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Biological Research Associate

Hayward, California

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Location Hayward, CaliforniaUS Job ID JR-031849

Essential Duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Mainly focus on new product development. Work in R&D and collaborate with manufacturing transfer team to ensure on-time, robust, and cost-effective transfer of new products into manufacturing.
  • Participate in the verification and validation of new process improvements under the guidance of supervisor.
  • Perform troubleshooting relating to product quality and manufacturing process issues under the guidance of supervisor.
  • Investigate materials issue and determine root cause. Provide cost effective solution to supervisor.
  • Work with external suppliers to resolve raw material quality issues. Evaluation of alternative raw materials in regard to cost, quality, and suitability.
  • Data acquisition, recordkeeping, filling and organization of related materials.


R&D Department

  • Working on the research and development of new immunoassay products under supervisor.
  • Improvement of current immunoassay & other related products.
  • Participated in weekly meetings to discuss current and potential research projects.
  • Experienced in method and process development, validation and scale-up.
  • Tracking record of design, execution and analysis of experiments.
  • Monitoring and observing experiments, recording production and test data for evaluation by research personnel.
  • Analyzing experimental data and interpret results to write reports and summaries of findings.
  • Providing technical support and services for scientists and engineers working in fields including diagnosis, pharmaceutical, resource management, biology and health sciences

Production Department

  • Helping production staff to bring new products into manufacturing.
  • Evaluate and purified of raw materials.
  • Reduce production costs, and optimize the production process

Quality Control Department

  • Absolutely follow the protocol to do the experiment.
  • Helping QC staff releasing ELISA or CLIA kits when it is accordance with the well-defined documents and guidelines With Direct experience and full knowledge of product life cycles exemplified by product launch while working under ISO 13485 quality standard

Quality Assurance Department

  • Skilled at writing clean plans, reports, and design controls.
  • Cooperated with QA manager to prepare documents need to be updated or supplement which used for audit.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, Skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job at any time.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in biologic and/or chemistry disciplines.
  • 2 years of laboratory experience


  • Masters degree and 5 years’ experience required in related industry.
  • Experience in diagnostic reagent manufacturing processes.
  • Requires problem-solving skills, technical proficiency, collaboration with key stake holder and ability to work independently or under the guidance of supervisor sometimes.
  • Able to apply scientific training to solve manufacturing and operational issues.
  • Working knowledge of and application of good manufacturing theories and practices.
  • Ability to work effectively and build relationships through inter-organization collaborations.
  • Great organization and communication skills, adept at multi-tasking.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills including writing of scientific and technical reports and presentation.
  • Knowledge and proficiency of computer software and hardware sufficient to perform the job.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Theemployee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle tools or controls, and sit and stand for long stretches of time.
  • Vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Occasionally lift and transport up to 35lbs of materials.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Follow laboratory safety guidelines.

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