Senior Biochemist

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 SR Biochemist

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


  • Lead role in assay development projects from conception (sourcing raw materials) to completion (transfer to manufacturing and commercialization). Is responsible for overall success of the project.
  • Deliver well-characterized and robust processes to Manufacturing. 
  • Conduct extensive lab work designing and executing experiments and analyzing resultant data.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex problems. 
  • Successfully define workflows, jobs, and reporting relationships to obtain optimum effectiveness. 
  • May develop departmental budgets and business plans for functional area.
  • Identifies resource needs and may develop justification. 

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

  • Strong experience in developing in vitro diagnostic assays. 
  • Broad chemistry/biochemistry knowledge of buffer systems, enzymes, surfactants, preservatives, particle surface chemistry, statistical analysis, design of experiments and six sigma techniques. 
  • Effective teamwork, networking, and ability to take initiative
  • Must be hands-on, willing to perform laboratory experiments to execute to plan. 

Required skills to have for the success of this role
  • Advanced Degree in Biochemistry or Chemistry, or related scientific discipline, Ph.D. strongly desired. 
  • A minimum of 5-8 years of relevant industry experience in Life Sciences, Medical Devices, or Diagnostics. 
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, teamwork, and ability to take initiative.
  • Appreciation of process quality and specifications as a requirement for manufacturing
  • Demonstrates understanding and application of supervisory approaches for work direction, motivation, performance management, and disciplinary action
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 COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires by their start date.  (Note: Accommodations may be requested for certain medical or religious reasons).

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: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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