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Quality Technician

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Quality

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.

Description

The Quality Assurance (QA) department provides Quality support across various company departments. The department is organized into distinct subunits, consisting of Metrology, Calibration & Preventive Maintenance, Document Control, Reagent Quality, Instrument Quality, Servicing Quality, and Incoming Material QC.
 

This is an entry-level position. Depending on the sub-unit, this individual may review quality records, inspect manufactured products and raw materials, perform calibration and preventive maintenance on tools and equipment, and/or maintain Quality system documents. Timely and accurate work is expected.  This position regularly interacts and collaborates with other departments within the company.

  • Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of its Quality System.
  • Responsible for reviewing, assessing and monitoring process and product to ensure compliance to requirements.
  • May contribute to other Quality Assurance subunits that are outside of their primary Quality Assurance subunit, as assigned.
  • Other Duties
Knowledge, special skills and/or abilities required to perform the job functions (e.g., negotiation, technical writing; statistical evaluation).
1. Effective written and verbal communication skills
2. Proficiency in MS Office tools, including Outlook, Word, and Excel
3. General computer operation
4. Attention to detail is fundamental to this position.
5. Ability to accurately follow written and verbal instructions.
6. Organization skills as needed to maintain paperwork and task schedule.
7. Proficiency in internet navigation
8. Basic math proficiency
 
Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Enter data into the CAL/PM software
  • Scan calibration certificates into the Cal/PM software
  • Perform Level 1 Calibrations (Pipette, Pressure, Calipers)
  • Perform second person verification of calibration
  • Escort suppliers into restricted areas to perform on-site calibration
  • Review and approve calibration and preventative maintenance forms
  • Perform contamination swabbing
  • Schedule vendor calibrations
  • Create NCR's for out of calibration events
  • Respond to "out of tolerance" events
  • Respond to temperature monitoring alarms
  • Alert manager of equipment outside of its calibrated state
  • Alert manager of incomplete and inaccurate documents
  • Review and determine compliance of equipment within calibration requirements.
  • Review quality documents for completeness and accuracy
Physical Requirements:
  • Be able to utilize various personal protective equipment (PPE), including respirators
Must be able to push, pull, bend, and/or lift at least 25 lbs, and may be required to lift up to 50 lbs

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. Hotmail.com, Gmail.com, Yahoo.com, 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 https://careers.biomerieux.com/ 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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