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Quality Control Specialist I - $2,500 Hiring Bonus

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Quality Control Specialist I - $2,500 Hiring Bonus

  • 2022-29134
  • Hercules, California, United States

Bio-Rad is seeking a Quality Control Specialist I that will work in a team-based environment to perform routine Precast QC assays on raw materials, in process and final products.


The Specialist I is expected to work in the lab 80% of their time with 20% desk work.  This position will require to work in swing shift Precast QC.


This position is eligible for a $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 daily testing on batches with following approved testing protocols. 
  • Will conduct quality analysis on products then compare test results to specifications for batch disposition and perform data entry of test results. 
  • Perform and lead troubleshooting when failures are encountered during QC testing.
  • Perform data analysis and data entry of test results in SAP, submit batch records for usage decision following good documentation practices (GDP). 
  • Participate in revising documentation or initiating quality notifications where needed to record deviations in workflows. 
  • Assist in maintaining 5S laboratory areas. 
  • Participate in the verification and validation of new process improvements. 
  • Assist supervisor in areas of evaluation and implementation of QC test procedures and departmental processes. 
  • Collaborate with co-workers to troubleshoot assays and instruments.
  • This position may work in Swing shift.


  • BS/BA in Biology, Cell Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, or equivalent years of work experience in a related field.
  • 0-2 years’ experience in the application of laboratory techniques in a manufacturing QC environment.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient with SAP ERP systems is a plus.
  • Proficient with Microsoft word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of basic laboratory techniques and equipment.           
  • Able to follow detailed procedures and have good documentation skills.
  • Ability to multitask and must have good time management skills to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.
  • High Level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team environment, make decision of a limited scope which is subject to review.
  • Good organization, communication, multi-tasking, and computer skills.  
  • Basic math skills in a science environment.
  • Ability to lead small projects.
  • Ability to lead basic troubleshooting.


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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