Biochemist 1- OEM Reagent Mfg Technical Support

Job Description

At Siemens Healthineers, we are passionate about enabling healthcare professionals to deliver high quality patient care, and to do so affordably.  A leading global healthcare company, Siemens Healthineers continues to strengthen our portfolio of medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics, while adding new offerings such as managed services, consulting, and healthcare IT services – as well as further technologies in the growing market for therapeutic and molecular diagnostics.


Siemens Healthineers develops innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence they need to meet the clinical, operational and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape.

Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.


Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 48,000 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 Siemens Healthineers as a Biochemist 1.


This Biochemist position supports OEM personnel via technical expertise and guidance, as they manufacture/test diagnostic reagents and materials that will be used by clinical labs on Atellica, Centaur, and Centaur CP automation platforms.


Position reports to Sr Manager / Director of Technical Operations within the Manufacturing sector.


This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a Biochemist 1, you will be responsible for: 


  • Maintains technical relationships with OEM partners to ensure continued supply of OEM immunoassay reagents and testing components to world-wide customers.
  • Participates in and investigates technical issues associated with formulation and QC testing of OEM immunoassay reagents and testing components, in collaboration with OEM partners.

  • Writes compliance documentation associated with Siemens investigations, data analyses, and experimental conclusions.

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

  • Coordinates and carries out investigations and implement corrective and preventive actions (CAPA).

  • Creates and participates in the design of experiments (DOE) to troubleshoot manufacturing issues.

  • Coordinates with OEM personnel on material and process changes, including productivity projects, and specification changes.

  • May lead a team or directly investigates the performance of new and re-formulated assays and manufacturing processes.

This position may suit you best if you are familiar with what is below, and would like to do develop your career with Healthineers.   Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience include:

  • Advanced degree preferred: Medical Technology, Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry;
  • Protein chemistry and chromatography knowledge and experience

Proficiency with Microsoft Office


 Required skills to have for the success of this role


  • BS in Medical Technology, Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry
  • 3+ years job related experience (may include time in an advanced degree)

  • Good understanding and knowledge of polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies, and the principles of immunodiagnostic technology

  • Experience with running/designing/troubleshooting immunoassays.

  • Experience working with globally-located teams

  • Experience with automated immunoassay analyzers and/or ELISA and chemiluminescent technology

  • Demonstrated ability to interpret data, and to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues.

  • Strong work ethic, excellent written and communication skills, and the ability to work independently.

  • Led change or development projects to completion.

  • Must be flexible and demonstrate the ability to quickly change priorities to meet business needs.

  • Proficiency with Miscrosoft Office


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.

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.




Job ID: 180161

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Early Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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