Scientist / Technology Transfer Specialist - CLIA Lab

Job Description

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 66,000 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.

Siemens Healthcare Laboratory (SHL), located in Berkeley, CA, is CLIA accredited and state licensed clinical laboratory. SHL enables access to novel technologies through the validation and implementation of new assays for diagnostic or clinical trial use. The laboratory provides testing services for clinical trials, clinical laboratory diagnostic testing, and pharmaceutical partnerships.

Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as a Technology Transfer Specialist

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

Providing oversight to assay optimization, implementation, validation plan design, validation documentation, and quality management program development.  Responsible for assuring that assay implementation is compliant with CLIA and state regulations.

Oversight of transfer of reagent raw material specifications and reagent preparation knowledge from R&D for operational testing.

Performs highly complex clinical laboratory analyses.  Responsible for novel technology transfer of highly complex test methods directly from research, development or independent entities into the clinical laboratory setting for regulated operational testing services.

  • You will serve as a representative of clinical laboratory on R&D teams for new technologies prior to assay transfer.
  • You will implement the transfer of new assays into the CLIA lab including the transfer of reagent preparation protocols, while ensuring that QT objectives are met.
  • You will manage the validation of new technology and assays in SHL, including writing of protocols, validation reports, proficiency testing requirements, equipment maintenance, and quality management program design.
  • You will establish and implement a quality control program appropriate for the testing performed; establish the parameters for acceptable levels of analytic performance; ensure these levels are maintained throughout the entire handling, testing, and reporting processes.

Required skills to have for the success of this role

·         Possess or are eligible for a California CLS, MLS, or CGMBS license

·         8 – 10 years relevant work experience

·         Works effectively in teams and thrives in a collaborative environment. Ability to work with minimal supervision and ability to establish productive working relationships internally and externally.

·         Ability to direct a team to accomplish project goals.

·         Demonstrates and applies a broad knowledge of technical, scientific, and logistical expertise.

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills. High degree of comfort with a variety of technology solutions.

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)

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.

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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 Laboratory, LLC

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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