Reagent Manufacturing Technician II, Sequencing

Organization
Roche Sequencing Solutions
Job Location
5945 Optical Court
San Jose, CA 95138
Benefits

Competitive salary and generous benefits.

Job Description

The Reagent Manufacturing Technician II will be an integral part of a team that produces reagents used to carry out the Harmony test (NIPT). This person will be directly responsible for reagent filling and packaging activities. The ideal candidate would have direct experience with equipment set-up, filling activities, and final kit packaging in a GMP environment.

  • Coordinates and executes reagent manufacturing.
  • Maintains records and clean room environment to comply with good manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures.
  • Maintains production and laboratory equipment and environment
  • Dispense and aliquot chemicals and reagents from bulk containers
  • Setting up and operating automated filling equipment
  • Print and apply container labels
  • Perform final kit packaging
  • Ensures sufficient inventory levels of consumables and provides recommended purchases to management to keep stock at sufficient levels
  • Assists in the development of reagent manufacturing SOPs and documentation
  • Assists with setting up and establishing protocols for using new equipment introduced to the lab
  • Assists in process and product verification tests for reliability, robustness, and stability
  • Supports continuous improvement in both processes and materials


Requirements
  • 3 or more years related hands-on experience in a reagent manufacturing GMP environment
  • Strong technical skills
  • Experience with manual and automated dispensing/filling equipment
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Proven math skills
  • Experience with Excel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and work under aggressive timelines
  • High School Diploma or GED required
How to Apply

Please send your resume to Nicole Ikeuchi ([email protected])

About Our Organization

As pioneers in sequencing with a rich heritage in diagnostics, Roche's Sequencing Unit is committed to a future that fosters innovation to provide solutions that enable scientific discovery and deliver clinical value – We are Changing Science and Changing Lives.

At Roche, 91,700 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity. 

Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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