Production Technician I, Dispense Liquid Handling at Bio-Rad Laboratories in Hercules, California

Posted in Other 19 days ago.

Job Description:

The production technician is responsible for producing or supporting production of instruments or reagents products in compliance with established GMP procedures and ensuring products are of consistent high quality. Perform production activities and or provide support to production operation, perform ERP system transactions, and support training of personnel assigned to Production Department.


  • Prepares for production by reviewing production schedule; assembling and weighing materials and supplies.

  • Produces requirements by operating and monitoring equipment; observing varying conditions; adjusting equipment controls; calculating concentrations, dilutions, and yields; adhering to aseptic filtering and filing procedures or and/or system test on product subassemblies or final instruments.

  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by following current good manufacturing practices (cGMP), and standard operating procedures; complying with legal regulations; monitoring environment.

  • May perform simple to moderately complex lab experiments.

  • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; calling for repairs.

  • Documents production by completing forms, reports, logs, and records of equipment and batches.

  • Provides testing support in the lab as needed.

  • May provide basic assistance/training to new employees and/or new processes.

  • May perform simple instrument operation and maintenance.


  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent with 2-4 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 0-2 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Additional technical training/coursework beyond high school preferred.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out basic written or oral instructions.

  • Ability to operate simple lab/test equipment.

  • Basic math, problem solving and computer skills.

  • Transaction in SAP a plus.

  • Experience in liquid handling techniques such as pipettes and automated dispensing instruments such as M&O Perry, Tecan, Hamilton, and Bechman Instruments preferred.

  • Utilize basic technical skills to troubleshoot equipment.

  • Ability to prioritize work.

  • Accurate and detail-oriented.

  • Team player/ flexible/ attentive to detail and quality minded.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, with overtime and weekends as needed.

About Bio-Rad:

Bio-Rad is a global leaderprovidinga broad array of clinicaldiagnostics andlifescienceresearchproducts. 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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