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Sr. Director of Site Supply Chain

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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.


Position Summary

The Sr. Director of Site Supply Chain is responsible to establish and execute supply chain business strategy through directing the activities of the supply chain division, which facilitates achievement of the company’s goals and objectives.  The Supply Chain Division includes MRP, master scheduling, manufacturing planning, warehouse, and distribution. 

Overall responsibility is to ensure an uninterrupted and high-quality supply of materials to internal and external customers with little impact to cost.

Primary scope is Salt Lake City Supply Chain and must partner with North America and Global Supply Chain teams to develop and/or apply comprehensive solutions.


Primary Duties

  1. Perform all work in compliance with company quality procedures and standards.
  2. Establishes operations standards for procurement, manufacturing planning, logistics and distribution, cost control and safety.
  3. Provides MRP output for Procurement to execute upon.
  4. Creates new site supply chain structure within the SLC site and integrates previously separate departments into a new team structure.
  5. Recommends and implements strategic changes in supply chain operation strategy.
  6. Identifies new roles and responsibilities and procedures within the organization to improve operational effectiveness, data management, and transactional accuracy of inventory.
  7. Establishes supply chain policies in the areas of materials management, shipping and receiving, safety, customer service and performance measures.
  8. Directs implementation and execution of supply chain policies and practices throughout the organization.
  9. Facilitates improvements and better working relationships by providing Provides direction leadership offer problem resolution.
  10. Builds a strong relationship with the Commercial operation and group and the global supply chain groups, lead the S&OP processes (Sales and Operation Processes) on behalf of the site.
  11. Oversees supply chain operations budget to ensure compliance with organizational expenditure requirements.
  12. Ensures compliance with state, and federal, and international customs for storage and transport regulations.
  13. Monitor and maintain departmental personnel meet commitments / deadlines. Lead team members by establishing performance criteria, providing training and resources, giving regular coaching, feedback, and guidance. Ensures an engaged and skilled workforce through active listening and communication.


Supplemental Data

This leader will be responsible for integrating separate departments into a new team structure. Additionally, this leader will identify new roles and responsibilities and new procedures required to improve operational effectiveness, data accuracy, and inventory transactions. Responsible for approximately >250 employees supporting four distinct manufacturing operations (reagents, instruments, service, materials management). Total combined value of inventory is >50 million U.S. dollars. A significant amount of growth is expected for this product line over the next 5 years and may require replication of manufacturing at new sites. This leader will be expected to collaborate closely with new sites in transition plans and shared production output.


Training and Education

Requires a bachelor’s degree, 10 years’ experience in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution, or supply chain and a minimum of 5 years leading logistics teams in a relevant industry (distribution, logistics, planning, procurement, customer service).

APICs—CLTD, CPIM, and CSCP certification preferred.



  1. Experience with SAP strongly preferred or strong experience in other ERP system.
  2. Requires extensive knowledge of complex planning and scheduling in a high growth, transitional manufacturing environment.
  3. Requires experience in and demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others.
  4. Experience in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution
  5. Experience in Supply Chain


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Must possess advanced knowledge of industrial techniques, process improvement, materials management, and production scheduling.
  2. The ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
  3. Strong customer orientation and commitment to company values.
  4. Must have proven success in change management, continuous improvement, proactivity, with a focus on continuous improvement.
  5. International business skills.
  6. Must possess advanced computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Package and ERP.

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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