Senior QC Microbiologist

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 Senior QC Microbiologist.

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

This is a role well suited to a Senior QC Microbiologist, you will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining familiarity with and ability to perform sampling and testing of air, water, surfaces and product (in-process and final) for microbiological quality.
  •  Independently conducting investigations, identifications and method validations.
  •  Functioning at a high level as a leader representative of the group in cross functional meetings.

This position is an internal and external department SME. Key Responsibilities → All specified for Technician I, II, III, IV, and Biochemist I plus the following:

  • Developing and performing method and specialized equipment validations →
  • Being able to be a microbiological subject matter expert (i.e. able to investigate and identify root cause and best practice corrective actions/continuous improvements in support of our customers .
  • Bing a recognized leader (by example) that promotes team-work and continuous improvement within the department and organization
  • Building relationships with other departments with a keen sense of Customer Service and professionalism
  • Actively looking for opportunities to improve processes and initiates procedural improvements by leading procedural revision efforts while seeking collaboration and best practices  
  • Clear understanding of compliance and ability to support internal/external audits
  • Completing CIAs and attends review board meetings
  • Ability to think innovatively, keeping the future in mind (this applies to investigations, corrective actions, procedural improvements, etc.,)
  • Working cross-functionally with other departments to continuously improve Siemens-Healthineers products and processes
  • Ability to complete technical studies, document changes, IRs and CAPAs

This position requires interactions and responsibilities extending outside the lab work that can range from 25%-75% of work time (varies based on responsibilities)

Key Working Relationships Both intra-organizational and external contacts.

Required skills to have for the success of this role

  • Education Bachelor’s Degree in life sciences.
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience in the Medical Device Industry
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills required. GMP, USP and ISO experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills
  •  Excellent laboratory technique.
  • Proven ability to work cross functionally.
  • Strong PC and software application skills.

Preferred skills/experience:

  • Experience in non-sterile IVD environment
  • Experience with cross site collaboration and technology transfer

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  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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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: Mid-level Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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