1+ months

Head of Molecular Instrument Development

Mount Olive Township, NJ 07836
**Head of Molecular Instrument Development**

Locations:Flanders, New Jersey

Job Family: Engineering


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Siemens Healthineers

**Business Unit:** Strategy & Innovation

**Requisition Number:** 220487

**Primary Location:** United States-New Jersey-Flanders

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Mid level

**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree

**Travel Required:** 30%

**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 worlds 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**

The Head of Instrument Development is responsible for leading the architecture, design, and synthesis of world class molecular diagnostic instruments. This person leads a team of engineers and scientists in the areas of application software development, hardware engineering, systems engineering and product architecture. They are responsible for resourcing, planning, and executing all engineering activities within assigned areas and the quality of the instrument produced. Initial responsibilities include staffing of the function through direct hiring and identifying co-development partners. This person works closely with the Heads of Molecular Technologies, Product Management, Program Management, Assay Development, and the Chief Engineer/Architect to ensure the successful execution of projects. The Head of Instrument Development will ultimately be responsible for an organization of 30-60 employees.


Serves as a key member of the MDX PLM leadership team to align program management activities to the long term objectives of the PLM organization.

Manages an engineering organization responsible for multiple projects. Identifies and obtains key talent.

Direct responsibility for quality, reliability, reusability, development cost, and development timeline of engineering solutions delivered.

Identifies needed decisions and drives the decision making process.

Schedules and leads meetings to coordinate interdepartmental project activities required to resolve issues.

Involved with negotiating, and then managing, business agreements between Siemens organizational units and between the project and suppliers, OEM partners, or Co-development partners.

Monitors and resolves any unresolved resource bottlenecks as priorities and projects timelines change. Responsible for quality of deliverables to manufacturing, service, and training.

Responsible for capturing design knowledge and root causes of product performance degradation.

Responsible for continually optimizing reusable design solutions and for maintaining them in high level of integration readiness.

Responsible for engineering proficiency improvement in using advanced tools and methods for simulation based and model based development of mechatronics solutions.

Responsible for the safety and regulatory compliance of instruments developed

Heads overall organization assigned, and leads all related management and staff.

Plans and manages overall budget for organization assigned.

Creates and implements best practice product development vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to develop and improve business performance.

**Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**

Bachelors degree in engineering discipline (Masters preferred)

Demonstrated track record of 12-15 years leading an instrument development organization in an FDA regulated environment.

Strong breadth of knowledge in the fields of instrument design, mechatronics, systems engineering and integration, and software development.

Proven success of leading a development organization in the delivery an FDA approved product to market.

Ability to work and influence in a matrixed organization is essential

Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to communicate rapidly and effectively within the organization and to represent the company in a professional manner

Experience leading a diverse team with various management hierarchies

Ability to create a product vision and champion that vision within the organization

Management experience in engineering, leading design of complex systems within regulated design control environment.

Business experience in resource allocation, budgeting, project management and leadership.

Lead and manage complex groups and large size engineering departments across multiple locations. Ability to shift resources and priorities to meet critical deadlines. Design and implement products including design optimization, robust engineering, product line engineering, and design transfer.

Create a high performance, quality focused team with a strong culture and respect for each other. Encourage and expect innovation and input from staff at all levels. Ensure the teams understand their impact to customer and patient health through their contributions to the enhanced product experience and ongoing expertise support.


**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

**EEO is the Law**

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .


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