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R&D Team Lead, Life Cycle Management

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Life Cycle Management R&D Lead

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 60,000 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.

The Point-of-Care (POC) business develops and sustains systems for in vitro diagnostic (IVD) instruments for point of care and laboratory medical testing. Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as the R&D Team Lead, Life Cycle Management. This position is part of the Critical Care business vertical (franchise) and reports to the Head, Critical Care Systems R&D. This position is focused on our benchtop blood gas product line and is based at POC headquarters in Norwood, MA.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collect internal customer feedback to prioritize the LCM backlog consisting of platform enhancements, cost reduction proposals, corrective actions in response to field issues, new regulatory requirements, manufacturing obsolescence and manufacturing quality issues
  • Establish global cross-functional solution teams based upon business needs
  • Lead one or more cross-functional (chemistry, electrical, mechanical, software, systems) agile scrum or Kanban teams
  • Accountable for the overall delivery of LCM projects and investigations
  • Drive cross-functional technical and business decisions
  • Clearly and concisely communicate project status and escalate unresolved team impediments
  • Engage new product development teams to share learnings and coordinate the transition to commercial support

Education, Experience, and Knowledge/Skills

  • BS/MS in Engineering or Science with a minimum of 10+ years’ work experience in a combination of technical product development, sustenance, or manufacturing roles
  • 5+ years’ experience in the medical device industry or other regulated industry preferred
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Operate flexibly in an environment with competing priorities
  • Exhibit a bias toward action, balanced by strong analytical decision-making skills
  • Able to lead and influence development or problem-solving teams
  • Knowledge of agile, lean and/or six sigma processes preferred

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 COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires by their start date except where prohibited by state law.

(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: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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