Scientist - Organic Chemistry Group - Mini-Care

Job Description

The Scientist will be located in Mishawaka, Indiana as a member of the Organic Chemistry Group (OCG). The position is in a Manufacturing group that is responsible for producing reagents and components for multiple diagnostic assays.  This position will be primarily responsible for the preparation of derivatized nano-particles. However, the preparation of other reagents in the OCG portfolio is always an option.  The work will be conducted in a ‘Regulated’ environment. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

70% Production

  • Accurately and neatly records information while following established written protocols
  • Works as a member of a team to perform a variety of chemical techniques used to prepare intermediates used in further production
  • Preparation of solutions, auditing instruments, control charting, procedure reviews, and providing support for general laboratory activities
  •  Must have knowledge of good laboratory practices in a cGMP environment, with strong analytical capabilities
  • Must function well under extreme pressure and be able to meet daily commitments and deadlines while continuing to make appropriate decisions regarding product quality
  • Must be able to follow procedures under minimal supervision, be confident in his/her ability to make / defend decisions and/or seek guidance when appropriate.
  • Needs to be flexible and be able to handle ever changing priorities while demonstrating attention to detail, and good technical judgment

30% Research (Process Development/Process Optimization)

  • Must be able to conduct process optimization using statistical methods.

o   Design DOE protocol(s)

o   Execute DOE Protocol(s)

o   Evaluate the Data from DOE(s).

  • Create new Work Instructions for assigned project(s).
  • Conduct validation of process improvements or new product development


  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Must be detail oriented and highly organized
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with external and internal customers
  • Must recognize the underlying basis for regulations and rules and act in accordance
  • Proficient in time management, possess well developed interpersonal skills, demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills, and exhibit attention to detail

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Master of Science degree (Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Chemical Engineering) with a minimum of 3 years of large scale/preparative organic laboratory experience preferred
  • A Bachelor of Science or comparable educational background with a minimum of 6 years of experience will be considered if the individual also has strong experience in industrial chemical process development.
  • Industrial experience and knowledge of GMP/ISO preferred.
  • SAP experience not required but most helpful.         


Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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