Siemens Radiochemist in Woburn, Massachusetts
Job Family: Manufacturing
Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Diagnostic Imaging
Requisition Number: 200483
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%
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, Healthcare and Financial Services.
The Siemens Healthcare Division 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. As a global leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics, and healthcare information technology, we have a keen understanding of the entire patient care continuum-from prevention and early detection to diagnosis and treatment.
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To perform end-to-end manufacturing of radiopharmaceuticals in accordance with applicable cGMPs and NDA requirements. Includes materials management, product documentation, quality control, radiation safety monitoring and production in accordance with regulatory standards and internal policies and procedures. Reports directly to Palo Alto manager.
-Perform manufacturing activities to produce and prepare 18F-labeled compounds in strict compliance to written procedures.
-Perform complex quality control analyses in strict compliance to written procedures.
-Use computer-controlled radiosynthesis modules and quality control equipment.
-Use, maintain, and complete documentation in compliance with quality procedures and regulatory requirements.
-Maintain the laboratory and its equipment including, but not limited to, preventative maintenance on QC and chemistry equipment.
-Maintain a clean, clutter free facility and well organized production area and workflow.
-Perform complex manufacturing (cyclotron and chemistry module operation) and quality control processes, under supervision when required by State and/or Federal law.
-Participate in complex inspections, maintenance and troubleshooting, including root cause analysis to support manufacturing and testing processes and equipment.
-Interface with corporate functions for purposes of training, technical support, process changes, data management, reporting, and quality.
-Identify opportunities for improving efficiency in the production process.
-Provide exemplary customer support.
-Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
-Knowledge/Experience: Bachelor of Science in Chemistry required with advanced degree a plus. Consideration given to other science related BS degrees with equivalent experience.
-Experience with 18F radiochemistry is preferred but training will be provided to an otherwise well-qualified chemist.
-Experience with general radiation safety and hazardous material handling or similar technical experience preferred.
-Experience working with analytical equipment such as HPLC, GC, and TLC a plus.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
-Detail oriented, self-directed, able to work autonomously and able to multitask effectively.
-Ability to read, listen and understand technical direction, policies and procedures
-Excellent communication skills
-Basic computer skills such as; Excel, Word and Outlook file creation and manipulation
-Clear speech, good hearing and at least 20/20 corrected vision
-Ability to lift up to 70 lbs.
-Occasional travel required for training or to support other sites
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