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(Senior) R&D Team Lead Assay Development (M/F/D)

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(Senior) R&D Team Lead Assay Development 

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 Fast Track Diagnostics, a Siemens Healthineers company, in Luxembourg as

 (Senior) R&D Team Lead Assay Development 

As (Senior) R&D Team Lead Assay Development, you will be part of the molecular R&D team located at Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg. 

As a (Senior) R&D Team Lead (f/m/d) Assay Development
  • You will lead a team of 8-12 people and be responsible for the product development of qPCR assays for molecular infection diseases.
  • You will be responsible for the full R&D process from the design of a products, development, design transfer up to product maintenance throughout the product's life cycle.
  • Together with your team you will ensure the development of new high-quality products within defined timelines and requirements 
  • You will be the main contact for internal stakeholders as manufacturing, procurement, regulatory affairs, and other functions related to the projects.
  • You will work closely with international R&D colleagues from platform and system integration. 
  • You will supervise your team and take care of their professional development.

This position may suit you best if you are familiar with what is below, and would like to do develop your career with Healthineers
  • You have strong leadership abilities to manage and lead a high performing team of R&D scientist and technicians in a matrix organization
  • You can manage complex development projects in a cross-functional setting 
  • You have strong analytical skills to assess situations and drive decision making
  • You create an inspiring and motivating work environment and let your team share your vision.

Required skills to have for the success of this role
  • PhD in the field of Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, or similar field
  • > 10 years of experience in diagnostics or pharmaceutical industry, with at least 2 years people management experience. 
  • Experience working under quality and regulatory standards as ISO 13485, FDA IVDD/IVDR desired
  • A professional experience in IVD test development with a focus on molecular infectious diseases is beneficial.
  • Very good knowledge of spoken and written English.


Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: FAST TRACK DIAGNOSTICS LUXEMBOURG S.à r.l.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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