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Director R&D Assay Development

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 Director R&D Assay Development.

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 from the Human Rights Campaign

·       Best for Vets Employers by Military Times

·       Glassdoor Employer Rating: 4.0


This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a Director – R&D Assay Development, you will be responsible for:

  • You will lead an R&D team/teams for Assay development on automated systems. Assays will include the development of infectious disease immunoassays. You will be responsible for several chemists with biochemistry and or chemistry education undergraduate to PhD degrees. You will work with cross functional teams and support the needs of the franchise.

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

  • Biochemistry or chemistry degree. Preferably advanced degree, Masters or PhD.
  • Prior experience leading an assay development group for automated systems.
  • Experience with Infectious diseases assay development preferred.
  • Ability to work in aggressive timelines with cross functional teams.
  • Supporting the Franchise business priorities.
  • Responsible for budgets and forecasts.
  • Lead multiple large cross business projects.
  • You show team orientation, communication skills and leadership.
  • You will demonstrate the ability to work in a diverse environment promoting workplace inclusion. 
  • You work collaboratively to improve processes and solve problems.
  • You will demonstrate flexibility and the ability to change priorities to meet business needs and lead your team through these changes.
  • You have experience with IVD regulations to ensure compliance for activities in your area.
  • You have experience working with R&D, manufacturing, marketing, regulatory affairs, design quality, customer service and other such groups.

Required skills to have for the success of this role

  • Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree required
  • Minimum of 5-10 years experience in Assay Development

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.


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 specific before applying, please visit: https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/about.

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: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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