In search of the Eurofins spirit

With over 45 000 employees, Eurofins is a global leader in Testing for Life and over the last 20 years has been one of the fastest growing companies in the world, thanks to innovation in technology and service. We now are the global market leader in environmental, food, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics testing as well as in agro-sciences CRO (Contract Research Organisation) services. We are also among the world’s market leaders in advanced material sciences, genomics, forensics, consumer products  and clinical testing services.

Life at Eurofins is a meritocracy, where people are empowered to make decisions and are rewarded for their success, allowing them to advance quickly. Become your most extraordinary self with support and development throughout your career.

Find out more about Eurofins by downloading our 30th anniversary brochure published in October 2017.

 

What to expect - We believe in an open and transparent recruitment process that embraces equal opportunity and enables applicants to prepare for each round of the screening process, providing clear and timely communication at every step. Candidates selected by our Recruitment team and Hiring Managers will be invited to attend a First Round Interview. Successful candidates will then be asked to attend a Second Round Interview to discuss the opportunity in more detail with the manager offering the respective job opening. Depending on the position some verbal / numerical or business lead tests may be in place. We welcome applications from talented people from a variety of experience levels and career backgrounds. We look forward to sharing with you more details about the Eurofins Spirit and the opportunities that we can provide you with, to grow and continue to develop your career.

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Business & Site Leadership - Positions with full responsibility for P&L and team leadership, granting you unparalleled autonomy to deliver excellent results, impress your customers and grow a thriving business for Eurofins.

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Testing & Laboratory - Opportunities in our state-of- the-art labs for those with an appetite for frontline science and innovation - testing for a safer and healthier world. We provide a wide variety of roles, some that will develop your existing knowledge of science and others that provide a great starting point for working in a scientific business.

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Finance, IT, Logistics & Business Support - Our global network of laboratories is underpinned by powerful shared services. From Finance to HR to Logistics and IT, your expertise are the backbone of our operations. Come and help our fast-growing global business continue to expand and excel.

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Sales, Customer & Advisory Support - Our success is built on a track record of consistently exceeding our customers’ expectations and keeping pace with their evolving needs in a fast-changing world. We’re looking for people with the right skills to build on our excellent relationships with our customers and to support in continuing the important advisory work we deliver to them too.

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Full-Time - Our business is growing quickly and we’re looking for talented and ambitious people to help us meet our goals. Our full-time roles offer exciting opportunities and a wide range of benefits.

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Part-Time - Our business is growing quickly and we’re looking for talented and ambitious people to help us meet our goals. We offer a range of flexible work solutions to help you balance work with the other commitments in your life.

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Internships & Apprenticeships - We’re always looking for the next generation of talent to help us grow our global business. Our internships & apprenticeship programmes will inspire you and put you on the fast-track to a dynamic, global career. More Info

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Food and Feed Testing



Foods you can trust

We are the world’s leading food and feed testing laboratory company, performing more than 400 million assays a year, actively testing for the safety, traceability and purity of the foods you enjoy. Whether the end consumer is cooking at home or dining out, our tests provide reassurance that the foods you are supplied are safe, authentic and correctly labelled.

Agro Testing



Feeding the world

Our scientists in the agro testing business collect the right data, undertake innovative analysis and provide clear insights into soil and crop health, fertilisation, feed value and food safety to help ensure optimal crop production.
From field to research facility, from arable farm to biogas plant, Eurofins is helping to find the answers to feed the world while protecting our environment.

Environment Testing



Protecting planet earth

The air we breathe, the water we drink, the soil we rely on to sustain life – our market-leading tests help a wide range of companies, NGOs and governments ensure the Earth’s scarce resources are sustainably preserved and maintained safely for future generations. We’re number one in the world of environmental testing, helping to make our planet safer every day.

BioPharma Services



Building on biosciences to protect life

As dramatic breakthroughs in biopharmacological research make it possible for humanity to fight life-threatening diseases by utilising the building bricks of life itself – genes, stem cells and more – we are delivering innovative new ways to test the safety and effectiveness of these potentially revolutionary drug candidates. We support our clients through every step of the complex and regulatory-driven pathway to new drug development, from early screening for compound potency and liability in the discovery process through to final clinical testing, BioPharma Product Testing and project management. We are a first-class Contract Research Organization (CRO), working for eight of the ten biggest pharma companies in the world.

Clinical Diagnostics



Redefining diagnosis

Clinical diagnostic tests are a key factor in 60-70% of medical decisions. Our innovative tests help clinicians make the very best decisions to improve outcomes for their patients, be it paving the way for personalised medicines based on the patient’s individual genetic and metabolic profile, reassuring individuals genetically predisposed to certain diseases or supporting women during pregnancy with the most innovative non-invasive prenatal tests.

Agroscience Services



Building confidence in Agroscience

Science is constantly finding new ways to feed more people while conserving our planet’s finite resources. Scientists in our agroscience division undertake field and laboratory studies to determine the safety and efficacy of new agrochemicals and crop varieties to help feed a growing world population while ensuring the safety of workers, consumers and the environment.

Genomic Services



Leading the way on Genomics

DNA sequencing, DNA synthesis, DNA genotyping and gene expression analyses are helping humans make transformative leaps across many fields – from medical diagnosis to food production. We are world leaders and ground breakers in this field, putting our scientists at the cutting edge of scientific breakthroughs.

Forensic Services



Forensics expertise for peace of mind

Our state-of-the-art forensic genetics and toxicology laboratories provide scientific clarity when it’s most needed, whether it’s to settle private paternity disputes or to help the police solve crimes. Our teams of internationally renowned scientists act as expert witnesses in court and work closely with the police, lawyers, industry and private clients.

Consumer Product Testing



Products you can enjoy with confidence

How can product designers, manufacturers, distributors, retailers and consumers be sure that products we use every day, such as clothes, toys, appliances, etc., meet the required quality and safety standards? The answer is through rigorous testing, certification and consulting. We provide these services in hundreds of different regulatory regimes worldwide to ensure compliant products for a safer world. Our testing in the UK covers a wide range of products from electrical & electronic to leather and textiles, to household goods, toys and furniture to name a few. 

Materials & Engineering



Supporting the super materials revolution

This is an exciting time in the material sciences as advances in science and technology, from synthetic biomaterials to nanotechnology, deliver new “super materials” with the potential to transform our world. Eurofins Materials & Engineering sciences laboratories are at the forefront of this revolution, providing the scientific expertise and analytical techniques to support companies at every phase of the product lifecycle, from R&D to manufacturing.

Technologies



Developing tomorrow's testing technologies

Through Eurofins Technologies, we have taken our commitment to Testing for Life to the next level. Eurofins Technologies is a fast-growing provider of diagnostic test kits and laboratory consumables to help public and industrial laboratories undertake their own fast, reliable and cost-effective testing for food pathogens, allergens and other toxins.

Cosmetics Testing



Skin care with a difference

The skin is the largest organ in the human body – so it’s vital the soaps, balms and cosmetics we rub into it every day are rigorously tested to ensure they are safe, effective and compliant. Our laboratories work with retailers and cosmetic manufacturers throughout the product life cycle, from the raw materials to the finished product sitting on the bathroom shelf, so that the end consumer can be sure the cosmetics they love have met the highest testing standards.

are you a visionary leader and entrepreneur or aspiring to be one ?

Where extraordinary minds and entrepreneurial talent meet like-minded high achievers. Where the Eurofins community lets talent flourish. Where extraordinary happens.

We’re proud of our track record of nurturing entrepreneurial talent. Our extraordinary laboratory leaders have helped deliver exceptional shareholder returns, and in only 30 years built a global leading network of over 800 large, modern laboratories, including 100 state-of-the-art greenfield laboratories to meet growing customer demand. We now have the experience, resources and know-how to seed and nurture start-ups anywhere in the world. Do you have the appetite and ambition to strike out on your own and make your mark in the world? Are you ready to use your own judgement to find new ways to grow a business, optimise services and delight our customers.

It’s a chance to test yourself against the best in the world – with the support and back-up of those who have done it before. It’s a career like no other – with the rewards to match.

Welcome to the Eurofins Entrepreneur Network: unlock the extraordinary in you.

Life at Eurofins

Eurofins is different. And we think different is good. We don’t do business-as-usual – we’re always striving for better. Our people are different too. If you're passionate about your work, focused on results and inspired that your contribution will help make our world a safer place, then join us and be part of our amazing business.

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Life at Eurofins

Our careers philosophy

Life here is different. We don’t tie anyone to a tightly-structured career path; instead, we create an environment where you can make your own decisions and take on more responsibility as you prove yourself so you can develop naturally and advance quickly. We encourage independent thinkers who challenge the status quo and never accept the market’s or the company’s “usual way of doing things” if they can find smarter ways of delivering excellent results every day. But independent doesn’t mean doing it alone: across all our countries we pull together as a team because we understand we’re stronger and smarter together. Above all, we are a meritocracy, promoting people based on talent and results to create an international career like no other.

Life at Eurofins

Your career development

People are the most important part of our Chemistry. We want you to set high standards for yourself and be continuously challenged and stimulated by your work. We encourage “learning by doing” as we believe that’s the most natural and effective way to acquire new skills and knowledge. By drawing on the talents and experiences of our managers and leaders, you will be able to advance at your own pace and meet your own high standards doing a job you love. Learning and developing every day, it’s a chance to fulfil your potential and be your most extraordinary self.  

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Talent Programme

Our talent programme is unique, designed to challenge yourself and help you fulfill your ambitions. Pulling together the latest business thinking from academics at leading business schools with the company-specific insight of our top leaders, this is a two-year management training program like no other. If you're hungry for exposure to real business cases and the opportunity to network with high potential talent from across the Group, then our talent programme is for you, putting you on the fast-track to running your own business unit within Eurofins.

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Internships / Placements

Currently studying hard with an appetite for hands-on work experience at one of the world’s fastest-growing companies? If so, then an internship at Eurofins will deliver the experience and exposure to kickstart your career. You will experience the opportunity to work within our laboratories, work on projects with real impact, gain exposure to a range of business, technical or scientific challenges and have the support of our talented managers and leaders. You must be a Masters/PhD student or penultimate year Bachelors student, majoring in business, finance, law, chemistry or biology or engineering, at a top university or business school. We’re looking for excellent communication skills (English language is a must), a positive can-do attitude and a passion to learn and stretch your abilities. Our paid placements last 12 months with opportunities available from time to time for 3 – 6 months too. 

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Benefits

No matter where you pursue your career in the UK you will receive a competitive salary, pension and holiday package. You will also receive life assurance and access to our online benefits portal ‘Perkbox’ which gives access to a range of every days perks, discounts and freebies. Other benefits vary across our entities but often provide for a range of additional benefits recognising your service and life’s special events.  

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Apprenticeships

Does a career in a leading science business sound like the start point of a solid career for you? If so, then an Apprenticeship at Eurofins is a great way to start your career in one of the world’s fastest growing companies. You will experience the opportunity to work, learn and gain an important qualification setting you up for a strong future in our extraordinary business. We offer a range of apprenticeship opportunities at different points throughout the year in a wide range of our UK entities. Apprenticeships can be available in a range of specialisms including microbiology, chemistry, engineering and IT to name a few. We’re looking for excellent communication skills (English language is a must), a positive can-do attitude, good timekeeping and organisation skills, and a passion to learn and stretch your abilities. Above all a good attitude, flexibility to your approach and team spirit sit at the heart of what we look for. Eurofins, where opportunities to learn and grow are part of our Chemistry.

 

"Since joining Eurofins with a basic understanding of English, I have progressed from entry level to senior management. I have developed my management skills and am now part of a cross country team across the EU, where we discuss progress, new technologies and new efficiencies. I have opportunities to meet a lot of people and to grow my knowledge."

MICHAL LAKOMY Department Manager, Eurofins Group, UK

"I joined Eurofins in 2011 as a Lab Technician and over the years have enjoyed various roles. That’s the exciting thing about working here, the company recognises an employee’s skills and attitude and there’s always opportunities to move around into different departments to learn new things and to progress your career."

NATHAN DUNN Product Trainer Team Lead, Eurofins Group, UK

 
 

"My background prior to joining Eurofins was in retail and for someone who doesn’t have a scientific background, I was given the chance to learn on the job. That’s what creates the dynamic environment here, there’s diverse expertise and if you’re doing something and it’s not working out, someone will know why and help."

SOFINA BEGUM MALIK Microbiology Technician, Eurofins Group, UK

science that makes an impact

A selection of our most striking innovations

Science never stops and neither do we. Since its foundation in 1987, Eurofins has contributed significantly to the advancement of science and Testing for Life.

Specialists in Eurofins laboratories around the world have made discoveries in a myriad of sectors ranging from food to pharma and forensics to dioxins testing. Some of our analyses are complex and require years of painstaking research and ongoing improvements. In other areas we have responded overnight to global health crises.

Wherever we are and however long it takes, our work helps to make life safer!

Download our scientific innovation booklet

Clarity and confidence for the food chain

Food safety crises, from “mad cow disease” to the European horsemeat scandal, have rocked the food industry, and consumers rightly demand safer food products and reliable information about sources and production processes. In a world first, Eurofins TAG (Genotyping And Traceability System) technology used genetic fingerprints to identify individual cattle in the food industry and to match each animal part sold to the customer to one genetic profile of an animal tested before against BSE. A further Eurofins development, Animal ID DNA Chips, uses mitochondrial DNA targets to enable the precise simultaneous identification of 21 specific animal species in food products, including pig, chicken, rabbit, cat, sheep, goat and dog, as well as horse, in a single test.

New DNA software heats up cold cases

For almost 4 decades, investigators have relied on DNA profiling to crack criminal cases. Today, the accuracy of DNA testing is such that scientists can detect DNA in situations which were previously impossible. However, this hyper sensitivity can also result in the detection of low-level, background DNA from multiple sources, making the interpretation of some complicated DNA profiles particularly challenging.  In response, Eurofins developed LiRa, software which determines the contributors to DNA mixtures in serious crime cases.

Depending on conditions and conservation quality, DNA can be preserved for many years. LiRa has already been used to solve a number of cold cases, including securing a conviction for a case 30 years after it occurred.

Breakthrough science for supporting bee health

The honey bee is the world’s most important, and most threatened, pollinator and its decline is a cause for huge global concern. Eurofins Agroscience Services has deployed an innovative new way to investigate the sub-lethal impacts of pesticides on the homing behaviour of bees. Using tiny radio frequency identification (RFID) transponders attached to each bee’s thorax, our scientists can scan bee behaviour at the hive entrance, delivering data critical to understanding the impacts of different doses of insecticide on bee health.

Tackling global antibiotic resistance

The World Health Organisation has warned the world may be entering a “post antibiotic era”, in which some of the world’s most important medicines become useless and common infections once again become fatal. In 2016, Eurofins Diatherix launched the ABRxTM Antibiotic Resistance Panel that can test for 17 clinically problematic genes that indicate resistance to some of the most commonly prescribed antibiotics. With a rapid response in just one day, it allows doctors to access accurate patient-specific information to ensure the prescription of an effective antibiotic in each clinical case.