Siemens Lead System Integrator/Chief Engineer in Tarrytown, New York

Lead System Integrator/Chief Engineer

Locations:Tarrytown, New York

Job Family: Engineering


Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers

Business Unit: Laboratory Diagnostics

Requisition Number: 201159

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Senior level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 20%

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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Position Summary

The Lead System Integrator/Chief Engineer, Innovation Projects Integration will provide the project leadership to the Global Engineering Organization(GEO) R&D Element team for Innovation Projects for Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc.

Plans and directs all aspects of GEO product development activities within a project. Ensures all engineering deliverables are in conformance with organization's established policies, procedures and objectives. Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering and 10 years of experience in the field. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others within the project. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to top management.

Essential Job Functions

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

• Manage/supervise a staff of engineering and lab professionals including: Director(s), Professionals & administrative.

• Coordinates all efforts of a cross-site team and ensuring completion of all GEO project documentation.

• Oversees the design and development of products while taking into consideration both the goals of the company and also the needs of customers.

• Project budgeting and resource management for all GEO deliverables within a project.

• Work Package development and execution of all tasks required in each phase of the project and development of key KPIs to track progress in daily agile stand-ups and integration events.

• Travel commensurate to lead cross-site project team.

Critical Competencies

• Strong leadership skills.

• Attention to quality in all initiatives.

• Strategic project management skills - with a strong emphasis on cross-functional collaboration.

• Experience working with outside organizations.

• Creativity in organizational approaches to engineering solutions/issues.

• Experience with new technologies and approaches in the field.

• The ability to relate well and establish credibility with senior leadership.

• Demonstrated excellent performance and documented high potential for future assignments at senior levels in R&D.

• Strong decision making skills.

• Contingency planning and risk mitigation.


• Bachelors Degree with 8 – 12 years of experience in Engineering / R&D.

• Masters or PhD a plus.

This description is not intended to document all aspects of the role; other duties as assigned.


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