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Associate Assay Development Manager

Hopkinton, Massachusetts

On the R&D team, you’ll join 700 scientists, researchers, clinicians, software developers, data scientists and engineers who work in all phases of the product development lifecycle – including concept, planning, development and validation on new product launches and patents. Together, you’ll build next-generation solutions that contribute to food safety, diagnostic innovations, drug development, big data technologies and more. The future of environmental, human and life sciences is up to you.

  • Full Time
  • Minimal Travel

Success Profile

We have found that the following traits and attributes help lead to a successful future in R&D at PerkinElmer.

  • Adaptable
  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Proactive
  • Problem-Solver
  • Innovative

Employee Quote

There is a deep mutual respect for each other’s skills and contributions. Whether it’s taking on a new process skill or a new software skill, we are always moving forward so you never get bored – that’s what makes it exciting even after 30 years.

Jay Ives, Sr. Manager, Spectroscopy R&D

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Location(s) Hopkinton, Massachusetts Status Regular Job ID JR-033772

Associate Assay Development Manager

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.

Our dedicated team of employees worldwide, pioneer 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.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leads the development of new assays on the BioQule automation system, Microfluidic devices in development, and all other products coming out of the MFT/Automation group.
Point of contact for the science/assay related transfer of knowledge from the Brown U team research into product development.
Assesses and reports technical feasibility of new assays and applications for existing technology platforms.
Selects, operates, and maintains lab infrastructure for molecular biology and assay development.
Maintains inventory of molecular biology & MFT consumables.
Conducts periodic review of scientific literature to help inform product and applications direction & strategy.
Informs FAS training for the group’s products & helps provide support beyond FAS scope of knowledge.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Masters or PhD in a relevant engineering discipline, with five or more years of relevant industry experience in life sciences or diagnostics.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience with microfluidics
Experience with lab automation
Experience with product commercialization
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

COMPANY DESCRIPTION:

Are you ready to help improve the lives of millions of people and create a healthier world? When you work at PerkinElmer, that’s exactly what you’ll do. From our dedicated scientists and world-class operations employees to our innovative R&D professionals and committed sales and service groups, we’re a unique team of global colleagues who come to work every day knowing we’re making a difference. Through innovation, collaboration, and belief in our mission, we strive to create an inspiring and inclusive culture for our employees, so they can be their best and, together, create a better tomorrow.

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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