Career Opportunities

We are seeking talented, dedicated people wishing to contribute to our common vision of enhancing the health and well being of people worldwide.

Chembio is a publicly traded company with research and manufacturing operations in Medford, NY.

Chembio’s employee training, education, and teamwork are essential to our continuous innovation and growth. We are dedicated to providing employees with a great work environment that values teamwork and ethical behavior.

If you’re seeking a challenging career with plenty of opportunities, apply today and fill out the Apply Now Form under the position you are interested in.

Current Openings

QA Operations Supervisor

Title: QA Operations Supervisor

Department: Quality Assurance

Reports To: Sr. Director QA/QC

Pay Classification: Exempt

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Position Summary: Assist in the establishment, documentation, implementation and administration of Quality Assurance procedures appropriate to the regulatory requirements of the Company.

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure that all processes are fully compliant, auditable and meet all regulatory and Company requirements.
  • Ensure that inspections are properly performed on all incoming and outgoing material and that appropriate paperwork is properly executed.
  • Oversee the daily activities:
    • Incoming inspection, testing and disposition
    • Finished Goods sampling and inspections
    • Distribution of batch records
    • Batch record audits
    • Batch release
    • Filing
  • Understands and follows written instructions provided in company procedures and specifications and provides training for Quality Operations staff.
  • Communicate inspection failures and non-conformances and any deviations to the procedure or specifications to QA leadership.
  • Supports handling of non-conforming product or material including segregation, identification and related documentation.
  • Ensures compliance to cGMP’s and company policies/procedures.
  • Is able to communicate and interact effectively with functional groups in operations and quality personnel.
  • Responsible for direct reports performance management process.
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications Required:

  • BS Degree with 1 year experience; or 5 yrs. or more of QA operations experience
  • Knowledge of MS office products (Word, Excel)
  • Detail Oriented
  • Strong communication, organization and record keeping skills
  • Ability to manage multiple activities to meet business needs.

Continuous improvement driven.

For immediate consideration, please send a resume to [email protected]
Chembio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Production Department Manager

Job Title: Manager – Production Department

Department: Operations

Reports To: Director of Manufacturing

Pay Classification: Exempt

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Position Summary: Manages the day-to-day activities related to the application of reagents and production of test strips for Chembio Rapid Diagnostic Tests, including the direct supervision (training and performance management) of all Production supervisors and manufacturing staff. Responsibilities include developing and implementing policies and procedures, assuring an orderly and streamlined workflow, and building a team atmosphere.

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage all activities associated the application of reagents and production of test strips for all Chembio diagnostic products. This includes employee training (hands-on demonstration and competency skills assessment), retention and performance development.
  • Responsible for working with Planning and Inventory Management to execute assigned work to meet customer requirements. Allocate resources accordingly to assure work is conducted in compliance with manufacturing batch records / quality system requirements, including manufacturing standards.
  • Establish and improve procedures for maintaining high standards of manufacturing operations to ensure that products conform to established customer and company quality standards.
  • Ensure all employees are trained and current with up-to-date quality management standards and practices
  • Ensure consistent execution according to batch records, and that all Production operations are performed according to established SOPs.
  • Provide direction, oversight on processes being completed, and aid in the completion of tasks required to meet the needs of the Manufacturing schedule.
  • Communicate with the Director of Manufacturing, Planning, and Quality regarding any nonconformances that arise during processing that will impact scheduled product or delivery dates. Lead the effort to eliminate nonconformances and deviations.
  • Provide daily updates of activities.
  • Coordinate with the Formulations Lab Team Leader to ensure the correct quantity and quality of material is received for application at specified time points.
  • Directly collaborate with the Facilities & Maintenance Manager on all preventative and unscheduled maintenance of equipment performed in the area, in addition to adjustments made to ensure required environmental conditions are met
  • Identify, recommend and implement changes to improve productivity, line efficiency, and reduce cost and down time. Investigate and correct variances in labor and equipment efficiency standards.
  • Create, measure and communicate agreed to key performance indicators.
  • Participate in root-cause investigations related to product problems, lot failures and yield discrepancies and recommending corrective and preventative actions.
  • Assist R&D and Regulatory in product transfers, design control, risk management, and RIR investigations.
  • Develop and implement training programs to increase the knowledge and skills level of staff.
  • Collaborate with Technical Operations / Engineering and R&D to assure compliance with technical studies and validation protocols as required.
  • Identify and recommend opportunities to improve productivity and reduce cost in collaboration with Technical Operations / Engineering and R&D.
  • Investigate and correct variances in labor and equipment efficiency standards.

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelors degree or higher in a science related field.
  • Minimum of five year’s experience in the manufacture of diagnostic testing devices.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Knowledge of GMP’s, ISO and FDA guidelines related to industry.
  • Knowledge and experience related to process validations.

For immediate consideration, please send a resume to [email protected]
Chembio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Packaging & Automation Machine Operator (1st & 2nd Shift)

Job Title: Packaging & Automation Machine Operator
Department: Assembly
Reports To: Assembly Manager
Pay Classification: Hourly

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Position Summary: Packaging & Automation Machine Operator will perform a wide range of operations associated with the setup, operating, adjusting and preventive maintenance of all types of manufacturing packaging equipment in rapid diagnostic test manufacturing at Chembio.

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Safely operate equipment in the production of medical diagnostic test kits of various types. Meet all batch record and quality control requirements and specifications.
  • Machine set-up and change over per SOP, includes preforming quality control testing.
  • Familiar with operating automated machinery through a User Interface (Tablet).
  • Assist with pre and post line clearance; i.e. equipment set-up and take down.
  • Work request and Logbook documentation
  • Will be required to lift 50+ lbs, fill up bins, hoppers etc. and maintain manufacturing materials on the line as required.
  • Performing procedural adjustments of manufacturing equipment.
  • Performing preventative maintenance on manufacturing-related equipment and maintaining records on file.
  • Ability to diagnose & troubleshoot manufacturing equipment (to recognize and identify potential problems with equipment).
  • Must be able to remove, replace, align, adjust and make necessary correction on all mechanical equipment in a timely matter.
  • Performs equipment housekeeping. This includes performing all job clean up as related to maintenance tasks, duties and functions.
  • Be able to identify equipment related safety issues.
    Performs LOTO Policy and Procedure, as required by SOP.
  • Completing maintenance work requests in a timely manner.
  • Performing projects as determined by the Assembly Supervisor, Lead Machine Maintenance
  • Mechanic and Sr. Manager Facilities and Maintenance
  • Other duties as needed to meet Department, Manufacturing or Business needs

Qualifications Required:

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and experience
  • Robotic control experience is a plus.
  • Able to track and record output, yield, rate, machine efficiency.
  • Able to track and record quality results
  • Have good situational judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Knowledge of packaging and automated equipment.
  • Able to perform repairs and adjustment of manufacturing equipment
  • Understand and follow company policies and procedures on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s & SOP’s).
  • Must be flexible to working hours including overtime & weekends.
  • Must be fluent in speaking and writing in English

For immediate consideration, please send a resume to [email protected]
Chembio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Equipment Maintenance Mechanic (Level I; 1st Shift)

Job Title: Equipment Maintenance Mechanic (Level I)

Department: Maintenance

Reports To: Sr. Manager, Facilities & Maintenance

Pay Classification: Hourly

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Position Summary: The Machine Maintenance Mechanic (Level I) will perform a wide range of operations associated with the maintenance, repair, set-up, adjusting and operating of all types of manufacturing equipment in rapid diagnostic test at Chembio.

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Operate equipment for manufacturing as needed, Machine Set-up and change over per SOP, includes preforming leak testing if applicable.
  • Line calls with level II Mechanic
  • Work Orders/ Logbook documentation
  • Performing updates, repairs and adjustments of manufacturing equipment.
  • Performing preventative maintenance on manufacturing-related equipment and maintaining records on file.
  • Ability to diagnose & troubleshoot manufacturing equipment (to recognize and identify potential problems with equipment).
  • Must be able to remove, replace, align, adjust and make necessary correction on all mechanical equipment in a timely matter.
  • Makes general mechanical and minor electrical repairs to manufacturing equipment.
  • Performs equipment housekeeping. This includes performing all job clean up as related to maintenance tasks, duties and functions.
  • Be able to identify equipment related safety issues.
  • Performs LOTO Policy and Procedure, as required by SOP.
  • Completing maintenance work requests in a timely manner.
  • May be required to run manufacturing equipment as to meet Department, Manufacturing or business needs
  • Will be required to lift 50+ lbs, fill up bins, hoppers etc. and maintain production materials on the line as required.
  • Performing projects as determined by the Assembly Supervisor, Lead Machine Maintenance Mechanic and Sr. Manager Facilities and Maintenance
  • Other duties as needed to meet Department, Manufacturing or business needs

Qualifications Required:

  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Familiar with efficiency and quality measurements
  • Have good situational judgment and decision making skills.
  • Knowledge of packaging and automated equipment.
  • Able to perform repairs and adjustment of manufacturing equipment
  • Understand and follow company policies and procedures on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s & SOP’s).
  • Must be flexible to working hours including overtime & weekends.

For immediate consideration, please send a resume to [email protected]
Chembio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Facilities Maintenance Mechanic (2nd Shift)

Job Title: Facilities Maintenance Mechanic

Department: Operations

Reports To: Sr. Manager, Facilities & Maintenance

Pay Classification: Hourly

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Position Summary: The Facilities Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for facility infrastructure, and performing preventative and corrective maintenance/repairs to manufacturing and environmental equipment, and facilities. This position plays a critical role in ensuring uninterrupted service of all manufacturing and facility equipment of rapid diagnostic tests at Chembio.

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performing updates, repairs and adjustments of facilities-related equipment.
  • Performing updates, repairs and adjustments of manufacturing equipment as needed.
  • Perform Pest Control Inspections as required by SOP’s
  • Completing maintenance work requests in a timely manner.
  • Performing preventative maintenance on all facilities-related equipment and maintaining records on file.
  • Resolving plant-related safety issues.
  • Performs LOTO Policy and Procedure, as required by SOP.
  • Insuring that interior and exterior appearance of the facility is within cleanliness guidelines.
  • Advise Lead Facilities Maintenance Mechanic of materials required for repair and maintenance of facilities equipment.
  • Performing projects as determined Lead Facilities Maintenance Mechanic and the Sr. Manager of Facilities & Maintenance
  • Fill in for co-workers as needed.
  • Perform Facilities Cleaning duties as needed.
  • Other duties as needed to meet the needs of the department, plant or business.

Qualifications Required:

  • Computer literate.
  • Minimum of 2 years facilities maintenance experience.
  • Knowledge of facilities-related systems such as HVAC, electrical, pneumatics, vacuum and the ability to adjust and repair such systems.
  • Basic knowledge of construction, plumbing, electrical.
  • Have good situational judgment and decision making skills.
  • Must be able to work closely with any and all Facilities & Maintenance personnel, Manufacturing and Office staff.
  • Understand and follow company policies and procedures on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s & SOP’s).
  • Able to lift up to 50+lbs, climb up and down ladders, stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be flexible to working hours including overtime & weekends.
  • Knowledge of OSHA, building codes and other regulatory requirements.

For immediate consideration, please send a resume to [email protected]
Chembio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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