Manufacturing Technician I in San Diego, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 3/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client, a leader in the biotech industry, is seeking a Manufacturing Technician. 


  • Perform a wide variety of assigned manufacturing tasks within a GMP environment to produce high quality products under general supervision
  • Perform work order processing to complete product lots and move to inventory
  • Perform reagent fill manufacturing activities in accordance with process workflows and written instructions
  • Perform kitting and other packaging functions in accordance with process workflows and written instructions
  • Use complex automated robotic systems to manage liquid product through a highly automated workflow
  • Mixing, storing, and disposing of chemical solutions
  • Wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) while handling chemical reagents
  • Perform inspection of manufactured products
  • Notify supervisors or other designated personnel of production problems (product nonconformance, work order discrepancies, equipment malfunction, etc.)
  • Maintain manufacturing supplies and requisition as needed
  • Maintain an organized, safe and efficient work area at all times (5S)
  • Communicate suggestions for improvements to supervisor in order to enhance product quality, employee productivity, and workplace safety
  • All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional task and responsibilities


  • Ability to use a computer for data entry into electronic systems
  • Ability to understand and follow standard operational procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisor and other employees
  • Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions with minimal supervision
  • Ability to operate automated equipment, use basic hand tools, and lift up to 25lbs.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Some college level science courses or training are a plus.

Preferred experiential background:

  • 1-4 years of relevant experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Basic computer literacy in a Windows environment
  • Familiarity with standard laboratory practices
  • Experience with GMP and FDA regulated products a plus
  • Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing Principles and 5S a plus
  • Knowledge and skills typically acquired through previous positions in a fast-paced corporate environment with similar involved responsibilities is a plus

Schedule Details:

  • 3rd shift - 10 pm - 6:30 am Monday - Friday

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.