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Manager, Supply Chain

Location: Saint Louis, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Supply Chain

A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for over 55 years, bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions that detect disease and contamination to improve patient health and ensure consumer safety. In North America we have more than 5,000 team members across 12 sites or subsidiaries, including Salt Lake City based BioFire Diagnostics. We believe in the power of diagnostics and bioMérieux sponsors public health initiatives and partnerships to address antimicrobial resistance, sepsis awareness, food safety, and consumer health across the globe. Come be a part of our mission to help save lives.

Position Summary:

The Supply Chain Manager leads the team to ensure internal and external customer service targets are met through execution of logistics, planning and/or procurement activities.  In this role, you will develop and implement continuous improvement in departmental efficiencies.  Manages resource allocation; recruits, trains, evaluates, and develops supply chain staff using active listening and communication to ensure engaged team members.


Primary Responsiblities:

  1. Responsible for the overall planning, controlling, and managing of Instrument and Reagent Materials for St. Louis Supply Chain.
  2. Lead group to acquire top service rate at the best cost to monitor inventory levels and accuracy to optimize fine scheduling.
  3. Focus on operations and tactical levels including hours, days, weeks, months, quarters.
  4. Dimension, recruit, train, evaluate and develop the Supply Chain team.
  5. Controls the activity reporting through Key Performance Indicators.
  6. Propose organization improvements and contribute to the site Continuous Improvement and evolution of Supply Chain best practices.
  7. Maintain and ensure accurate data in Information Systems at all times.
  8. Ensure regulatory, QMS and HSE compliance.


Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  1. Bachelor’s degree preferred in Business/Material Management/Purchasing/Science.
  2. 5+ years of relevant operational experience in manufacturing, or logistics, or planning with proven ability to lead others.
  3. Must have working knowledge of ISO, CGMP and MRP manufacturing principles.
  4. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, including verbal and written skills.
  5. Must have strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Package.
  6. Demonstrated ability to handle a variety of Supply Chain topics and issues.
  7. Demonstrated ability to handle a high workload.
  8. Certification by APICS or ISM (NAPM) is desired.

Joining bioMérieux, is choosing to join an innovative company with a long term vision, committed to the service of public health and carried out with a humanistic corporate culture. Our Group offers numerous possibilities: so come and join the 13,000 bioMérieux team members who already identify with these values!


bioMérieux is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/GINA.

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