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Manufacturing Technician

Pacific Biosciences
Job Location
1305 O'Brien Drive
Menlo Park, CA 94025
United States

PacBio offers a wide range of programs and services designed to help our employees grow in their career and achieve an appropriate work/life balance. We support the inclusion of all employees and take pride in being an excellent career choice.

Our compensation and benefits packages are designed to motivate and recognize quality work. While specific offerings vary by country, programs may include:

Healthcare and insurance plans

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Life and accident insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Healthcare pre-tax spending accounts
  • Health savings account

Family benefits

  • Dependent pre-tax spending accounts
  • New parent leave

Commuting benefits

  • Commuter/parking pre-tax spending accounts
  • Shuttle service to and from local Caltrain stations
  • Bike lockers and shower facilities

Financial planning

  • Restricted stock units
  • 401(k) plan


  • Annual Health Fair
  • Employee assistance programs and work-life assistance
  • Fully equipped on-campus fitness center
  • Certified instructor-led fitness classes
Job Description

Title: Manufacturing Technician
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Shift: AM: 6AM to 6PM, 4-days-on, 3-days-off, 3-days-on, 4-days-off Starting on Sunday

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

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, write, review and revise process documentation with accuracy and train others to new processes.
  • Take 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 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.

 All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional tasks and responsibilities.


Position requirements:

  • 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.
  • Proficient 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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