Senior Principal Industrial Designer/ User Experience Lead

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Sr. Principal Industrial Design/User Experience Lead – Point of Care

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 Sr. Principal Industrial Design/User Experience Lead – Point of Care

This role is well-suited to an ambitious professional looking for the next step in your career. As a       Sr. Principal Industrial Design/User Experience Lead – Point of Care you will be responsible for:

  • Leading product definition for new products and platforms by applying “systems thinking”, user centered design methodologies.
  • Leading user and customer research activities to identify user needs/requirements and translating those findings, insights into design solutions.
  • Driving decision making on product features and functionality partnering with Product Management, Engineering and R&D.
  • Defining the industrial design, implementing the Siemens Healthineers brand language for complex medical devices in the Point of Care portfolio.
  • Conceptualizing and visualizing product designs and physical interactions using sketching, 3D CAD and renderings, physical mock-ups, and 3D prints. Creating proof of concept models that effectively communicate design intent and demonstrate product potential.
  • Supporting design and development of user interfaces working with UI designers, software developers. Creating sketches, wireframes, user flows, flowcharts, prototypes, high-fidelity mockups and effectively communicating design intent to engineering, software, requirements, and product management functions.
  • Supporting and guiding the Product Labeling team in creation of technical documentation such as User manuals, IFUs and Quick Reference Guides, instructional help content.

This position may suit you best if you are proficient with the below skills and would like to develop your career with Healthineers:

  • Manage and own the UX of all aspects of a system such as User Interface(s), Industrial Design, Usability, Product Labeling & Documentation, Packaging.
  • Lead the design of new products from initial concept to manufacturing. Develop product concepts, with clear and compelling visual communication, prototype continuously, test designs with users, translate results back into the design process.
  • Collaborate with broader design team, engineering, operations, and manufacturing partners to identify opportunities, solve design issues, preserve brand, and create manufacturable solutions.
  • Effectively communicate and present design vision, research findings, concepts, detailed design both verbally and visually. Ability to present complex ideas to multiple levels.
  • Familiar with relevant quality regulations (21 CFR Part 820.30), human factors/usability engineering standards (IEC 62366-1, ANSI HE75, ISO 14971), and FDA guidance.
  • Develop collaborative working relationships with a range of functions including, but not limited to R&D, Marketing, Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain functions.
  • Apply persuasion to change the thinking of and/or gain acceptance from various stakeholders, cross-functional teams and drive decision making while maintaining an effective working relationship.
  • Highly motivated self-starter able to achieve results with minimal oversight. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong creative, analytical, and problem-solving, technical judgement, leadership, and interpersonal skills.

Experience and requirements for success in this role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design, or related design field with relevant or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in medical device or related industry. Demonstrated experience in the capacity as a UX lead for new product development.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suites (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) KeyShot, Solidworks.
  • Excellent sketching, form development, CAD modeling, physical (soft & hard) model making skills, 3D printing, rendering, and graphic skills is a plus. Impeccable craftsmanship and attention to detail.
  • Proficient and experienced in all phases of the product development process - from research to concept development and detail design for manufacturing.
  • Broad project management skills and the ability to seamlessly switch between big picture thinking and product-level details.
Siemens Healthineers has recently announced the next steps in our continued commitment to prioritize colleague health, comply with customer/business partner requirements, and help preserve our business continuity.  Going forward, please be aware that Siemens Healthineers requires full vaccination for all new hires by their start date.  (Note: Accommodations may be requested for certain medical or religious reasons).

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.


Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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