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Lab Services Leader - Cell Biology

Upper Providence, Pennsylvania | , Remote

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Location Upper Providence, PennsylvaniaUS Job ID JR-024479

Job Responsibilities:
•Drive operational excellence by strategically managing resources as well as identifying areas of improvement to ensure the delivery of uninterrupted service to the customer.

•Act as first-line supervisor to team members and provide coaching, performance review, and other administrative functions.

•Identify areas of growth within the existing customer program and support outside activities to promote the overall expansion of the program as needed.

•Provide support and basic oversight for other customer sites which may include some regional travel.

•Serve as the Subject Matter Expert for all TLS Cell Biology activities.

•To work with Customer and PerkinElmer staff to ensure quality and compliance within the laboratory.

•To work in collaboration with Customer line safety reps to ensure a high level of safety is maintained in the lab.

•Meet regularly with key stakeholders (lab staff, service providers, management) to identify, review and resolve issues in a timely manner and/or escalate as necessary.

•To Coordinate periodic review of Service Level Agreement contracted tasks with all relevant groups (i.e. Customer lines, Technical Laboratory Services and management).

•Responsible for the coordination of training.

•Attend floor/building oversight meetings.

•Facilitate weekly team lead meetings/daily huddles.

•Participate in the interview panel for all TLS hires.

•Perform other reasonable duties as deemed necessary.

•To provide a general induction/orientation for new members of staff and visitors.

Basic Qualification

•Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline.

•1 year in a leadership or supervisory role.

•Experience working in a research laboratory environment is a must

Preferred Qualification

Experience within the pharmaceutical industry as highly preferred.

•Expertise in cellular/molecular biology techniques.

•Ability to improve processes.

•Strong verbal communication skills.

•Self-motivated and ability to work under pressure to balance conflicting deadlines.

•Service orientated attitude combined with innovative thinking.

•Ability to travel regionally on occasion; <10%

Physical Demands:
• The overall physical exertion of this position requires:
• 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.

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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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