Natural Scientist - Diagnostics, PCR, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), Medical Devices (m/f/d)

Scientist (m/f/d)

Job ID #: 11632
Location: Hilden (near Duesseldorf), Germany
Functional Area: Manufacturing/Production
Employment Type: Regular Full-Time
Duration: unlimited

Position Description

The successful applicant will be involved in the following areas:
  • Collaboration with R&D and Operations teams to develop robust product designs, manufacturing and QC processes. Active promotion of effective working relationships within the Transfer Team and across functions and sites in QIAGEN.
  • Planning, coordination and leadership of activities relevant to product design transfers and improvement projects (technical input as subject matter expert, planning, coordination and execution of laboratory protocols, initiation of change procedures).
  • Authoring the necessary documentation according the regulatory requirements for Medical devices e.g. Design control documentation and SOPs.
  • Performance of Life Cycle Management activities to maintain QIAGENs molecular diagnostic assay portfolio.
  • Contribute ideas for process improvement within Transfer and Operations and for interactive projects with other business functions.
  • Investigation of new technologies in order to support integration into operations.
  • An advantage would be a background in Operation processes, SOPs and Good Manufacturing Practice.

Position Requirements

  • Scientific degree/ education combined with relevant experience, ideally diagnostics.
  • Good technical background in PCR and NGS.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Good verbal and written language skills (German and English).

Personal Requirements

  • Good communication (including scientific writing) skills.
  • Good leadership skills/well organized/Project Management/ability to keep clear track under time pressure.
  • Strong networking ability and being able to work in a complex organization/ability to keep an overview of complex processes and to optimize and coordinate them.


If this interdisciplinary challenge appeals to you, you can expect a highly motivated team that is looking forward to your support! Please apply online, quoting the reference number, with your complete application documents as well as your earliest starting date and salary expectations.

We look forward to hearing from you!

QIAGEN GmbH | Human Resources | QIAGEN Strasse 1 | 40724 Hilden | Germany

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