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Manufacturing Technician 2 - US1

Illumina, Inc.
San Diego, CA 92101
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A Manufacturing Technician 1 takes pride in their hands-on capabilities, sense of urgency, attention to detail, and appreciates an environment where superior work is expected and acknowledged. A Manufacturing Technician 1 must be able to perform a wide array of essential functions across multiple manufacturing work centers including assembly, packaging, and light industrial work. Excellent attendance is required as this individual contributor role performs work daily that the entire team relies upon and is a critical function of the job. Operators are expected to be comfortable working in a team environment, standing for prolonged periods during either the staging, set-up, assembly, and/or kitting processes throughout the shift.


  • Performing a wide variety of assigned manufacturing tasks to produce high quality products

  • Perform area Line Clearance at the start of each shift or product change over

  • Perform bench processes to complete chemical formulations using pipettes, scales, mixing tools, and automated QC equipment

  • Use laboratory tools and skills to measure and quantify materials

  • Wearing of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) while working within cleanroom fabrication spaces

  • Troubleshoot processing errors and escalate as required to Leadership

  • Perform various operations using PC based shop floor systems

  • Making processing decisions based on direction from approved work instruction

  • Carrying out aspects of the assigned production process which may include:

    • Operation of various semi-manual to fully automated tooling

    • Performing final product QC procedures

    • Analyzing data

    • Performing labeling and packaging functions

    • Using automated robotic systems to manage product through a defined workflow

    • Assembling material usinglaser-basedequipment and performing automated and visual quality checks of finished products

    • Mixing, storing and disposing of chemical solutions (may include hazardous material)

    • Notify supervisors or other designated personnel of production problems (product nonconformance, work order discrepancies, equipment malfunction, etc.)

    • Communicate suggestions for improvements to supervisor in order to enhance product quality, employee productivity, and workplace safety

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

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


  • Familiarity with ISO and Regulatory standards

  • Familiarity with lasers, formulations, computer-based shop floor management tools

  • Ability to understand and follow standard operational procedures

  • Communicate well with supervisor and other employees

  • Ability to read and follow all released work instructions and safety protocols

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


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Some college level science courses or training are a plus.

  • Preferred experiential background:

  • 1-4 years of relevant experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Basic computer literacy in a Windows environment

  • Familiarity with standard laboratory practices

  • Experience with GMP and FDA regulated products a plus

  • Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing Principles and 6S a plus

Knowledge and skills typically acquired through previous positions in a fast-paced corporate environment with similar involved responsibilities is a plus

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

Posted: 2021-04-16 Expires: 2021-05-15
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