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Engineering Project Manager V/IV

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Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Engineering

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.


We are looking for an Engineering Project Manager to join our team. The Engineering Project Manager will work with a team of engineers to accomplish the engineering deliverables for a project. As required, they will also coordinate with individuals from other functional teams (Program Management, Chemistry, Software, Production, Quality, Materials Management, Tech Transfer and Purchasing).

This individual leads various project teams within the Engineering department. His/her main responsibility is to ensure that assigned projects are completed on schedule and meet quality objectives. This individual develops project plans, sets schedules, secures resources, makes technical decisions as necessary, provides status reports, and ensures all project documentation is completed in accordance with BFDX’s Quality System. This individual is expected to work and communicate well with team members, other departments, and Executive Management to meet the goals of assigned projects.

Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Performs all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of the BioFire Diagnostics Quality System.
  2. Develops project plans, including scheduling and milestones. Maintains these plans and schedules, updating as necessary.
  3. Works with other Engineering Project Managers and Engineering Management to allocate resources for projects.
  4. Provides recurring project updates to Management and other departments.
  5. Manages and trains multi-discipline engineering project teams:
    1. Communicates with team members and disseminates project information
    2. Manages roles and responsibilities of team members, ensuring all engineers understand their role and the interdependencies within the project team
    3. Motivates team members and provides incentives and morale boosters as necessary
  6. Ensures projects are developed to BFDX’s design control processes.
  7. Maintains project Design History File and ensure all documentation meets project and team needs and is completed in accordance with BFDX’s Quality System.
  8. Provides technical oversight of projects, and makes technical decisions as necessary to keep the project on schedule.
  9. Receives oversight from an Engineering Project Manager IV or above. Mentors other engineers and more junior Engineering Project Managers.
  10. Project Scope
  11. Design History File
  12. Task Assignment
  13. Technical decisions

Principal Decisions:

  1. Project timelines (based on available resources) and task lists
  2. Project resource allocation
  3. Technical decisions as needed

Supplemental Data 

  1. This position does not have any direct reporting employees. The position does require supervising team members to ensure project work is completed on schedule and at acceptable quality levels. Teams may include engineers from EE, ME, and FW.
  2. This position includes managing projects of moderate to difficult scope and complexity.
  3. Minimal travel may be required.


Training and Education:  Bachelor’s degree or higher required in Engineering or Management. Project Management certification preferred.


Engineering PM IV

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in engineering, and/or project management


  • Experience working in a heavily regulated industry

Engineering PM V

  • 10+ years of experience in engineering, and/or project management


  • Experience working in a heavily regulated industry


  • Project Management
  • Excellent planning
  • Personnel management
  • Communication, within the team and among departments
  • Negotiation
  • Motivation
  • Microsoft Office, including Project, Visio, and PowerPoint
  • Work Breakdown Structures
  • Gantt Charts

 Physical Requirements

 Individual must be able to safely lift 60 lbs.

Please be aware that recruitment related scams are on the rise. Fraudulent job postings are being placed on other websites, and individuals posing as bioMérieux Talent Acquisition team members are reaching out via email or text message in an attempt to collect your personal and confidential information. In some cases, these scammers are also conducting bogus interviews prior to extending fraudulent offers of employment. Beware of individuals reaching out using general phone numbers and non-bioMerieux email domains (i.e.,,, etc.). If you are concerned that an interview experience or offer of employment might be a scam, please make sure you are searching for the posting on our careers site or contact us at [email protected].

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).

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