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Pouch Manufacturing Maintenance Technician I, II, III, - NIght Shift - (D Schedule)

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Location: Salt Lake City, UT, 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.


bioMerieux is looking for a Manufacturing Maintenance Technician II or III to join our growing team!  The Manufacturing Maintenance Technician II/III will perform preventative maintenance, repairs, and troubleshooting of moderately-complex mechanical and electrical issues as it relates to semi-automated and automated manufacturing equipment. This position works closely with a team of Manufacturing Maintenance Technicians in a fast- paced production environment, and will address escalated issues of lower-level team members.

PLEASE NOTE:  The working schedule for this position will be Thursday - Saturday and every other Wednesday from 5:50 PM - 6:20 AM

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of bioMérieux’s Quality System.
  • Perform moderately-complex to complex repairs involving semi-automated and automated manufacturing and /or packaging equipment.
  • Perform moderately complex to complex preventative and scheduled maintenance on semi-automated and automated production equipment, which may include the replacement of failed/broken components (i.e. bearing, belts, motors, etc.), cleaning and lubricating parts, etc.
  • Performs complex troubleshooting activities to identify issues with equipment and use judgment to repair or correct those issues which are often beyond the scope of establish WIDs and documentation. This may include hardware and electrical issues.
  • Provide emergency support to repair production equipment in order to keep production lines operational at all times.
  • Dismantle defective and /or outdated equipment
  • Build and install new/repaired parts or equipment according to blueprints, specifications, WIDs, and SOPs.
  • Performs some moderately-complex automation tasks, including some work with and automation calibration or set up tasks
  • Must be able to take and pass required EPA testing for refrigeration certification.
  • Act as a mentor to Manufacturing Maintenance Technician II team members.
  • Acts as a departmental subject matter expert to support business needs and objectives beyond standard team activities.
  • Perform off-line mechanical and electrical rework activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent; Associates Degree in a scientific/technical discipline preferred. Must have or be able to obtain EPA refrigeration certification.        
  • Experience:  Minimum of 1 year (Level 1), 2 years (Level II), or 5 years (Level III) of experience in directly related field/role. Must have previous experience troubleshooting and repairing mechanical and electrical equipment.  Previous experience in a fast-paced cGMP environment is strongly preferred.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:     

  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and troubleshoot technical issues/equipment
  • Ability to perform hands on repairs using a variety of hand tools
  • Must be able to interpret and follow blueprints, WIDs, etc. and to think critically and solve problems outside of the scope of these documents.
  • Must possess well-developed interpersonal skills and a willingness to work collaboratively and take direction from other team members
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills to interface with all levels of the manufacturing organization and to carry out required documentation activities
  • Demonstrated sense of urgency when carrying out critical tasks
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Propensity for paying close attention to details
  • Demonstrated proficiency for providing clear and effective feedback and to mentor junior team members
  • Experience with the following is preferred:
    • Advanced proficiency with electrical systems
    • Mechanical systems
    • Pneumatics
    • Documentation

Please be aware that recruitment related scams are on the rise. Fraudulent job postings are being placed on other websites, and individuals posing as bioMérieux Talent Acquisition team members are reaching out via email or text message in an attempt to collect your personal and confidential information. In some cases, these scammers are also conducting bogus interviews prior to extending fraudulent offers of employment. Beware of individuals reaching out using general phone numbers and non-bioMerieux email domains (i.e.,,, etc.). If you are concerned that an interview experience or offer of employment might be a scam, please make sure you are searching for the posting on our careers site or contact us at [email protected].

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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