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Engineering Co-op

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Location: Durham, NC, United States
Position Type: Intern/Co-op
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:
BioMrieux is seeking an Engineering Co-op to join the Durham Site Automation Engineering team to assist with the development and implementation of engineering solutions in a manufacturing environment. This will be a great opportunity to gain real world experience while working in a fast paced, regulated Medical Instruments industry.
The co-op is anticipated to run from middle of May - December 2024 working an average of 40 hours a week and will be based onsite at facility in Durham, NC.
The Automation Engineering team is responsible for the installation, maintenance, programming, and improvement of the Automated and computerized equipment used in the Manufacturing and Packaging bioMrieux BacT/Alert line of products.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assist with the development and implementation of engineering solutions to improve bioMrieux manufacturing systems.
  • Conduct engineering studies, perform manufacturing data mining and analysis.
  • Write Excel Macros using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), and develop software applications using C#,, or Python.
  • Other assignments as directed by management.
Education, Skills, & Experience:
  • Must be currently enrolled in a degree program at a recognized institution of higher Learning
    • Upcoming junior year or higher preferred
    • Majoring in Engineering or Computer Science, or related field, required. Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical Engineering preferred.
  • Experience with PLC programming, C, C++, Python, and/or SQL highly desired

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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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