Manufacturing Engineer I - Swing Shift

Engineering Salt Lake City, Utah

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Position Summary:

This engineer works on a cross-functional Manufacturing Engineering team to support a limited aspect of the consumable manufacturing process. Partners with internal team members to optimize product performance.  Performs troubleshooting and routine maintenance of basic manual and automated manufacturing processes under supervision of senior engineers and management.  Leverages experience and skillset to implement best practices with the realm of consumable medical device manufacturing by identifying root causes and recommending solutions. Contributes to the resolution of basic manufacturing engineering problems.



  • Supports limited aspect of consumable product manufacturing process
  • Works with senior engineers to optimize product performance
  • Collects and analyzes data to determine performance of the product under direct supervision
  • Builds relationships both internally and externally as a member of a cross-functional team
  • Troubleshooting and routine maintenance of manufacturing equipment
  • Assisting with NCR investigations, write-ups, and product dispositions
  • Participates on team performing FMEA to identify root causes of problems and present possible solutions
  • Contributes to solving basic manufacturing engineering problems
  • Makes design and technical recommendations subject to review by Manufacturing Engineering Manager
  • Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire Diagnostics’ Quality System.
  • Generates variety of technical documentation including WIDs, and technical reviews.
  • Performs primary duties in a clean room environment.
  • Executes validation of new equipment and processes consistent with FDA standards


Training and Education:

  • Bachelors in Engineering or related discipline
  • Individuals with 10+ years of directly relatable experience (i.e. manufacturing engineering technician, engineering maintenance technician, etc.) may be considered in lieu of degree.



No experience required, candidates with experience in a related field are preferred.



Experience with the following is preferred:

  • Film and plastic bonding and sealing
  • Filling
  • Inspection
  • Solidworks
  • Sheet metal design
  • Materials (e.g. plastics, aluminum, copper, steel, etc.)
  • Pneumatics
  • Machining (esp. CNC)
  • GD&T
  • Electrical Schematics


Experience with the following is highly preferred:

  • Familiar with FDA standards
  • Process validation
  • PLC
  • Microfluidics
  • Thermal characterization
  • Vacuum physics
  • Heat and mass transfer
  • SPC


Physical Requirements:

Able to safely lift 50 pounds.

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).