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Quality Specialist - On Floor Support

Location: Hazelwood, MO, 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.


Position Summary:

The Quality Inspection Specialist is responsible for performing physical inspection of card batches on the production floor, supports quality walkthroughs of production areas and changeovers between batches (as applicable).  Initial schedule will be Wednesday through Saturday with a transition to another day shift schedule in 2025.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Utilize AQL sampling guidance to inspect cards, pouches, and cartons for physical anomalies or rejects.
  • May support containment of rejected materials.
  • Supports nonconformance investigations using Root Cause Analysis tools (i.e. 5 WHYS, 5M+E, Is/Is Not, etc.) as required.
  • Perform walk throughs to support technicians in comments, quality decisions, and procedure questions.
  • Implements and completes continuous improvement projects as required.
  • Collaborate with Final QC lab for card inspection results.

Education, Skills, & Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED with minimum 6 years applicable experience in a GMP environment OR
    • Associates degree with 4+ years of applicable experience in a GMP environment OR
    • Bachelors degree with 2+ years of applicable experience in a GMP environment
  • Applicable experience working in a GMP and FDA related production environment
  • Exhibits strong analytical and problem-solving skills.  Clearly expresses ideas (verbal and written) and demonstrates the ability to utilize Quality Engineering tools and techniques effectively.
  • Familiarity with relevant domestic and international regulations and industry standards (e.g. ISO, FDA QSR).
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with all levels of an organization.
  • PC skills, including proficiency in: Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word.
  • Prior knowledge of MES, SPC, or SAP a plus


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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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