Manufacturing Technician (Compounding)
Job Details
San Jose - San Jose, CA
Full Time
Associate's Degree

By joining the Bio-Techne team you will have an impact on future cutting-edge research. Bio-Techne, and all of its brands, provides tools for researchers in Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics.

Position Summary:

The successful applicant will work with other members of the consumable production team as well as a multidisciplinary team of engineers and scientists to support routine production activities for reagent formulation/ compounding team. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Help maintain and track supplies inventory
  • Preparation of buffers and other biochemical formulations 
  • Conjugation of protein solutions
  • Record manufacturing tasks in batch records/traveler


  • Associates Degree in a science related field or Bachelor of Science in biotech, chemistry, Biology, or engineering related field

Required Skills & Experience:

  •  0 to 3 years of experience in a hands-on, wet bench manufacturing support related position in the chemical or biotech industry.
  •  Proficient hands on experience with standard biotech laboratory and work practices (pipetting, balances, pH meters, vortex mixer, spectrophometer, etc.). 
  •  Ability to maintain extreme attention to detail and organization in all aspects of work.
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new skills, procedures and approaches.
  • Ability to effectively document procedures, processes, and results.
  • Familiar with basic calculation/statistics skills.
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written English)
  • Proficiency in Excel and Powerpoint.
  •  Able to handle heavy items (5-50lbs)

Preferred Experience:

  • Previous experience with Immunodetection techniques, specifically Western Blotting.
  • Previous experience with handling protein solutions.
  • Previous experience with protein labeling.
  • Previous experience with lyophilization process.
  • Experience in an ISO or GMP environment.