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Facilities Technician (PM Shift 3:00PM to 11:30PM)

Company: PerkinElmer
Location: San Diego
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

BioLegend, Inc. (a PerkinElmer Company) develops world-class, cutting-edge antibodies and reagents for biomedical research, manufactured in our state-of-the-art facility in San Diego, CA. Our mission is to accelerate research and discovery by providing the highest quality products at an outstanding value, along with superior customer service and technical support. Our product expertise covers a diverse set of research areas including Immunology, Neuroscience, Cancer, Stem cells, and Cell Biology.

In 2021, PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE: PKI) a global leader committed to innovating for a healthier world, acquired BioLegend. The acquisition, the largest in PerkinElmer's history, further expands the Company's life science franchise into high-growth areas such as cytometry, proteogenomics, multiplex assays, recombinant proteins, magnetic cell separation and bioprocessing.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Facility Manager, the Facilities Technician is responsible for the maintenance and repair of facility/campus, laboratory, and automated order fulfillment equipment. This includes traditional facilities maintenance, plus installation, troubleshooting, preventive & corrective maintenance, monitoring, and adjustment of lab equipment, including: centrifuges, incubators, plate washers, plate readers, shakers, biosafety cabinets, fume hoods, balances, spectrophotometers, autoclaves, vacuum pumps, refrigerated equipment. It also includes responsibility to coordinate vendors to maintain the campus buildings, including structural, electrical, emergency generators, mechanical, HVAC, deionized water systems, plumbing, temperature monitoring systems, compressed air, CO2 & vacuum distribution systems, RODI systems, and other building systems. The technician must understand and enforce EHS standards, including general, industrial, chemical, and biohazard safety. Must quickly build supportive professional relationships with lab and administrative employees, service providers, and contractors, while conducting daily business in accordance with applicable Quality Program standards and regulatory compliance.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to understand, troubleshoot, source parts, and repair various types of facility, laboratory, and order fulfillment equipment.
  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks and repairs in a fast-paced, technical environment.
  • Exhibit excellent interpersonal skills while exceeding expectations of internal customers to provide efficient and timely response to trouble calls.
  • Work effectively with outside vendors and contractors. Monitor and evaluate work performed. Be accountable for quality, efficiency, cost, and timely completion.
  • Ability to perform successfully within the guidelines of rigorous Quality Assurance and Preventive Maintenance programs, including quality of work and administrative requirements.
  • Well organized. Must precisely follow established maintenance steps and document via handheld devices. Basic computer skills, MS Office familiarity, and ability to learn new programs mandatory.
    iACT Competencies
    • innovate - Be better, keep improving, be more efficient, creative, and be in the forefront of development
    • Aspire - Have desire, purpose, and ambition challenging ourselves to push the limits and reach new heights
    • Collaborate - Foster teamwork, common goals, selflessness, communication and mutual support
    • Transform - Adapt, learn, re-invent and change for future development and growth
      Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience
      • High School graduate
      • Minimum five years of experience in facility maintenance, lab equipment installation & repair
        Preferred Qualifications - Education and Experience
        • Two years or more combined college and/or technical school.
        • Professional certification in a relevant technical trade such as HVAC, control systems, automation, plumbing, fire safety, or electrical.
        • Five years or more experience that includes facility maintenance, lab equipment installation & repair, with additional experience in automated controls
          The anticipated salary range for candidates who will work at BioLegend in San Diego, California is $31.50 to $37.50/hour. The final salary offered to a successful candidate will be dependent on several factors that may include but are not limited to: the type and length of experience within the job, type and length of experience within the industry, education, etc. BioLegend is a multi-state employer and this salary range may not reflect positions that work in other states.


          While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in a warehouse environment with occasional data entry on a computer. Occasional exposure to a laboratory environment. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk and hear.

          Condition of Employment

          Concerns regarding COVID-19 continue as positive cases are experienced in the communities in which we operate. Please be aware that, as a condition of employment, BioLegend requires proof of COVID vaccination for all U.S.-based employees (subject to limited exceptions) beginning January 18, 2022

Keywords: PerkinElmer, San Diego , Facilities Technician (PM Shift 3:00PM to 11:30PM), Professions , San Diego, California

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