Biochemist I 183329 [[AZ]

Job Description

Siemens US Talent Acquisition

Position Overview

The individual will be responsible for Analytical Chemistry laboratory testing on instruments, troubleshooting and test process changes.

  • Laboratory Testing will include and not limited to: perform test methods on various chemistry, analytical and diagnostic equipment. Strong knowledge of GLP and GDP as per clinical chemistry practices. 

  • Instrument Systems maintenance and Testing will include and not limited to: Dimension, Atellica, Stratus CS, and various benchtop laboratory equipment. Additional familiarity a plus: Advia, Centaur, Immulite.

  • Instrument information system will include and not limited to: hard/software relative to LIMS and troubleshooting of laboratory systems.

  • Process changes will include and not limited to: documentation, work instruction, qualification, validation, failure mode analysis, and software / process validations.               

Specialist aspects:


The incumbent may be involved with multiple projects from a change and troubleshooting project perspective. Tasks will vary and involve:



  • Understanding the Quality Control processes
  • learning the change process used at the site,
  • following these procedures,
  • Will work with a team on project plans, create or change documents, estimate timeline, and use various tools to complete projects per plan.    





Analytical Testing


  • Understands Quality Control, Testing, Chemistry and Biology as pertains to the Diagnostics industry.

  • Completes manufacturing related testing and processes for Diagnostic equipment and analyzers.

  • Background in production processes relative to chemical and physical chemistry, concentration calculations and statistics.

  • Leads the most complex quantitative and qualitative analysis, such as sampling, testing, and measuring using complex equipment


Operations Quality Processes


  • Learn and follow the Quality Change Process required in the Quality Control and Operations area.

  • Develops, recommends and implements technical documentation changes to meet regulatory quality requirements and SAP based manufacturing system needs.

  • Knowledge of FDA regulated environment and ISO/IVDD standards.

  • Familiar with GMP, GLP and GDP processes.

  • Knowledge or familiarity with SAP production system.

  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement, Six Sigma, and the various tools.


Personal Processes:


  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Must be able to work independently, on a team and be able to multi-task and prioritize daily work.

  • Identifies problems as they occur and takes appropriate steps to solve them.

  • Flexibility to work overtime and/or irregular work hours as needed.

  • Formatting, writing and editing of very complex technical documentation

  • Plan, author, document, and execute projects.




Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience



Desirable experiences: analytical chemistry, equipment maintenance, LIMS, test methods and /or process validations, medical technology.






Ideal candidate will have a B.S. or equivalent degree with 2-7 year experience in a relevant field with basic Chemistry/Biochemistry or Medical Technologist background.




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

Job ID: 183329

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Early Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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