Siemens Senior Technical Operations Manager in Mishawaka, Indiana

Senior Technical Operations Manager

Locations:Mishawaka, Indiana

Job Family: Engineering

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Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers

Business Unit: Point of Care

Requisition Number: 204895

Primary Location: United States-Indiana-Mishawaka

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Senior 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:

Position Overview

Responsibility for Northern Indiana Technical Operations Group output and deliverables supporting Urinalysis and Diabetes raw material, reagent manufacturing and OEM product assembly.

Responsibility for OEM Professional Diabetes and Immunochromatography technical product support, including raw materials, product investigations, cost and performance improvement projects. Professional Diabetes support includes working knowledge of Global Hemoglobin A1c standardization issues.

Technical Evaluation of Raw Material Supplier capabilities, quality and delivery.

Represent the Northern Indiana Technical Operations function as Core Team or Element Team Member on one or more projects.

Collaboration with key internal functions, external suppliers and manufacturing groups involved in the product life cycle.

Responsible for functional management of Technical Operations, including both management responsibility for assigned personnel and functional excellence.

Supervising and leading the Technical Operations Group, including personnel, cost, and technical management.

Preparation and presentation of performance appraisals for assigned personnel

Identification of training and development needs for assigned personnel.

Total Budget of Position $1.2M

Headcount: 6

Manage and in some cases, personally lead Technical based problem solving investigations, performance and cost improvement projects within the Northern Indiana Reagent Manufacturing Sites and with Diabetes and Urinalysis reagent OEM’s.

These activities involve multiple disciplines and interfacing with Site and external groups, including QA/RA, Service and Support, Assay Development, Software, Instrument Systems and Information Design.

Collaboration with Technical Operations Leaders from other reagent sites to leverage technical expertise and implement new, effective processes or reagent syntheses.

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Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Bachelors Degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry required

Expert knowledge in process development, validation and technology transfer procedures

At least 10 years’ experience in a regulated biomedical or biochemical industrial environment, with a medical device field, Urinalysis and Professional Diabetes clinical diagnostics products especially preferred.

Demonstrated ability to manage and motivate a multifunctional technical staff engaged in multiple projects simultaneously.

Strong planning, organization, analytical, management, and leadership skills.

Strong verbal and written communication skills. Capable presenter to technical, executive, customer, and peer-group audiences.

Previous experience working in an FDA regulated environment required

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Ph.D. or Masters Degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry (preferred)

Six Sigma and Statistical knowledge is a plus

Experience with immuno based diagnostic test desired.

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