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Scientific Services Specialist (Lab Gasses)

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  • Waltham, MA

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  • Upper Providence, PA

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  • Bridgeport, Montgomery County, PA

Status Regular Job ID JR-010808 Recruiting Region Americas

Job Title: Lab Gasses Scientific Services Specialist

Location: Upper Providence, PA   Upper Merion, PA and Rockville, MD

Type of Assignment: Fulltime

Job Responsibilities

  • Delivers liquid nitrogen dewars, cylinders and packaged gases and related articles.
  • Fills liquid nitrogen dewars using the bulk liquid nitrogen filling stations; following procedural steps and safety rules during filling and transport.
  • Monitors and records levels and pressures of the bulk liquid nitrogen, bulk liquid carbon dioxide, micro-bulk liquid nitrogen and micro-bulk liquid oxygen systems.
  • Notifies supervisor and/or manager when deficiencies are noted.
  • Files and maintains delivery documentation
  • Initiate repairs to bulk tanks as needed by placing work orders.
  • Delivery of compressed gas cylinders per customer requests; supports customers on gas equipment as needed.
  • Maintains housekeeping and inventory levels of liquid nitrogen bulk filling areas and gas storage areas.
  • Communicate and coordinate maintenance and service work for equipment
  • ·Serve as the liaison for scientists & assists with completion of customer service form. 

  • Participate in audits and inspections and provide input, as requested.

  • Daily checks of group mailbox for vendor service conducted on bulk tanks


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Laboratory customer service experience preferred
  • Ability to follow oral and written directions
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of relevant equipment after training (includes hands on ability to use equipment and proper filing of gas documentation) 

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.

What is Scientific Services?

  • We collaborate with world-leading organizations to help make their research processes more efficient. We source and manage targeted expertise to help free a customer’s scientific staff, so that they can concentrate on bigger picture activities. You are hired on as a full-time PerkinElmer employee and have opportunities to grow within our organization.

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 Understand ergonomic relationship between people, equipment and working environment.
  • Paternity Leave; Paid Holidays and Personal Time Off; Life and Disability Insurance; and Work/Life Balance.


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