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Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Manufacturing
A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.
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.
BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. is currently looking for a BioReagents Formulator to join our team! This is a full-time non-exempt position. Responsible for manufacturing and formulation of all BioReagents products and sub-assemblies including FilmArray. Operates production equipment and performs duties under compliance of cGMP manufacturing. Weighs, measures, and checks raw materials to assure that manufactured batches, lots, buffers and sub-assemblies contain the proper reagents and qualities. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures including PCR, RT-PCR real-time PCR, and use of fluorescence based nucleic acid detection techniques. Assists in complex functional testing and troubleshooting product, process material or formulation processes. Applicant must be mathematically competent, detail orientated, and able to follow written directions well. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. A wide degree of organization and attention to detail is expected. Received minimal instruction on routine work and Lead oversight/ instruction on new assignments. Works under the immediate supervision of the BFDX BioReagents Lead Formulator and reports to the BFDX BioReagents Production Manager.
PLEASE NOTE: The working schedule for day shift is 6:00 PM - 6:00 AM. C-Schedule is Sunday through Tuesday + every other Wednesday and D-Schedule is every other Wednesday + Thursday through Saturday.
Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Training and Education:
Minimum- Actively enrolled in 2 year degree in a science field with +1 years scientific/laboratory experience. High school diploma required.
Preferred- Associates degree in a scientific field or equivalent. 3+ years scientific/laboratory experience. 2+ years cGMP. Bachelor’s degree/4 year program with an emphasis on a biological science.
Experience: Pipetting/liquid handling, technical writing/reviewing, cGMP, detail oriented work. Software (Word, Excel).
Skills: Proficient in math, specifically unit conversions. Good oral/written communication, pipetting/liquid handling of multiple volumes. Maintain attention to detail for extended periods of time. Execute repetitive tasks and maintain high level of consistency over time.
Physical Requirements:Able to safely lift and maneuver up to 50 lbs. Standing and/or sitting 2+ hours at time. Able to perform duties while wearing a Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR).
BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. 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 BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ 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).