Sr. Director – Internal Audit

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.

Job Title: Sr. Director – Internal Audit

Job Location: Tarrytown, NY or Malvern, PA

If you really want to make a difference - make it with us

Internal Audit helps to improve the overall success of Siemens Healthineers (SHS) operations and processes and provide independent, factual, unbiased assurance to the Managing Board and Audit Committee. As a business partner to Siemens Healthineers executive management, we leverage our expertise in a wide range of topics in order to create impact that drives change with improved financial results.

The Audit group is a Global Leadership Development Program where you will work on different assurance engagements for various internal clients globally. The hands-on international exposure, in-depth view into Healthineers operations, and networking opportunities are key elements to taking on a leadership role as your next career step.

This is a role well suited for an ambitious professional looking for the next step as a leader in quality and regulatory management. Alumni of the Audit group have gone to various leadership roles within Healthineers, such as global business quality head, global business regulatory head, site quality head, and product quality lead.

This role is in the Americas Region.

Your new role – challenging and future-oriented

  • epresent Internal Audit within Siemens Healthineers, solidifying the Audit group as a trusted business partner who helps manage risks for the company
  • Act as a formal client relationship manager between the Audit group and Healthineers senior management
  • Leverage internal business KPIs and risk management processes and awareness of external megatrends to identify potential business risks and conceptualize future assurance topics.
  • Lead multiple engagements through planning and executing audit engagements on a wide variety of Healthcare-relevant topics including but not limited to Anti-Corruption, Fraud Prevention, Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, FDA/ISO Regulatory Compliance, Product Lifecycle Management as well as Financial Accounting and Reporting.
  • Review your team’s work papers and observations and provide feedback to ensure high audit quality.
  • Lead closing meetings with management, presenting observations, conclusions and recommended improvements
  • Contribute to recruiting activities; identify internal and external top talent and conduct interviews
  • Internal audit roles regularly require extensive national and international travel (as high as 80%)
  • Lead closing meetings with management, presenting observations, conclusions and recommended improvements
  • Provide transparency on a wide range of quality and regulatory compliance topics to the Healthineers Head of Quality and Technology.
  • Eye level discussions with business and quality executive leadership to assess risk; and ultimately define, and drive remediation across Healthineers.
  • Be the “Picture of a Leader”; leverage your motivation and expertise to drive change and make impact through collaboration with peers.
  • Contribute to recruiting activities; identify internal and external top talent.
  • Internal audit roles regularly require extensive domestic and international travel (as high as 80%).

·       Work closely with the heads of the regions audit department as well as with the head of audit to align on drawn conclusions and communication towards clients

Your qualifications – solid and appropriate

  • At least 8 years of experience in a quality management, project management, operations, or engineering role within the medical device or pharmaceutical industry (In-Vitro Diagnostics or Diagnostic Imaging preferred)
  • Preference for strong working knowledge of worldwide cGMPs, regulatory requirements, standards, and quality management systems for medical devices:
    • US FDA (21CFR parts 820 / 801 / 803 / 806 / 1000ff)
    • European MDD and IVDD
    • ISO 13485 / ISO 9001

·       Certified ISO 13485 auditor with experience as an auditor in the medical devices, in-vitro diagnostics, or pharmaceutical industry preferred.

  • ASQ, CQE, or CQA certification preferred.
  • Experience working with regulating authorities (e.g. US Food and Drug Administration) preferred.
  • Industry understanding in the areas of cybersecurity, data privacy, service business models (break/fix, fleet management, enterprise management, etc.), indirect sales models, Lean/Six Sigma, and product lifecycle management preferred.
  • “Digital DNA” with a passion for digitalizing processes and performing predictive analyses preferred.
  • Outstanding career progression.
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken). Additional languages a plus.

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.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/careers.

If you wish to find out more about the specific before applying, please visit: https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/about.

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



Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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