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Sr. Staff Process Engineer, Ultrasound Transducer

Issaquah, Washington

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Ultrasound
Requisition Number: 223128
Primary Location: United States-Washington-Issaquah
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 10%

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Position Overview

Senior Staff Process Engineer for the development of transducers at Siemens Healthineers.




The successful candidate will work in a dynamic environment as part of an R&D team developing ultrasound transducer products and advanced technologies. They will perform process development and modifications, process and tool evaluations, and failure analysis on ultrasound transducers.  He/She will act as a liaison between the development and manufacturing engineering groups to facilitate the transfer of technical knowledge and resolve issues as well as coordinate post-release sustaining efforts on new products.


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

-       BS degree in Materials, Chemical, Mechanical Engineering or a related science; MS preferred

-       10+ years of experience in a process engineering role or equivalent; medical device experience preferred

-       Experience with the development and optimization of processes for the fabrication of ultrasound transducers using the DFM and DFSS skill sets within the FDA Guidelines

-       Experience with the transfer of fabrication processes from development to manufacturing encouraging cross-site understanding and the exchange of technical knowledge

-       Optimize and document processes for manufacturing; transfer designs and processes to manufacturing personnel.

-       Experience with processing and characteristics of materials used in the architecture of ultrasound transducers including RTV, Urethane, PZT and single crystal ceramics

-       Able to provide guidance and act as a technical lead for transducer development working in a cross functional team of engineers and technicians

-       Experience performing failure analysis and determining root cause on defective transducers

-       Experience evaluating technologies such as high density interconnects, single crystal processing techniques, or fine pitch element fabrication.

-       Experience creating and evaluating Design of Experiments using Minitab software preferred

-       Excellent leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills

-       Able to work pleasantly and respectfully with others in a fast-paced environment

-       Approximately 10% international and domestic travel required



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