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Instrument Specialist Engineer

Location: Firenze, Italy
Position Type: Unfixed Term

A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for over 55 years, bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions which determine the source of disease and contamination to improve patient health and ensure consumer safety.

Our teams working across our digital transformation and information technology areas are literally changing healthcare through technology. Their various expertises are serving innovations for patients and business. Development of new solutions (hardware and software) as well as building qualitative data and insights contribute to the constant improvement of public health.

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

Looking for an exciting position in a leader company in pharmaceutical and healthcare business ?


bioMérieux, a world leader in in-vitro diagnostics, is looking for an IVD Instrument Specialist Engineer who will be the technical leader responsible for product lifecycle activities at our manufacturing site located in Florence, Italy. Joining the team, you will contribute to industrialize new products, lead transfer to manufacturing projects, supporting product improvements and evolutions.  



  • Be the technical leader for the assigned In-Vitro diagnostic products, after the launch to market  
  • Contribute to product industrialization
  • Receive the necessary product knowledge from R&D during transfer to manufacturing
  • Lead transfer to manufacturing projects, coordinating a cross-functional team
  • Technical responsibility for lifecycle management activities: product improvements, obsolescence management, technical investigations, CAPA, verification and validation (process & product)
  • Work in close relationship with other functions  (Purchasing, Manufacturing, HSE, Quality, Supply Chain, R&D)
  • Represent the manufacturing site at Global level for aspects related to operations activity, product support and evolutions
  • Be the technical reference for key suppliers
  • Contribute to continuous improvement projects
  • Contribute to implementation of digitalization initiatives in Operations




  • Bachelor’s degree / Master degree in Industrial Engineering area (Mechanical  Engineering, Electronics Engineering) or other technical degree with consolidated experience as product Technical Leader or in R&D department.
  • Proofed experience as technical integrator of different engineering disciplines (mechanics, electronics, fluidics)
  • Ideal candidate with experience both in Product Support and Product Development
  • Accumulated experience managing complex projects
  • Previous experience in manufacturing is considered a plus



  • Knowledge of product design fundamentals (mechanics, electronics)
  • Familiar with manufacturing processes and quality controls
  • Able to master technical problem solving methodologies
  • System thinking acumen
  • Hands-on technical attitude
  • Keen on product and process improvements
  • Solid project management skills
  • Able to lead cross functional teams and drive execution
  • Team player, self-starter
  • Language: Italian (fluent), English (fluent)


Working at bioMérieux means being involved long term with a pioneering, visionary and constantly growing company that allows its employees to live a stimulating and inspiring experience in a fulfilling work environment.

Our internal mobility policy offers numerous opportunities for each of our 12 000 employees to blossom throughout their career, while respecting each employee’s individual talents as well as their personal and professional development.

At bioMérieux, over 200 professions - both scientific and non-scientific - offer our employees the opportunity to broaden their fields of expertise and develop cross-functional careers. We provide a rewarding experience in an international company that brings together talents from diverse backgrounds, thus fostering a daily aspiration to go beyond the limits.

Helping improve public health around in the world : our mission gives purpose to every profession practiced within the company.

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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