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Equipment Specialist

West Point, Pennsylvania | , Remote

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Responsibilities

Location West Point, PennsylvaniaUS Job ID JR-024413

Imagine a world where you could detect health issues sooner to treat them more effectively. Where food and water are always safe, even in remote corners of the earth. And where scientific and medical research are enhanced to solve the greatest challenges of our times. At PerkinElmer, we imagine this world every day. Then, we innovate and collaborate to make it happen everywhere.

Our dedicated team of about 14,000 employees worldwide, pioneers scientific technologies for better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.

If you are seeking a meaningful, impactful, and stimulating career, look no further.

We are looking for a hard-working individual to work in a at a customer site West Point, Pa. This position is vital to supporting the client’s lab operations team. The ideal candidate will have a background in science or engineering and have experience with general lab support and Metrology.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform metrology functions in a GMP facility.

  • Assist end-users with troubleshooting equipment to Asset / component level

  • Assist with calibration of freezers, incubators, balances/scales, and other systems

  • Interface with end-users on a frequent basis and attends meetings as agreed.

  • Coordinates the schedule for Asset calibrations at the Facility.

  • Process requests for Asset service, confirming Asset coverage and service provider, and identifying events to facilitate proper billing.

  • Review and schedule Asset preventive maintenance and other scheduled compliance activities (OQ, PQ and validation).

  • Input data from Field Service Reports into the customer system of record.

  • Work with Operations team on special projects as needed.    

  • Update appropriate documentation of instrument usage and maintenance history

  • Assist with maintaining laboratory stocks of supplies and reagents

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree Required.

  • 2+ years of experience working in a laboratory environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Will be self-driven and will have strong communication (both verbal and written) skills

  • Must pay attention to details

  • Able to use and understand the basic functions of Excel

  • Monitor & respond to email and web portal to confirm requests in a timely manner.

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.

  • 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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