Siemens Biochemist 1 in East Walpole, Massachusetts

Biochemist 1

Locations:East Walpole, Massachusetts

Job Family: Research & Development


English (US)

Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers

Business Unit: Laboratory Diagnostics

Requisition Number: 210993

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-East Walpole

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 20%

Division Description:

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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:

Job Description

This Biochemist I position will be responsible for applying scientific principles to accomplish a wide variety of technical assignments for the Immunoassay (IA) Quality Control (QC) group, relating to the China Manufacturing Project. This includes assisting the QC Senior Supervisor and team with the development and implementation of the Immunoassay QC department for the China Manufacturing Facility, which includes Incoming Inspection, Microbiology, and In-Process & Final QC Release. This position is based in Walpole, MA and reports to the QC Senior Supervisor, also based in Walpole.


  • Collaborate with cross-functional groups (domestic and international) to support project needs

  • Participate in the training of China-based personnel during visits to the Walpole site as well as potentially visits to the China manufacturing facility

  • Contribute to the review, creation, and revision of Quality Control documentation (Material Specifications, Certificate of Analysis’, etc…) to support project needs

  • Initiate and support discussions and actions with internal and external key work groups in support of transferring processes, SOPs, etc… to the China Manufacturing facility

  • Perform routine and potentially China-specific QC testing and accurately assess testing data to ensure product specifications are met and DHR is compiled in a compliant manner, according to current c-GMP and site SOP’s to support and ensure alignment between both Walpole and China facilities

  • Participate in activities specifically related to Incoming Inspection and/or Microbiology

  • Problem solving – has a working knowledge of available tools related to job function; incorporate the different databases, applications, personal knowledge, and individual experiences to efficiently support project needs

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally

  • May be required to stay late and/or work off-shift hours on any given day

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent degree) with a discipline in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology or Medical Technology is required

  • At least 3 years’ experience working in a similar role in the medical diagnostic/medical device, FDA-regulated laboratory industry

  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills and organization/time management skills

  • High attention to detail and commitment to accuracy

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Verbal/written proficiency in Mandarin is a plus

  • Prior experience manufacturing commercialized automated immunoassays and/or ELISA and chemiluminescent products

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

  • Prior knowledge and use of SAP or similar MRP/ERP system

  • Must be able to work collaboratively with other project team members

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