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2017-11-282017-12-28

Product Engineer, Sr Staff DE-17 (Materials Engineer)

Siemens
Tarrytown, NY
**Product Engineer, Sr Staff DE-17 (Materials Engineer)**







Locations:Tarrytown, New York







Job Family: Engineering







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**Job Description**







**Division:** Siemens Healthineers



**Business Unit:** Laboratory Diagnostics



**Requisition Number:** 217294



**Primary Location:** United States-New York-Tarrytown



**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular



**Experience Level:** Senior level



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



**Travel Required:** 10%







**Job Description:**







**Position Summary**







The **Sr.** **Staff Mechanical Engineer** will providehigh-qualityengineering expertise for Mechanical engineering design group and development projects within Lab Diagnostics (LD), Global Engineering Organization (GEO) for Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc. Candidate will: drive development of the proper application of materials; champion new and improving products; drive creation of designs with robustness, performance, and cost as a KPIs; manage product lifecycle through our Siemens CRB process; lead in troubleshooting and determining root cause for issues found in verification; drive the set based design process; conceptualize and design solutions for specific engineering challenges; adopt and execute an ownership culture.







This position requires a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering with afocusin material science, along with 10+ years of experience inmaterialscience related Engineering activities. Candidate must demonstrate expertise in material performance, materials and their proper applications, and material compatibility. This Staff Engineer role will work with Manufacturing, Procurement, Suppliers, Service, and Quality to ensure the proper design application of materials.







**Essential Job Functions**







_The person in this position responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:_







+ Drive Engineering excellence by executing and participating in Siemens Center of Excellence activities and Design to Shelf initiatives (DFSS, Set Based Design, Logical Decision making, Creating Knowledge briefs, etc).



+ Responsible for quality,timeliness,andcost-effectivenessof Mechanical Engineering designs for development projects within LD GEO.



+ Drives cross-functional teams in a collaborative environment



+ Actively participates in theidentificationof potential technical problems and provides effective solutions by application of concepts, techniques, knowledge, and processes; display original thinking in applying principles, theories, and conceptsona wide range of problems within the field of Mechanical Engineering and material science.



+ Works closely with Fluidics, Systems, Electrical, Controls, Structural, Thermal, and Software Applications Engineers as well as with Reliability, Test, Manufacturing, and Service Engineers on thefullintegration of Mechanical/Materials Engineering into product development.



+ Responsible for timely andhigh-qualitydocumentation of design progress,preparation,and execution of technical reviews.



+ Design and direct the testing of processing procedures



+ Monitor how materials perform and evaluate how they deteriorate



+ Determine causes of product failure and develop solutions



+ Evaluate technical specifications and economic factors relating to the design objectives of processes or products



+ Actively participate in continuous improvement efforts for the Mechanical Engineering function, contributes to development and administration of Process, Practice and Procedures (PPPs) in the area of Mechanical/Materials Engineering.



+ Applies best practice and appropriate tool usage in daily practice.



+ Responsible for quality of deliverables to manufacturing.



+ Appropriately document designs, activities, and knowledge growth to meet project, organization, and regulatory needs.



+ Works with external vendors in close cooperation with LD supply chain managementto develop quality, manufacturable, testable, and lowest cost mechanical designs.



+ Travels as required by cross-site product development.



+ Perform detailed engineering analysis of new and existing designs to verify robustness and design intent.



+ PerformWork Package Team Lead activitiesby championing and driving design changes from inception through release, managing resources and schedule, and ensuring robust design through diligent engineering oversight.







**Critical Competencies**







+ Demonstrated an understanding of material performance, application, and compatibility.



+ Must have experience with manufacturing processes of materials such as plastic injection molding, metallurgical casting, machining, rapid prototyping, and sheet metal bending/forming.



+ 10+ years of industry experience in product design, development, and manufacturing with technical background in material science and manufacturing processes



+ Experience working with suppliers of sheet metal, machined, and cast/molded mechanical parts to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues



+ Must have proficiency in 3D CAD design software (NX preferred).



+ Must have proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc)



+ Demonstrated an understanding of mechanical design and product development for robust performance with minimized cost and high manufacturability.



+ Ability to lead Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering design projects with afocuson reliability and costeffectiveness.



+ Ability to critically evaluate existing Mechanical designs and propose performance improvements.



+ Great oral and written presentation skills. The ability to communicate work progress in a manner leading to theestablishmentof credibility with senior leadership.



+ Experience designing medical devices or automation equipment is strongly preferred.



+ Previous experience with design of medical Lab Diagnostics instruments is a big plus



+ Experience of working in a large global corporate matrix environment is a plus.



+ Experience of working in multi-discipline teams.



+ Working knowledgeof Product Development Process and Design Control.



+ Working knowledge of Set Based Design and other lean development techniques is highly desirable.



+ Working understanding of DfSS, Design Optimization and Robustness, Knowledge Briefs (K-Briefs or A3s) and Knowledge Gap Analysis is strongly preferred.



+ Experience of working with vendors to fabricate prototype and production parts and tooling.



+ Understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)



+ Experience spanning all phases of product development from concept creation through commercialization



+ Ability to create statistically sound test cases forproductor feature performance demonstration and verification.



+ Ability to apply system-level thinking in the design process including software, sequencing, and system timing.







**Education/Qualifications/**







+ **Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering with 10+ years of demonstrated practical success in Material Science/Engineering.**



+ Experience in product development for Medical/Pharmaceutical/Aerospace/Automotive industry.



+ Relevant Certifications such as Professional Engineer license are a plus.



+ Active participation in Professional Engineering societies (ASME, ASHRAE, etc.) is a plus.







**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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