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Associate Mechanical Engineer

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Location: Saint Louis, 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:

This is a mechanical design engineering position with an emphasis on engineering design of complex medical instruments.  This individual will collaborate with R&D engineering staff to design, document, prototype, and test complex medical instruments. 


Main Accountabilities:

  • Assists in the definition, proof of concept, design, development, implementation and/or support of technical or business solutions by performing specific research activities or developments within the scope of the assigned activity
  • Assumes responsibility for the identification of errors and/or related problem solving in order to identify the necessary activities to provide a solution
  • Ensures quality of deliverables by following good design practices and departmental procedures for design control and/or good scientific practices to ensure scientific relevance
  • Creates appropriate documentation such as scientific communication, reports, meeting reports and/or other relevant reports within the function
  • Defines priorities within the scope of the assigned activities to ensure timelines and quality of project(s) he (she’s) involved in.


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related engineering discipline with 0 years’ experience OR 5 years’ engineering experience designing mechanical systems, equipment and/or components will be accepted in lieu of education.
  • Training/proficiency in Mechanical CAD (Solidworks preferred), engineering drawing standards including GD&T, CAD modeling, rapid prototyping.
  • Candidate must be well grounded in mechanical engineering design principles with demonstrated hands-on design competency.
  • Perform theoretical engineering analysis on prospective designs.


Joining bioMérieux, is choosing to join an innovative company with a long term vision, committed to the service of public health and carried out with a humanistic corporate culture. Our Group offers numerous possibilities: so come and join the 11,200 bioMérieux team members who already identify with these values!


bioMérieux is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/GINA.



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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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