QC Associate 3 - US1 at Illumina, Inc.

Posted in General Business 6 days ago.

Type: Part-Time
Location: San Diego, California

Job Description:


  • Day to day management of a production process, management of a process flow that occurs across several departments.

  • Perform routine and non-routine analytical biochemical and molecular biology assays to support release, characterization and stability testing of raw materials, production intermediates and final goods.

  • Analysis of data generated by functional assays.

  • Participate in developing and validating testing methodology, revising and updating Standard Operating Procedures

  • Review data obtained for compliance to specifications and report abnormalities

Listed responsibilities are an essential, but not exhaustive list, of the usual duties associated with the position. Changes to individual responsibilities may occur due to business needs.


  • Ability to understand and follow work instructions and perform molecular biology assays with little guidance.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

  • Self-starter, strong work ethic, strong organizational skills, strong communication skills, critical thinking, attention to detail and accuracy, the ability to work independently and in a team environment, a are essential.

  • GMP experience a plus

  • Knowledge of the following:

    • PCR

    • Gel extraction

    • cDNA synthesis

    • Basic Genetics

    • Basic statistical analysis techniques

    • Microarray assays and technology

  • Experience with large data sets a plus

  • Experience with robotics a plus

  •  Experience with Illumina products also a plus

All listed requirements are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional task and responsibilities

At Illumina, we strive to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace by cultivating an environment in which everyone contributes to our mission. Built on a strong foundation, Illumina has always been rooted in openness, collaboration, and seeking alternative views and perspectives to propel innovation in genomics. We are proud to confirm a zero-net gap in pay, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or race. We also have several Employee Resource Groups (ERG) that deliver career development experiences, increase cultural awareness, and demonstrate our collective commitment to diversity and inclusion in the communities we live and work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you require accommodation to complete the application or interview process, please contact accommodations@illumina.com. To learn more, visit: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf