Engineering Equipment Sustainment Coordinator

Engineering Salt Lake City, Utah Salt Lake City, Utah

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At BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. we make the world a healthier place by providing molecular solutions that lessen the time to medical results and empower healthcare professionals to make better diagnostic decisions.

We are proud to be part of the bioMérieux family and the 5,000+ team members across 12 sites and subsidiaries in North America committed to our mission to help save lives around the globe through the power of diagnostics.

Come be a part of our team and our mission as a Engineering Equipment Sustainment Coordinator!

Job Summary

The Engineering Equipment Sustainment Coordinator (EESC) works within a Manufacturing Engineering Team – generally under the leadership of a more experienced individual (e.g. Engineers and/or Managers). The EESC is responsible for creating purchase requisitions for equipment, parts and supply items using EPROC (SAP) when they are requested, but are not set up as managed inventory items. The EESC will work collaboratively with project/program teams, with managerial support on problems of moderate scope and complexity relating to equipment spare parts. The EESC supports Materials Management, Spare Parts, Manufacturing Engineering, and other teams in obtaining requested parts and supplies. The EESC supports team members and leadership as assigned in order to meet the goals of the department, projects, and the company.


Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire Diagnostic’s quality system.

Perform purchase requisition requests using SAP/EPROC.

Provide support on upcoming new equipment implementation and work with project teams to set up new Spare Parts.

Work collaboratively with the project/program team, with managerial support on problems of moderate scope and complexity relating to equipment spare parts, while communicating effectively up, down, and laterally throughout the organization.

Assist with forecasting future new equipment implementation needs and work within a team to set up new equipment spare parts and adjust existing safety stock levels.

Works closely with various department team members and management across the organization to identify and implement improvements relating to the equipment spare part processes. Represents the engineering department in meetings and within project teams on topics related to job responsibilities.

Participates in department strategic planning and resource management, to assure optimum utilization of resources, and Acts as a liaison between engineering teams and other departments within Biofire to achieve department, project, and company objectives.

Sustain Lean Manufacturing efforts within the department.

Maintain records in compliance with regulatory requirements, current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

Provide or obtain training to accomplish objectives.

Collaborate with Purchasing, Engineering, Production, and Materials Management and other teams to evaluate the equipment spare part usage and make recommendations for safety stock level adjustments within the managed inventory systems (ESMI and SAP).

Maintain knowledge of part request, receipt, inspection, issue, and cycle counting processes.

Take direction from engineers and technicians regarding how to best support preventive, predictive, and breakdown maintenance principles.

Develop a general understanding of equipment and machinery within manufacturing in order to provide support to team members regarding spare parts as well as anticipated and unanticipated machinery breakdowns.

Perform additional tasks as assigned.


Supplemental Data

Travel: Minimal travel may be required.

Team: Usually works on a team with Engineers, Technicians, Department Management, Purchasing, Project Managers and other teams internal and external.




Training and Education

High School Diploma or equivalent required



Minimum of 5 years of experience in related field.

Experience with the following is preferred:

cGMP hands on experience with Inventory Control

Goods Receipt, Part Issue, and Cycle Counting

Mechanical systems



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The following skills are preferred:

Ability to adapt to challenges while remaining calm in a constantly changing environment.

Communication & decision quality - must have the ability to make good decisions and communicate effectively with others including management

Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Project, Visio), ERP systems, and Solidworks

Problem solving


SAP and EPROC a strong plus


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).