Biochemist II, Technical Operations

Job Description

Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. We stand with our customers around the world to support them in delivering high quality care to their patients. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. This is what truly matters to us.

Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as a Biochemist II in Technical Operations, Glasgow Consumables Manufacturing, Newark, Delaware.

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a Biochemist II, you will be responsible for:

  • You will work with cross functions to resolve production issues including raw materials, reagent formulation, QC testing, and product release.
  •  You lead process and/or design change projects, following written protocols, prepares validation and/or test results reports, working with cross function team to get deliverables in time. 
  • You participate/investigate escalated customer complaints and manufacturing issues. Coordinates and carries out investigations and implements corrective and preventive actions.   
  • You create and participate in the design of experiments, coordinate and perform data analysis and write internal reports and documentation.
  • You may lead a team or directly investigate the performance of raw materials, new and re-formulated assays and manufacturing processes, working with Technicians in the laboratory running Syva, AU, Dimension, Dimension Vista, Atellica and other instruments with serum and other biological fluids of human and animal origin.

This position may suit you best if you are familiar with what is below, and would like to do develop your career with Healthineers

  • You have good project, time management and people skills, working with cross function teams to meet product release on time and project milestones.  
  • You have a good understanding and working knowledge of polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies and principles of immunodiagnostic technology including EMIT technology as well as experience with immunoassays.
  • Since you will troubleshoot and resolve technical issues of chemistry and immunoassays, you need knowledge and experiences of protein chemistry and chromatography, EMIT technology, automated immunoassay analyzers and/or ELISA, chemiluminescent technology, Western Blot, SDS-PAGE.
  • You will have extensive interactions with cross functions, therefore, a strong work ethic, excellent written, presentation and communication skills, and the ability to work as a project leader as well as independently is essential.
  • You need proficiency with Microsoft Office, statistical analysis knowledge, understanding lean production system and Six Sigma, using Minitab is a plus.
  • You are in a technical support role and fast paced environment, and need to have team orientation, be flexible and demonstrate the ability to switch priorities to meet business needs, must be a quick learner.

Required skills to have for the success of this role

  • Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in chemistry, biochemistry, biology, medical technology, or related field.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years technical support or laboratory experience, including experience in chemistry and immunoassays. Advanced degree (MS or Ph.D.) may be substituted for experience. 

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at

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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.


Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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