The Laboratory Technician I must possess the knowledge and ability to perform the necessary activities related to cord blood or tissue processing or testing, which includes ABO, Hematology and Flow Cytometry. These activities are performed in compliance with industry regulations, site operating procedures, quality and safety policies, cost and established time standards.
The Laboratory Technician I will be able to accurately maintain production records and documentation as well as maintain laboratory equipment. The Laboratory Technician I must be able to recognize and suggest solutions, new ideas and improvements. He or she must consistently meet quality specifications and understand cGMP, cGTP and AABB Guidelines.
Reports to the Laboratory Services Manager with daily reporting to the Team Leads.
Duties and Responsibilities and Designated Assignments:
- Trained on all aspects of the cord blood processing or tissue processing and demonstrate competence in most areas of the process.
- Ability to use aseptic Technique.
- Understanding of cGMP, cGTP, AABB Guidelines.
- Able to organize, establish and complete priorities.
- Strict attention to detail.
- Ability to work in a collaborative style in a fast paced team environment.
- Demonstrates outstanding work ethic.
- Ability to identify and verbalize problems.
- Basic skills in MS Office and Excel.
Job Requirements and Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Medical Technology, or related science preferred.
- Laboratory experience in an FDA-regulated environment preferred.
Clean room; Receiving and Labeling; Controlled Rate Freeze area, materials warehouse.
Mental and Physical Demands:
Requires the ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds, bend, stoop and stand for long periods of time, ascend and descend stairs.
Potential Job and Task Hazards:
Position requires handling blood and blood products; working with LN2 freezers; working with large LN2 vapor phase storage tanks.
Diversity is foundational to PerkinElmer and we know that hiring talent with different backgrounds will provide a greater impact for our customers and a more inclusive workplace for our team. Our commitment to creating a culturally diverse workplace is REAL! We know that it’s the people that make PerkinElmer a wonderful, enriching place to work that is why we are always searching for talented and motivated individuals to join the PerkinElmer Family.
So what’s in it for you?
We create a customized development plan to help you achieve your career goals. We partner with you to build a long and rewarding career by providing:
- On-the-job training
- Mentoring relationships
- Ongoing career development planning
- Company and external training programs
- Opportunities for internal career mobility
Our company fosters innovation, knowledge sharing, and teamwork for long-term success. We are committed to the development of your career, giving you opportunities to learn and grow. Simply put, we make a difference for you, so you can make a difference in the world.
We are passionate about our work and the benefits we create for our customers, our communities, and our environment. Every day, we help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.
Imagine a world where you could detect health issues sooner to treat them more effectively. Where food and water are always safe, even in remote corners of the earth. And where scientific and medical research are enhanced to solve the greatest challenges of our times. At PerkinElmer, we imagine this world every day. Then, we innovate and collaborate to make it happen everywhere.
With about 13,000 employees worldwide, we pioneer scientific technologies for food and drug safety, environmental monitoring, industrial analysis, screening and diagnostic testing, and imaging for life sciences. We provide better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers make a profound impact on the world.