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Maintenance Tech 3 - Night Shift

Location: Durham, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Manufacturing

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:

  • Responsibilities:
    • Direct support of all USP Water Systems & Autoclaves at the bioMerieux, Inc. Durham Manufacturing Facilit
    • Performing preventive/corrective maintenance activities.
    • Mechanical and/or electrical troubleshooting of specialized equipment that have a direct impact to site manufacturing activities and product quality.
    • Champion failure root cause analysis.
    • Take an active role in the continuous improvement of departmental systems/infrastructure.  
    • Be an active contributor to the Production Maintenance & Reliability team. 
  • Objective:
    • Maintain production equipment to perform as designed.
    • Support production to achieve output goals.
    • Deliver a quality product.


Primary Duties:

  • Performs, documents, and improves procedures and Preventative Maintenance Activities. 
  • Maintains/Operates (and as necessary troubleshoots) USP Water Systems & Autoclaves with minimal supervision within a team environment.
  • Performs corrective maintenance activities as necessary and in compliance with site documentation and change control requirements.  
  • Champions root cause analysis and continuous improvement to equipment /systems driving toward increasing reliability and minimizing the incidence of unplanned downtime to production equipment


Knowledge, Skills, and Experience: 

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • 7 years of maintenance experience, focused on support of production equipment required.
  • 3 years’ experience working in a cGMP/Regulated environment desired
  • Background in Operation, Maintenance & troubleshooting of electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic controls, valves, pumps, motors, steam components, AB PLC, cGMP and CMMS. Ability to read ladder logic, troubleshoot PLC’s, electrical systems, and AC/DC drive systems   And / Or
  • Strong mechanical skills, USP Water and Autoclave experience preferred.
  • Experienced in the operation of high speed, highly automated, production equipment (in a GMP environment within the last 6 years).
  • Basic Computer Skills required; must be experienced and proficient in the use of: 
    • Email
    • Windows Operating Systems
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills (written & verbal). 
  • Strong attention to detail and GMP experience.
  • Ability to work successfully autonomously and as an active contributor on a team/shift. 
  • Willingness to work towards driving improvement within and external to the department as a Maintenance & Reliability team representative.

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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