Location: Murray, United States
Position Type: Trainee/Intern
Job Function: Engineering
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.
The engineering student will work alongside, and in support of, R&D hardware, systems engineering, and operations engineering teams. The engineering teams are a diverse, collaborative group working on the support and development of medical devices; the devices are used to automate in vitro diagnostics. The engineering intern will be supervised and mentored by the Director, Managers, and Sr. Engineer’s in the assigned engineering team. Interaction with Project Leaders and other engineers will occur on a daily basis as needed during the internship period.
Basic Knowledge: The intern will obtain basic knowledge related to medical instrumentation research, development, design and testing. Candidates will be expected to have general engineering knowledge including the use of standard engineering tools and laboratory test equipment, understanding of general laboratory practices, general computer applications competencies (word processing, spreadsheet, internet data search, software programming, etc.), and strong oral and written communication skills.
Project Activities: This position will include creation and execution of verification tests, troubleshooting and evaluating instrument and system issues, and supporting engineering evaluations and feasibility efforts.
Design and Development Process: The intern will be given the opportunity to acquire knowledge and understanding of the bioMerieux Design Control Process that addresses US and international regulatory requirements, as well as internal Quality Assurance.
Electrical, Mechanical, Computer, Systems and Biomedical Engineering undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher will be considered. Completion of at least sophomore year of undergraduate studies is preferred, but not required.
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.