BioReagents Formulator - Night

Manufacturing Salt Lake City, Utah

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The BioReagents Formulator is a full-time non-exempt position. Responsible for manufacturing and formulation of all BioReagents products and sub-assemblies including FilmArray. Operates production equipment and performs duties under compliance of cGMP manufacturing. Weighs, measures, and checks raw materials to assure that manufactured batches, lots, buffers and sub-assemblies contain the proper reagents and qualities. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures including PCR, RT-PCR real-time PCR, and use of fluorescence based nucleic acid detection techniques. Assists in complex functional testing and troubleshooting product, process material or formulation processes. Applicant must be mathematically competent, detail orientated, and able to follow written directions well. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. A wide degree of organization and attention to detail is expected. Received minimal instruction on routine work and Lead oversight/ instruction on new assignments. Works under the immediate supervision of the BFDX BioReagents Lead Formulator and reports to the BFDX BioReagents Production Manager. 
The schedule for this position will be Thursday - Saturday and every other Wednesday 6:00 PM - 6:00 AM or  Sunday - Tuesday and every other Wednesday 6:00 PM - 6:00 AM 
  • $500 on first pay check
  • $500 after 6 months of employment

Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities: 
  1. Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BFDX’s Quality System.
  2. Responsible for wet and freeze-dried reagent formulations, sub-assemblies, and finished goods.
  3. Operates Production Equipment.
  4. Maintains records in compliance with regulatory requirements, current Good Manufacturing Practices, and Standard Operating Procedures.
  5. Relies on pre-established written guidelines to perform job functions.
  6. Responsible for maintaining clean room environment of formulation labs and associated spaces.
  7. May assist with in-process testing to assure batches or lots meet specifications.
  8. Responsible for maintaining clean room environment of formulation labs and associated spaces.
  9. Performs additional tasks as assigned by management.
  10. Works under immediate supervision of the BFDX BioReagents Lead Formulator and reports to the BFDX BioReagents Production Manager.
Training and Education: 
Minimum- Actively enrolled in 2 year degree in a science field with +1 years scientific/laboratory experience. High school diploma required. 
Preferred- Associates degree in a scientific field or equivalent. 3+ years scientific/laboratory experience. 2+ years cGMP. Bachelor’s degree/4 year program with an emphasis on a biological science. 
 Experience: Pipetting/liquid handling, technical writing/reviewing, cGMP, detail oriented work. Software (Word, Excel). 
Skills: Proficient in math, specifically unit conversions. Good oral/written communication, pipetting/liquid handling of multiple volumes. Maintain attention to detail for extended periods of time. Execute repetitive tasks and maintain high level of consistency over time. 
Physical Requirements: 

Able to safely lift and maneuver up to 50 lbs. Standing and/or sitting 2+ hours at time. Able to perform duties while wearing a Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR).  

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).