Job Opening – Associate Director, Consumable Manufacturing

BioFire Defense is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).


Associate Director, Consumable Manufacturing Posted: 10/23/2020



Full-Time Manufacturing

Position Summary:

Process owner for Consumable Manufacturing activities through formulations to finished goods packaging, Responsible for the utilization of materials personnel, equipment and processes necessary to meet manufacturing objectives. Responsible for maintaining the manufacturing environment to align with current QSR’s. Responsible for work conducted within a division of the Reagent manufacturing group. This position is expected to provide support to the leadership of 2-5 manager level employees and multiple production technicians. The Associate Director of Consumable Manufacturing reports to the VP of Operation.


Training and Education:

BS or higher in a Science field with at least 3-5 years of experience in medical diagnostics manufacturing, preferably in a molecular diagnostics environment. Must have a proven record of integrating technical, financial and quality aspects of all areas of manufacturing. Experience with FDA audits and Quality standards (ISO13485, ISO9001 and 21 CFR part 820) is a plus. Proven leadership and management skills are essential for this position. 2-5 years of experience in production management.

  • Strong ability to identify and trend data to formulate actionable plans and deliverables.
  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing cost methods/models desired.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze statistical data and financial reports, understand and resolve technical difficulties, interface with internal engineering/technical experts and external technical representatives, and manage multiple priorities in a manufacturing environment setting.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to effectively present information to senior management and customers, if required.
  • Thorough understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Quality System Regulations (QSR) desired.



  • We offer competitive salaries
  • 401k
  • Vacation/holiday pay
  • Medical benefits
  • Stimulating work environment

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