Particle and Powder Characterization Scientist - #9805568

Eurofins


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Groton, CT
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 works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics 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, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 50,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.

 In 2020, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 5.4 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.



  • Analysis of powder samples for key physical properties (such as particle size distribution, bulk density, true density, powder flow, particle shape)
  • Analysis of liquid samples for key physical properties (such as viscosity and surface tension)
  • Using techniques such as optical microscopy, laser diffraction particle size analysis, electron microscopy, shear cell testing, compaction simulation, etc.


  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or other science related degree concentration, or equivalent directly-related experience
  • At least one year experience in particle and powder characterization
  • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
  • Proficient in learning new techniques, developing and carrying out experimental plans, and performing multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Experience in data handling and scientific/engineering computations
  • 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 keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
  • At least one year experience in particle and powder characterization
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship


Position is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm.  Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Groton, CT are encouraged to apply.

  • 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

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.

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