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Mechanical Engineer, Instrument Industrialization

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

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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
This engineer is responsible for ensuring that designs of new diagnostic instrument products have been optimized for cost, ease of assembly, and manufacturability. This individual works within a team under the leadership of a project manager and is expected to work and communicate well with other team members and leadership.

Primary Duties
  • Uses engineering concepts, follows company SOPs/WIDs, department SOPs/WIDs to solve a variety of defined engineering problems.
  • Analyzes designs of products for manufacturability, including, but not limited to, optimization of mechanical joints/fasteners, optimizing assembly part count, tolerance stack analysis, and optimization of manufacturing methods.
  • Writes WIDs, design documentation, test cases, validation documentation, engineering investigation reports, and other documents associated with industrialization of products.
  • Responsible for the design and implementation of assembly and test fixtures for sub-assemblies and complete assemblies.
  • Interfaces with program management, project management, engineers, manufacturing line personnel, quality assurance, and others in the development of manufacturing processes.
  • Reports to project and program management on all tasks and timelines.
  • Works with vendors to define, create, and develop processes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Works on problems of limited scope and complexity.
  • Receives moderate oversight from a senior engineer.

Training and Education
Requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent.

Two years minimum mechanical/industrialization engineering experience required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Experience with mechanical design (SolidWorks experience preferred).
  • Experience with risk analysis and FMEAs.
  • Knowledge and practical application of Design for Manufacturing, Assembly, Service, Testing, and Cost
  • Skilled in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, etc.).
  • Knowledge of GD&T principles preferred.
  • Knowledge of FDA design controls preferred.

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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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