Project Lead (m/f/diverse) Research & Development – In-vitro diagnostics

Job Description

Do you want to help create the future of healthcare? Our name, Siemens Healthineers, was selected to honor our people who dedicate their energy and passion to this cause. It reflects their pioneering spirit combined with our long history of engineering in the ever-evolving healthcare industry.

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  Project Lead (m/f/diverse) Research & Development – In-vitro diagnostics to  bring your expertise into our company and shape the future of healthcare.

Your tasks and responsibilities:

  • Based on our business strategy and in close collaboration with the management you are responsible for initiating, planning, executing and documenting projects for the development of new diagnostic tools and technologies regarding in vitro diagnostics
  • You define project and resource needs and negotiate necessary inputs with internal and external partners. Moreover, you take project ownership, recognize and mitigate risks as well as resolve issues quickly as they arise
  • In addition, you translate scientific and technological knowledge from diverse fields, e. g. Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biology and Chemistry, into clinical value add in the field of diagnostics and medical technology by developing new devices, components, processes and/or platforms
  • You communicate with internal or external stakeholders and represent the interests of the company, the department and the project as well as are responsible for the commissioning of external partners, contract developers, temporary employees or student assistants and steer these
  • Furthermore, you are innovative, generate and secure new intellectual property and present results in the form of publications and presentations, both internally and externally in an international environment

To find out more about the specific business, have a look at Laboratory Diagnostics & Point-of-Care Testing.

Your qualifications and experience:

  • You graduated in the field of engineering or science, ideally complemented by a PhD, and have many years of substantial work experience in R&D in the field medical devices for in vitro diagnostics or a comparable field
  • Additionally, you collected experience in the management of projects within industrial research and development as well as provide necessary specialist and leadership skills to lead and steer mid-sized project teams in a multidisciplinary environment
  • You have deep technical expertise in one or more relevant technology and development fields of in vitro diagnostics. You also know how to integrate interdisciplinary solutions in a platform combining relevant methodologies such as sample preparation, detection, data acquisition and data analysis
  • Knowledge about optical systems and/or biophysical techniques would be an advantage

Your attributes and skills:

  • You communicate with national and international customers and colleagues; hence you bring fluent German and English language skills written and spoken
  • Today is about tomorrow – therefore you are committed to continuous personal development of both technical and management skills, keeping in touch with the newest developments in your field
  • Capacity for teamwork in an interdisciplinary environment including biological scientists and engineers, and international / intercultural work teams round off your profile

Our global team:

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company. 50,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. 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.

Our culture:
Our culture embraces different perspectives, open debate, and the will to challenge convention. Change is a constant aspect of our work. We aspire to lead the change in our industry rather than just react to it. That’s why we invite you to take on new challenges, test your ideas, and celebrate success.
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Wish to find out more before applying? Contact us: +49 (9131) / 17 – 1717, if you wish to discuss any initial questions with our recruitment team. The contact person handling this job ad is 
Arne Wassermann.
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Job ID: 111538

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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