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Hardware Project Manager

Knoxville, Tennessee
Project Management

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Diagnostic Imaging
Requisition Number: 233361
Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Knoxville
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 50%

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:

As the Hardware Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing electro-mechanical work packages between project teams located in Knoxville, TN and our Siemens Healthineers divisions located in Germany.  You will be expected to understand the hardware system architecture then guide the team to break the work into packages with robust interface definition.  The technology scope includes mechanics, electronics, firmware, and embedded software.  Through the course of the multi-year project, the Hardware Project Manager will manage and report on the risk register, schedule, and budget.

The role function is primarily conducted, and therefore ideally based, in our Knoxville, TN office.  However, the position may be based in Hoffman Estates, IL with increased travel.  Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% is required.  Travel between the domestic offices may occur monthly.  International travel may occur four to six times per year.  The Project Manager may need to participate in off-hours meetings in order to accommodate global time zones.



In cooperation with system architects, divide the complex hardware architecture into work packages. 

Identify opportunities for modular components for 3rd party development.  Author a Statement of Work (SOW) and corresponding Hardware Design Specification (HDS) which define the project scope, design requirements, budget, and technical interfaces

Develop and maintain a project plan and schedule

Provide technical leadership to resolve system level conflicts

Ensure the day-to-day management of simultaneous projects by acting as a liaison between the project team and partners external to Molecular Imaging

Drive problem solving and finding creative solutions to project challenges

Ensure the delivery of reliable and cost effective designs within time and budget

Routinely report status to the project team and upper management

Support the transfer to manufacturing and field service activities



BS in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, or Systems Engineering

Minimum of 5 years in a technical management position leading product development teams

Minimum of 5 years developing and documenting requirements and design specifications

Strong project management background and skills

Experience in the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) preferred

Proficient in Microsoft Project and Office

Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal (English).  Additional skills in German language are a plus.


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