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Associate Manager, Instruments 1

bioMerieux Inc.
United States, Missouri, Saint Louis
December 03, 2023
Associate Manager, Instruments 1

Location: Saint Louis, United States

Position Type: Unfixed Term

Job Function: Manufacturing


A family-owned company, bioMerieux 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 Associate Manager directs assigned workforce to meet goals of the department. This position is responsible to the Associate Director of Instrument Manufacturing for the efficient operation of assigned area(s), including participating in the direct labor function of the department when necessary. Is responsible for scheduling and overseeing the daily tasks of instrument manufacturing employees. Provides coaching, feedback, guidance, and training to employees, ensuring an engaged and skilled workforce.


  • Responsible for making sure the daily meeting is conducted and team is involved.
  • Assigns tasks to the work force in order to meet work order completion dates as driven by customer orders.
  • Responsible for establishment of work teams for overlapping coverage.
  • Assures work force is trained according to established procedures.
  • Responsible for performance management for all direct reports (goal setting, feedback, etc., including issuing corrective action as needed). Uses active communication / listen to contribute to employee engagement.
  • Consistently upholds all company policies and procedures, including adherence to safety practices, ensuring team members do the same.
  • Instructs work force to ensure that all device history records are complete and accurate.
  • Assists in the development of new procedures as needed.
  • Works with the department Manager to assure compliance with ISO, FDA, or other guidelines.
  • Identifies continuous improvement opportunities within assigned work area. Ensures that 5S audits are maintained.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • Supervisory experience with emphasis on team leadership and people skills is required.
  • Requires a minimum of 3-4 years in a manufacturing environment, with exposure to leading and participating in teams. Experience in manufacturing of electro-mechanical devices is preferred.
  • Associates Degree is preferred but may be offset by relevant years of experience.
  • Some knowledge of OSHA, GMP and ISO is required. Knowledge of 5S / LEAN manufacturing principles is a plus.
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills and be comfortable training others.
  • Requires proficiency in the use of computers, including Microsoft Office package (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint).

Please be aware that recruitment related scams are on the rise. Fraudulent job postings are being placed on other websites, and individuals posing as bioMerieux 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. Hotmail.com, Gmail.com, Yahoo.com, 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 .

BioMerieux 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 BioMerieux's or its affiliates' application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at , or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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