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Sr. Manager R&D, Systems, Test and Support

Location: Murray, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Bioscience R&D

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.

Position Summary:

The Systems, Test, and Support (STS) Senior Manager is a senior management position, whose primary mission consists of the development, integration, test, support, and continuous improvement of bioMérieux products.  This person would have a strong development background with experience leading a team of internal staff and external contractors.

 

Main Accountabilities:

  • Establish relationships with other key departments involved in development, support and project activities, to ensure relevant experts are involved in ad-hoc transversal teams and development of system interfaces.  Drive the execution of the Systems, Test, and Support team with supportive communication.
  • Manage investigations linked to system level complaints and integration problems and define impacts of resulting system changes after launch.
  • Manage the team in their efforts to verify and validate systems as well as to support, maintain and continually improve the products.
  • Support the development of new marketable products and technologies by organizing, assigning responsibilities, implementing priorities and coordinating STS activities by means of project plans reviews and their follow-up.  Accountable for STS resource management and development of people, mentors key individuals, assuring the integrity of the performance management process and individual development/training plans; may also recommend salary evolutions.
  • Acts as an arbitrator between conflicting objectives.
  • Creates procedures in accordance to department/project/program needs and provides guidance to project teams and methods/tools teams as requested on the topic of system verification, integration, and support.

 

Position Requirements:

  • Experience with designing and testing complex systems.
  • Experience with leading technical teams.
  • Ability to lead and direct others in a technical environment, and collaboratively work with members across multiple disciplines.
  • Ability to lead and influence in a matrix organization.
  • Strong planning and leadership skills, with proven ability to meet business objectives.
  • First-hand experience in an ISO/ FDA regulated environment is highly desirable.
  • Candidate must be well grounded in system engineering principles and demonstrated hands-on competency working with complex medical instrumentation.

 

Typical experience, skills and qualifications:

  • BS/MS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Laboratory Technology, or equivalent with a minimum of 12+ years’ work experience in a relevant area.
  • Understanding of product development and service life cycles.
  • Deep understanding of company organization, operations and management processes; understands the product and services development cycle and/or good scientific practices; knowledge about industry and competition’s products and technologies.
  • Understanding of product development in a regulated environment.

 

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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