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Laboratory Technologist

Hebron, Kentucky

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Location Hebron, KentuckyUS Job ID JR-023350

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Our dedicated team of about 14,000 employees worldwide, pioneers scientific technologies for better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.

If you are seeking a meaningful, impactful, and stimulating career, look no further.

PerkinElmer is seeking a Laboratory Technician who will 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 will be able to accurately maintain production records and documentation as well as maintain laboratory equipment. The Laboratory Technician will also 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.


  • 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.
  • Reports to the Laboratory Services Manager with daily reporting to the Team Leads.
  • Position requires handling blood and blood products; working with LN2 freezers; working with large LN2 vapor phase storage tanks.
  • 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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry or Medical Technology.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Laboratory experience in an FDA-regulated environment.

Working Conditions:

  • 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.


Paid Vacation, holiday and sick time

Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage


Tuition Reimbursement

Parental Leave

Adoption Assistance

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PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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