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Line Maintenance Technician

Location: Saint Louis, 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.

bioMérieux Inc.

Line Maintenance Technician

The purpose of this position is to accomplish the installation, repair, and maintenance to operating specifications of a variety of production line equipment. 

 

Line Maintenance Technician 2nd shift (M-F) 2 pm-10:00pm

 

  1. Preventive Maintenance
    1. Complete Preventive Maintenance work orders prior to the completion due date.
    2. Review Line Maintenance work instructions and modify as needed.
    3. Notify supervision of any PM inadequacies or parts shortages.
    4. Complete preventive maintenance with no negative impact to production.  Work the PM’s in as opportunities arise in the Production schedule.
    5. Perform component rebuilds as time allows.

 

  1. Predictive Maintenance
    1. Support the predictive maintenance program.  Work on the areas assigned by your supervisor.

 

  1. Corrective Maintenance
    1. Follow proper procedures and techniques.
    2. Determine what tools are needed to effectively complete work orders.
    3. Determine if the corrective maintenance job is one of a repetitive nature.  If so, develop a PM to eliminate the reoccurrence.
    4. Quickly respond to line calls for machine repairs and adjustments.
    5. Maintain production equipment to run at required specifications.

 

  1. Miscellaneous
  2.  
  • Set up or adjust equipment for Production’s scheduling needs.
  • Assemble or modify equipment as warranted.
  • Install and set up new equipment.
  • Relocate machinery for specialty jobs.
  • Coordinate activities with Facilities Maintenance as required.
  • Support safety activities such as safety audits and adherence of wearing personal protective equipment.
  • Support APT and TPM activities by being an active participant.
  • Interface with the storeroom.  If a part is not stocked, but should be, inform the Storeroom Coordinator.
  • Identify and help resolve recurring maintenance problems.
  • Complete training on new installations and modifications to existing equipment.  Complete training on various topics.
  • Participate in root cause analysis,
  • Be accessible to people on the plant floor to discuss problems and ideas.
  • Maintain good relationships with Production, Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Facilities Maintenance.
  • Work overtime as needed to ensure the required labor resource needs are met.
  • Fill out time cards in a timely manner.
  • Consult with other maintenance personnel as warranted to discuss issues that effect the operations of the maintenance department.
  • Make sure the correct changes to the yearly schedule are completed.
  • Reasonable, reliable attendance and punctuality is an essential job function required for this position.

Required

  • Technical degree in a manufacturing technology discipline such as industrial controls, logic programming,
  • and manufacturing processes is preferred.  (HS Diploma/GED required)

  • Knowledge of manufacturing equipment involving mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic
  • hardware.

  • Knowledge of automation controls.
  • 2 to 4 years’ experience in troubleshooting and maintaining high speed manufacturing
  • equipment.
  • Knowledge of planning and scheduling principles.
  • Knowledge of quality systems and FDA controls.
  • Computer program functional knowledge including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Additional Information:

 

  • Extensive standing, repetitive hand and arm motions, ability to climb steps.
  • Lifting (up to 50Lbs) and moving containers of cartons, tubes, and printed materials.
  • Must be able to push a wheeled cage that can weigh up to 600 lbs fully loaded.
  • Operating within cool temperature and low humidity conditions within the production room. 
  • Constant noise is common due to the operation of the air-dry chamber, taping and pouching equipment. 
  • Excellent personal hygiene required.
  • Appropriate gowning requirements necessary for the production areas. 
  • Gloves are required to handle the product.
  • Hairnet, clean room gowns and/or lab coats are required.
  • Safety glasses and hearing protection are required personal protective gear. 
  • Occasional environmental odors may be prevalent. 

 

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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