Reagent Manufacturing Chemist

Sunnyvale, CA

Posted: 07/10/2019 Position Categories: Science

A biomedical manufacturing company is seeking a Reagent Chemist to be responsible for manufacturing the diagnostic reagents.  Perform the formulation of buffers and wet reagents. Perform in-process, release and LSP testing. This job involves high demand, flexibility and ability to work in a fast-paced Manufacturing environment. This job requires knowledge of cGMPs and working in compliance with FDA and ISO standards.


  • Formulate lyophilization buffers and wet reagents
  • Perform dropping the lyophilizing reagent beads
  • Experience handling liquid nitrogen
  • Perform in-process, release & LSP testing of reagent beads
  • Involved in the validation of manufacturing process and new products
  • Involved with the problem solving and hand-on laboratory investigation
  • Strong team player – flexible and willing to assist the other team member
  • Knowledge of reagent bead dropping & lyophilization process
  • Must be able to train the new personnel on the manufacturing process
  • Must be able to clearly and effectively communicate with peers, ME, PT, Supervisors, managers and leads to report any issues or provide feedbacks on the process improvements
  • Assist supervisor to update the build schedule
  • Submit the Work Order completions

Requires a Bachelors degree in Science and 2 years experience

Experience with real time PCR and analytical methods

Require effective interpersonal and communication, written and verbal skills and strong team player.

Experience working in a fast-paced Manufacturing environment

Experience with SAP, eDMS and other system

Proficiency with Microsoft Office

Physical Demands:  able to lift 25 lbs

For more than forty years, Richmar Associates has connected talented job seekers with Silicon Valley businesses from start-ups to Fortune 500. We specialize in the temporary and direct placement services business. Based in the Silicon Valley, Richmar offers staffing solutions that include temporary, temp-to-hire, payroll service, vendor management and direct placement services to clients in the High-Tech Industry.

Richmar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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