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Manufacturing Maintenance Technician Formulation I, II or III - Night Shift (D Schedule)

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Location: Salt Lake City, UT, 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.


The Manufacturing Maintenance Technician will perform preventative maintenance, repairs, and troubleshooting of moderately-complex mechanical and electrical issues as it relates to manual and semi-automated manufacturing equipment.  This position works closely with a team of Manufacturing Maintenance Technicians in a fast-paced production environment and will escalate more complex issues to senior team members. 


  • $500 on first paycheck
  • $500 after 6 months of employment

PLEASE NOTE:  The working schedule for this position is every other Wednesday + Thursday - Saturday from 6:00 PM - 6:00 AM.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire Diagnostics’ Quality System.
  2. Perform moderately-complex repairs involving manual to semi-automated manufacturing and/or packaging equipment. Perform basic routine preventative and scheduled maintenance on manual to semi-automated production equipment, which may include the replacement of failed/broken components (i.e. bearing, belts, motors, etc.), cleaning and lubricating parts, etc.
  3. Performs troubleshooting activities to identify issues with equipment and use judgment to repair or correct those issues
  4. Provide emergency support to repair production equipment in order to keep production lines operational at all times. 
  5. Dismantle defective and/or outdated equipment
  6. Build and install new/repaired parts or equipment according to blueprints, specifications, WIDs, and SOPs. 
  7. Performs some simple automation tasks as they relate to hardware.
  8. Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire Diagnostics Quality System.
  9. Must be able to take and pass required EPA testing for refrigeration certification
  10. Supports routine problems or standard repairs for automated equipment.
  11. Perform off-line mechanical rework activities
  12. Other duties as assigned 

Minimum Qualifications

Training and Education:  High School diploma or equivalent; Associates Degree in a scientific/technical discipline preferred

Experience:  A Level I position does not require previous experience; however, preference will be given to candidates who possess directly related working experience.   Minimum of 2 years (Level II) experience in a directly related field/role. Must have previous troubleshooting and hands-on repair experience.  Previous experience in a fast-paced cGMP environment is strongly preferred. Minimum of 5 years (Level III) 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:      

  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and troubleshoot technical issues/equipment
  • Ability to perform hands on repairs using a variety of hand tools
  • Must be able to interpret and follow blueprints, WIDs, etc.
  • Must possess well-developed interpersonal skills and a willingness to work collaboratively and take direction from other team members
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills to interface with all levels of the manufacturing organization and to carry out required documentation activities
  • Demonstrated sense of urgency when carrying out critical tasks
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Propensity for paying close attention to details
  • Experience with the following is preferred:
  • Basic electrical systems
  • Mechanical systems
  • Pneumatics
  • Automated manufacturing equipment
  • Technical and/or regulatory documentation

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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