Reagent Manufacturing Technician
Zyomyx Inc - Fremont, CA

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Reagent Manufacturing Technician

Zyomyx Inc. is seeking a highly motivated Manufacturing Technician to expand its Product Development Team. She/He will perform reagent production and a small portion of QC activities for the manufacturing of colloidal reagents. She/He will also support manufacturing processes developments. Activities will be conducted in a biochemistry lab and a controlled environment setting.

Principal duties and responsibilities

  • Purification of colloidal suspensions using robotic device.
  • Conjugation, dispensing and lyophilization of colloidal reagents.
  • Preparation of buffers and other biochemical formulations
  • Support manufacturing processes development of colloidal reagents.
  • Help maintain and track supplies inventory
  • Perform basic in-process QC tasks and record results
  • Record manufacturing tasks in batch records/travelers, computer data entry
  • Perform basic preventative maintenance of manufacturing equipment.


  • Minimum of 2 years 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, UV-Vis, 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 skills.
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written English)
  • Basic computer literacy (Excel, Word, )
  • Willingness to work under cGMP; flexibility and willingness to work in a start-up atmosphere.

Other beneficial skill sets

  • Previous experience with handling of colloidal solutions.
  • Previous experience with robotic liquid handling system.
  • Previous experience or training in cleanroom or sterile environments.
  • Previous experience with liquid nitrogen handling.

Zyomyx is a privately funded biotech company focused on the development of protein and cell based point-of-care diagnostic products. The company is located mid-bay, in Fremont, CA, in a high-tech business park right next to the East end of the Dumbarton Bridge. Zyomyx is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, go to

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Zyomyx is a developer and manufacturer of innovative Point-of Care diagnostic products and is seeking a highly motivated QA Specialist to...