General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Bio-Technician in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 21758BR

Company: Diazyme

Title: Bio-Technician

Job Category: BioTech

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

Job Summary:

Diazyme, an affiliate of General Atomics, is a cGMP and ISO 13485 certified medical device manufacturer. Diazyme uses its proprietary enzyme technologies to develop diagnostic reagents which can be used on most automated chemistry analyzers in user-friendly formats. Their products include test kits for diagnosis of cardiovascular disease, liver disease, cancer markers, renal disease, diabetes, and electrolytes. We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Bio-Technician to join Diazyme Laboratories. This person will be responsible for performing tasks including, but not limited to, preparing, filing, labeling, and packaging Diazyme reagents.


  • Works in the manufacturing team focusing on clinical diagnostic reagent manufacturing, product assembly and packaging.

  • Assists all Diazyme Operating departments in achieving assigned product preparation & inventory goals.

  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating and practices.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires an associate‚Äôs degree in a related discipline and one or more years of related experience working in an academic or industrial biology or microbiology laboratory. Equivalent professional experience in an academic or industrial biology or microbiology laboratory may be substituted in lieu of education.

  • Ability to work in a lab environment and safely lift 20 Liters (44Lbwt).

  • Requires a general understanding of biological/microbiological theories and principles as well as a working knowledge of laboratory protocols, and regulatory and safety requirements.

  • Must possess: (1) the ability to interpret data and identify and analyze issues, contributing solutions to moderately complex problems; (2) good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to explain general to mid-level information and effectively communicate with all levels of employees; (3) the ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information; and (4) the ability to use basic office/scientific software and knowledge of basic computer operations and applications.

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.