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Director, Fluidics and Thermal Engineering

Tarrytown, New York

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Laboratory Diagnostics
Requisition Number: 204290
Primary Location: United States-New York-Tarrytown
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 15%

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Position Summary
The Director, Fluidics and Thermal Engineering will provide the fluidics and thermal engineering leadership to the LD GEO Management department for Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc.
Plans and directs all aspects of Fluidics and Thermal Engineering activities within the Mechanical, Test and Fluidics Engineering (MTRE) department. Managers the cross site Fluidics and Thermal engineering team consisting of approximately 20-30 professionals. Ensures all Fluidics and Thermal engineering projects, initiatives, and processes are in conformance with organization's established policies and objectives. This position requires a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and 10 years of experience in the field of Fluidics and Thermal engineering. Candidate must demonstrate expertise in a variety of mechanical engineering fields, concepts, practices and procedures. Sets and provides direction and expectation for Fluidics and Thermal Engineering within GEO. Provide Technical Leadership within the discipline of Fluidics and Thermal Engineering. Develops and enhances Fluidics and Thermal 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 Fluidics and Thermal 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 fluidic and thermal 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 Fluidics and Thermal engineering activities and for quality of deliverables.
• Successfully defines work flows, jobs, and reporting relationships to obtain optimum effectiveness of the Fluidics Engineering group.
• Ensuring resources are available for all Fluidics and Thermal Engineering activities.
• Responsible for continually optimizing reusable design solutions and for maintaining them in high level of integration readiness.
• Responsible for Fluidics and Thermal engineering proficiency improvement in using advanced tools and methods for simulation based and model based development of Fluidics solutions.
• Establishes and administers procedures pertaining to Fluidics and Thermal 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 Fluidics and Thermal Engineering function.
• Drive complete and full integration of Fluidics and Thermal 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 mechatronics solutions.
• Direct responsibility for quality and Fluidics of engineering solutions delivered to the Platform Integration teams.
• Develop the organization to obtain state-of-the art in Fluidics and Thermal engineering.
• Travel commensurate to develop and maintain a cross-site Fluidics and Thermal Engineering of 20-30 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 Fluidics 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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