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Quality Control Chemist - $2500 Hiring Bonus

Quality Control Chemist - $2500 Hiring Bonus

  • 2021-26088
  • Hercules, California, United States

The PCR Quality Control team is looking for new talent to join their multifunctional team to support manufacturing activities.


The position involves routine testing and logistical activities in the PCR Quality Control group. The incumbent will execute core laboratory testing involving qPCR, Real-Time PCR and droplet digital PCR, SDS-PAGE and other lab techniques. Other duties would include assisting with laboratory and general maintenance to support compliance to ISO13485 regulation standards. The incumbent will ensure adherence to documentation requirements and interact with peers and collaborating departments as needed.


This position is eligible for $2,500 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.


  • Perform QC testing on incoming and manufactured materials to support release into inventory.
  • Document testing activities and results accurately following good documentation practices to ensure       adherence to ISO13485 requirements. Inform supervisor of any deviations immediately.
  • Perform volume verifications of pipetting instruments and ensure that verification deadlines are met in a timely manner. Ensure compliance with ISO13485 requirements.
  • Inform supervisor of any deviations from process and perform follow up actions as needed.
  • Participate in troubleshooting activities with guidance from relevant sources as needed.
  • Participate in maintaining lab cleanliness, 5S and a safe work environment for self and peers.
  • Cross-train across multiple product portfolios and assays.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a life science (Chemistry, Biology) or related field.
  • 0-2 years in a general laboratory environment performing analyses in the areas of chemistry, biochemistry, or associated areas of life sciences, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Understands and can apply GLP (Good Laboratory Practices) and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices). 
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft suite.
  • Experience with ERP systems a plus, SAP preferred.


Vaccination Requirement:


Due to the higher threat of more infectious and deadly COVID-19 variant strains emerging, Bio-Rad recently announced a new mandatory vaccination policy requiring its US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Bio-Rad will make reasonable accommodations for valid exemptions based on disability, medical, or religious reasons. 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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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. #LI-LL1 



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