Principal Mechanical Engineer

Job Description

Do you want to contribute to the future of healthcare? Siemens Healthineers value those who dedicate their energy and passion to this cause, our company’s name is dedicated to our employees. It’s their pioneering spirit, blended with our long history of engineering in the ever evolving healthcare industry that truly makes us unique as an employer.

We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to stretch beyond your comfort zone in order to grow both personally and professionally. Sound interesting?

Following a review of our technology development strategy, we are strengthening our magnet engineering teams, and currently have an outstanding opportunity for a highly experienced Mechanical Engineer. The successful applicant will join a multi-disciplinary group in our Engineering Department and will work to maintain our “state of the art” competence in magnet design, analysis techniques and manufacturing processes.

Siemens Healthineers MR Magnet Technology is the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of superconducting magnets for magnetic resonance imaging – over a third of MRI scanners installed worldwide have at their heart a magnet manufactured in our Eynsham factory. The business has been awarded several Queen’s Awards for export success, two Best Factory Awards and an IMechE Manufacturing Excellence Award, and is justifiably proud of its engineering and manufacturing heritage.

Your mission and responsibilities:

Development and deployment of technology projects within budget

New product development, from concept, through design, to realisation

Generation of innovative design solutions

Evaluation of technical issues to provide product performance solutions

Definition and review of, and ensuring compliance with, technical standards

Evaluation of competitor products to support Siemens Marketing

Mentoring of technical staff

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Your qualifications and experience:

Applicants must have a good Honours degree in an engineering discipline.  Demonstration of considerable experience, both breadth and depth, is essential.

Broad spectrum of mechanical engineering experience capable of applying a flexible and creative approach to a variety of engineering technologies.

Awareness and experience of working within the commercial structure of a “state of the art” manufacturing environment.

Your personality and skills:

Ability to analyse complex engineering problems, from both technical and commercial viewpoints, to identify and deliver pragmatic solutions.

Proven ability for Technical Leadership

Ability to plan for and mitigate risks to acceptable levels to ensure project objectives are achieved on time.

Ability to build professional relationships and communicate effectively at all levels.

Awareness and consideration of intercultural sensitivities.

Particular experience working with Asian, continental European & US cultures.

What are the benefits in this role?

You’ll work on projects that have an impact on healthcare worldwide and have your own space to innovate and be creative with people who are passionate and motivated. Throughout, you’ll have every chance to develop personally, professionally and as a leader.

We offer a subsidised restaurant, a free gym on-site, excellent pension contributions, option to buy extra holidays, private healthcare cover and other flexible benefits. In our rural setting four miles from Oxford, there’s ample parking and a bus stop on our doorstep.

Your cultural fit:

Our unique team spirit arises from embracing different perspectives, open debate, and the will to challenge conventions. Change is a constant aspect of our work. We aspire to lead the change in our industry rather than just react to it. That’s why we want you to seek, implement and celebrate your best ideas.

About us

We’re an international organisation that works for people to live longer, more fulfilled and happier lives. We’re the global leader in our field, with 30% of the MRI systems around the world containing our superconducting magnets at the heart. As part of the worldwide Siemens Healthineers network, we’re united by our pioneering hearts and engineering minds. Join our 170-year legacy and help shape the future of healthcare.

What else do I need to know?

We value equality, diversity, and maintain a supportive work culture in which you’re empowered to drive your own career and work your own way. We are what we are because of our people.


Job ID: 120347

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens plc

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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