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Chemical Process Operator II (Biotech) - $5,000 Hiring Bonus

Chemical Process Operator II (Biotech) - $5,000 Hiring Bonus

  • 2022-30230
  • Richmond, California, United States

Work as an integral part of the production team for this large and reputable biotech company. In this role, you will be responsible for processing and mixing chemicals used in producing life science products that will help advance scientific discovery, improve healthcare, and save lives. Success in this role will involve flawless execution of assigned tasks, raising awareness of issues that challenge our ability to have flawless shifts, and collaborating with support functions as needed to work through challenges that impact manufacturing teams. The ideal candidate is attentive, reliable, a good team player, and takes pride in the quality of their work. No direct experience is required, and training is provided! An exciting way to start your career in Biotech today!


This position is eligible for $5,000 HIRING BONUS

  • Bonus offered for a limited time only
  • Bonus applicable to specific positions as labeled
  • Bonus recipients must be employed at the time of payout
  • Bonus payout after 30 days of employment with Bio-Rad
  • Bonus offered to direct hires only. Agency hires and internal transfers are not eligible.
  • 12 months repayment clause


As a Chemical Process Operator at Bio-Rad you will:

  • Work with high collaboration and teamwork within the CPO group and other departments to help achieve business goals. 
  • Champion the site's safety culture by following all safety policies while proactively identifying and reporting potential safety issues. Follow all procedures when handling chemicals to ensure all chemicals are disposed of according to regulations. 
  • Adhere to all safety protocols of the production process, especially on storing chemicals, recording information in SAP, operating machines, and disposing of materials, chemicals, and biologics. Uses 5S standards to ensure a clean and safe work environment. 
  • Maintain a level of operational discipline while executing assigned tasks that are performed according to standard operating procedures. You will weigh, measure, prepare, mix, monitor, and adjust chemical materials while operating large-scale reactors and other equipment used to produce life science research products. 
  • Collect samples of chemical solutions prepared and perform in-line product testing to resolve simple chemical issues before completing the production process. 
  • Carefully handle chemicals, observe the mixing process, and support Process Development and R&D by assisting with validation of equipment and other critical processes to maximize productivity and achieve business goals. 
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of required policies, procedures, quality standards, good manufacturing practices, and safety environmental regulations through the development and demonstration of excellent documentation skills as required by local, federal, and company regulations. Perform basic troubleshooting and repair of large-scale equipment. 
  • Perform decontamination and prepare equipment for maintenance. Communicates inventory, planning, and quality issues to supervisor or appropriate department partner. 
  • Performs basic troubleshooting and repair of equipment, escalating to maintenance, as required.


  • A high school diploma or equalivent is required. 
  • An associate degree with a chemical/biological background is a plus! 
  • 4-6 years of chemical/biological production experience required, preferably in a regulated environment. 
  • Intermediate-level math skills with the ability to convert units of measure and calculate ratios are required. 
  • Intermediate analytical skills are required. 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools - Excel and Word are required. 
  • Ability to manage and prioritize tasks. 
  • Must be detail-oriented. 
  • Experience working in compliance with hazardous material regulations and wastewater handling is helpful. 
  • Knowledge of handling reactors is a plus! Experience working with ERP systems, SAP is a plus. 
  • The ability to speak, read and write using business communication skills is required. (English).

Vaccination Requirement:  

Ability and consent to upload proof of completed Covid-19 vaccination into our secure database within 3 days of start date.

About Bio-Rad: 

Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,000 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives. 

Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results. 


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Agency Non-Solicitation: 

Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.



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