Staff Mechanical Engineer

Tarrytown, New York
04 Oct 2016
19 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Healthineers
Job Type Regular

Business Unit LD - Laboratory Diagnostics
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Senior Level

Req ID 156464
Required Education Not Indicated

Location NY - Tarrytown
Required Travel 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.

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Job Description
Position Summary
The Staff, Mechanical Engineer will provide the engineering leadership for Mechanical Engineering design development projects within Lab Diagnostics (LD), Global Engineering Organization (GEO) for Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc.  

Plans and supports Mechanical Engineering Development activities within the Mechatronic Engineering (ME) department.  Responsible for quality, timeliness and costs of Mechanical Engineering designs for development projects within LD GEO.  This position requires a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and 12 years of experience in Mechanical Engineering activities.  Candidate must demonstrate expertise in Mechanical Engineering field, advanced development methodologies, advanced PLM tools practices, and procedures.  Relies on experience and judgment to review engineering plans and assess engineering team readiness to accomplish goals.  Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.   Preempts potential problems and provides effective solutions in reaction to application of concepts, techniques, knowledge, or processes. Display original thinking in applying principles, theories, and concepts on a wide range of problems within the field of Mechanical Engineering.  Works closely with the Heads of Electrical Systems, Controls and Firmware Engineering, Reliability Engineering, Test Engineering and Software Applications Engineering to monitor and align any unresolved resource bottlenecks as priorities and projects timelines change.  Responsible for quality of deliverables to manufacturing.

Essential Job Functions
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

• Supports and administers design quality checksheets and practices  pertaining to Mechanical Engineering
• Ensures compliance to all verification and testing procedures and policies of product development applicable to the product development scope.  
• Support various continuous improvement efforts for the Mechanical Engineering function.
• Support complete and full integration of Mechanical Engineering Development Teams across sites; this includes not only procedural harmonization but best practice, tool usage, resource sharing, and actual daily practice.
• Travel commensurate to develop and maintain a cross-site Development function.

Critical Competencies
• Ability to evaluate, review and critique Mechanical Engineering design.  
• Strong knowledge of Product Development Process and Design Control
• Attention to quality in all initiatives
• Working understanding of DfSS, Design Optimization and Robustness, Knowledge Briefs (K-Briefs) and Knowledge Gap Analysis is strongly preferred.
• Knowledge of GMP for tooling, molding, design and process methods.
• Demonstrated success leading highly empowered teams and working with a diverse group of people at every level in an organization
• Ability to develop high levels of credibility and forge solid professional relationships with subordinates, peers, and management
• Working knowledge of Set Based Design is highly desirable.
• Strategic project management skills - with a strong emphasis on customer projects
• Experience designing medical devices or automation equipment is strongly preferred.
• In depth knowledge and application of investigative research and analysis
• Creativity in organizational approaches to engineering solutions/issues
• Experience with new technologies and approaches in the field
• The ability to relate well and establish credibility with senior leadership.
• Demonstrated excellent performance and documented high potential

• Bachelor's Degree with 12 +years of experience in Mechanical Engineering / R&D.
• Masters Degree a plus.

This description is not intended to document all aspects of the role; other duties as assigned.

Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

Offer of employment with Siemens is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

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