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Cleaning Tech 1 - 3rd Shift

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Location: Durham, NC, 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.


Benefits at bioMerieux:
Low-cost medical, dental, and vision benefits starting day one
11 paid holidays
160 hours of paid time off
Annual bonus
9.5% 401k company contribution with no vesting period
Tuition reimbursement up to $10,000 per calendar year
Onsite cafeteria with daily food stipend

Position Summary: 

The Cleaning Technician I position is responsible for the disassembly inspecting parts/assembly and cleaning of critical equipment associated with manufacturing equipment in the production of BacT/Alert bottles in a cGMP compliant manner.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Cleaning
    • Responsible for the cleaning of the manufacturing area and following of the appropriate departmental cleaning procedures.
      • Execute production activities per approved Manufacturing Directions while maintaining compliance with all job related SOPs
      • Operate cleaning equipment, utilizing SOP and documentation to record data manually or through identified software applications.
      • Access and understand use of Blue Mountain CMMS program to complete periodic scheduled PM's.
    • Work with all manufacturing lines to improve current cleaning applications and processes.
      • Communicate to the designated manager inventory updates weekly.  
  • Quality
    • Perform and document all processes and procedures in a timely manner, while maintaining compliance with all company and regulatory agency regulations
      • Document work flow into Blue Mountain to close out outstanding work orders per SOP for all team members.
      • Provide assistance with the review and revision of Manufacturing Directions and SOPs necessary for the manufacture and packaging of product.
    • Assist with manufacturing deviation analysis, CAPA actions and other process equipment related quality concerns
    • Maintain all work areas in a well-organized, clean and tidy manner at all times in compliance with cGMP requirements
  • Safety
    • Perform all job functions and responsibilities in a safe and responsible manner.
    • Ensure compliance of co-workers with all safety policies and procedures at all times.
    • Appropriately use PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) as required to perform routine and non-routine duties.
  • Other Duties
    • Forecast production schedule equipment needs and dealing with addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
    • Assist with executing validation protocols associated with manufacturing equipment and procedures including revalidation as scheduled or required to maintain systems in a validated state to include working with other department.
    • Interpret data, identify problems, and formulate proper decisions.
    • Use of computers and Microsoft Office tools to communicate shift summaries or follow up through e-mail.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by Management

Education, Skills, & Experience:

  • HS diploma/GED and with 0 years of experience in a regulated production/operations environment required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the operation of high speed, highly automated, production equipment preferred.
  • Knowledge of FDA and/or GMP regulations preferred.

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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