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Diagnostic Technician
Ref No.: 18-07496
Location: San Jose, California
JOB SUMMARY:
The Diagnostic Tech will be an integral part of a team that produces reagents used to carry out the Harmony (NIPT) test. 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.
Other position titles used: Reagent Manufacturing Technician and Diagnostic Tech
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:
This job is a single incumbent.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
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

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong technical skills, including working with automated filling equipment
Demonstrated problem solving skills
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment
Proven math skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Proven ability to meet deadlines and work under aggressive timelines