Siemens Applications Engineer in Knoxville, Tennessee

Applications Engineer

Locations:Knoxville, Tennessee

Job Family: Engineering

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Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers

Business Unit: Diagnostic Imaging

Requisition Number: 227557

Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Knoxville

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 50%

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.

Job Description:

Position Overview

In this position the employee will provide the following services to enable production of PET biomarkers at PETNET manufacturing facilities:

  • Provide biomarker process implementation and engineering servicesfor new products, processes and equipment

  • Install and qualify radiochemistrysynthesis modules and quality control equipment to enable the productionof biomarkers

  • Implement production processes and analytical methods used toprepare and test biomarkers

  • Perform on-site applications training for processes and analyticalmethods for biomarkers

  • Review, revise and/or develop technical documentation utilized inbiomarker production, quality control and equipment maintenance

  • Provide start-up services for new PETmanufacturing facilities

  • Provide on-going biomarker technical support and complianceoversight at assigned PETNET sites


  • Assist in theimplementation of new processes and new technology in PETNET

  • Assist in the designof complex hardware, software and process solutions

  • Assist in the trackingof complex orders to ensure that equipment, cost and delivery objectivesare met by responding to customers promptly

  • Assist in thedevelopment of records for complex specification costs and price estimates

  • Track and maintainassets (e.g. equipment, tools, software, etc.)

  • Assist in the designrecommendations for alternatives or changes to the most complex customerspecifications and/or processes to better match company products tocustomer needs and to improve productivity.

  • Assist ininvestigations and analysis of the most complex field problems.

  • Assist in the designof explanations and clarifies information to enable proper interpretation andevaluation of the most complex specifications, performance characteristicsor other technical data.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • BS degree inchemistry, engineering or other science field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 3 yearsexperience in the production of PET biomarkers or commercial operations

  • Strong interpersonal,organizational and managerial skills

  • Excellent attention todetail in the execution of job responsibilities

  • Ability to accomplishmultiple tasks in fast-paced environment

  • Up to 50% travel asrequired to perform job functions

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Experience with 18Fradiochemistry is preferred but training will be provided to an otherwisewell-qualified candidate

  • Experience withgeneral radiation safety and hazardous material handling or similartechnical experience

  • Experience workingwith complex analytical equipment such as HPLC, GC, and TLC

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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