Director, Mechatronics and Structure Engineering

Tarrytown, New York
04 Oct 2016
24 Dec 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 156426
Required Education Not Indicated

Location DE - Newark, NY - Tarrytown, NJ - Flanders
Required Travel 0%

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 Director, Mechatronics and Structure engineering will provide the mechatronics and structure engineering leadership to the LD GEO Management department for Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc.  

Plans and directs all aspects of Mechatronics and Structure engineering activities within the Mechanical, Test and Reliability Engineering (MTRE) department. Managers the cross site Mechatronics and Structure engineering team consisting of approximately 40-50 professionals.  Ensures all Mechatronics and Structure engineering projects, initiatives, and processes are in conformance with organization's established policies and objectives. This position requires a bachelor's degree in Engineering and 10 years of experience in the field of Mechanical engineering.   Candidate must demonstrate expertise in a variety of mechanical engineering fields, concepts, practices and procedures.  Sets and provides direction and expectation for Mechatronics and Structure engineering within GEO.  Provide Technical Leadership within the discipline of Mechatronics Engineering.  Develops and enhances Mechatronics and Structure engineering best practices for development of complex sub-systems. Works closely with the Heads of Sub-System Development and fluidic related sub-systems, Electrical Systems, Controls and Firmware, Advanced Technology Development and SW Applications Engineering to monitor and align any unresolved resource bottlenecks as priorities and projects timelines change.  Sets and provides direction and expectation for all Mechatronics and Structure engineering activities within GEO.  Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to top management.  

Must have strong Technical capabilities that include but not limited to:
•Designs the most complex design, development, testing and modifications of solutions.  
•Leads explanations and clarifies information to enable proper interpretation and evaluation of the most complex specifications, performance characteristics or other technical data.
•Leads and designs communication of the most complex technical and commercial issues.  
•Designs recommendations for the most complex new designs, new processes, or design changes to meet requirements.
•Leads project planning and customer/marketing support for major engineering areas.

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

•Responsible for Mechanical and Structure design, deliverables for all development projects.
•Ensures compliance to all verification and testing procedures and policies of product development applicable to the product development scope.
•Responsible for resourcing, planning and execution of all Mechatronics and Structure engineering activities and for quality of deliverables.
•Successfully defines work flows, jobs, and reporting relationships to obtain optimum effectiveness of the Mechatronics and Structure engineering group.
•Ensuring resources are available for all Mechatronics and Structure engineering activities.
•Responsible for continually optimizing reusable design solutions and for maintaining them in high level of integration readiness.  
•Responsible for Mechatronics and Structure engineering proficiency improvement in using advanced tools and methods for simulation based and model based development of Mechatronics solutions.
•Establishes and administers procedures pertaining to Mechatronics Engineering.
•Manage cost center spending, budgets and interface with R&D project leadership for resource demands, schedule, metrics, etc.
•Lead continuous improvement efforts for the Mechatronics and Structure engineering function.
•Drive complete and full integration of Mechatronics and Structure engineering across sites; this includes not only procedural harmonization but best practice, tool usage, resource sharing, and actual daily practice.
•Responsible for engineering proficiency improvement in using advanced tools and methods for simulation based and model based development of mechanical and structural solutions.
•Direct responsibility for quality of mechanical and structural solutions delivered to the Platform Integration teams.
•Develop the organization to obtain state-of-the art in Mechatronics engineering.
•Travel commensurate to develop and maintain a cross-site Mechatronics and Structure engineering of 40-50 people.

Critical Competencies
•Attention to quality in all initiatives
•Strategic project management skills - with a strong emphasis on customer projects
•Experience working with outside organizations
•Embraces the OneGEO Culture
•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 for future assignments at senior levels in GEO.

•Bachelor's Degree with 10 - 15 years of experience in Mechatronics and Structure engineering / R&D.
•Masters or PhD a plus.

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

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