Manufacturing Maintenance Tech 2 - 2nd Shift

Manufacturing Hazelwood, Missouri

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Benefits at bioMerieux:
Low-cost medical, dental, and vision benefits starting day one
11 paid holidays
160 hours of paid time off
Annual bonus
9.5% 401k company contribution with no vesting period
Tuition reimbursement up to $10,000 per calendar year
Onsite cafeteria with daily food stipend  
Normal working hours for this position are Sunday - Thursday 2:00pm-10:30pm.
Position Summary:
The Line Maintenance Technician is responsible for the operation, preventative maintenance, and troubleshooting of high-speed manufacturing equipment in the FDA regulated environment of bioMerieux, Inc. St Louis. This role performs installation, repair, and maintenance of specialized and highly automated production line equipment.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Preventive Maintenance
    • Complete Preventive Maintenance work orders prior to the completion due date.
    • Review Line Maintenance work instructions and modify as needed.
    • Maintain production equipment to run at required specifications.
    • Notify supervision of any PM inadequacies or parts shortages.
    • Complete preventive maintenance with no negative impact to production.
    • Perform component rebuilds as time allows.
  • Corrective/Urgent Maintenance
    • Follow proper procedures and techniques.
    • Quickly respond to line calls for machine repairs and adjustments.
    • Determine what tools are needed to effectively complete work orders.
    • Determine if the corrective maintenance job is one of a repetitive nature.  If so, develop a process to eliminate the reoccurrence.
  • Miscellaneous
    • Adhere to company and OSHA safety guidelines and support safety activities such as safety audits and adherence of wearing personal protective equipment.
    • Establish good documentation practices
    • Complete all scheduled training on-time.
    • Use of a computerized maintenance management system(CMMS) correctly by completing pms, enter urgent work orders, attach parts, attach labor, search for parts.
    • Interface with the storeroom.  If a part is not stocked or counts are incorrect inform the Storeroom Coordinator to resolve the issue.
    • Work overtime as needed to ensure the required labor resource needs are met.
    • Navigation of finding documents and drawings in the applicable system
    • Consult with other maintenance personnel as warranted to discuss issues that affect the operations of the maintenance department by identifying and to help resolve recurring maintenance problems.
    • Reliable attendance and punctuality are an essential job function required for this position.
Education, Skills, & Experience: 
  • Technical degree in a manufacturing technology discipline such as Industrial Controls, Logic Programming, Manufacturing Processing, related field with 1 year of experience in a manufacturing setting, maintenance, mechanical, HVAC, equipment repair OR
    • High School Diploma/GED and 3 years experience as a machine operator in a manufacturing environment operating/running high speed equipment, maintenance, mechanical, HVAC, or equipment repair also accepted
  • Knowledge of manufacturing equipment involving mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic hardware.
  • Experience in troubleshooting and maintaining high speed manufacturing is preferred.
  • Knowledge of understanding good manufacturing practices (GMP’s), ISO, and quality system regulations is preferred.
Physical Requirements:
  • Standing, repetitive hand and arm motions at times, ability to climb steps.
  • Lifting (up to 50Lbs) and moving containers of cartons, tubes, and materials.
  • Operating within cool temperature and low humidity conditions within the production room.  Constant noise is common due to the operation of the air-dry chamber, taping and pouching equipment.  
  • Excellent personal hygiene required.  Appropriate gowning requirements necessary for the production areas.  Gloves are required to handle the product. Hairnet, clean room gowns and/or lab coats are required. Safety glasses and hearing protection are required personal protective gear.  
  • Occasional environmental odors may be prevalent.  

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).