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Associate Site Leader - CDPH Branch Laboratory Valencia

Valencia, California

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Location Valencia, CaliforniaUS Job ID JR-026531

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PerkinElmer is seeking an Associate Site Leader to join our team, and who will report to the Site Leader. 

Job Purpose:

Assist with the management of the clinical testing operation, including security, supply management and safety of all staff on site.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Under the direction of the Site Leader, be responsible for the overall management of the operation to include  security, supply management and safety of all staff on site.

• Manage all activities and outputs of the Testing Laboratory, ensuring the safety of all staff.

• Support the Site Leader to create a culture of continuous improvement, learning and sharing experiences, and high-quality laboratory outputs.

• Problem-solve and create solutions to complex problems.

• Read and interpret directives and documentation issued.

• Carry out instructions provided in a written, oral or diagram form.

• Record-keeping and ensuring safety regulations and procedures are adhered to.

• Supervisory practices, training and motivating members of the team ensuring to provide support.

• Timely preparation and submission of all reports and returns, as required.

• Ensure all work is in accordance with State and Federal regulations, organizational policy, and accreditation/compliance requirements.

• Maintain good communication with leadership, team members in all areas of the laboratory, and customers.

• Ensure safety and security of the environment in all aspects of the daily activities, and any potential safety hazards are addressed and corrected immediately.

• Understand ergonomic relationship between people, equipment and working environment.

• Assists Site Leader with trend analysis of laboratory performance metrics by collecting data and interpreting the elements, and summarization of reports.

• Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

• Minimum of bachelor’s degree, preferably in a scientific discipline or engineering.

• Proven leadership experience.

• 5-7 years’ experience.

• Demonstrated experience of running a high throughput testing laboratory or manufacturing facility.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Quality Assurance and with Quality Control applications ideally in clinical diagnostics with knowledge of CLIA and local regulations.

• Applicants must be computer literate with advanced levels of experience using Excel, Word, PowerPoint to generate business reports and presentations.

• Excellent interpersonal skills and a supportive nature.

• Flexibility to change tasks as and when required.

• Practical knowledge of routine laboratory equipment and procedures.

• Able to work effectively and able to deliver on tight datelines.

Working Conditions:

• Clinical and research lab environment; exposure to blood borne pathogens; must wear personal protective equipment including lab coat, gloves and completely closed footwear.

• Employee may be requested to work shifts other than daylight depending on the needs of the laboratory.

• Typical Schedule will be Tuesday through Saturday 6:00 PM to 2:30 AM.

• Schedule is subject to change based on business needs.

• Travel may be required.

Physical Requirements:

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, use a keyboard, type, and occasionally stand and move to other parts of the lab.

• Must be able to physically stand for several hours with good mobility.

• Reach above/below the shoulder, bend at the knees and waist.


Paid vacation, holiday and sick time
Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage
Tuition Reimbursement
Parental Leave
Adoption Assistance

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job at any time.

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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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