Instrument Assembler - $1,500 Hiring Bonus

Job Posted 1/24/2023
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
5731 W. Las Positas Blvd
Hercules, CA
United States
Category BioTech
Job Description

Executes a variety of tasks that includes receipt and verification of materials, calibration and operation of equipment, dispensing or packaging dry and/ or wet products, capping and torqueing of bottles, assembly of components and kits, performing calculations, and completing required documentation following Good Documentation Practices. This job family applies to instrument assembly, consumables assembly, packaging, dispensing, print shop, injection molding etc.

How You’ll Make An Impact:

  • Performs basic manufacturing tasks and basic maintenance of semi-automatic and/or automated assembly equipment and tools for both instruments and consumables.

  • Performs calibration and operation of equipment, dispensing or packaging of dry and/ or wet products, capping and torquing of bottles, assembly of components and kits, performing calculations. 

  • Verifies required materials against the process order and prepares work area for production operation. 

  • Strictly follow work instructions to execute production tasks. 

  • Performs in-line quality inspection and weighs finished products to confirm it meets specifications. 

  • Inspects product using visual, automated, electronic and mechanical inspection procedures. 

  • Performs line clearance. 

  • Completes required documentation in an accurate and timely manner following Good Documentation Practices (GDP). 

  • Ensures scrap and waste are disposed of properly. 

  • Operates motorized and non-motorized equipment to move materials, supplies and equipment as instructed. 

  • Adheres to all policies and procedures relating to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP/Quality Systems). 

  • Complies with 5S requirements. 

  • Completes special projects and other duties as assigned. 

  • Basic troubleshooting as needed. 

  • Completes and maintains quality records. 

  • Cross trained on 1-2 production lines. 

  • Strictly follows PPE procedures. 

  • Monitors and maintains inventory at their work areas. 

  • Keeps supervisor appraised of any abnormal production issues. 

  • May work on different shifts.

What You Bring:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred. 

  • 0-3 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

  • Ability to read, to write, to comprehend, and follow written instructions. 

  • Basic math, problem solving and computer skills. 

  • Transaction in SAP experience, a plus. 

  • Experience operating manual, semi-auto and automatic production machinery, 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.

This position is eligible for a $1,500 HIRING BONUS: Offered for a limited time only. Applicable to specific positions as labeled. Recipients must be employed at the time of payout. Payout after 30 days of employment with Bio-Rad. Offered to direct hires only. Agency hires and internal transfers are not eligible. 12 months repayment clause.

Vaccination Requirement: Ability and consent to upload proof of completed Covid-19 vaccination into our secure database within 3 days of start date.  


Total Rewards Package: At Bio-Rad, we’re empowered by our purpose and recognize that our employees are as well.  That’s why we offer a competitive and comprehensive Total Rewards Program that provides value, quality, and inclusivity while satisfying the diverse needs of our evolving workforce. Bio-Rad's robust offerings serve to enrich the overall health, wealth, and wellbeing of our employees and their families through the various stages of an employee’s work and life cycle.


Who We Are: For 70 years, Bio-Rad has focused on advancing the discovery process and transforming the fields of science and healthcare. As one of the top five life science companies, we are a global leader in developing, manufacturing, and marketing a broad range of high-quality research and clinical diagnostic products. We help people everywhere live longer, healthier lives. Recently voted a Best Place to Work, Bio-Rad offers a unique employee experience with collaborative teams that span the globe. Here, you are supported by leadership to build your career and are empowered to drive change that makes an impact you can see.  


Benefits: Bio-Rad's biggest asset is its people, and the reason why our Total Rewards deliver programs that provide value, quality, affordability, and inclusivity while satisfying the diverse needs of our evolving workforce. Our robust offerings serve to enrich the overall health, wealth, and wellbeing of our employees and their families through the various stages of an employee’s work and life cycle. We’re proud to offer rich options, including no-cost medical plans, free HSA money, a new fertility offering with stipend, life and disability, paid parental leave, 401k plus profit sharing, employee stock purchase program, a new upgraded and streamlined mental health platform, extensive learning and development opportunities, education benefits, student debt relief program, pet insurance, wellness challenges, time off, ERG’s, and more!  


Compensation: The estimated hourly range for this position is $16.44/hour to $22.64/hour at the time of posting.  Actual compensation will be provided in writing at the time of offer, if applicable, and is based on several factors we believe fairly and accurately impact compensation, including geographic location, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other job permitted factors. This position is eligible for a variable annual bonus, which is dependent upon achievement of your individual objectives and Company performance.


EEO Statement: Bio-Rad is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and we welcome candidates of all backgrounds. Veterans, people with disabilities, and people of all races, ethnicities, genders, ages, and orientations are encouraged to apply.  


Agency Non-Solicitation: Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.