Manufacturing Technician

Pacific Biosciences
Job Location
1380 Willow Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Job Description

Pacific Biosciences is seeking a hands-on Technician to join our Surface Manufacturing team. This position reports to the Manager, Chip Manufacturing

The Ideal Candidate:
•    Effectively communicates orally and in writing and demonstrates the ability to follow instructions for product assembly, processing and in-process-testing. 
•    Ability to use, writes, review and revise process documentation with accuracy and train others to new processes. 
•    Takes on roles to ensure product quality and that quality processes are used and monitored. 
•    Receives no instructions on routine work and minimal instructions on new assignments.

•    Perform manufacturing operations 
•    Perform duties as assigned by Manager
•    Assist and support engineering projects during development and transfer to production
•    Inventory monitoring, cycle counting 
•    Execute and review documents pertaining to production 
•    Participate on project teams for new products as well as investigations and CAPA. 
•    Make recommendations for continuous improvement
•    Must be able and willing to work overtime and weekends as required.
•    Must be safety conscious and work in a safe manner at all times, following all safety rules and standards as required.
•    Must be able and willing to train other employees.


•    3-5 years in a ISO/cGMP production environment. 
•    High School diploma or GED equivalent. 
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
•    Strong attention to detail
•    Effective interpersonal skills
•    Computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel and Work-Order type transactions

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability, gender identity, and sexual orientation.

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