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Manager Engineering - Precision Fluidics

Newark, Delaware

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Laboratory Diagnostics
Requisition Number: 230802
Primary Location: United States-Delaware-Newark
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 15%

Division Description:

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.
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Position Summary – Engineering Manager Precision Fluidics, Glasgow DE
The Siemens Healthineers Lab Diagnostics Mechanical Engineering organization is focused on the development of automated medical devices for in vitro diagnostic (IVD) working with infectious diseases, oncology, cardiac markers, fertility testing, thyroid function, clinical chemistries and other clinical applications. From an engineering standpoint these medical devices rely on precision mechatronics, robotics, fluid delivery systems and thermal controls to allow for the accurate and precise reporting of patient assay results.
The Engineering Manager position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering with 15+ years of demonstrated success in new product development required and 10+ years leading small to mid-sized engineering teams.
The Engineering Manager will lead a team of engineers, which own and drive mechanical product development from concept to release.  We are looking for an experienced engineering manager to come in and support our team and drive functional excellence.   This role will manage a team of 7-10 mechanical engineers, liaise with our Subsystem Technical Leads (focus on precision fluids systems), and work closely with the supply chain and manufacturing organizations.  This manager will develop and promote Siemens best practices, and utilize product and design engineering support groups to deliver high quality designs.
Candidate must demonstrate expertise in designing and also leading a team in the mechanical and electro-mechanical fields.  Areas include precision fluid delivery systems, mechatronics, and materials using various manufacturing methods.    
The Engineering Manager position is open in Glasgow, DE and there is the potential to manage team members located at our Tarrytown, NY and Flanders, NJ sites.   There is an expectation of travel up to 10-15% to these two other sites.  The position reports to the Director of Mechanical Engineering within the Design Engineering function of the Global Engineering Organization (GEO).
The person in this position responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: 
  • Ensures projects teams are fully staffed and with the required skillset needed for success
  • Conducts mid, end of year reviews of team members.  Drives development plans as needed.
  • Develops training plans for staff and updates accordingly to project needs
  • Participate in long range planning sessions
  • Develops team annual budgets
  • Ensures teams are using best practice processes and procedures
  • Brainstorm new ways of working to eliminate waste and reduce time to market
  • Ensure teams are engaged, have high morale, and perform at a high levels at all times
  • Apply problem solving skills and root cause analysis to all areas of the business
  • Ensure the quality of work produced by the team is high, and apply continuous improvement measures
  • Plan teams work in coordination with other teams, adjust as necessary
  • Critically evaluate teams designs and adjust using engineer experience and knowledge
  • Perform Work Package team lead activities, managing resources, quality and schedule. 
  • Work closely with multiple groups and functions to ensure full integration of fluidics systems into the instrument designs
  • Participates in technical problem solving, by providing effective solutions for technical challenges, by applying conepts, techniques and process’ within the scope of mechanical engineering.
Required Knowledge/Skills
  • Strong prior design knowledge of precision fluid delivery systems is a strong plus
  • Working understanding of DfSS, FMEA’s, Design Optimization and Robustness, Knowledge Briefs (K-Briefs) and Knowledge Gap Analysis is strongly preferred
  • Must have some proficiency in 3D CAD design software (NX preferred).
  • Proficiency in TeamCenter a plus.
  • Understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Understanding of tolerance stack up process’ and procedures
  • Exposure to Agile/Scrum methodologies desirable
  • Understanding of new product development process’ and procedures
  • Knowledge of various simulation techniques for structural, fluidic and thermal modeling
  • Understanding of multiple manufacturing methods including plastic injection molding, sheet metal, castings, extrusions, machining, etc. 
  • Good communication skills, written and oral
  • The ability to relate well and establish credibility at all levels of the organization
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering with 15+ years of demonstrated success in new product development required.
  • Experienced functional manager with 10+ years leading small to mid-sized engineering teams required.
  • Previous medical instrumentation design a plus but not necessary.  Many adjacent fields (industrial, automotive, aerospace, etc) with similar skillsets considered. 
  • Masters or PHD a plus, but not necessary

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