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Position Title:                                        Technical Manufacturing and QC Associate  

Location:                                17062 Murphy Ave, Irvine, CA 92614  

Reports to:                                                Technical Manufacturing Manager  

Summary/Contribution of Position:

Assist in the manufacturing of various chemicals, buffers, and other product-related components to ensure consistent product performance. Responsible for conducting quality control tests on various chemicals, buffers, and other product-related components.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1. Manufacturing

  • Assist the Technical Manufacturing Manager to manufacture chemicals, buffers, and cells for Zymo Research’s products.

2. Product Quality Control

  • Initiate and implement appropriate experiments according to the SOP in order to accept or reject the release of product(s) and other related product components.
  • Ensure products maintain consistent performance by implementing appropriate experiments according to the SOP.
  • Analyze quality control experiments results to accept or reject product release.
  • Keep a clear, complete and accurate account of all manufacturing and product quality control testing through the appropriate use of Batch Data Records, lab notebooks, summary reports, and work order documentation.


  • Light manufacturing duties may include assembly of buffers, and/or chemicals for ZRC kits.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Education and Experience:

  • 1-2 years lab experience required with a BS degree in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, Immunology, Virology, Molecular Biology or related field.
  • 1-2 years research experience

Core Competencies:

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Team Player
  • Communication skills - verbal and written
  • Listening skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Data collection and ordering
  • Adaptability
  • Stress tolerance
  • Ongoing Scientific Reading habits
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