Senior Engineer - PLM

Job Description

Organization: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Diagnostics
Requisition Number: 241662
Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Flanders
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers’ needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

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Job 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.



The Platform Lifecycle Engineering (PLE) Senior Engineer is part of the Global Engineering Organization’s R&D team and represents the GEO R&D team as a Technical Lead on change requests meeting desired business outcomes.  The PLE Team is responsible to develop and maintain engineering documentation and verification activities for new products throughout the lifecycle of the instrument including planning for changes in manufacturing.   On the component level, responsible for identifying, qualifying, documenting and releasing components from a variety of sources for our products. Investigate the impact of supplier product change and end-of-life notifications on products for engineering/purchasing.  The (PLE) Senior Engineer should have a successful track record of leading technical instrument systems development projects of significant size, scope and complexity in the medical device industry, or similar experience.  The PLE Senior Engineer  works closely with the Design Engineering teams and department stakeholders with responsibility to ensure product and business value propositions are met.  The PLE Senior Engineer is part of the Platform Lifecycle Engineering (PLE) organization and reports to the Head of PLE.


Supports the application and development processes to analyze, design, troubleshoot, implement and enhance hardware systems.  May use analytical theories and methodologies to investigate, analyze, design, program, document, enhance, implement and maintain Platforms, Instruments, Sub-Systems and or individual components. Completes complex planning of detailed product development objectives. Completes the preparation of complex sketches, design layouts, and other specifications.  Performs complex review of results to determine that products perform in the intended manner.  Completes complex prototypes for testing and provides technical assistance on design feasibility. Completes standardization of complex materials, components and assemblies.  Completes and maintains detailed and comprehensive records of all inventive ideas, designs, and complex improvements.  Completes product issues documentation for

future reference and problem resolution.    Preempts potential problems and provides effective solutions in reaction to application of concepts, techniques, knowledge, or processes. Displays an high level of critical thinking in applying principles, theories, and concepts on a wide range of problems.


Independently performs full range of standard work for the professional field. Refers complex, unusual problems to area experts. Identifies and resolves more complex problems and applies problem-solving skills in order to deal with most situations.    Demonstrates and applies a broad knowledge of field of specialization through successful completion of moderately complex assignments. Successfully applies complex knowledge of fundamental concepts,  Provide general guidance or train support and/or professional staff.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience 
  • BS/MS Degree in Mechanical, Biomedical or Electrical Engineering, or related discipline

  • Minimum 5 years work experience in PLM
  • Minimum 5-8 years of total work experience in product development related field

  • Advanced  technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems

  • Advanced  knowledge of mechanical/electrical datasheets

  • Self-motivated, self-organized and results-oriented
  • Solid communication and coordination skills
  • Team player with professional/positive personal presence
  • Domestic travel required (~5-10%)
  • International travel possible (~<5%)

 Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience 

  • Experience with modelling and drafting tools (e.g. Nx, SolidWorks, ProE,etc)

  • Work experience in Teamcenter, SAP P41, and/or TFS
  • Experience in Release/Configuration Engineering
  • Product Life Cycle Management, AGILE, SCRUM, Life Science Instrument Hardware


Offer of employment with Siemens is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, other categories protected by federal, state, or local law, and regardless of whether the qualified applicants are individuals with disabilities.

EEO is the Law:
Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

EEO is the Law
Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision
Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here.

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