Siemens Biochemist 1 in East Walpole, Massachusetts
Locations:East Walpole, Massachusetts
Job Family: Research & Development
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%
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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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