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Biochemist, Sr

Tarrytown, New York
Research & Development

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Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Controlling and Finance
Requisition Number: 229837
Primary Location: United States-New York-Tarrytown
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Doctorate Degree
Travel Required: 5%

Division 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.
 
For more information, please visit: http://www.usa.siemens.com/healthineers


Job Description:

Specific Requirements 
Desired Skills: 
• Strong experience in developing in vitro diagnostic assays. 
• Broad chemistry/biochemistry knowledge of buffer systems, enzymes, surfactants, preservatives, particle surface chemistry, statistical analysis, design of experiments and six sigma techniques. 
• Effective team work, networking and ability to take initiative
• Must be hands-on, willing to perform laboratory experiments to execute to plan. 

Responsibilities:
• Lead role in assay development projects from conception (sourcing raw materials) to completion (transfer to manufacturing and commercialization). Is responsible for overall success of the project.
• Deliver well-characterized and robust processes to Manufacturing. 
• Conduct extensive lab work designing and executing experiments, and analyzing resultant data.
• Troubleshoot and resolve complex problems. 
• Successfully define work flows, jobs, and reporting relationships to obtain optimum effectiveness. 
• May develop departmental budgets and business plans for functional area.
• Identifies resource needs and may develop justification. 

Position Requirements:
• Advanced Degree in Biochemistry or Chemistry, or related scientific discipline; Ph.D. strongly desired. 
• A minimum of 5-8 years of relevant industry experience in Life Sciences, Medical Devices, or Diagnostics. 
• Effective verbal and written communication skills, team work and ability to take initiative.
• Appreciation of process quality and specifications as a requirement for manufacturing
• Demonstrates understanding and application of supervisory approaches for work direction, motivation, performance management, and disciplinary action

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