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Mechanical Engineering Tech 3

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

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 Mechanical Engineering Technician III position is a technical role within the R&D Engineering Department. The individual in this position is expected to contribute to the development of complex medical instruments by collaborating closely with R&D engineers to support the design, prototyping, testing, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of various prototype instruments and electromechanical sub-assemblies. This role involves exposure to a wide variety of tasks and technologies such as 3D printing, testing and troubleshooting, CAD design and drawing interpretation, manual machining, assembly and fabrication of prototypes and or testing fixtures.


Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot electromechanical assemblies and identify underlying causes of failure.
  • Create and operate test fixtures to validate designs, perform acceptance testing, and gather reliability data.
  • Create appropriate documentation such as test reports, technical communications, change notices, and maintenance logs.
  • Assist Mechanical engineers with component selection and evaluation.
  • Assemble prototype instruments and testing fixtures.
  • Additional support of R&D activities as assigned.


Required Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Technical Degree in Mechanicl Engineering Technology (MET) and three or more years of experience (or equivalent training/experience).
  • Capability to read technical drawings and troubleshoot problems at the component level.
  • Strong attention to detail, self-motivation, and a proactive attitude.
  • Solid understanding of engineering principles and a history of hands-on experience.
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate well with peers and management.
  • Proficiency in the use of laboratory test equipment (oscilloscopes, multimeters, function generators, etc.).


Desired Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Competency assembling electromechanical components such as motors and linear actuators and mechanical structures.  
  • Familiarity with CAD tools and creating/editing mechanical drawings (Solidworks preferred).
  • Knowledge of 3D printing, manual machining and welding is a plus.
  • Experience in a regulated industry is a plus (pharmaceutical, medical device, aerospace and defense, etc.).


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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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