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Chemical Management, Scientific Services Specialist

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  • Waltham, MA

  • Location(s)
  • Upper Providence, PA

  • Location(s)
  • Bridgeport, Montgomery County, PA

Status Regular Job ID JR-010813 Recruiting Region Americas

Position - Scientific Services Specialist (Chemical Management)

Location - Upper Providence, PA

Role - Fulltime

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage processing of chemicals in and out of the ChemStores in accordance with customer policies. Provide staff to work in the ChemStores to enable scientists to obtain the required hazardous chemicals they need for their work.
  • Maintenance of chemical storage room and lab locations: stocking drop zones and ordering stock chemicals, removal of expired reagents/inventory, and periodic check of inventory on floor.
  • Deliver requested chemicals to appropriate laboratory location and receive chemicals to inventory in chem store.
  • Verify SDS documents in association with the chemical inventories.
  • Log /register all compounds, purchased or synthesized by customer on customer registry system in accordance with customer policies.
  • Hazardous goods management and transport.

Education/Experience/Qualifications

  • Associates degree or higher with 1-3 years relevant experience, preferably in a biology/chemistry, safety, or biotechnology field/role. Bachelors degree preferred.
  • Proven understanding of basic chemistry is a plus.
  • chemicals to inventory in chem store.
  • Verify SDS documents in association with the chemical inventories.
  • Log /register all compounds, purchased or synthesized by customer on customer registry system in accordance with customer policies.
  • Hazardous goods management and transport.

Education/Experience/Qualifications

  • Associates degree or higher with 1-3 years relevant experience, preferably in a biology/chemistry, safety, or biotechnology field/role. Bachelors degree preferred.

  • Proven understanding of basic chemistry is a plus.
  • Must have experience with inventory management including chemicals and other consumables.
  • Understands labeling of new chemicals (i.e., peroxides, water-reactives, etc.).
  • Experience with inventory management software is important.
  • MS Office Skills: Outlook, Powerpoint, Word.

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.

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 | For the Better
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