08 Aug
Sample Receiving Assistant
Texas, Ustx

Job Description

Eurofins Test America is searching for a Temporary Sample Receiving Assistant in Houston, TX.

Temporary Sample Receiving Assistant responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following


· Waste Disposal duties as directed.

Additional duties may include:

· Logs samples into Lab Management System daily to assign a lot number for tracking purposes and distributes paperwork to Project Managers.

· Labels samples so they may be identified by the lot number assigns and delivers samples to appropriate labs for analysis daily.

· Prepares bottle kits daily to be shipped to clients to collect samples and return for analysis in accordance with established procedures including EPA and DOT requirements.

· Forwards samples to other laboratories in accordance with DOT regulations as needed to run tests that are not performed at that location.

· Disposes of spent samples, waste and other potentially hazardous materials in accordance with established procedures.

· Monitors freezer and cooler temperatures daily to confirm that the readings are within SOP guidelines.

· Cleans and organizes the department daily to promote a clean, safe work environment and smoother flow of daily operations.

· Maintains and promotes safety and conducts all operations in a safe and environmentally compliant manner.

· Stocks and supplies inventory daily and assists with inventory of supplies to maintain proper quantity of materials to perform tasks appropriately.

· Performs splits and composites as needed upon request.

· May perform courier duties as necessitated to support lab and client needs.

· Will be compliant with all driver procedures, certification, and Company driver policies.

· Must be willing to be on-call during non-business hours in order to perform non-routine sampling and delivery.

· Assists in maintenance of walk-in coolers to facilitate locating samples.

· Ships empty coolers back to clients and other Eurofins TestAmerica Laboratories. Logs all outgoing coolers in order to maintain a detailed inventory of all coolers.

· Maintains all company vehicles for sample pickups and deliveries as needed.

· Conducts all client interaction in an appropriate and professional manner.

· Other job duties as determined by local management.

The ideal candidate would possess


· Office practices and equipment

· Computers, word processing software and database software

· Laboratory and testing procedures

· General mathematics

· Basic composition, spelling, grammar, punctuation

· Organize work and pay attention to detail

· Computers and basic office equipment

· Computerized shipping systems

· Personal protective equipment

· 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

Position is temporary- up to 90 days, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Houston,TX 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.

To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website www.eurofinsus.com



Basic Minimum Qualifications


· High school diploma or equivalent

· Department of Transportation (DOT) Certificate may be required for shipping hazardous chemicals within 90 days of date of hire.

· Valid state issued driver's license to operate company vehicles

· Ability to pass a Motor Vehicle background check as required for company driver certification.

· Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card as well as TSA clearance may be required within 90 days of date of hire.

· Additional client or location licenses or certifications may be required in order to support client and operational needs.

· May drive for long periods, up to 8 hours per day.

· Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information

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

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