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Consumable Inventory Specialist

Olympia, Washington

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Responsibilities

Location Olympia, WashingtonUS Job ID JR-024193

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 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.

Key Responsibilities

Enhance the Customer Experience

  • Maintains consumable stock supply inventory; verifies inventory levels by performing periodic checks across multiple locations.
  • Receives and stores supplies in warehouse or supply room. Delivers stock items upon request to the appropriate location and/or scientist.
  • Uses customer or PerkinElmer inventory management platform to track inventory levels.
  • Maintains inventory stockroom, central warehouse, and satellite locations.
  • May maintain Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) associated with purchases of chemical products.
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  • Reviews incoming orders for proper quantities requested, and authorized approvals; inspects and verifies supplies received against invoice and packing slip; initiates requests for vendor corrections.
  • Undertake routine filling of pipette boxes and Eppendorf packs as required to ensure fully stocked at all times
  • This role will work closely with other teams to seamlessly deliver lab support services.
  • Will be required to cross-train and back-up other lab support areas including but not limited to chemical inventory management.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma with 6 months of experience

Preferred Qualification:

  • Experience with inventory management software is preferred.
  • MS Office Skills: Outlook, PowerPoint, Word.
  • Previous experience working in a laboratory environment is preferred.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to sit or stand 2-3 hours in laboratory areas.
  • Walk 2-3 hours within a facility.
  • Reach above/below the shoulder, bend at the knees and waist.
  • Lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Office work activities, including keyboard, with fingers/hands/arms up to 4 hours.
  • Work around moving laboratory equipment and machinery.
  • Use of personal protective equipment in laboratory.
  • Work with biohazards such as blood borne pathogens.

Working Environment

  • Must be able to work in a laboratory, controlled environments requiring personal protective     equipment.
  • Job pace may be fast and job completion demands may be high.
  • Employee maybe required to manage hazardous wastes in compliance with company procedures & State/Federal/Local hazardous waste regulations. Duties may include: Identifying, handling, generating, accumulating, storing, labeling.
  • Ensure safety, security, and the environment in all aspect of the daily activities, and any potential safety hazards are addressed and corrected immediately.
  • Understand ergonomic relationship between people, equipment and working environment.

Benefits to working for PerkinElmer: Backed by an 80-year history rich in innovation, PerkinElmer is a long-time leader and pioneer in the scientific community. We hire talented, committed and driven people and strive to create a work environment that brings out the entrepreneur in all of us. Benefit packages include: Medical, Dental and Vision; Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health and Wellness Programs and Incentives; Employer Matching 401(k); Tuition Reimbursement; Professional Development; Maternity and Paternity Leave; Paid Holidays and Personal Time Off; Life and Disability Insurance; and Work/Life Balance.

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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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