Siemens Sr Staff Biochemist in Newark, Delaware
Sr Staff Biochemist
Job Family: Research & Development
Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Laboratory Diagnostics
Requisition Number: 227839
Primary Location: United States-Delaware-Newark
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Doctorate Degree
Travel Required: 10%
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.
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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Senior Staff Biochemist
The Senior 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
Extensive knowledge of Cardiology/Cardiovascular Disease
Experience with clinical studies and regulatory submissions
Experience as a technical expert leading projects
Team player with the ability to take initiative
Required knowledge, skills or expertise:
Broad chemistry/biochemistry knowledge of buffer systems, enzymes, surfactants and preservatives
Profiency 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
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 assay systems and evaluation of assay performance
Experience in leading and evaluating clinical trials
Project management skills
Requires a Ph.D. with 5-10 years relevant industry experience in Diagnostics , Medical Devices or Life Sciences
Knowledge and Experience:
Demonstrates and applies a broad knowledge of field of specialization through successful completion of complex assignments. Successfully applies complex knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of particular area of specialization. Demonstrates knowledge of organization's business practices and issues.Typically 5-10 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above.
Direction of Others:
Provide technical guidance for 2-3 biochemists.
Key Working Relationships:
Intra-organizational and Inter-organizational contacts.
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