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Manufacturing Engineering Manager (Consumables - Biochemistry) - Day Shift

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

Description

At BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. we make the world a healthier place by providing molecular solutions that lessen the time to medical results and empower healthcare professionals to make better diagnostic decisions.

We are proud to be part of the bioMérieux family and the 5,000+ team members across 12 sites and subsidiaries in North America committed to our mission to help save lives around the globe through the power of diagnostics.

Come be a part of our team and our mission as a Manufacturing Engineer!

BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. is looking for a Manufacturing Engineering Manager to join our growing team!  The Manufacturing Engineering Manager leads, plans, and motivates the Manufacturing Engineering team and ensures manufacturing engineering activities of the company are accomplished in accordance with BioFire’s quality system. Ensures all manufacturing engineers (Mfg Engs) are trained and understand their roles and interdependences within the manufacturing engineering/project team that they are assigned to.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire Diagnostics’ Quality System.
  2. Provide manufacturing engineering team coordination/resource allocation to maximize efficiencies and ensure all design, development, transfer to production, and sustaining engineering needs are met.
  3. Responsible for overseeing manufacturing engineering team supporting chemical, mechanical, and automated systems.
  4. Manage and train manufacturing engineering teams to follow BioFire’s design controls.
  5. Work with operations management team to ensure that manufacturing equipment and process meets the needs of production
  6. Set and review goals and objectives for Manufacturing Engineers every 6 months.
  7. Ensure engineering WIDs meet the needs of the manufacturing engineering team.
  8. Provide team mentoring, leadership, and training.
  9. Ensure processes produce products that meet quality expectations and specifications
  10. Lead or delegation of product/process/equipment investigations utilizing RCCA methods.
  11. Communicate progress and needs to department Director.
  12. Communicate effectively with all levels of personnel in manufacturing and support departments.
  13. Review and approve bimonthly effort reporting for assigned team members.
  14. Work with Senior Management to set production goals for the company
  15. Perform data collection, analysis and reporting from various manufacturing processes
  16. Act as project manager by tracking and reporting on schedule, tasks, and deliverables for projects being run by the Manufacturing Engineering group
  17. Review work product of team members and employ mentoring opportunities
  18. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Training and Education

BS in Engineering, Chemistry, Life Science, or Equivalent

Certifications in Lean, and/or Six Sigma is a plus.


Experience

Minimum of 5 years experience in an FDA/ISO manufacturing environment with a minimum of 2 years in a leadership role.

2+ years of experience in a chemistry or biotech lab is preferred


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Well-developed managerial skills including:
    • Computer literacy in database, spreadsheet, project management, and word processing software. 
    • Ability to write reports, manufacturing procedures, and training material.
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
    • Ability to organize, lead and evaluate the work of other personnel required. 
    • Ability to develop, coordinate and implement multi-level individual and team-based tasks.
    • Well-developed interpersonal communication skills.
  • Experience with the following is preferred:
    • Planning
    • Management of Personnel
    • Negotiation Skills
  • Ability to work with other departments to coordinate activities
  • Medical device industry
  • cGMP/QSR/ISO
  • Knowledge of PCR

 

 Physical Requirements

Able to safely lift 50 lbs. Ability to perceive and distinguish colors.

Able to perform duties while wearing a Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR).

BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 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 BioFire Diagnostics’ 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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