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Scientist 1

Norwood, Massachusetts
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Laboratory Diagnostics
Requisition Number: 223895
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Norwood
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

 With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers’ needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

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Job Description

Position Overview

This Scientist 1 position is part of the Point of Care (POC) business unit, reporting into the Integration, Verification, Validation & Improvement of Products (IVIP) team, responsible for performing verification and validation activities for in vitro diagnostics (IVD) instruments and consumables. The team works closely with R&D, Service, Manufacturing, Marketing and Quality to ensure new product releases and design changes impacting existing commercial products are appropriately validated and verified prior to commercialization.

The successful candidate will work within a team of R&D scientists and engineers focused on the continuous improvement of both current and new Blood Gas devices and consumables.


Participate in product risk assessments and feasibility testing. Develop and execute validation and or verification plans and protocols. Collaboration with Bio-Stats personnel to generate statically justifiable sampling plans. Execute testing, perform data analysis and write technical reports to support product V&V activities originating from either design changes and or launch of new products. Conduct routine preventative maintenance of laboratory instrumentation. This candidate must be able to work independently and as a team member to accomplish assigned tasks. Due to the cross functional nature of this position, the candidate must be able to forge strong working relations with a wide range of functions and technical disciplines.

Required Skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills. 

Ability to converse with internal customers to effectively resolve inquiries and concerns.

Strong scientific background in related field.
Proven track record in solving complex technical issues.
Experience in process development and manufacturing is desirable.
Excellent quantitative skills and working knowledge of simple and complex statistics.
Ability to multi-task and to support multiple project teams.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

B.Sc in Chemistry, BioMedical Engineering or Biology with a minimum of 4 years of suitable and proven experience or M.S. in related field with minimum of 2 years applicable industry experience in the medical diagnostics field. Travel may be up to 5% for this position.


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