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R&D Portfolio Coordinator

Location: Saint Louis, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Bioscience R&D

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:

As an R&D Portfolio Coordinator at bioMerieux, you will have the opportunity to work with our microbiology products including VITEK, BACT/ALERT and instruments that help to detect blood infection.  In this role, you have the opportunity to work with several departments and gain exposure to many areas of the business.   At bioMerieux, we save lives. Come join our team and be a game changer!


This role is 50% in the office and 50% work from home as well as every other Friday off.


Primary Duties:

  • This position will be supporting the Project Management, R&D Teams and Purchasing for procurement of project related materials and services (eProc, Pcard)
  • Manage procurement process by creating shopping carts in SAP (eProc), managing the approvals,  and helping to ensure that POs are created per desired cost planning
  • Work with Project Managers to monitor same expenses in EXPLOR and help resolve issues or provide insight into status
  • Work with specialties to confirm receipt of goods and services in SAP (eProc)
  • Assist with purchasing goods, materials, supplies, and services
  • Speak with suppliers to verify lead times, procurement details, status of orders
  • Make cost reduction suggestions



Position Requirements: 

  • Associate's Degree in Business/Finance required.
  • 3+ years of experience in a related position.
  • Procurement Processes
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain
  • Purchasing
  • ERP Systems (e.g., SAP)



  • Analysis
  • Problem Solving
  • Collaboration
  • Service ethic
  • Open-minded and engaged personality
  • Strong financial and analytical ability
  • MS Office Tools (e.g., Word, Excel)
  • Working knowledge of ERP Systems (e.g., SAP)


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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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