Siemens Senior Project Manager in Hoffman Estates, Illinois

Senior Project Manager

Locations:Hoffman Estates, Illinois

Job Family: Project Management


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Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers

Business Unit: Diagnostic Imaging

Requisition Number: 201452

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Hoffman Estates

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Senior level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers’ needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

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Job Description:

This position is for a senior-level system project manager for the Siemens Molecular Imaging / SPECT new product development team. The successful candidate will work with a cross-functional team throughout the development lifecycle to define, develop and deploy major diagnostic medical equipment and their updates as required.


• Leads teams of approximately 10-20 consisting of cross functional disciplines to deliver projects within budget and approved timelines that will support new features and capabilities on SPECT systems.

• Work with Product Management, Service, Systems Engineering and stakeholders to initiate, plan, development organizational structure to support SPECT scanner projects or service packs.

• Guides project/program management activities (defining scheduling, budget, risk, change,

opportunity and resource management activities) for very complex projects or programs.

• Will be responsible for leading project steering groups that will meet on a regular basis to assess project status and make key decisions to successfully launch new hardware and associated software on new SPECT products.

• Will present to executive management on project status at least once per month.

• Will play a central role in planning and estimation of work required to meet product requirements.

• Will prepare yearly budget estimates for their assigned project.

• Will be able to create a work breakdown package and associated schedule using Microsoft Project Planner.

• Candidate will be required to track all expenditures and labor utilized for assigned project.

• Will provide direction to the cross functional team and make all key decisions required for their assigned project consulting with the project steering group.

• Will work closely with product management, systems engineering and other groups to prioritize project scope.

• Will create and maintain a project management plan and project risk register.

• Will develop process improvement plans for Project Management and set yearly project goals that are part of yearly Business Line incentive goals

• Able to quickly create and analyze scenarios understanding the impact and trade-offs on project risk, budget and other projects in the portfolio.

• Develops team members through mentoring and coaching in complex subjects

Required Knowledge / Skills:

• Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical or Computer Science

• Minimum 10 years of experience in new product development and a proven track record of delivering products to market

• Materials management or new product introduction experience involving coordination of suppliers and delivery of prototype material for new product build

• Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in project management leading large scale projects exceeding $10M in R&D with at least 20 personnel across multiple disciplines

• Working knowledge of either software or hardware systems in a highly regulated product field

• PMP certified or extensive experience in project management

• Able to travel internationally and domestically about 5-10 % of time with the exception noted above

• Minimum of 5 years of experience in hardware, software or systems engineering or engineering management

Preferred Knowledge / Skills:

• Excellent presentation and communication skills with ability to confidently represent R&D in various executive forums and reviews

• Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills

• Familiarity with Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) including PMP certification or equivalent experience

• Understanding of the V-model or waterfall model of engineering development

• Understanding or agile software development methodologies a plus

• Ability to quickly learn the critical processes of the MI product development lifecycle necessary to deliver a product

• Able to prioritize and focus on project deliverables and quality in a rapidly changing competitive environment

• Excellent conflict resolution skills necessary for timely decision making within the project team.

• Familiar with Design Controls for the development of medical devices such as 21CFR820, ISO 13485, and

ISO 14971

• Strong quality orientation and customer focus.

• Master’s degree in engineering or business a plus.


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