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Biotechnician - Biomarker and Immunoassay (LEGENDplex™)

San Diego, California

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Location San Diego, CaliforniaUS Job ID JR-031875

BioLegend, Inc. (a PerkinElmer Company) develops world-class, cutting-edge antibodies and reagents for biomedical research, manufactured in our state-of-the-art facility in San Diego, CA. Our mission is to accelerate research and discovery by providing the highest quality products at an outstanding value, along with superior customer service and technical support. Our product expertise covers a diverse set of research areas including Immunology, Neuroscience, Cancer, Stem cells, and Cell Biology.

In 2021, PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE: PKI) a global leader committed to innovating for a healthier world, acquired BioLegend. The acquisition, the largest in PerkinElmer’s history, further expands the Company’s life science franchise into high-growth areas such as cytometry, proteogenomics, multiplex assays, recombinant proteins, magnetic cell separation and bioprocessing.

Job Summary

The Manufacturing Support Tech – Order fulfilment coordinator for the LEGENDplex™ Group will be responsible for buffer preparation, bottling and labeling, and fulfilling customer orders.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Assist in performing various bottling related tasks to include dispensing antibody solutions, capping, crimping and labeling of vials, tubes or bottles, and assembly of kits

  • Formulate products per approved Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and work instructions including multi-component cocktail formulations

  • Verify formulation worksheets to ensure that information such as concentrations, lot numbers etc. are correct

  • Put away finished goods products according to their designated temperature conditions

  • Use computer programs such as Microsoft Excel

  • Set-up and prepare equipment for ongoing operations

  • Operate computer-controlled process support/process equipment (i.e., filling line, lyophilizer, capping, labeling machine, etc.)

  • Follow instructions for completion of job tasks

  • Adhere to correct procedures, policies and health/safety guidelines

  • Clean and maintain work area and all lab equipment and supplies

  • May perform data entry and production documentation completion tasks

  • Preparation of Matrix, SA-PE, set-up beads, and other common components

  • In-process testing of buffers and common components

  • Order fulfillment, sub-panel kit assembly, and custom kit assembly

  • Provide training and assistance to bottling technicians of all levels

  • Assist in the editing and updating of SOPs and documentation in the BMIA Assembly area

  • Other tasks as assigned by team lead or supervisor

iACT Competencies

  • innovate – Be better, keep improving, be more efficient, creative, and be in the forefront of development

  • Aspire – Have desire, purpose, and ambition challenging ourselves to push the limits and reach new heights

  • Collaborate – Foster teamwork, common goals, selflessness, communication and mutual support

  • Transform – Adapt, learn, re-invent and change for future development and growth

Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience

  • Associates degree in Biology or related field or high school diploma and 2+ years’ experience in a regulated laboratory setting

  • Basic understanding of manufacturing processes

  • Basic computer skills, with the ability to use Microsoft Office products is a plus

  • Must be organized, have ability to learn, retain, and to follow procedures, protocols, and instruction

  • Must have the ability to communicate (oral and written) and to multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualifications – Education and Experience

  • 1+ years of hands-on experience with bottling/labeling/packaging immunoassay related products

  • One year of Good Laboratory Practice and Good Documentation Practice experience

  • Working experience in GMP industry and setting in compliance with ISO13485 standards

  • Good time management and planning skills

Work Environment & Physical Demands


While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in a laboratory environment performing lab bench work or data entry. Occasional exposure to a warehouse environment.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk and hear.

Condition of Employment

Concerns regarding COVID-19 continue as positive cases are experienced in the communities in which we operate. Please be aware that, as a condition of employment, BioLegend requires proof of COVID vaccination for all U.S.-based employees (subject to limited exceptions) beginning January 18, 2022

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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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