Technical Documentation and Test Co-Op

Job Description

Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.

At Siemens Healthineers, we are passionate about enabling healthcare professionals to deliver high quality patient care, and to do so affordably.  A leading global healthcare company, Siemens Healthineers continues to strengthen our portfolio of medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics, while adding new offerings such as managed services, consulting, and healthcare IT services – as well as further technologies in the growing market for therapeutic and molecular diagnostics.

Siemens Healthineers develops innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence, they need to meet the clinical, operational and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape. Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as a Technical Documentation and Test Co-Op.

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a Technical Documentation and Test Co-Op you will be responsible for:

  • The selected co-op student will have the opportunity to learn about how radiation detectors, specifically PET detectors, operate in detail.  The student through test and support from Hardware Engineers and Physicists within Detector Research and Development will learn how different optical and mechanical parameters (sensors, circuits, mechanics, system integration, etc.) within a PET detector impact system performance.
  • In your activities you will work with detector scientists and engineers translating technical information from several developers into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical personnel. Depending on education and experience the candidate will also have the opportunity to test and record results relating to PET detectors and electronics.

This position may suit you best if you are familiar with what is below, and would like to do develop your career with Healthineers

  • You are a rising junior in your BS degree or final semester in your AS degree in engineering or technical writing discipline.
  • You have a good PC skills (MS Office software: Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook)
  • You will be working with our latest technology and therefore you are willing to learn about new software and hardware solutions.
  • You have good presentation skills and you show team orientation and communication skills.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.2 or higher

Required skills to have for the success of this role

Technical experience to be applied during co-op:

  • Create technical documentation meeting medical device requirements based on input from developers, adhering to the quality system process.
  • Proofread and perform difficult and/or complex writing and editorial functions, including formatting and style sheet verification, writing, revising and proofreading.
  • Ensures consistency, clarity, and quality in and across all types of documentation.
  • Conduct and document reviews of subsystem documentation.
  • Subsystem integration and test.

Start date ASAP for a 6 month duration.

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at  

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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Student (Not Yet Graduated)

Job Type: Either

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