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Staff Mechanical Engineer- (Newark, DE)

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 Staff Mechanical Engineer (Systems Engineer 6).

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a Staff Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Working within a project team environment to design, develop, document, install, qualify, and optimize new commercial processes that will produce large scale liquid chemical reagent blends as well as pilot scale, specialty chemical reagents for use in medical diagnostic consumable devices.
  • Technical support to operations including troubleshooting complex problems, determining root cause and implementation of solutions and documentation. The position requires application of mechanical and process control design and support of automated medical diagnostic consumable device manufacturing equipment in a constantly changing fast-paced environment.
  • Working on both new design and existing machine upgrades to improve performance and efficiency in support of manufacturing expansion.
  • Providing routine off-hour process support for mechanical equipment issues, typically one week in every 12 to 13 weeks, or as required.

This position may suit you best if you are familiar with what is below, and would like to do develop your career with Healthineers

  • You will have a working knowledge and application of chemical engineering fundamentals including fluid dynamics, mixing, filtration, process control, materials selection and chemical compatibility, vessel design, CIP Systems, and large-scale liquid and dry chemical material addition systems, to support large batch formulation.
  • This position requires the ability to work with both new designs and existing processes within a regulated environment with validation requirements (IQ, OQ, and PQ) as well as a working knowledge of management of change principles. Ensuring safety in all designs and processes is critical, as is mandatory adherence to all aspects of the quality system.
  • The ability to plan and lead medium to large projects and deliver promised results is expected. Self-starting, troubleshooting ability, excellent written and verbal communication, organizational and prioritization skills are critical to success.
  • Project management within an Agile framework, stakeholder communication, and troubleshooting skills are key.  People and Team leadership capability is desirable.
  • You have a working knowledge and application experience with Lean business systems and methodologies such as TPM, 5S, Lean 3P Design, & OEE Monitoring.  

Required skills to have for the success of this role

  • BS/BA in Chemical Engineering or related discipline, or advanced degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products is required. Ability to read detailed designs, create P&IDs and process flow diagrams that will be documented using AutoCAD or Siemens NX is necessary. 
  • Minimum of 8-10 years experience in a Manufacturing environment.
  • Willing to travel up to 10%.

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.

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.


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Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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