We Are Bio-Rad
We are a global team of innovators, leaders, creators, builders, and problem solvers. We develop state-of-the-art instruments and reagents for life science research laboratories and healthcare facilities all over the world. Our main focus is centered firmly on the success of our customers, and we consider their goals our goals. Together we are helping people everywhere live longer, healthier lives.
“Simply put, Bio-Rad’s Mission is to advance
discovery and improve lives”— Norman Schwartz, President and CEO
Since Bio-Rad’s beginning more than 65 years ago in Berkeley, California, we have grown into a leader in life science and clinical diagnostics, with a customer base spanning more than 150 countries. Today, Bio-Rad has grown to more than 8,300 employees, 150,000 customers, and over 10,000 products. We are a business of progress. We are a business of ideas. We are a business of discovery.
We are Bio-Rad.
What Employees Say
“For me, I think what is unique for Bio-Rad is innovation: different kinds of products, applications, and portfolios.”— Beidou
“This is not only a job. It affects thousands or even millions of people’s lives. And that’s a very good feeling.”— Yasaman
Spotlight: Pleasanton, California
Our Digital Biology Center in Pleasanton, CA is a place where talented individuals come together to do extraordinary work.
We complement our customer-focused approach with a collaborative, stable work environment that allows employees to succeed and make an impact. With offices in 36 countries, we have built a global community of achievers with backgrounds as diverse as their talents.
What employees value most about working at Bio-Rad is our collaborative approach, our global reach, and our meaningful mission to improve the lives of others. Ours is a culture both of innovation and inclusion. We seek diversity in our workplace and take pride in building a workforce that spans cultures and backgrounds. The perspective you bring to our team will contribute daily to the continuous growth of our company and the betterment of the world around you. We offer a stable environment with opportunities for education and career development in addition to competitive compensation and benefits. As we cultivate our relationship with our customers and expand our business into new exciting areas, we never forget that we succeed by helping you succeed.
Thinking About Joining Us?
Our employees form the foundation of our strength. Advancing research and improving lives require the talent, creativity, and knowledge of a diverse group acting as one. Every team member and contribution matters.
We need talent in an array of areas, from product development to sales and marketing, and R&D to administration and project management. We need scientists, managers, communicators, and manufacturers; we need ingenuity, vision, dedication, and initiative. To discover where you can contribute your unique perspective to our mission, use our Bio-Rad Career Search function to browse our current career opportunities.
At Bio-Rad, what we do matters — to ourselves, but more importantly to others. Our core values and our mission are central concepts that define the essence of who we are as a company.
Learn about Bio-Rad’s mission, our values, and why we do the work that we do (7 min).
Our Benefits Philosophy
We take our partnership with our employees seriously. We remove the worry about major medical, dental, and vision expenses so you can focus on your career and your life. And because we know family is first, we provide these benefits for all eligible family members. We ensure your peace of mind with life insurance plans, and we provide mental health support, long- and short-term disability plans, educational savings and assistance, retirement savings, stock purchase programs, profit sharing, and voluntary legal insurance.
In addition to providing competitive wages in our industry, we offer plans to help you save and grow your wealth alongside company profits. You can choose your pre- or after-tax contribution to our qualified 401(k) plan and invest in a variety of funds to compound your savings over time. Our profit sharing plan contributes to your savings quarterly in an amount dependent on our performance. We encourage employees to take a part in ownership of the company through our stock purchase plan, in which a selected payroll deduction is invested in Bio-Rad stock at a discount.
We also offer paid public holidays and a competitive paid time off program.
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. is a global leader in developing, manufacturing, and marketing a broad range of innovative products for the life science research and clinical diagnostic markets. With a focus on quality and customer service for over 65 years, our products advance the discovery process and improve healthcare. Our customers are university and research institutions, hospitals, public health and commercial laboratories, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, as well as applied laboratories that include food safety and environmental quality. Founded in 1952, Bio-Rad is based in Hercules, California, and has a global network of operations with more than 8,000 employees worldwide.
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