Senior Quality Scientist - Reagent Manufacturing - Immunoassay

Job Description

Sr. Scientist – Quality Control

Position Overview:

Are you the right scientist to work in a fast paced manufacturing environment with cross-functional focus?  Would you enjoy working on a team developing one culture based on trust, accountability, ownership, and world class performance? We are looking for a candidate who will be involved in supporting a newly established reagent manufacturing system as well as future integration projects within an Immunoassay product line. Come join our team and embrace the Siemens belief of “Know now, live better…”


  • Performs routine to complex tests and analyses according to established procedures.
  • Performs release activities and inputs associated data into SAP.
  • Performs complex tests or investigations pertaining to the development of new designs, methods, materials, or processes and investigates possible application of results.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems.
  • Completes a wide variety of complex technical assignments.
  • Obtains, correlates, and analyzes technical information needed to accomplish complex tasks.
  • Performs mid to complex analysis of raw data to determine experimental results and learns and implements best practices for data analysis.
  • Completes the preparation of reports, charts, graphs, and other documents and advises senior staff.
  • Reviews and approves related inputs such as complex drawings and specifications prepared by technical support personnel.

·      Plans with support mid-complex to highly complex experiments, including planning reagents and consumables required.

·      May lead meetings when assigned to continue projects- either for scheduling, troubleshooting, or status collection.

·      Leads development of assay parameters (test methods) for use on analytical instrumentation.

·      Participates in Design Control activities: Verification and Validations, testing and documentation- from Design Change documentation to authoring protocols and reports with some support as required.

·      Works collaboratively in a cross-functional team of Engineers, Manufacturing and Scientists from multiple groups.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

·      B.A. or B.S. Degree in biology or biochemistry with over 6 years of industry experience.  Masters with 4 years industry experience. PhD with 2 years industry experience.

·      Thorough understanding of 21 CFR Part 820 regulations and ISO 13485 standard requirements, and all other MDSAP country regulations for medical device or pharmaceutical operations.

·         Multiple years of experience with multiple reagent kits for immunoassay based technologies, specifically involving a troponin assay.

·      Experience working with analytical instrumentation, reagent systems, including testing repetitively.

·      Experience planning experiments with multiple variables – may have been DOE.  This includes identifying all factors and determining replicates needed for statistical significance.

·      Experience identifying and troubleshooting process, material, or equipment problems to minimize    down time and recommend solutions. 

·      Experience performing data analysis as well as formal report writing.

·      Experience creating and modifying testing protocols and supporting documents.

·      Familiar with statistical analysis tools.

·         Familiar with working in SAP.

·      Able to work independently and manage tasks assigned on schedule.

·      Strong scientific, communication and organizational skills are a must.

·      Should be comfortable with handling bio-hazardous materials.

·      Travel required may be 0-20% depending on Project.

·         Experience with multiple reagent kits for immunoassay based technologies.


Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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