Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Description

Organization: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Diagnostic Imaging
Requisition Number: 243170
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Hoffman Estates
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

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:

Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.


Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. We stand with our customers around the world to support them in delivering high quality care to their patients. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. This is what truly matters to us.


Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as a Senior Mechanical Engineer.


As a Senior Mechanical Engineer, you will design cutting edge SPECT and PET cameras for the molecular imaging market leader.  These devices are used in hospitals and clinics around the world to improve diagnostic outcomes and develop new treatments for a variety of diseases, including cancer and Alzheimer’s.  Our mechanical engineers are involved from early concept generation through the products’ end of life.  As a senior engineer, you will be expected to utilize your knowledge of mechanisms, structural design, and heat transfer to provide robust solutions to this innovative market.  You will work directly with product management, manufacturing, as well as the other engineering disciplines in a cross functional and collaborative environment.  Engineers at this level are expected to have developed a broad experience in common fabrication technologies including injection molding, sand and die casting, weldments, sheet metal, thermoforming and more.

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a member of the mechanical engineering staff developing clinical medical imaging systems; your required skills and responsibilities include:

  • Provide design concepts, material/design specifications, detailed part and assembly drawings from 3D CAD package (Siemens NX).
  • Ability to lead and operate within a cross-functional team made up of both technical and non-technical team members.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to communicate information effectively to peers, managers, supply chain, and technical staff from various countries.
  • Ability to convey ideas and concepts to diverse audiences including the clinical community, product management and other engineers is essential.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment as part of a team.
  • Work autonomously to produce excellent results with minimal supervision.
  • Strong analytic and decision-making skills.
  • Strong quality orientation and customer focus


Required education and skills to have for success in this role:

  • MS in Mechanical Engineering preferred
  • 5-10+ years of successful experience in related field
  • 5-10+ years structural component design (seismic and other vibration analysis preferred)
  • 3+ years designing in 3D CAD (NX preferred)
  • 5+ years machine design

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.


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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.


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