Sr. Test Engineer- Supply Chain Management

Job Description

Position Overview:

The Senior Test Engineer will be a member of the Supply Chain Management (SCM) Test and Solutions Engineering (TSE) team within Siemens Healthineers Ultrasound located in Issaquah, Washington.  Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supporting the test needs of world-class high-end ultrasound systems, new product introduction (NPI), manufacturing test readiness, and production troubleshooting.  Emphasis of the role is on the development, management, and sustaining of innovative automatic test and data solutions to improve global NPI and manufacturing efficiency.  

  • Support the production troubleshooting, root cause analysis, verification, and validation endeavors in testing related areas.
  • Develop automated test solutions to support NPI projects as well as to enhance SCM efficiency.
  • Write related technical documents, such as requirements, design documents, verification & validation (V&V), preventive maintenance, and work instructions. 
  • Develop and maintain cloud-based database solutions with local backups.
  • Support NPI transfer to production lines locally and globally. 
  • Sustain test equipment/systems globally.
  • Respond to corrective and preventive actions (CAPA) and complaint investigations in a timely manner.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
  • Entrepreneurial and proactive problem solving.
  • BS/BA in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, other advanced engineering degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • 8+ years relevant experience in developing/managing test systems and test automation for complex hardware systems manufacturing. 
  • Candidates with less experience will be considered.
  • Understanding of engineering principles and ability to specify and implement test methods based on theory and operating principles of systems hardware.
  • Strong hardware troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience with generating technical documents, work instructions, engineering change order (ECO) release, and production operator training in a highly regulated environment.
  • Solutions development skills, with demonstrated ability to quickly prototype test hardware, software, network solutions, and other related tools.
  • Ability to work with existing complex production test systems, version-controlled test development environment, and cloud database.
  • Experience in control/test automation design and implementation.
  • Experience with SQL database required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Power BI, Power Apps, Azure, Team Foundation Server and/or other cloud services preferred.
  • Experience with Python or similar scripting languages preferred.
  • Medical device product testing, especially experience in ultrasound systems and/or ultrasound transducers, a plus.
  • Manufacturing and six sigma experience a plus.
  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to travel 10-15%.


Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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