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Biotium is a biotechnology company specializing in providing innovative fluorescent reagents and related products for life science research. The company devotes a significant amount of resources to research and development and intellectual property protection. Our efforts have resulted in a growing number of granted and pending patents that cover a variety of industry-leading technologies.


JOB TITLE: Customer Service Associate

LOCATION: Fremont, CA

DATE EFFECTIVE: Full-time

JOB OBJECTIVE: To support customer and office operations department with daily routine duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Answer, screen and direct all incoming calls.
  • Receive and process customer orders daily.
  • Light accounts receivable duties.
  • Assist shipping department with daily order processing.
  • Inventory management duties such as (pulling product).
  • Data entry and other clerical work such as filing, mailing and emailing customer invoices.
  • Support all members of operation team with outstanding commitment and diligence as directed by the Administration Manager.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned by the Administration Manager

MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Fluent in English, with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient PC skills (Word, Excel, outlook, databases, internet)
  • Excellent organizational skills and interpersonal skills
  • Detail-oriented, team player, self-motivated, fast-learner, multi-tasking and prioritizing, fast-paced, efficient in time-management
  • Highly organized, able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Minimum 1 year experience in admin/secretarial or related functions

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Equivalent knowledge and work experience obtained from relevant industry experience.
  • Knowledge or experience with SAGE software or other database software as plus.
  • Light accounts receivable experience a plus.

JOB CONDITIONS:
Office, 7:30am-4:pm, M-F

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum high school, preferably some college in Chemistry, Biology or other related disciplines

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
$16-18 per hour depending on experience, plus company paid medical, dental, sick, vacation and 401K after probation period.

To apply, please send your CV to chemjob@biotium.com.

Biotium Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, and disability, marital and veteran status.


JOB TITLE: Chemistry Technician I

LOCATION: Fremont, CA

DATE EFFECTIVE: Full-time

JOB OBJECTIVE: Under the general supervision from a senior chemist, perform chemical purification using chromatography including preparative HPLC or gravity chromatography; carry out chemical analyses using modern instruments including analytical HPLC, LC-MS, TLC, UV/Vis and fluorescence spectrophotometry.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Perform purifications of chemical compounds by preparative HPLC or gravity chromatography.
  • Perform analytical HPLC on compounds.
  • Must possess sufficient chemistry knowledge and HPLC experiences to develop HPLC conditions for both analytical and preparative purposes using chemical structure information provided.
  • Perform LC-MS on chemical compounds and interpret the results.
  • Perform UV/Vis and/or fluorescence spectrophotometry on dyes.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and minor repair of the above instruments.
  • Write protocols for laboratory procedures and accurately and clearly document results and observations in lab notebooks.
  • Perform basic synthesis of organic compounds following ISO standard production protocols
  • Work as an active team member assisting the implementation of new processes within the chemistry group and the company.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment.

MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrate competence in analytical and preparative HPLC.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work independently required.
  • Careful, precise and accurate laboratory techniques.
  • Proficiency in the analysis and interpretation of technical and laboratory data.
  • Ability to effectively organize tasks, data and documentation.
  • Skilled in problem solving and diagnostic troubleshooting.
  • Proficiency in the maintenance of accurate records involving production and analysis and the documentation of results.
  • Verbal and written communication skills and ability to express scientific results clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to complete multiple tasks quickly and efficiently.
  • Ability to master new skills, methods and instrumentation quickly.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player, and to follow supervisory direction.

JOB CONDITIONS:
Work is carried out in a typical chemistry laboratory setting. Work may require frequent sitting, standing, walking and lifting and/or carrying of chemicals or chemical containers. Work may also require sitting and working at a computer or standing at a laboratory bench for long periods of time.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
B.S. or M.S. degree in Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry or equivalent knowledge and experience are required.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Salary depending on experience/education. Standard company-paid benefits (health insurance, 401k matching, sick, vacation and holiday)

To apply, please send your CV to chemjob@biotium.com.

Biotium Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, and disability, marital and veteran status.