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Senior Biochemist

Job Description

Siemens Healthineers offers generous sign-on bonuses up to $5,000*

Do you want to join us in helping to fight the world’s most threatening diseases and enabling access to care for more people around the world? At Siemens Healthineers, we pioneer breakthroughs in healthcare.  For everyone. Everywhere.

We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment with opportunities to go beyond your comfort zone in order to grow personally and professionally. Sound interesting? Then come and join our global team as a Senior Biochemist.

The Technical Operations team at Siemens Healthineers values those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause; enabling healthcare professionals to improve the lives of patients through quality healthcare. We are looking for a Senior Biochemist in the CRM (Critical Raw Material) group. The CRM group is responsible for supplying purified polyclonal antibody pools, purified antigens, and other components that are critical to the performance of the ADVIA Centaur and Atellica assays.

Our global team: We are a team of 66,000 highly dedicated employees across more than 70 countries passionately pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in healthcare to help improve people’s lives around the world. As a leader in the industry, we aspire to create better outcomes and experiences for patients no matter where they live or what health issues they are facing. Our portfolio, spanning from in-vitro and in-vivo diagnostics to image-guided therapy and innovative cancer care, is crucial for clinical decision-making and treatment pathways.

Our culture: We are part of an incredible community of scientists, clinicians, developers, researchers, professionals, and skilled specialists pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, to improve people’s lives around the world.  We embrace a culture of inclusivity in which the power and potential of every individual can be unleashed. We spark ideas that lead to positive impact and continued success. Check our Careers Site at https://www.siemens-healthineers.com/en-us/careers

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

●Leading FPLC (Fast Protein Liquid Chromatography) purification and qualification activities for critical raw materials such as polyclonal antibody pools, purified antigens, and other critical components.

●Identifying/participating/leading change projects to improve our products and processes. Participating in new product and technology transfers.

●Performing manufacturing and testing activities to support characterization/verification studies. Participate in the creation and execution of experiments, analyzing and summarizing data, and writing internal reports of your findings.

●Generating and/or reviewing documents associated with technical investigations, product disposition, validation activities, risk assessments, manufacturing deviations, CAPAs, and change projects to ensure they are properly documented and completed on time.

Qualified candidates will serve as a technical leader and represent our team in cross-functional initiatives, while proactively keeping up to date with product and technology knowledge.

Required skills to have for the success of this role

BS with 8+ years, MS with 5+ years, or PhD with 2+ years, in diagnostics, immunoassay, chemiluminescent technology, or medical device

Must possess a strong scientific and working knowledge in FPLC, protein purification, and immunoassays

Strong work ethic with a high sense of teamwork

Excellent written/verbal communication skills with an ability for time management is essential

Preferred education, skills, experiences:

Advanced degree (MS or PhD) in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other related science preferred.  Other combination of education and relevant experience may be considered

Technical support experience, especially the ability to interpret data, troubleshoot and resolve technical issues is a plus

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

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, except where prohibited by state law.  Accommodations may be requested for certain medical or religious reasons.  If you choose to submit an accommodation request it should be submitted within 3 business days of receiving a verbal offer.  Details on how to submit approval will be provided by your recruiter.  An accommodation approval must be confirmed prior to your start date.  A start date cannot be confirmed until the accommodation has been reviewed.  An accommodation is based on your role.  If you are a currently a Siemens Healthineers employee with an existing approved accommodation, it will need to be re-evaluated prior to starting a new role.

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
  • Best for Vets Employers by Military Times
  • Glassdoor Employer Rating: 4.0

Review our Benefits Summary:

Explore the Siemens Benefits QuickStart https://benefitsatshs.com/  website to learn about our competitive Benefits plans which we proudly offer to our regular full-time employees. The QuickStart website can be accessed by clicking the link above or by copying and pasting it into your web browser’s address bar and selecting “Thinking of Joining Siemens” to the left of the page.

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.

*Sign-on bonuses range from $1,500 to $5,000 and are determined by individual position level, division, and location.  Sign-on bonus offer is exclusive to external candidates who receive and accept an offer of employment with Siemens Healthineers.




Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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