Production Associate

Job Description
About the role:

We are seeking an outstanding Production Associate to join the Consumable Manufacturing Group. This individual will be responsible for production consumable products associated with Next Generation Sequencing chemistries. This role requires excellent laboratory skills in performing production operations consistently.

The ideal candidate will have an education background in one or more of the following disciplines: Molecular Biology, Analytical Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or equivalent. Experience in production and QC of similar products in a manufacturing environment a plus.
This is an entry to junior level non-exempt position in 10x reagent manufacturing team. Individuals applying to this position should have a basic understanding of industry manufacturing workflow and ERP system. This individual must be a self-starter, quick learner and detail oriented, work well in a team atmosphere, have good communication skills, ability to adapt and thrive in working at a fast-paced environment.


What you will be doing:


Execute production operations according to defined procedures and ensure the integrity and quality of products
Perform formulation and dispensing of reagent consumables and assemble into final kit configurations
Operate liquid handling robotic system and complex manufacturing equipment for production biochemistry under supervision
Operate and maintain laboratory to clean room standards required in the production of Life Science products
Process work orders accurately using an ERP system in a timely manner
Maintenance of production batch records and good documentation under ISO requirement
Initiate Non-Conformance Material or Deviation report and follow up on progress and action items
Accurate tracking of production data, test data and inventory
Disposition material based on QC and production data
Assist in writing and revising work instructions and production batch records
Assist training new trainees on production processes defined in production batch records and work instructions
Identify issues occurred in production labs and escalate issues to supervisor’s or MSE’s attention

Minimum Qualifications:


B.S./M.S. in one of the following disciplines – Molecular Biology, Analytical Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or equivalent
3+ years of relevant laboratory experience in manufacturing or QC of Life Science products
Basic understanding of DNA sequencing, PCR or other nucleic acid based technologies required and relevant experience a plus
Ability to multi-task and prioritize work load to meet strict deadlines under supervision
Good documentation skills and ability to write procedures and reports
Desire to be part of a rapidly evolving organization and taking products and processes to the next level

Preferred skills:


Relevant experience in a production environment working with standard production control tools – ERP, LIMS, inventory control, work orders a plus
Experience with liquid handling robotic system a plus
Experience with common lab equipment such as pipettes, nanodrop, centrifuges, thermocyclers, microscopes, etc. a plus


About 10x Genomics

At 10x Genomics, accelerating our understanding of biology is more than a mission for us. It is a commitment. This is the century of biology, and the breakthroughs we make now have the potential to change the world.

We enable scientists to advance their research, allowing them to address scientific questions they did not even know they could ask. Our tools have enabled fundamental discoveries across biology including cancer, immunology, and neuroscience.

Our teams are empowered and encouraged to follow their passions, pursue new ideas, and perform at their best in an inclusive and dynamic environment. We know that behind every scientific breakthrough, there is a deep infrastructure of talented people driving the life sciences industry and making it possible for scientists and clinicians to make new strides. We are dedicated to finding the very best person for every aspect of our work because the innovations and discoveries that we enable together will lead to better technologies, better treatments, and a better future. Find out how you can make a 10x difference.

Individuals seeking employment at 10x Genomics are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

10x does not accept unsolicited applicants submitted by third-party recruiters or agencies. Any resume or application submitted to 10x without a vendor agreement in place will be considered unsolicited and property of 10x, and 10x will not pay a placement fee.

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