Production Associate

Location
39600 Eureka Dr., Newark, CA
Salary
Salary based on experience
Posted
Nov 12, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

BioChain is the world leader in high quality processed bio-sample products and analysis services. We currently have an open position for a full time Production Associate. Please read the following responsibilities and requirements. If you feel you are qualified for this position, apply right away!

Responsibilities:

- perform SOPs involving materials measurement, materials handling and inventory control, equipment operation, and record keeping necessary to manufacture product batches

- routinely handle biological samples (e.g. tissues, blood, plasma, etc.) and extract various biomolecule products (e.g. DNA, RNA, and proteins) from source material

- generate bulk batches of magnetic beads for packaging into nucleic acid extraction kits

- complete products as assigned in accordance with the production schedule

- communicate manufacturing problems to management and the team as well as assist in identifying variables and offering resolutions

- train and provide guidance to team members on techniques and processes

Requirements:

- BS or equivalent in biology, biochemistry, immunology, pathology or related fields

- At least two years of previous biological laboratory experience in an industrial setting

- Excellent communication, organization and problem-solving skills and an ability to work efficiently as part of a team

- Proven ability to consistently and accurately follow detailed instructions as well as to clearly communicate processes, timeliness and schedules

- Solid interpersonal and problem-solving skills

Preferred:

- Previous experience in handling biological tissues and blood/plasma for nucleic acid extraction

- Experience in manufacturing and/or working knowledge of manufacturing-related products

Salary and Benefit:

Salary based on experience 
Medical & Dental Insurance 
Retirement Plan 401K 
Paid vacation and sick leave