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Hardware Engineering Co-op

Location: Saint Louis, United States
Position Type: Trainee/Intern
Job Function: Engineering

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.

 

 

 

 

Position Summary: The engineering co-op student will work alongside, and in support of, R&D hardware and systems engineering teams. The engineering teams are a diverse, collaborative group working on the support and/or development of medical devices; the devices are used to automate in vitro diagnostics typically found in a microbiology lab.

The engineering co-op student will be supervised and mentored by the Director, Managers, and Sr. Engineer’s in the engineering team of Systems Development.  Interaction with Project Leaders and other engineers will occur on a daily basis as needed in the co-op period.

 

Basic Knowledge: The co-op will obtain basic knowledge related to medical instrumentation research, development, design and testing.  Candidates will be expected to have general engineering knowledge including the use of standard engineering tools and laboratory test equipment, understanding of general laboratory practices, general computer applications competencies (word processing, spreadsheet, internet data search, software programming, etc.), and strong oral and written communication skills.

 

Project Activities: This position will include creation and execution of verification tests, troubleshooting and evaluating instrument and system issues and design alternatives, and supporting engineering evaluations and feasibility efforts.

 

Design and Development Process: The co-op will be given the opportunity to acquire knowledge and understanding of the bioMerieux Design Control Process that addresses US and international regulatory requirements, as well as internal Quality Assurance.

 

Electrical, Mechanical, Computer, Systems and Biomedical Engineering undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher will be considered.  Sophomore year completed is preferred, but not required.

 

 

Position Summary: The engineering co-op student will work alongside, and in support of, R&D hardware and systems engineering teams. The engineering teams are a diverse, collaborative group working on the support and/or development of medical devices; the devices are used to automate in vitro diagnostics typically found in a microbiology lab.

The engineering co-op student will be supervised and mentored by the Director, Managers, and Sr. Engineer’s in the engineering team of Systems Development.  Interaction with Project Leaders and other engineers will occur on a daily basis as needed in the co-op period.

 

Basic Knowledge: The co-op will obtain basic knowledge related to medical instrumentation research, development, design and testing.  Candidates will be expected to have general engineering knowledge including the use of standard engineering tools and laboratory test equipment, understanding of general laboratory practices, general computer applications competencies (word processing, spreadsheet, internet data search, software programming, etc.), and strong oral and written communication skills.

 

Project Activities: This position will include creation and execution of verification tests, troubleshooting and evaluating instrument and system issues and design alternatives, and supporting engineering evaluations and feasibility efforts.

 

Design and Development Process: The co-op will be given the opportunity to acquire knowledge and understanding of the bioMerieux Design Control Process that addresses US and international regulatory requirements, as well as internal Quality Assurance.

 

Electrical, Mechanical, Computer, Systems and Biomedical Engineering undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher will be considered.  Sophomore year completed is preferred, but not required.

bioMérieux welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, union membership, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.

BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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