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5 careers in Salt Lake City hiring immediately

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Despite the devastating effects of the pandemic on the U.S. workforce, Utah has seen some of the lowest unemployment numbers in the country, according to the Utah Department of Workforce Services. There are many companies here that have not only survived the economic instability of the last year but are growing and ready to hire. 

BioFire Diagnostics is one of those companies. 

The creators of innovative, industry-leading solutions for molecular analyses of infectious diseases, BioFire Diagnostics has established itself at the forefront for providing accurate, timely, and thorough results for healthcare professionals.

Having grown exponentially each year, BioFire is ready to hire and is currently offering a variety of job opportunities in various career fields, including manufacturing, engineering, software development, sales, marketing, IT/IS, accounting, and more.

Here are just five of the dozens of jobs listed on the BioFire site that are hiring immediately. 

Inventory Control Analyst I

According to the company website, this position is responsible for daily cycle counting and audit activities in multiple warehouses. Activities include inventory counting, count auditing, variance identification, reconciliation, root cause analysis and adjustment data entry into the ERP system. 

Candidates need a high school diploma or equivalent. College courses in business, operations, supply chain, inventory control, accounting, business information systems, and analytics would be helpful along with some experience in a warehouse, inventory control, analytics or lean implementation.  

Technology Transfer Project Manager

Applicants for these positions must have a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, physics, math, engineering, or a closely related field.

The company needs candidates in three areas of focus. Two of these are responsible for coordinating all efforts involved in the transfer (industrialization) of new chemistry products or manufacturing equipment from R&D into manufacturing. The third focus is responsible for identifying and leading quality control process improvement projects.

Check the website listing for more details.

Manufacturing Technician Trainee

This is an entry-level position that requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Preferred qualifications include good communication skills both written and oral (in English). Candidates should be able to perform repetitive tasks with few mistakes, in a fast-paced, high-volume work environment.

Physical requirements include being able to safely lift and maneuver up to 50 pounds while wearing protective equipment.

Business Analyst III/IV (SAP MFG/SC)

If you have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, IS, IT or related field and five to eight years of relevant experience, you might be a good fit for one of these positions.

These business analyst roles directly support the manufacturing and supply chain business teams along with the SAP data and processes related to manufacturing. The business analyst participates in design, development, maintenance, and support of complex business applications and solutions to support successful business activities. SAP experience is required.

Manufacturing Maintenance Technician I or II

These workers perform preventative maintenance, repairs, and troubleshooting of basic-moderate mechanical and electrical issues relating to manual and semi-automated manufacturing equipment. This position works closely with a team of manufacturing maintenance Technicians in a fast-paced production environment,

To qualify, you need a high school diploma or equivalent, although an associate's degree in a scientific/technical discipline is preferred. Candidates must also have a minimum of one year (Level I) or two years (Level II) of experience in a directly related field or role.

To view other career opportunities at BioFire Diagnostics, check the company website here.