Senior Mechanical 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. 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.

At Siemens Healthineers, we are passionate about enabling healthcare professionals to deliver high quality patient care, and to do so affordably.  A leading global healthcare company, Siemens Healthineers continues to strengthen our portfolio of medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics, while adding new offerings such as managed services, consulting, and healthcare IT services – as well as further technologies in the growing market for therapeutic and molecular diagnostics.

Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as a Mechanical Engineer. This position is located at Hoffman Estates, IL.

You’ll be joining an experienced Mechanical Engineering department which promotes an open and collaborative team culture to develop innovative and market leading molecular imaging systems.  Candidates should be comfortable with all aspects of the product life cycle as our development cycle begins with concept generation and ends with product sustaining.  Our team utilizes cutting edge development tools including structural and thermal FEA as well as Agile development principles.  Our engineers work closely with inhouse and remote manufacturing to ensure devices are designed for manufacturability while meeting service and cost needs. 

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

  • Lead and operate within a cross-functional team made up of both technical and non-technical team members.
  • Provide design concepts, material/design specifications, detailed part and assembly drawing drawings using Siemens NX with analysis where appropriate.
  • Provide complete design, development and testing of both your work and that of others.
  • Communicate technical and commercial issues, including working with in-house and outsourced manufacturing in a global environment.
  • Recommend new designs, new processes, or design changes to meet functional requirements.

This position may suit you best if

  • You are familiar with and practiced in structural design
  • You have a working knowledge of electronics packaging for EMI/EMC
  • Experience with liquid and/or air cooling of electronics
  • You are interested in medical imaging and/or medical technology
  • You are familiar with FDA/ISO design controls
  • You are motivated to learn and develop your technical skills

Required skills to have for the success of this role

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering required
  • MS in Mechanical Engineering preferred
  • 5+ years of successful experience in related field
  • 5+ years structural component design (seismic and other vibration analysis preferred)
  • 5+ years designing in 3D CAD (NX preferred)
  • 5+ years machine design

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

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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: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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