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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Knoxville, Tennessee

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Diagnostic Imaging
Requisition Number: 233273
Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Knoxville
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 10%

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.


Job Description:

This Mechanical Engineer joins a Mechanical Engineering (ME) team which promotes an open and collaborative team culture responsible for the development of innovative market leading molecular imaging systems. The development cycle begins with system concept generation and ends with product sustaining. The ME team utilizes cutting edge development tools, structural and thermal FEA simulators.



As a member of the mechanical engineering staff developing clinical PET medical imaging systems; responsibilities include …

+ Ability to lead and operate within a cross-functional team made up of both technical and non-technical team members.

+ Provide complex design concepts, material/design specifications, detailed part and assembly drawing preparation from 3D CAD package (NX), analysis and appropriate follow-up.

+ Provide complex design, development, testing and modifications of solutions.

+ Provide explanations and clarifies information to enable proper interpretation and evaluation of complex specifications, performance characteristics or other technical data.

+ Communicating complex technical and commercial issues.

+ Recommending complex new designs, new processes, or design changes to meet functional requirements.

+ Provide general guidance and/or train lower level support staff.


Education and Experience:

BS in Mechanical Engineering required

MS in Mechanical Engineering preferred

5+ years of successful experience in related field

5+ years structural component design (seismic and other vibration analysis preferred)

3+ years designing in 3D CAD (NX preferred)

3+ years conducting structural and thermal analysis via software tools and hand calculations

3+ years machine design


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