Chemical Manufacturing Technicians I (Weekend 1 st Shift)

Torrance, California, USA
Time Type: Full time
Job Requisition id: R1206490

You may not have heard of chromatography, the science of separation, but it’s likely affected your life. Phenomenex’s chromatography products advance the future of scientific analysis and investigation, ensuring the quality of essentials like your food, water, shampoo, and even cold medication. We strive to provide the best tools and resources possible to help researchers improve global health and well-being, including award-winning liquid chromatography, gas chromatography, and sample preparation products. Be part of our global success, centered on a commitment to developing novel analytical chemistry solutions, unique marketing, and exceptional customer service and support.

Phenomenex is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Shift Time: 

Thursday - Sunday: 4:00am-2:30pm

​15% weekend shift differential applies!

  • Carry out processing steps in a batch manufacturing environment.
  • Works on assignments that are moderately complex in nature and in which judgement is required in resolving problems and making routine recommendations.
  • Performs manufacturing and/or assembly of chromatographic media and/or components.
  • Operates production equipment.
  • Weighs, measures and checks raw material to assure batches manufactured contain proper ingredients and quantities.
  • Maintain records and work area to comply with SOP’s, company policies and in accordance with GMP/ISO 9000 standards.
  • Performs other job-related duties as requested.
  • Associates Degree or Other Certification in Chemistry preferred.
  • HS Diploma Required
  • Ensures all work is accurate and free of errors / defects
  • Attention to detail, pay specific attention to tasks
  • Sound judgement and reasoning
  • Able to perform basic mathematical equations and formulas
  • Basic knowledge in use of MS office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Strong organizational skill, plans and assigns resources in a detailed fashion
  • At least 1 years of Experience in Chemical batch processing

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear. The employee must have the ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye.


Employees are responsible for performing their duties in an environment that is free from discrimination, intimidation, coercion or harassment, including sexual harassment. Work is performed primarily indoors in an office, laboratory, or warehouse setting; wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is typically low to moderate; higher level of noise may be prevalent in laboratories or warehouse settings.  While performing the duties of this position, the employee may be required to travel or work necessary overtime.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve.  Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.