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Associate Manager, Supply Chain

Location: Saint Louis, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Supply Chain

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:

As an Associate Supply Chain Manager, you will be responsible for directing, assigning and participating in work activities to meet goals of the department.  You will participate in the direct labor function of the department when necessary providing coaching, feedback, guidance, and training to employees, ensuring an engaged and skilled workforce.


Primary Duties:

  1. Establish work teams for overlapping coverage.
  2. Assign tasks to the team in order to meet customer order shipment dates, domestic and international completion dates as driven by customer orders.
  3. Maintain warehouse and work areas following 5S principles. Support Continuos Improvement méthodologies – Lean, Kaizen, etc.
  4. Ensure team is trained according to established procedures.
  5. Ensure compliance with all cGMP, ISO and FDA regulations for all warehouse activities.
  6. Supply and monitor data that measures department performance.
  7. Collect and manage relevant performance indicators for warehouse operations.  Use information to drive performance improvements
  8. Manage physical inventory of all finished goods and raw materials in the warehouse and cooler through cycle counting and physical counts when necessary.
  9. Consistently uphold all company policies and provide understanding of their implication and effectiveness.
  10. Perform full performance management for their employees.
  11. Fill in and perform Departmental Manager’s duties when manager is absent.
  12. Participate and provide input in interviewing, hiring and termination activities.
  13. Provide input to the departmental budget.
  14. Ensure corrective action is implemented when the requirements of a process or procedure cannot be met and or maintained.
  15. Write new procedures as needed.


Eduation and Experience:

  1. Associate's Degree and 5+ years of relevant warehouse experience.
  2. 5+ years of management experience is required. 
  3. Knowledge of OSHA, cGMP, ISO and FDA regulations.
  4. Experience in Material Handling and Inventory management required.
  5. Knowledge of materials management and inventory accuracy principles.
  6. Knowledge of Kaizen and 5S principles.
  7. Shipping and/or receiving experience.
  8. Must be proficient using Microsoft Office Suite.
  9. Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills. 

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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