Engineering Manager, Systems and Test

Engineering Salt Lake City, Utah Salt Lake City, Utah Salt Lake City, Utah

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This position ensures that the onboarding process, development, training, coaching, mentoring, and feedback is consistently being provided to the teams to ensure their continued growth and development.  Also, that all team members understand their role and interdependencies with both the engineering shared services team and other teams and departments.  It is essential that this role understands priorities and projects within the entire engineering department organization and can balance resources and priorities to meet timelines and deliver results on time.  This position is also responsible that all work and activities of the company are accomplished in accordance with the company’s quality system. 
In consultation with Director of Engineering – Shared services this individual provides guidance regarding resourcing (staffing, physical, and process) needs, capital equipment, space, and process needs / improvements regarding the needs of the systems and test and reliability development teams.  Consults on topics such as vision, strategy, culture, and objectives.  He/she works with project and program management to encourage team members to collaborate, coordinate, and interact across projects and departments.
Department objectives are achieved, in large measure, through the execution of engineering and department projects/ objectives.  This position works with Engineering Management to define, set, and monitor department goals and objectives specific to systems engineering and test and reliability development teams.   
Primary duties include: 
  • People Leadership: 
    • Hiring
    • Onboarding
    • Training
    • Lead technical teams with demonstrated leadership capabilities
    • Provide feedback
    • Coaching and mentoring
    • Conflict resolution and interpersonal skills
    • Best practices
    • Career growth of team members
    • Performance reviews
    • Recommendations for incentives and rewards
    • Approving timecards, PTO, and leave requests
    • Makes recommendations on staffing levels
    • Maintain job descriptions for direct reports
  • Physical Resources
    • Identifies and makes recommendations on equipment, space, etc. needs of direct reports
    • Facilitates project interaction by assigning workspace, seating locations, etc. to team members
  • Processes
    • Should be familiar with all department processes and all relevant company SOPs/WIDs and policies.
    • Monitors adherence to established processes
    • Identifies and consults on process improvements for the department
    • Works with the Director of Engineering to create a group charter.
    • Tracks, trends, and reports on key performance indicators relative to direct report performance
    • Supports company and department strategy defined by senior leadership.
    • Performs all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioMerieux’s Quality System.
    • Perform all work in compliance with company quality procedures and standards.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Provide manufacturing engineering team coordination/resource allocation to maximize efficiencies and ensure all research, development, transfer to production, and sustaining engineering needs are met for manufacturing/testing processes and equipment.
    • Interface with R&D Engineering Management to ensure process research and development needs are met for new instrumentation and the product roadmap.
    • Manage and train engineering teams to follow BioMerieux’s design controls.
    • Ensure that product, processes, and equipment meets the needs of production and installed base reliability needs.
    • Set and review goals and objectives for each employee in the dept each year and have quarterly check in’s.
    • Ensure engineering SOPs and WIDs meet the needs of the assigned engineering team(s).
    • Provide team leadership and training.
    • Ensure dept processes help teams and projects to produce products that meet quality expectations and specifications
    • Communicate progress and needs to department Director.
    • Review and approve biweekly effort reporting for assigned team members.
    • Ensure dept processes are set up and defined to assist the team to perform data collection, analysis and reporting from respective processes
    • As needed, act as project manager by tracking and reporting on schedule, tasks, and deliverables for projects being run by the Systems Engineering and Test and Reliability teams
    • Attendance and participation at all stakeholder meetings required 
  • Education & Experience Requirements 
    • BS Degree in Engineering or equivalent
    • 5+ years of experience in related or similar industry with demonstrated leadership experience
    • Experience in Systems engineering and test engineering is preferred
some travel may be required

BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 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 BioFire Diagnostics’ 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).