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Packaging Engineer

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 Packaging Engineer


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

• Responsibility for the design of packaging for components, spare parts and systems for worldwide shipping.

• Implementation of optimization and productivity projects in the environment of the Global Package Engineering Center.

• Lifecycle management (new part requests, discontinuation) of mechanical standard parts

• Consulting of product development in selecting appropriate mechanical standard parts


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

• Computer-aided development of product-specific packaging under consideration of regulatory as well as logistical and technological requirements including documentation for production and packaging service providers.

• Specify, organize, schedule, execute, evaluate and analyze transport simulation tests

• Implementation of global and local regulatory requirements, especially Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC

• Determination of costs and savings for packaging materials and packaging services.

• Technical advice for internal and external partners, e.g. for delivered packages by external suppliers.

• Coordination of global packaging activities within Healthcare

• Assessment of transport damage and initiation of measures

• Consulting, implementation and evaluation of technical transport monitoring

• Project management of redesign and analysis projects

• Analyses of packaging lifecycle (packaging, transport, reloading, up to

end customer) --> Deriving fields of action / needs / potentials

• Participation in process design for global packaging development processes

• Cooperation in the conception and implementation of global packaging "Baukasten”

• Coordination of harmonization of parts within Siemens Healthineers

Required skills to have for the success of this role

• University degree Bachelor/Master in Mechatronics or Mechanical Engineering

• Experience in the development of medical product packaging

• Experience in cross-disciplinary task processing

• Experience in basic material types and basic materials management 

• Knowledge of Healthineers products and processes

• Excellent knowledge of various packaging technologies and packaging materials

• Good knowledge of country-specific regulatory requirements and global standards (e.g. Machinery Directive 2006/ 42/ EC, IEC60721-3-2, ISTA, ASTM, …)

Additional skills to have for success in this role

• University degree Bachelor’s/Master’s in electrical engineering or comparable subject 

• Professional experience in electronics, component engineering or as an application engineer

• Good knowledge of mechanical and electronic components used in the manufacturing of medical devices

• Familiar with lifecycle management and lifecycle analysis of electronic components

 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.

The pay range for this position in NYC or Westchester County, NY is $101,300 - 127,400 annually; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The annual incentive target is (8%) of base pay.  Siemens Healthineers offers a variety of health and wellness benefits including paid time off and holiday pay.   Additional details regarding our benefits can be found here:  Benefits at Siemens Healthineers

This information is provided per the required state Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Siemens Healthineers external or internal careers site.

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: Mid-level Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time



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