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Experienced Automation Manufacturing Engineer - Swing 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 an Automation Manufacturing Engineer!


We are looking to add an experienced Automation Manufacturing Engineering to our growing swing shift team!  This Automation Manufacturing Engineer plays a critical role as a member of a team that designs, implements, and supports high-volume manufacturing equipment.  Candidates who would find this role a good match like to operate in roles of autonomy and trust, enjoys training and mentoring junior staff, understands the importance of good documentation, is solution-oriented and is collaborative.

  1. Key responsibilities for the role include:

    • Working with a design team and outside vendors to bring in, validate, and launch new equipment
      • Develop training and maintenance documentation
      • Develop validation documentation
        • Develop test cases and criteria
      • Develop and execute testing to define operational limits
      • Participate in equipment acceptance and validation testing
    • Partner with manufacturing support team to keep equipment operational
      • Investigate PLC code execution and events to troubleshoot
      • Work with maintenance technicians in doing hands-on troubleshooting of controls, mechanical, and electrical systems
    • Develop and implement solutions to improve machine performance, operational time, and quality with a larger project team
    • Support QE team investigations to find root causes and corrective actions for production failures
      • Assist in product inspection and dispositions
    • Work with automation design engineers and system architects on various projects
      • New designs
      • Design improvements
      • Process improvements
      • New process implementation
    • Work with support team, junior engineers, and other engineers to train in more complex systems to improve overall team support
    • Reporting
      • Adhoc reporting on failures and equipment performance
      • Work with data science team to develop regular reporting tools
        • Develop informational dashboards to provide support teams with more valuable information
    .

Qualifications

Training and Education: B.S. or higher in Engineering or related field.

Experience: 5 years of experience in automation related engineering role, including performance consistent with said experience.

Skills: 

  • PLC programming
  • Electrical Schematics
  • Technical writing

 Experience with the following is strongly preferred:

    • Onboarding OEM equipment
    • HMI development
    • Robotics programming
    • Machine vision
    • Process Validation
  • Experience with the following is preferred:
    • Multi-axis motion control
    • Solidworks
    • Sheet metal design
    • Heat Transfer
    • Molding Processes
    • Materials (e.g. plastics, aluminum, copper, steel, etc.)
    • Pneumatics
    • Machining (esp. CNC)
    • GD&T
    • SPC
    • Non-conformance Reporting
    • FDA & regulatory standards
    • Six Sigma/Lean – Continuous Improvement

Physical Requirements: Able to safely lift 50 pounds. Must be able to perform duties wearing a Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR). Ability to perceive and distinguish colors.

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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