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Manufacturing Engineer I - Swing Shift

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

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 works on a cross-functional Manufacturing Engineering team to support a limited aspect of the consumable manufacturing process. Partners with internal team members to optimize product performance.  Performs troubleshooting and routine maintenance of basic manual and automated manufacturing processes under supervision of senior engineers and management.  Leverages experience and skillset to implement best practices with the realm of consumable medical device manufacturing by identifying root causes and recommending solutions. Contributes to the resolution of basic manufacturing engineering problems.



  • Supports limited aspect of consumable product manufacturing process
  • Works with senior engineers to optimize product performance
  • Collects and analyzes data to determine performance of the product under direct supervision
  • Builds relationships both internally and externally as a member of a cross-functional team
  • Troubleshooting and routine maintenance of manufacturing equipment
  • Assisting with NCR investigations, write-ups, and product dispositions
  • Participates on team performing FMEA to identify root causes of problems and present possible solutions
  • Contributes to solving basic manufacturing engineering problems
  • Makes design and technical recommendations subject to review by Manufacturing Engineering Manager
  • Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire Diagnostics’ Quality System.
  • Generates variety of technical documentation including WIDs, and technical reviews.
  • Performs primary duties in a clean room environment.
  • Executes validation of new equipment and processes consistent with FDA standards


Training and Education:

  • Bachelors in Engineering or related discipline
  • Individuals with 10+ years of directly relatable experience (i.e. manufacturing engineering technician, engineering maintenance technician, etc.) may be considered in lieu of degree.



No experience required, candidates with experience in a related field are preferred.



Experience with the following is preferred:

  • Film and plastic bonding and sealing
  • Filling
  • Inspection
  • Solidworks
  • Sheet metal design
  • Materials (e.g. plastics, aluminum, copper, steel, etc.)
  • Pneumatics
  • Machining (esp. CNC)
  • GD&T
  • Electrical Schematics


Experience with the following is highly preferred:

  • Familiar with FDA standards
  • Process validation
  • PLC
  • Microfluidics
  • Thermal characterization
  • Vacuum physics
  • Heat and mass transfer
  • SPC


Physical Requirements:

Able to safely lift 50 pounds.

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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