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Scientist I

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Scientist I

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 60,000 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 Scientist 1.

The Scientist I is part of the dedicated Point of Care (POC) R&D Assay Development and Shared Scientific Services team responsible for coordinating support activities for in vitro diagnostics (IVD) instruments and consumables. The team works closely with R&D, Service, Manufacturing, and Quality to investigate and drive corrective actions in response to field issues, resolve manufacturing obsolescence and manufacturing quality issues, lead design change projects aimed at improving product quality and reliability as well as cost reduction programs.

The successful candidate will be a strong contributor within the R&D function and work and grow within a team of scientists and engineers focused on the continuous improvement and field support of medical devices and consumables currently offered by Siemens Healthineers POC. The responsibilities of the role include:

  • Executing experiments to assess product performance, reliability and for continuous improvement activities.
  • Collaborations with R&D personnel to develop and execute test methods and protocols.
  • Performing data analysis, supporting root cause investigations, and writing technical reports.
  • Supporting the maintenance and troubleshooting of lab instruments
  • Demonstrating GDP and GLP and supporting internal audits

This position may suit you best if you are proficient with what the below skills and would like to develop your career with Healthineers:

  • Ability to forge strong working relationships with a wide range of functions and technical disciplines
  • GDP and GLP knowledge
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, Minitab
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment
  • Experience with use of Agile methodologies preferred
  • Ability to multi-task and to support multiple project teams
  • Experience in sensing technologies, materials chemistry, process development and manufacturing preferred

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • B.S. in Chemistry, Material Science and Engineering, BioMedical Engineering or Biology with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience
  • This position will require in-person presence at the Norwood, MA location

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 all new hires by their start date.

(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. (use your country EEO required language where applicable)


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Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Early Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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