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Supply Chain Manager

Date: Jan 1, 2021

Location: Saint Louis, MISSOURI, US

Company: bioMérieux

A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for over 55 years, bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions that detect disease and contamination to improve patient health and ensure consumer safety. bioMérieux’s global headquarters is located in Marcy L’Étoile, France, and we have more than 11,200 team members in 43 countries. With our distributor network, we serve more than 160 countries. bioMérieux, Inc., our Americas division, has more than 4,000 team members across 12 sites or subsidiaries. Our Americas headquarters is in Durham, NC, with nearly 1,200 team members. bioMérieux, Inc. sponsors public health initiatives and partnerships to address antimicrobial resistance, sepsis awareness, food safety, and consumer health. Our passionate team members recognize the power of diagnostics and rally behind our mission to help save lives.


Position Summary:

Leads team to ensure internal and external customer service targets are met through execution of logistics, planning and/or procurement activities. Responsible to develop and implement continuous improvement in departmental efficiencies. Manages resource allocation; recruits, trains, evaluates, and develops supply chain staff using active listening and communication to ensure engaged team members. 

Main Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for the overall planning, controlling, and managing of the St. Louis Supply Chain materials management function. 
  • Lead group to acquire top service rate at the best cost to monitor inventory levels and accuracy to optimize fine scheduling.
  • Focus on operations and tactical levels including hours, days, weeks, months, quarters.
  • Oversee daily workflow and scheduling.
  • Focus on team’s service rate achievement, inventory accuracy and level.
  • Maintain metrics and reporting with the team.
  • Propose organization improvements, participate in continuous improvement efforts.
  • Promote collaborative teamwork, give feedback, coaching and training to staff.
  • Ensure regulatory, QMS and HSE compliance.


Studies/Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Business/Material Management/Purchasing/Science.
  • Requires a minimum of five years of relevant operational experience in manufacturing, or logistics, or planning with proven ability to lead others.
  • Must have working knowledge of ISO, CGMP and MRP manufacturing principles.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, including verbal and written skills.
  • Must have strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Package.
  • Certification by APICS or ISM (NAPM) is desired.

Additional Information:

  • Excellent personal hygiene required in production areas.


Joining bioMérieux, is choosing to join an innovative company with a long term vision, committed to the service of public health and carried out with a humanistic corporate culture. Our Group offers numerous possibilities: so come and join the 11,200 bioMérieux team members who already identify with these values!


bioMérieux is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/GINA.