Manufacturing Technician

BioGX is currently looking for several highly motivated, conscientious, and reliable individuals to join our Manufacturing team, headquartered in Birmingham, AL. If you are looking to start a career in the biotechnology industry, with opportunities for growth this is the place for you.

About Us: BioGX, Inc. is a global molecular diagnostics company that has been focused on the health and safety of communities all over the world from its inception in 2007, originally developing tests for Water Quality, Food Safety and Pharma Quality Control. The company has since grown into a formidable contender in the molecular diagnostics industry, leading the way for simple yet superior molecular diagnostics testing.

Purpose of the Position:

The Manufacturing Technician is responsible for general laboratory duties focused on manual and automated filling and packaging of standards, controls and panels for commercially available nucleic acid tests and other advanced reagents. The Manufacturing Technician is expected to follow standard operating procedures and quality systems documentation in a GMP environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):

Coordinates and executes reagent fill and pack procedures
Updates manufacturing batch records for manufacturing’s review
Maintains records and clean room environment to comply with good manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures
Assists in process scale-up to transition from pilot lots to full production-scale reagents filling and packaging
Assists in inventory management
Assists in maintaining production and laboratory equipment
Dispense and aliquot chemicals and reagents from bulk containers
Print and apply container labels
Performs job functions in compliance with QMS standards.
Supports continuous quality improvement

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Proven ability to deliver productivity to plan
Must have excellent communication skills (listening, written, verbal, presentation)
Proven math skills
Experience with Excel
Demonstrated attention to detail
Proven ability to meet deadlines and work under aggressive timelines
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment
Accurate and precise manual pipetting and measuring techniques
Experience working with automated dispensing equipment is preferred, but not required

Education and Experience: High School diploma or equivalent required. At least 2 years of hands-on experience in a GMP manufacturing environment preferred.

Language Skills: Must be proficient in writing, and communicating in the English language including presenting of data and results. Computer literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.