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Material Handler I - Day shift (A schedule)

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

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.


This position is responsible for the physical movement, support, and administrative tasks involved in receiving, shipping, storing, and support of raw material used for manufacturing of goods and finished goods. 

PLEASE NOTE:  The schedule for this position will be Sunday-Tuesday+ Every other Wednesday 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM


  • $300 on first pay check
  • $300 after 6 months of employment

Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire’s Quality System.
  2. Receive, ship, store, and transfer material for use in manufacturing.
  3. Perform duties related to shipping including, packaging and order fulfillment.
  4. Perform the related transactions, bin maintenance, and maintain shelving for the stocking of material.
  5. Break down, clean, organize, and prep raw material ready for manufacturing in accordance to procedure and production requirements.
  6. Perform real time daily replenish of material to the floor in a “Just in Time” manner to never run the line dry, yet to also ensure inventory is minimized in the line.
  7. Utilize warehouse management software and mobile tools to distribute and transact material to the floor at direct movement of material. This includes the use of tablets, barcode scanners, and label printers.
  8. Utilize the Kanban replenishment process to ensure material is pulled in an accurate and timely manner.
  9. Perform movement of mail, office supplies, and non-production materials to designated drop off points.
  10. Log, label, track, and enter material lot information into the Production execution system.
  11. Cycle audit material in multiple stores locations.
  12. Practice lean manufacturing and good housekeeping principles such as 6S.
  13. Coordinate, communicate, and signal replenishment of material from the various stock locations to production.
  14. Aid in the identification, movement, and disposition of non-conforming material.
  15. Maintain Kanban levels and update as production requirements demand.
  16. Receive, inspect, store, and properly control the integrity of perishable materials.
  17. Other related duties as inferred or assigned.

Principal Decisions:

  1. Transact, store, and properly maintain the transactional integrity of material.
  2. Make inventory adjustments within authorized parameters.
  3. Suggest and make improvements.
  4. Inspect, clean, prep and insure the quality of material for production.

Supplemental Data:  (Information that will enhance the understanding of the nature of the job; e.g., number of people directly supervised; total staff supervised; sales volume impacted; operating budget, extent of travel required, etc.)

  1. Work closely with other Material Handlers.
  2. Maintain inventory and transactional accuracy of inventory.
  3. Maintain the organization and cleanliness of warehouses.
  4. May be required to have and maintain a valid Utah Driver’s License.

Minimum Qualifications

Training and Education: High school diploma or equivalent, APICS training preferred.

Experience: Entry level , so no experience is required; however, candidates with at least 1 year of inventory, warehouse, and receiving experience will be strongly preferred. Materials handling experience within the medical device industry, including working with the FDA regarding control of materials for instruments and chemistry, preferred. Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

Skills: Acquires Job skills, learns company policies, and procedures to complete routine tasks.

Physical Requirements: Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.’ with or without assistance, which may include another person or lifting device,   Work 50% of time standing and/or lifting. 

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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