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Job Description

This Scientist 1 position is part of the Point of Care (POC) business unit, reporting into the Integration, Verification, Validation & Improvement of Products (IVIP) team, responsible for performing verification and validation activities for in vitro diagnostics (IVD) instruments and consumables. The team works closely with R&D, Service, Manufacturing, Marketing and Quality to ensure new product releases and design changes impacting existing commercial products are appropriately verified and validated prior to commercialization.

The successful candidate will work within a team of R&D scientists and engineers focused on the continuous improvement of both current and new blood gas devices and consumables.

Responsibilities

Participate in product risk assessments. Assist in the development of validation and/or verification plans and protocols. Collaborate with Biostats personnel to generate statically justifiable sampling plans. Participate in and utilize Agile project management. Execute testing, obtain and analyze data, and contribute to basic technical reports to support product V&V activities originating from either design changes and/or launch of new products. Conduct routine preventative maintenance and troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation. Create and/or revise process related work instructions. The successful candidate must be able to work independently and as a team member to accomplish assigned tasks. Due to the cross functional nature of this position, the candidate must be able to forge strong working relations with a wide range of functions and technical disciplines.

Required Skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills 

Ability to converse with internal customers to effectively resolve inquiries and concerns

Strong scientific background in related field
Proven track record in solving semi-complex technical issues
Excellent quantitative skills and working knowledge of mid-level statistics
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

Mechanical aptitude is a plus

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

B.S. in Chemistry, Medical Laboratory Science or Biology with a minimum of 2 years of suitable and proven experience or M.S. in related field with minimum of 1 year applicable industry experience in the medical diagnostics field. Travel may be up to 5% for this position.

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Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Early Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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