Maintenance Tech 3

Manufacturing Hazelwood, Missouri

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This position will perform general maintenance of equipment in a regulated FDA manufacturing environment for the production and packing of VITEK 2 cards. The position will perform the operation, preventative maintenance, and troubleshooting of high-speed equipment. ToComplete Preventive and Corrective Maintenance work orders independently for the different equipment groups. 

  • Inspect and maintain mechanical systems to prevent future failures or restore to serviceable and acceptable operating conditions.
    • Adjusting:
      • Aligning and leveling components
      • Setting belt tension
    • Lubricating machine systems
    • Installing machine components
  • Trace errors within machine systems.
    • Exercising equipment
    • Checking inputs and outputs
    • Documenting findings
  • Check Measuring and Test Equipment (M&TE) to ensure accuracy, repeatability, and reproducibility.
    • Taking measurements in accordance with standardization procedure
    • Cleaning and adjusting M&TE
  • Select and use appropriate Measuring and Test Equipment (M&TE) to measure industrial equipment and component conditions in an accurate, repeatable, and reproducible manner.
    • Taking measurements
    • Recording results of measurements
  • Miscellaneous
    • Establish good documentation practices
    • Follow proper procedures and techniques including to adhere to company and OSHA safety guidelines
    • Use CMMs software correctly by complete pms, enter urgent work orders, attach parts, attach labor, search for parts.
    • Complete all scheduled training on time
    • Navigation of finding documents and drawings in the applicable system
    • Support Total Productive Maintenance activities by being an active participant, when applicable
    • Be accessible to people on the plant floor to discuss problems and ideas.
    • Maintain good relationships with Production, Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Facilities Maintenance.
    • Work overtime as needed to ensure the required labor resource needs are met.
    • Reliable attendance and punctuality is an essential job function required for this position.
    • Identify and help resolve recurring maintenance problems.
    • Training of technicians in the department to qualify individuals for On-the-Job per equipment
  • Technical degree in a manufacturing technology discipline such as industrial controls and manufacturing processes is preferred or 10 years of work experience in a similar environment.  
  • Good Mechanical Aptitude
  • Knowledge of automation controls.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing equipment involving mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic hardware.
  • Knowledge of quality systems and FDA controls.
  • Computer Skills: Word, Excel, High level of capability of finding documents in Livelink/Compliance Wire and navigating the CMM system.
  • Knowledge and participate in Root Cause Analysis activity
  • Advanced knowledge of trouble-shooting on all piece of equipment in manufacturing.
  • Capability of identify reoccurring problems on the manufacturing floor and determining the corrective action to prevent.



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).