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Production Chemist I

Production Chemist I

  • 2021-23480
  • Hercules, California, United States

Bio-Rad is looking for a Production Chemist I. Formulates both Chemical and Biological products and intermediates (subcomponents) of varying properties and characteristics in order to meet specifications.   

 

Responsibilities

  • Work in a team based environment to make in-process and final products as stated in the production documents.
  • Perform production duties including but not limited to bead conjugation, biotinylation, protein purification, buffer formulation, blending, dispensing, packaging, lyophization and in line quality control test to support Bio-Plex Manufacturing products.
  • Should be able to meet scheduled timelines and goals for production operations.
  • Ensure equipment is maintained to minimize disruption to production schedules.
  • Should be able to do process and material transactions in the ERP system accurately in a timely manner.
  • Follow instructions provided by supervisor/manager for all tasks.
  • Review production documents and provide feedback.
  • Keep the manufacturing lab clean and organized.
  • Possess scientific understanding of Life Science products and their applications. Produce and be able to conduct quality analysis. Support existing products for resolution of technical issues and inquiries.
  • Participate in scale-up, process optimization, technology transfer, process validation, troubleshooting processes. Perform and improve manufacturing processes using principles of Lean Manufacturing.
  • Participate in planning and execution of manufacturing/QC schedule to meet production demand. Coordinate team resources to ensure the most efficient use of time and material.
  • Communicate effectively with team members, management, facilities, planning and purchasing team.
  • Explore and identify creative solutions to improve current production and QC processes.
  • Write department SOPs, work instruction, deviation protocols, or out of tolerance report as necessary.
  • Assist manufacturing in production activities as needed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a life science or related field.
  • 0-3 years working in a general manufacturing environment formulating products in the areas of biological sciences, life sciences, or an equivalent.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of basic laboratory techniques and equipment.
  • Able to follow procedures and have good documentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently in a collaborative team-oriented setting.
  • Good organization, communication, multi-tasking and computer skills.
  • Basic math skills in a science environment.
  • Excellent time and project management skills and ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Experience with ERP system – SAP or similar a plus.
  • Proficient in MS Office.

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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