Biochemist - International Project

Job Description

Organization: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Diagnostics
Requisition Number: 242801
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-East Walpole
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 10%

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 2.

This is an exciting Biochemist 2 opportunity in the Walpole Technical Operations for the China manufacturing project to be part of a team that is focusing on driving a variety of technical studies related to raw material changes in ADVIA Centaur and Atellica IM Systems assays to completion. The position will also participate in the training of Siemens Healthineers colleagues based in China who will carry out Technical Operation job functions and responsibilities. In addition, this position will support the China Technical Operations group to investigate and troubleshoot pilot manufacturing issues. 

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a Biochemist 2, you will be responsible for

  • You may lead or directly perform technical studies including feasibility, characterization, verification, and validation studies related to raw material changes in immunoassays as required by the China manufacturing project.

  • You will contribute to the design of technical studies. Develops and writes protocol / reports related to raw material changes.

  • You will coordinate and perform data analysis, summarize and present testing results to cross-functional teams.

  • You will prepare reagents and works in the laboratory running ADVIA Centaur and Atellica IM Systems instrumentation with serum and other biological fluids of human and animal origin.

  • You will contribute to material replacement strategies while participating in design change control process including the compilation of Quality documents.

  • You will participate in investigating manufacturing issues to support manufacturing processes in China manufacturing plant, and to support regulatory submissions.

  • You will train Siemens Healthineers colleagues based in China who will support the China Technical Operations group to investigate manufacturing issues.

This position may suit you best if you are familiar with what is below, and would like to do develop your career with Healthineers

  • Advanced degrees preferred such as MS or Ph.D in Medical Technology, Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Life Science or related fields.

  • Knowledge and experience in IVD product registration preferred

  • Strong background and experience with immunoassays, including automated immunoassay analyzers, ELISA and chemiluminescent technology preferred

  • Experience with SAP a plus

Required skills to have for the success of this role

  • BS in Medical Technology, Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Life Science or related fields.

  • 6+ Years job related experience.

  • Strong knowledge of immunoassay reagents, statistical analysis and must demonstrate excellent technical writing skills.

  • High attention to detail and commitment to accuracy.

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

  • Strong work ethic and be highly motivated to work independently with high energy.

  • Excellent oral communication skills.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suites and statistics software (Minitab).

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.


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