Automation Engineer
PerkinElmer 39 reviews - Hopkinton, MA

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Job Description:
The candidate will have experience in laboratory
automation, liquid handling, robotic integration, method
development/programming. The successful individual will
be a member of a cross-disciplinary team to scope,
design and present automated technologies and solutions
to our clients. Responsibility will include planning and
executing integration projects. The incumbent will
utilize skills in mechanics, software, electronics,
robotics, systems engineering and applications to
design, develop, test, and install turnkey automation
solutions using automation, liquid handling, detection
and sample preparation devices for life science
  • Evaluate customer needs and adapt existing products
with a minimum amount of alteration
  • Provide project quotes and planning
  • Light CAD design for system architecture and
hardware components
  • Software scripting and test/debug,
cabling/connectivity and applications testing

Job Requirements:
  • B.S degree in life science (e.g. molecular biology,
cell biology, or biochemistry) or engineering (e.g.
biomedical, auotmation, systems) curriculum
  • Experience in a commercial life science company with
demonstrated experience in designing and developing
customized laboratory automation systems by
integrating commercial components and devices such
as hotels, incubators, plate sealers, washers and
readers to the liquid handling robot
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute in a
fast-paced, dynamic team environment
  • Excellent planning, customer relationship, and
communication skills are a must
  • Up to 30% travel is required
PerkinElmer provides competitive compensation plans /
Top notch training and development / Comprehensive
benefits package / Paid time off and holidays / generous
tuition reimbursement plan / 401(k) with match and
immediate vesting / An environment that fosters career

About this company
39 reviews
PerkinElmer hopes to perk up those looking to cure a disease or clean the environment. The company makes instruments and research products...