Production Assistant
Job Details
Minneapolis - Minneapolis, MN
Full Time
High School

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 responsibilities of the Production Assistant are to assist the laboratory staff with the process of building and manufacturing science products. This position will assist with a variety of tasks within a laboratory setting that may include filling containers with product, feeding a production machine, labeling product, recording data, operating equipment, formulation, and plate coating.  


This position offers 1st shift hours of 5:00am-1:30pm. The starting pay for this opportunity is $17+.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate a production machine to fill containers with product
  • Feed plates into the machines
  • Batch and label product 
  • Perform in-process sampling and testing to assure batches meet specification 
  • Document results, process and refer to past batch records 
  • Calibrate and operate semi-automated manufacturing equipment 
  • Understand appropriate lab protocols and follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) including regulatory awareness of chemical handling and hazards, compliance, and proper use of equipment  
  • Consistently meet product cycle times and quality expectations 
  • Perform specialized cleaning of manufacturing equipment 
  • Understand site applicable databases 
  • Follow daily work instructions and priorities set by supervisor with a commitment to safety 
  • Work may change from day-to-day within reasonable and expected boundaries 
  • Participate in continuous process improvement efforts, identify and flag areas for improvement 
  • Perform additional duties as assigned 





Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and up to 2 year of relevant experience  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Must be able to work in a fast-faced environment where multitasking is required 
  • Works independently with minimal supervision on routine tasks 
  • Ability to support and help others in the team  
  • Knowledge of work performed by the department and learning how to perform multiple functions within the department 
  • Flexibility to work on multiple tasks with increased effectiveness 
  • Must have strong organizational skills and attention to detail 
  • Must work well both independently and in a team environment