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Manufacturing Engineering Technician I

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Location: Salt Lake City, UT, 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      
The Engineering Technician I (Eng. Tech I) is responsible for instrumentation production line support, focusing primarily on instrument troubleshooting. As such, an Eng. Tech I is expected to learn and apply root cause investigation techniques to solve troubleshooting problems and professionally document results. The Eng. Tech I works within a manufacturing engineering support team – generally under the leadership of more experienced individuals (e.g. engineers and/or managers). The Eng. Tech I reports to the Engineering Line Support Manager and interacts with other technicians, engineers, and leadership and performs work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BFDX’s Quality System. This engineering technician is expected to work and communicate professionally with other team members and leadership as assigned in order to meet the goals of the instrumentation department and bioMerieux company.   
Primary Duties      
  • Responds professionally and efficiently to production needs/requests
  • Troubleshoots diagnostic instruments to identify root cause issues related to product and process and performs instrument repairs. (Accounts for approximately 90% of workload)
  • Writes and updates floor log tickets and nonconformances.
  • Works on problems of minor scope and complexity with engineers and other technicians to support engineering projects.
  • Support of continuous improvement initiatives including Lean, VSM, Kaizen, etc.
  • Performs all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of bioMerieux Diagnostics Quality System.  
Supplemental Data     
  • Travel: minimal travel required.
  • Team: usually works on a team with several engineers and a project manager.  
Training and Education   
High School diploma; Associates Degree in a scientific/technical discipline a strong plus   
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in related field, including performance consistent with said experience.   
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities     
Experience with the following is preferred:   
  • Electrical systems
  • Mechanical systems
  • Pneumatics
  • Troubleshooting
  • Hands on experience with repair
  • cGMP
  • Documentation
  • Continuous Improvement

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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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