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Formulation Technician

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Location: LOMBARD, 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.


Position Summary:

The Formulation Technician position is responsible for the completion of departmental GMP documentation and the operation and minor troubleshooting of the compounding area. The Formulation Technician will also be responsible for performing and/or overseeing AQL inspections, and product reworks in a cGMP compliant manner, responsible for the inspection and cleaning of Compounding equipment. Additionally, this individual will complete all applicable paperwork associated with batch records, reworks and equipment cleaning logs.


We are hiring for the 3:00 am to 1:30 pm M-Thu shift.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Operates and performs minor troubleshooting of Compounding processes & equipment with minimal supervision within a team environment
  • Processing tasks may include equipment cleaning, start-up, loading, changeover, set up and/or shut down, clearing faults/jams, scrap tracking and documentation. 
  • Minor troubleshooting may include technical assessments, lubricating, clearing faults/jams and/or equipment crash recovery.   
  • Ensures that the product meets quality requirement and Processing equipment meets or exceeds the productivity and yield goals to support business demands.
  • Ensures that documentation is accurate and timely, to minimize documentation error that will delay product release.
  • Train new employee when necessary and review and maintained up to date personal training metrics.
  • Tasks are to be performed in a safe timely manner to ensure product quality, reliability and minimize the incidence of unplanned downtime.
  • Required to use personal protection equipment as needed to perform routine and non-routine duties


Studies and Experience:

  • Required:  High School Diploma or 2+ years’ experience as Processing/manufacturing operator; preferably in the pharmaceutical/biotech manufacturing/packaging industry and/ or lab environment.
  • Associate Degree in a life science with 1+ years’ experience working in manufacturing or lab environment Preferred
  • 2+ years’ experience working in a GMP environment. Laboratory skills are a plus

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Knowledgeable of batching and mixing operations and equipment
  • Position requires strong attention to detail, multi-tasking and GMP experience.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer skills – Microsoft Office plus good math skills
  • Ability to routinely lift 20 lbs.
  • Required to routinely lift 20 lbs.
  • Required to work in team 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.,,, 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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