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Maintenance Technician - $3,000 Hiring Bonus

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Maintenance Technician - $3,000 Hiring Bonus

  • 2022-28898
  • Richmond, California, United States

This Maintenance Technician is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the plant that develops and produces specialty chemicals used in biochemical, pharmaceutical, and other life science research applications. In this challenging and fast-paced role, you will perform maintenance on equipment and troubleshoot problems.


The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment, take pride and ownership in their work, and be able to expertly handle multiple competing projects simultaneously.


This position is eligible for a $3,000 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.


  • Supports and repairs equipment, machinery, and systems when problems arise with the manufacturing processes aiming to keep the manufacturing process 100% operational and minimize the amount of downtime.
  • Ensures all repairs and maintenance are well documented and according to internal SOP and other regulatory agencies as required.
  • Recommend and install new systems as part of expansion projects or continuous improvement efforts.
  • Provide and add corrections to Standard Operating Procedures and assist engineers in evaluating new equipment or technology.
  • Replace equipment and components as necessary.
  • Facilities Technicians conduct regular inspections to ensure compliance with all requirements, policies and procedures relevant to the equipment they are working with.
  • Maintain accurate records for reporting.
  • Assists in the installation of new manufacturing equipment.
  • Performs routine maintenance and calibration of equipment and machinery ensuring minimal disruption of the manufacturing process.
  • May be involved of training of production staff of routine maintenance procedures.
  • Responsible for after-hours calls as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 4+ years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • AA/AS in an electrical or mechanical field is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Procedures (GMPs).
  • Knowledge of complex electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Proficient at troubleshooting and performing a variety of complex maintenance tasks.
  • Proficiency with tools and equipment common to the trade.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team to resolve problems.
  • Adept at prioritizing and scheduling work completion.
  • Knowledge of PC, MS Office, and basic software.


Vaccination Requirement:


Due to the higher threat of more infectious and deadly COVID-19 variant strains emerging, Bio-Rad has a mandatory vaccination policy requiring its US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. New hires will be asked to upload their vaccination card into our electronic database hosted by ClearPass, who specializes in securing electronic medical information, within 3 days of their start date. With this policy, Bio-Rad joins a growing list of companies that are prioritizing sound science and available facts to best ensure the ongoing safety of its employees and the community.


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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