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Biochemist 1 - Reagent Manufacturing Technical Operations

Job Description

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 Biochemist 1.

This Biochemist I position impacts people’s health, and well-being all around the world, while working on a new and exciting automation platform; the Siemens Atellica. Position supports Manufacturing personnel via technical expertise and guidance, as they build/test diagnostic reagents and materials that will be used by clinical labs on Atellica, Centaur, and Centaur CP automation platforms. Position reports to Manager of Technical Operations within the Manufacturing sector.  Assay portfolio focus includes Anemia and Reproductive/Steroid.

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 a Biochemist 1, you will be responsible for:

•           In your activities, you will participate in and investigate technical issues associated with formulation and testing of immunoassay reagents and testing components.

•           You will assist with writing compliance documentation associated with investigations, data analyses, and experimental conclusions.

•           You will work in the laboratory running Atellica, Centaur, and CP instrumentation with serum and other biological fluids of human and animal origin.

•           You will assist with investigations associated with corrective and preventive actions (CAPA).

•           You will participate in the design of experiments (DOE) to troubleshoot manufacturing issues.

•           You will assist with coordinating and performing material and process changes following written protocols

This position includes the handling of all types of materials, including hazardous and DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) controlled materials.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

•           BS in Medical Technology, Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry

•           3 + years job related experience

•           Experience working on CAPA investigations and implementations

•           Experience working on design and/or process change projects

•           Strong work ethic, excellent written and communication skills

•           Must be flexible and demonstrate the ability to switch priorities to meet business needs

•           Proficiency with Microsoft Office

•            Must be able to successfully pass a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) background check.

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.

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.

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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.


Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Early Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time



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