Research Associate, Formulations




$27 - $37 hourly

Job Description


By joining Bio-Techne, you’ll join a company with a powerful and positive purpose of enabling cutting-edge research in Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics. Bio-Techne, and all of its brands, provides tools for researchers to further treat and prevent disease worldwide.

Bio-Techne’s Protein Platform Division is looking for a Research Associate with a motivation to participate in the growth of a fast-paced company engaged in cutting edge biological research.


Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will work with other members of the Reagent production team to make great products, performing tasks involving plate filling, labeling, vialing, and finishing materials. Operation of semi-automated liquid dispensing equipment is integral to the job.



  • Education and Experience
    • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Minimum 5-8+ years of experience in a hands-on, wet bench manufacturing support related position in the chemical or biotech industry
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Technical leader for compounding processes.
    • Provides training, coaching, and guidance to lab technicians.
    • Work independently with minimal supervision on moderately complex tasks
    • Prioritizes own work to meet deadlines and complete multiple tasks effectively and efficiently
    • Ability to be analytical and predictive on processes based on experience
    • Demonstrates an extensive technical knowledge.
    • Communicate effectively across groups and sites
    • Independently takes on additional responsibilities of a complex nature outside of day-to-day work
    • Critical thinking and independence recognized by peers and leadership
    • Utilize knowledge and prior experience to troubleshoot and resolve issues for self or others
    • Recognized by peers and leaders as a problem solver and resource
    • Consistently meet product cycle times and quality expectations
    • Write appropriate lab protocols with capability to draft and revise standard operating procedures (SOPs), regulatory awareness of chemical handling and hazards, compliance, and proper use of equipment
    • Good communication skills (verbal and written English)
    • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Able to handle heavy items (5-50lbs)
  • Other beneficial skill sets
    • Previous experience with Immunodetection techniques, specifically Western Blotting.
    • Previous experience with handling protein solutions.
    • Previous experience with protein labeling.
    • Previous experience with lyophilization process.
    • Experience in an ISO or GMP environment.


Why Join Bio-Techne

  • Salary range: $27-37/hour based on experience
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • We offer competitive salaries along with extensive medical, vision, and dental plans for you and your family starting on day one!
  • We invest in our employees’ financial futures through 401k matching and an employee stock purchase plan.
  • We help our employees develop their careers through mentorship, promotional opportunities, training and development, internship programs, and more.
  • We offer employee resource groups, volunteer paid time off, employee events, and charity drives to build a culture of caring and belonging.
  • We foster a culture of empowerment and innovation, where employees feel valued and encouraged to bring their new ideas to the table.
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Bio-Techne is an E-Verify Employer in the United States.

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150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 P: 415 408 5605

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150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107
P: 415 408 5605