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Maintenance Tech Specialist

Location: Lombard, IL, 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.


Main Accountabilities:

  • Works with Maintenance Technicians to find and implement improvements to production and or facilities.

  • Coordinates Maintenance Technician daily assignments to meet department due dates.

  • Completes preventative maintenance work orders on or prior to completion due date.

  • Provides development opportunities and training to Maintenance Technicians to improve skills and knowledge of equipment and facility.

  • Anticipates obstacles and challenges, acts with urgency to overcome them.

  • Knowledgeable in project management, Lean6Sigma, and continuous improvement process to complete work.

  • Works closely with Engineering team members and assists in projects as needed

  • Troubleshoots and repairs facilities and production equipment in a timely and efficient manner

  • Maintains adequate spare parts inventory

  • Maintains good relationships with Production, Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Facilities Maintenance

Studies, Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years relevant experience 

  • Experience in organizing, planning, or running a project

  • Lean 6 Six Sigma Training / Actively participated in Kaizen Events

  • Controls Experience, beginner level

  • Continuous Improvement Mindset

  • Familiar with Good Manufacturing Practices

  • Must have strong Mechanical / Electrical Aptitude with the ability to train others as required.

  • Familiar with Blue Mountain Asset Manager or other MRP system

  • Self-directed and be able to make safe, cost-effective decisions on their own.

  • Must have the ability to troubleshoot manufacturing and facilities equipment and be able to react quickly to reduce downtime and / or minimize long term issues.




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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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