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Technical Team Lead, Biochemistry Manufacturing (C 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.


BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. is seeking a Technical Team Lead to join our team that manufactures Oligonucleotides and LCGreen. Technical Team Leads are responsible for providing technical expertise as it pertains to the manufacture of Oligonucleotides. This includes troubleshooting oligonucleotide production processes and being a resource with technical knowledge to the BioReagents project team for process improvements.

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

Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire Diagnostics’ Quality System.
  2. Participate in strategic planning and resource management to assure optimum utilization of personnel and material resources in order to meet or exceed production, team, individual, and business objectives.
  3. Responsible for assisting Team Leads with technical issues such as in-process testing, training, organization workflow, and troubleshooting production issues.
  4. Assist with technical support issues such as manufacturing specialized orders and performing auxiliary testing.
  5. Provide support to the team to help ensure on time delivery of products.
  6. Assists as directed with resolving process/product related issues using tools such as Temporary Deviations, rework procedures, NCR’s, etc.
  7. Maintain records in compliance with regulatory requirements, Good Manufacturing Practices, and Standard Operating Procedures.
  8. May assist with quality investigations including problem identification and corrective action.
  9. Work closely with Operations management to identify and implement improvements to manufacturing processes. This includes working within the quality system to improve processes, change documentation, write/perform validations, etc.
  10. Communicates effectively with supervisors, managers and teams they support.
  11. Stays current on all manufacturing processes and may perform the job duties of a Manufacturing Team Lead & Trainer as deemed necessary.
  12. Coordinate efforts with the BioReagents project team to ensure the necessary technical expertise and input is provided on all BioChemistry related projects.
  13. Other duties as assigned

Strong pipetting skills, attention to detail, organization, and familiarity with cGMP are required.



A minimum of 2 years related experience in an oligonucleotide laboratory, or five years of general laboratory experience.

Preferred: A minimum 1 year experience with: liquid handling platforms, UPLC/MS, HPLC, cGMP/QSR/ISO


Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Life Science or Chemistry.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to perform duties wearing a Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR).

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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