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Quality Management Representative/Quality Engineer

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Location: Murray, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Quality

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 position leads the Salt Lake City – Murray facility efforts to develop, implement, and continually improve Quality Systems to ensure customer requirements are implemented into company products and services provided. Ensures operational compliance with applicable government regulations (FDA-Quality System Regulation, Canadian-Medical Device Registration, IVD Directive / Regulation and other applicable country specific regulations) and applicable quality standards (MDSAP, ISO-9001, ISO-13485, etc.), and enhances stakeholder value.  Responsible to provide expert guidance to all levels (regarding tools, techniques, management systems) for Quality assurance, Quality control, compliance and continuous Quality improvement. Ensures products and services are developed, manufactured, tested, and delivered according to established procedures meeting Quality requirements. Position is also responsible to organize, lead, and develop the operations of Quality.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the Management Representative for the SLC-Murray facility and provide the facility with QMS expertise. Lead assessments of the Quality systems for compliance, ensuring such assessments are conducted in accordance with established policies and procedures to maximize their benefit to bioMérieux, Inc.
  • Responsible to develop, plan and lead the implementation of the Quality System for the Site.  Once implemented, to manage and continuously improve the QMS.  Ensure that written procedures are maintained to define the specifications and procedural requirements affecting product Quality, and that effective change controls for processes & equipment are maintained to assure that any changes are thoroughly reviewed and shown to be appropriate, including review for their potential to affect validations or regulatory submissions.
  • Ensures products and services are developed, manufactured, tested, and delivered according to established procedures meeting Quality requirements.
  • Facilitate teams to accomplish the deliverables, milestones, and objectives meeting the plans and schedules ensuring that any changes to the plans are communicated and agreed to by the teams and project sponsors for the SLC-Murray site. This include steams to develop and validate regulatory strategy, standardize processes at North America sites as well as implement corporate Quality system processes.
  • Lead the development and implementation of Quality practices with regard to validation activities at the SLC-Murray site to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Quality System Regulation & Standards.
  • Develop and implement Quality training plans that provide necessary organizational knowledge to achieve company objectives.
  • Establish, maintain and improve reports of Quality data to assist continuous improvement and assess the effectiveness of the facilities Quality system.
  • Subject matter expert in regard to Design Control, to own/use Quality Standards, Product Development Process, Product Risk Management, Product Manufacturing and Control, Technology Transfer and any other Product/System Life Cycle initiatives.
  • Quality Engineer for Rapid Fire project(s).

 

Experience & Skills:

  • A minimum of 12 years of relevant industry experience required.
  • Must have experience leading Quality systems at a high level in a relevant regulated environment, including experience directly managing regulatory audits by FDA and ISO.
  • Demonstrated competence in the selection and use of Quality Engineering tools, techniques, and processes.
  • Expert knowledge in the interpretation and application of relevant Domestic and International Regulations and Industry Standards(e.g. ISO, QSR, MDSAP, etc.).
  • Certified Quality Engineering (CQE), Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) or Six Sigma Black Belt desired.
  • Minimum four (4) years managing people across multiple Quality and/or RA disciplines.
  • Must possess the ability to coordinate and communicate across departments and throughout all levels of the organization to ensure cooperation and alignment in Quality objectives.
  • Knowledge and good understanding of regulatory requirements, guidance’s and processes in the field of IVDs/MDs
  • Ability to work in an entrepreneurial environment

 

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. Hotmail.com, Gmail.com, Yahoo.com, 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 https://careers.biomerieux.com/ 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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