General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Entry Level Quality Control Technician in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 18104BR

Company: Diazyme

Title: Entry Level Quality Control Technician

Job Category: BioTech, Quality, Technicians

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

Job Summary:

Diazyme, an affiliate of General Atomics, is a cGMP and ISO 13485 certified medical device manufacturer. Diazyme uses its proprietary enzyme technologies to develop diagnostic reagents which can be used on most automated chemistry analyzers in user-friendly formats. Their products include test kits for diagnosis of cardiovascular disease, liver disease, cancer markers, renal disease, diabetes, and electrolytes.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Quality Control Technician in our Diazyme Laboratories group located in Poway, CA. This person will join a multidisciplinary Quality team focusing on diagnostic product Quality Control (QC) lab testing.


  • Follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to perform Quality Control Laboratory testing on Diazyme Diagnostic products or raw materials.

  • Evaluates raw materials and finished products by physical and laboratory testing methods.

  • Maintains quality documentation and change control procedures.

  • Follows all quality initiatives and processes for ISO 13485 and other ISO standards.

  • Works in a safe manner in accordance with established operating and practices.

  • Performs good manufacturing practices (GMP) and completes regulatory forms as required.

  • Works in a lab environment requiring long periods of standing, walking, bending and lifting up to 50lbs.

  • ​Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires an associate's degree or trade school certification. May substitute equivalent experience as a quality technician in lieu of education.

  • Material inspection experience is desired.

  • Requires a general understanding of quality procedures in a manufacturing environment as well as basic knowledge of quality concepts and principles.

  • Must be able to read and understand basic engineering drawings and specifications.

  • Must possess:

  • 1) the ability to identify and interpret data;

  • 2) interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to explain basic information effectively to all levels of employees;

  • 3) organization skills to maintain flow of work within the unit;

  • 4) the ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information; and

  • 5) basic knowledge of computer operations and applications and word processing and spreadsheets.

  • Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment and be able to work extended hours as required.

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.