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Sr Leadership and Employee Development Trainer

Location: Salt Lake City, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Other

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.

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 its US headquarters is located in Salt Lake City, Utah. We have about 20,000 team members in 44 countries. With our distributor network, we serve more than 160 countries. In North America, we have more than 6,000 team members across 12 sites or subsidiaries, including Salt Lake City based BioFire Diagnostics. . We believe in the power of diagnostics and bioMérieux sponsors public health initiatives and partnerships to address antimicrobial resistance, sepsis awareness, food safety, and consumer health across the globe. Our passionate team members recognize the power of diagnostics and rally behind our mission to help save lives.

Institut Mérieux, is a family holding company committing its experience in industrial biology to serve medicine and public health across the globe. To fight against infectious diseases and cancers, Institut Mérieux imagines and develops new approaches in the fields of diagnostics, immunotherapy, food safety and nutrition.


Its three bio-industrial companies: bioMérieux, Transgene and Mérieux NutriSciences, working closely with its entities devoted to innovation, such as ABL Inc. and Mérieux Développement, have enabled major advances in medicine and public health.


Mérieux Université is the group’s internal university.  A privileged space for innovation and collaboration, imbued with the Institute's humanist and entrepreneurial culture, the Université's vocation is to support the professional development of the organization’s leadership and individual contributor employees.


The Université designs, pilots and runs, for all the entities of the organization, leadership and development programs. Our programs include sequential leadership “laddered” programs, open enrollment behavioral skills  development classes, a substantial digital offering, and cross-functional technical “Academies”.   Our team also offers team performance and leader interventions such as individual and team coaching, 360 degree feedback, organizational development, assessments, and other team interventions. 


Mérieux Université headquarters is located in Lyon, France and is a team of 25 people.  This role will be located/part with a team of coaches/trainers/facilitators based out of Salt Lake City, UT.  Our direct clients will span Canada, multiple locations across the US (Durham NC., St. Louis, MO, Chicago, IL, Baltimore MD,), and eight countries in Latin America (LATAM).  We are very close strategic partners with global Learning and Development, Human Resources and functional leaders.


The Université is organized in three ‘functional divisions’ : Organization Effectiveness & Team Performance / Global Training / Digital Learning Strategy.  We are looking for this person to be a  leadership and employee trainer/facilitator, as well as involved in team performance and leader coaching responsibilities.


Mérieux Université is looking for a Leadership Coach and Facilitator based in Salt Lake City, Utah. We are open to considering the right person from a different location.


Primary Duties:

The person who is the Coach and Facilitator will report directly to the Head of  Merieux Universite- Americas, who is based in Salt Lake City, Utah . All members of the Merieux Universite- Americas team are part of the broader Mérieux Université team.


In close cooperation with the Leadership & Development (L & D) partners of Institut Mérieux entities, you will:

  • Identify, apply and evaluate interventions to improve organizational effectiveness such as team development, individual development, and coaching
  • Develop and deliver Behavioral Based Leadership Development courses
  • Work in conjunction with Global HR and Global L&D to implement Mérieux Université  initiatives throughout the entities of the Group Merieux
  • Continually assess training and Organizational Effectiveness development needs through communication with employees, managers, Americas and Global L&D teams and HR team members
  • Partner with the Functional Area within Merieux Universite to understand and continuously adjust capabilities needed for Global Programs
  • All other activities necessary to successfully drive and support Merieux Universite activities.
  • Some travel required

Skills, Experience and Characteristics:


  • 10 plus years of Facilitator experience (In classroom and virtual)
  • Expert Coach (ICF certification preferred). If not already certified, willing to become certified within 2 years of employment.
  • Motivated to develop individuals and teams
  • Enjoy contributing and collaborating in a team environment
  • Previous Management experience a plus
  • Experience with Course Design (Classroom and/or virtual) is desirable
  • Experience in Learning & Development, HR, Organizational Development a plus
  • Understanding of Regulated Industries is desirable
  • Ideally certified in one or more of the following: DDI Course Facilitator;  DDI Leadership Mirror (360), Center for Leadership Studies Situational Leadership, TTI (DiSC &/or EQ), and Crucial Conversations, Human Element, Project Management
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (primary need), and also Portuguese (secondary need). If you are bilingual, you will facilitate and coach in both English and Spanish or Portuguese

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 20,000  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.

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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