Head, Hardware Engineering - POC (Sr. Director)

Job Description

Organization: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Diagnostics
Requisition Number: 244732
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Norwood
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

Job Description:

Head, Hardware Engineering - POC

Responsibilities:

This role is responsible for leading and managing the Hardware Engineering staff in the Point of Care business line for Siemens Healthineers, located at the Edgewater site in Norwood, MA.  This individual will lead the staff of engineers necessary to support the product engineering requirements for the business.  The department covers all hardware functions, including mechanical, electrical and systems engineering as well as industrial design and user experience. The group size may vary and is typically about 25-30 people and includes leading other managers.

This functional management role is expected to ensure staff skills, practices, processes, and tools are appropriate and will result in quality work and outcomes. This role is responsible for the performance management of the individuals in the group.  This individual may participate in technical reviews for project milestones within the product development process.  Oversight of progress on all projects is expected as often as is needed to ensure redirection takes place when needed and without significant project delays.

This person sets an example and defines the behaviors and initiatives needed to establish and maintain a systems-thinking based, customer focused, and collaborative culture.  This role will require a variety of communication skills to both manage the group and to operate in a multi-project matrix environment.

Education:

BS or BA in science or engineering discipline.  Advanced engineering degree is a plus.

Knowledge:

Understanding of the engineering design process is important. 

Knowledge of complex medical diagnostic instrumentation systems is key. Familiarity with blood gas, urinalysis, and other POC instrumentation is a plus.

Familiarity with hospital point of care settings and physician’s office laboratories and the diagnostic testing needs of users in those settings is a plus.

Understanding of approaches to work breakdown, prioritization, resource allocation, problem solving, decision making, and influencing is valuable.

Technical skill in the leadership of system requirements, concept development, system design, error budgeting, system modeling, system verification and validation, algorithm development, fluidic sequence development, and system integration are valuable.

Experience:

Typically, 10 plus years in the product development field is needed. Experience within the medical device development field is a plus.

Prior management of multiple technical professionals is required.


 


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