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Biochemist, Staff

Newark, Delaware
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Laboratory Diagnostics
Requisition Number: 233007
Primary Location: United States-Delaware-Newark
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Doctorate Degree
Travel Required: 10%

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Job Description:

Position Overview


The Staff Biochemist position involves the direction and development and/or qualification of in vitro clinical chemistry and/or immunoassay diagnostic products. Assay Development works closely with representatives from other functions through the product development process to design, develop, transfer, verify and validate new or revised products. This position reports to a Director of Assay Development.




A candidate for this position would have responsibility for:

  • Leading the development and/or qualification of assay products for clinical chemistry or immunoassay systems
  • Leading or participating in design control regulated activities such as risk management, design verification, design change, process characterization and validation
  • Representing Assay Development in cross-functional meetings and discussions
  • Collaborating with Key Opinion Leaders
  • Guiding the work of 2-3 biochemists
  • Writing plans, protocols and reports
  • Troubleshooting technical problems


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


Required experience, education and knowledge/skills:

  • Expertise in Biochemistry, Clinical Chemistry, Chemistry or the Biological Sciences
  • Experience with assay systems and evaluation of assay performance Experience as a technical expert leading projects
  • Team player with the ability to take initiative
  • Required knowledge, skills or expertise:
    • Leadership qualities
    • Broad chemistry/biochemistry knowledge of buffer systems, enzymes, surfactants and preservatives
    • Proficiency in cross functional collaborations and team building
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Word, Excel, Powerpoint experience
    • Flexibility to change priorities to meet business needs
    • Statistical analysis
    • Ability to train/mentor scientists
  • R&D experience working under FDA 21CRF820.30 and ISO 13485
  • Training in design of experiments and six sigma techniques
  • Travel required <10%


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


Preferred, but not required experiences include:

  • Experience with regulatory submissions
  • Experience in leading and evaluating clinical trials
  • Project management skills

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