Sr. Engineering Technician

Job Posted 11/17/2022
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
5731 W. Las Positas Blvd
Hercules, CA
United States
Category BioTech
Job Description

Bio-Rad is looking for an enthusiastic Electro/Mechanical Technician to support its global organization. You will be part of the Instrument Team supporting Clinical Diagnostics.

We are looking for a proven technical troubleshooter who can work with other team functions including chemistry, software and sustaining engineering.

You will report directly to the Head of Mechanical Engineering and be part of a larger multi-disciplinary R&D team.


  • Support sustaining engineering activities including but not limited to maintenance, upgrade, fabrication, assembly, modification, and test of complex electro-mechanical medical instruments, assemblies, and components.

  • Support testing of R&D prototypes during the sustaining engineering lifecycle.

  • Support transfer of development instruments to manufacturing.

  • Support test and fixture development for laboratory testing.

  • Support Reliability, Verification and Validation Testing. 

  • Generate test reports, assembly procedures, and troubleshooting guides.


  • Associate's degree in an engineering discipline (Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred). 

  • Minimum of 5+ years of professional experience required. 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 

  • Demonstrated ability to perform mechanical, electrical, and/or system level troubleshooting, leading to the identification of root cause and corrective action of instrument failures. 

  • Demonstrated proficiency with hand tools, precision measurement equipment, soldering, crimping, electrical test equipment, and/or machine tools - machine shop experience a plus. 

  • Ability to read and understand mechanical drawings and electrical schematics. 

  • Knowledge of CAD package(s) is preferred. 

  • Experience working in a medical device regulated environment is preferred. 

  • Multi-tasking skills and ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment.


Vaccination Requirement:    


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


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  




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!  


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.


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