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Associate Director - Industry Scientific Affairs F/M

Location: CRAPONNE, France
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Bioscience R&D

A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for over 55 years, bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions intended for clinical and industrial applications, which determine the origin of a disease or a contamination to improve the health of patients and insure consumer safety.

Our Industrial Microbiology Unit brings together more than 900 employees around the world. Our mission is to provide the agri-food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries with microbiology control solutions to improve product safety and quality.

Come and join a family-owned global company with a long-term vision, and a human-centered culture. 


What are your main accountabilities?


Attached to the Global Scientific Affairs Department of the FOOD activity, you contribute to the scientific, competitive, normative and regulatory watch associated with the global market for microbiological agri-food diagnostics. In direct contact with the global and regional Food Business teams (marketing, R&D, Quality, Technical support, regulatory affairs, etc.), you participate in the development or adaptation of analytical methods in line with regulatory and normative developments and trends in the agri-food analytical market. You provide technical support and internal and external training with regard to market developments.


  • Participation in international food safety/quality standardization committees (ISO, IDF, etc.) and coordination of the network of Biomérieux experts within standardization/method certification working groups,
  • Contribution to internal and external training relating to developments in the food microbiological analysis market via written materials, participation or organization of webinars and conferences,
  • Contribution to the organization of scientific studies, the evaluation of new technologies and the Business Development processes of BioMérieux,
  • You are one of our referents for any contact with the local regulatory authorities.



This mission with an international dimension involves occasional trips abroad.


What is your profile?


You have a degree in Microbiology/Biology with a solid technical knowledge of analytical methods in food microbiology (Pasteurian Microbioloy, Immunology, Molecular biology, etc.). You are very familiar with the regulatory and normative environment related to Food Safey (official regulations, standardization, certification of methods, accreditation of analytical laboratories). You have been a member of such organizations as a technical quality expert or auditor. You have experience in an international company. You speak and write English fluently.

You have the ability to integrate into transversal and multidisciplinary projects and have written or oral communication skills.


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.

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