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Senior Biochemist, 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 Senior Biochemist – Technical Operations.


We are looking for a senior biochemist that will focus on paramagnetic based immunoassay developments and improvements, and will support a scientific team skilled in surface chemistry.

This group within the Technical Operations department will perform functional assessment (feasibility/characterization) of prototype materials, using immunoassay architectures on the Atellica and ADVIA Centaur testing platforms.

This position includes the handling of all types of materials, including hazardous and DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) controlled materials.


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

  • Participation in creation and execution of the design of experiments
  • Coordination of data analysis, and writing internal reports and documentation.
  • Assisting in coordination of the team’s performance of material feasibility and characterization studies, following written protocols.


Required Education, Skills & Experience:

*Education: Advanced degree beyond Bachelors degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry; Masters or PhD degree preferred.

*Experience:  6+ Years in Diagnostics or Related Technical Operations

*Experience in paramagnetic solid phase immunoassay capture characterization and bioconjugation to support the development and improvements in manufacturing processes.

*Good understanding and knowledge of the principles of organic chemistry, protein ligation chemistry, and solid support chemistry.

*Demonstrated ability to interpret data and to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues.

*Strong work ethic, and a mastery of timeline management.

*Excellent written and communication skills, and the ability to work as a team leader.

*Must pass a Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) background check.


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

*Experience with method development and process validations are a highly favored. 

*Experience with immunoassays and Design of Experiments (DOE) data analysis programs (such as MiniTab)


Siemens Healthineers has recently announced the next steps in our continued commitment to prioritize colleague health, comply with customer/business partner requirements, and help preserve our business continuity.  Going forward, please be aware that Siemens Healthineers requires full vaccination for COVID-19 for our U.S. employees, contractors, and business partners, where local conditions allow, who:

1) Are customer-facing (e.g., those required to visit a customer/business partner site or interact in-person with customers at any conference or meeting) OR

2) Come on-site, whether regularly or occasionally, at any Siemens Healthineers location.

(Note: Accommodations may be requested for certain medical or religious reasons)


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.

Why you’ll love working for Siemens Healthineers

  • Be part of exciting and innovative projects that help solve some of the world’s most significant health problems.
  • Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, cutting edge technological environment.
  • Opportunities to advance your career.
  • Competitive total rewards package.
  • Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education and technology, and sustainability, making a positive impact on communities.
  • Participate in our celebrations and social events.
  • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them!
  • Employee perks and discounts. 

We are globally recognized as an Employer of Choice, but don’t just take our word for it. Here are some of our most recent awards and recognition:

  • Great Place to Work Certified 2021
  • Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality
  • Best for Vets Employers by Military Times
  • Glassdoor Employer Rating: 4.0

Review our Benefits Summary: Explore the Siemens Benefits

QuickStart http://www.benefitsquickstart.com website to learn about our competitive Benefits plans which we proudly offer to our regular full-time employees. The QuickStart website can be accessed by clicking the link above or by copying and pasting it into your web browser’s address bar and selecting “Thinking of Joining Siemens” to the left of the page.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/careers

If you wish to find out more about the specifics before applying, please visit: https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/about.




Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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