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Associate Lab Technologist (m/f/d)


Basic Qualifications:

  • AS degree in Life Sciences with 2-3 years of laboratory experience OR
  • BS degree in Life Sciences with 0-3 years of laboratory experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with common equipment such as plate readers, centrifuges, balances, and liquid transfer equipment
  • Experience or knowledge of assays such as NGS, ELISA and Lateral Flow.
  • Pipette reproducibly.
  • Basic lab and computer skills.
  • Attention to detail and follows instructions.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and willingness to cross-train in multiple areas within the operations group.
  • Effective communicator (verbal and written).
  • Proactive, hardworking, and self-motivated.
  • Follow directions and instructions accurately.
  • Address and report to supervisor any problems in daily manufacturing and propose effective countermeasures

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Execute product manufacturing according to established procedures, record the data, interpret results and validate the quality of the data.
  • Perform in-process and/or final quality control testing and accurately document all results.
  • Perform lab calculations needed to make solutions from powder or from stock solutions.
  • Support general lab functions, setup, calibration, and maintenance of equipment.
  • Production records will be reviewed by senior production staff or supervisor.
  • Perform transactions using ERP or equivalent system.
  • Accurate and reliable inventory management participation.
  • Achieve high productivity while maintaining all quality standards.
  • Organize and prioritize work to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Critically think about the manufacturing process and suggest improvements to maintain high quality standards.
  • Actively participate in process improvement projects.
  • Periodically review and discuss your priorities with supervisor.
  • Adherence to ISO guidelines and the PerkinElmer quality policy.
  • Actively participate in maintaining a safe, clean, and functional work environment.
  • Responsible for the completion of all tasks assigned daily; this may require more than 40 hours in some work weeks.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Work may involve the handling of hazardous or biological materials. Must have adequate training to safely handle these materials and work safely under laboratory rules and SOPs.
  • May include labeling, dispensing, packaging of reagents and final product.Participate in the investigation, recording and implementation of product deviations or CAPA systems.
  • Participate in transfer and implementation of new products into the production lab.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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PerkinElmer Inc.
Austin, Tx [USA]