Siemens Senior Scientist in Norwood, Massachusetts

Senior Scientist

Locations:Norwood, Massachusetts

Job Family: Research & Development

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Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers

Business Unit: Point of Care

Requisition Number: 201809

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

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.

For more information, please visit: http://www.usa.siemens.com/healthineers

Job Description:

The Senior Scientist or Product Engineer is part of the dedicated Point of Care (POC) Current Product Engineering (CPE) team responsible for coordinating support activities for in vitro diagnostics (IVD) instruments and consumables. The team works closely with R&D, Service, Manufacturing, and Quality to coordinate platform enhancements, implement cost reduction programs, investigate and drive corrective actions in response to field issues, resolve manufacturing obsolescence and manufacturing quality issues.

The successful candidate will be a leader within the R&D function and work within a team of scientists and engineers focused on the continuous improvement and field support of current blood gas devices and consumables. The candidate may represent the R&D function at cross functional product health teams and be responsible to drive to closure escalated field and manufacturing issues.

Responsibilities

Investigate field complaints and drive to closure by documenting technical summaries per assigned due dates. Identify and assess trends in field data for consumable products. Develop and execute experiments to assess product performance and/or reliability. Perform data analysis and write technical reports to support product investigations and feasibility. Working with the team, this candidate will support the identification and proposal of new projects aimed at improving customer experiences with current assays. It will be the candidate’s responsibility as a team member to develop the identified improvements and support the transfer of these into validation and manufacturing. This candidate must be able to work independently and as a team member to accomplish assigned tasks. Due to the cross functional nature of this position, the candidate must be able to forge strong working relations with a wide range of functions and technical disciplines.

· Excellent oral and written communication skills.

· Ability to converse with customers to effectively resolve product inquiries and concerns

· Strong scientific background in related field.

· Proven track record in solving complex technical issues.

· Experience in process development and manufacturing is desirable.

· Excellent quantitative skills and working knowledge of simple and complex statistics.

· High level technical expert able to work independently or in a team environment.

· Ability to multi-task and to support multiple project teams..

· Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

BS in Chemistry, Biology or Engineering , or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Typically 5- 8 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of responsibilities above. Travel may be up to 10% for this position

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