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Manufacturing Associate
Ref No.: 18-07724
Location: Hayward, California
Performing a wide variety of assigned manufacturing tasks to produce high quality products, including the following:
Assembling electro/optical/mechanical systems that require testing, calibrating, and troubleshooting of both individual components and integrated systems using Standard Operating Procedures.
Aligning complex optical systems with aid of in-house software and instruments.
Set up and operate test equipment, prepare DNA samples, and sequence DNA on Illumina instruments
Troubleshoot and resolve problems and collaborate with manufacturing team members
Analyze data to determine trends
Establish and maintain logs and databases of instrument failures and defects
Identify process discrepancies, resolve technical issues and improve procedures
Basic reagent handling experience
All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional task and responsibilities.

Demonstrated basic chemistry, math and analytical skills required
Knowledge of molecular biology techniques and DNA sequencing is a plus
Experience with computerized inventory control systems such as SAP is a plus
Operation of DNA sequencers or similar instrumentation experience is highly desirable
Good troubleshooting skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and accuracy, and the ability to work independently in a team environment are essential
Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills