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Location: Durham, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Engineering
A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for over 55 years, bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions which determine the source of disease and contamination to improve patient health and ensure consumer safety.
In North America we have more than 5,000 team members across 11 sites or subsidiaries, including Salt Lake City-based BioFire Diagnostics and one subsidiary in Montreal, Canada.
Come and join a family-owned global company with a long-term vision, and a human-centered culture.
Primary Purpose and Overall Objective of the Job:
Ensure required Engineering and validation support for the manufacture and packaging of the BacT/ALERT product line are available to meet or exceed production targets and quality. Execute assigned projects to ensure assets are efficiently deployed to minimize scrap and rework while maximizing OEE, cost of finished goods, and yield. Provide direct leadership for business critical projects including, design, startup and implementation of new equipment, facilities and processes.
Context of the Job and Major Challenges:
Execute assigned Continuous Improvement, Cost of Goods Reduction, and Efficiency Projects to ensure the site goals are met. Develop improvement strategies for existing equipment and processes. Develop projects and manage change request as required to maintain and improve equipment performance. Act as a troubleshooter to identify and remove barriers and obstacles that could impede progress. Provide advice and guidance regarding project management.
Dimensions of the Job:
Prioritize work load. Execute projects as they are developed and executed to ensure they are completed in a timely manner. Communicate changes to project plans as needed. Develop areas of need as required. Assist in day to day issues as required. Participate in facilitate equipment improvement teams and ensure the teams are successful and effective. Has credibility with maintenance, management, quality, and operations.
Studies, Experience, Skills and Qualifications:
bioMérieux is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/GINA.