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Production Chemist II

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Production Chemist II

  • 2021-23306
  • Richmond, California, United States

Bio-Rad is seeking a Production Chemist II. This position performs a broad variety of production processes. Products including different types of resin for purification (Cation, Anion, and affinity binding forms), different kinds of polymers (Bio-Lyte), Isoelectric polymer solution (IPG solution), etc. This position will also perform data analysis, troubleshooting, working with the Development team, R&D team and QC team to perform Root Cause Analysis, product improvement processes, and new product introduction.


  • Manufactures product in accordance with approved written procedures and policies. Ensures and maintain appropriately calibrated equipment is available for operation.
  • Perform data entry and inventory control utilizing the SAP database. Involved in the scale-up, purification, process optimization, technology transfer, and process validation activities. Generates new procedures under the review of the division Production Supervisor.
  • May provide work leadership and participate in the training and development of lower level personnel.
  • Participates and delivers documentation to post-production meeting.
  • Proposes and/or completes corrective actions to improve product or processes.
  • Assists ME and R&D during product transfer.
  • Perform root cause analysis to address specific quality issues or investigation of noncompliance.
  • Performs product leadership responsibilities by assessing the product, conducts, reviews, and analyzes data.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in chemistry or related field. An advanced degree is a plus.
  • 2+ years in all laboratory environments performing analyses in the areas of chemistry, biochemistry, or associated areas of life sciences. An equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable.
  • Working knowledge of and application of principles, theories, and practices of the chemist profession.
  • Experience using good manufacturing practices (cGMP) in a federally-regulated environment, or in a regulated industry.
  • Good skills in GMP and GLP and have good documentation skills.
  • Good knowledge of computer software programs such as Excel, Word, Lotus Notes, etc. Experience in SAP is a plus.
  • Ability to lead and coordinate work in a team, perform RCA, process improvement, and make decisions of moderate scope.
  • Experience in writing SOP, Work Instruction, generating reports and trending data.
  • Good organization, communication, multitasking, and computer skills.
  • Attention to detail.

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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