Visby Medical is hiring a

Quality Control Technician I - (Swing Shift)

San Jose, United States

About Visby

Visby Medical is an ambitious, well-funded late-stage biotech startup. Driven by a belief that infectious disease diagnosis should be quick, accurate, and accessible to all, Visby has developed the world’s first single-use PCR platform that disrupts the traditional model and redefines the way infectious disease is tested and treated.

About the job 

The QC Technician I is responsible for quality control testing of raw, intermediate, and finished goods in support of Incoming Inspection and the Manufacturing processes. The QC technician I will perform a variety of duties in support of Quality Control department goals and objectives. Please note this is a swing shift position - working hours will be Monday to Friday from 2:30pm to 11pm.

How you’ll make an impact 

  • Perform inspection using specialized equipment including Keyence Optical Measurement System to test flow cells and finished product devices, and product specific functional test.
  • Perform visual inspection, dimensional measurement, and functional testing as required.
  • Ability to operate and maintain Karl Fisher instrument for QC analytical testing.
  • Ability to follow directions and standard operating procedures with limited supervision.
  • Communicate daily QC results, issues, and summarize progress with supervisor by oral or written report.
  • Help maintain laboratory inventory of chemicals, reagents, consumables, and willing to share laboratory cleaning and safety responsibilities.
  • Follows detailed protocols and uses knowledge of basic laboratory procedures.
  • Willingness and demonstrated ability to learn and develop instrument-related skills.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

On your first day we’d like you to have

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Associate's or bachelor's degree in scientific field preferred.
  • Background in molecular biology is preferred with single/multichannel pipetting and PCR experience
  • College-level exposure working in a molecular biology lab highly desired. 1-2 years preferred.
  • Experience in a regulated industry preferred.

It’s great if you have

  • Experience in related field preferred, with knowledge and experience with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and Good Documentation Practices (GDP).
  • Must work well within teams and across departments.
  • Laboratory equipment/apparatus experience is a plus.
  • 0-2 years work experience, preferably in quality control or manufacturing setting
  • Must be able to communicate effectively.

Unique aspects of this job

  • Physical aspects:  Standing, sitting, walking, repetitive movement, safe chemicals handling, safe lifting, etc.
  • Move/lift object weighing 15-30 pounds.

Salary Range:

  • $25 - $28 per hour (salary range for candidates based in San Jose)
  • Compensation for the role is based on geographical location. Should the level or location of the role change during the hiring process, the applicable base pay range may be updated accordingly.
  • Compensation also depends on a number of factors including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience and may fall outside of the range shown.


More about our benefits

Visby offers highly competitive health insurance through Cigna or Kaiser, including a company-funded HSA option.  We also offer a 401k match, flexible paid time off, 11 company holidays, and many other contemporary benefits and perks.

Visby is a proud recipient of the 2023 Cigna Healthy Workforce Designation.

Additional information

We believe that the unique contributions of all Visbees is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, pregnancy or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, or military or veteran status.

Full COVID Vaccination Required - Reasonable accommodations for medical or religious reasons considered.

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