP review with operations, QA, and subcontract labs as needed

• Initiates technical support from operations as needed (special requests, method development, technical review, etc.)

• Quote generation and approvals

• Reviews client quote requests for capabilities, certifications, scope

• Confirms client contracts (if applicable) and pricing

• Determines lab placement for the work

• Confirms that lab certification meets project requirements

• Confirms that lab compound lists and limits meet project requirements

The ideal candidate would possess n: n

• Program specifications and laboratory procedures

• Environmental regulations

• Process improvement methods

• QA program plan

• Contract compliance

• Laboratory methods and techniques

• Basic knowledge of the LIMS

• Effective time management

• Computer skills - using routine software applications such as Outlook, Office, Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint.

• Ability to ensure requirements for On-Time Delivery are met

• Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills

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 t