Interested in an engineering role? Join Siemens Healthineers

Interested in an engineering role? Join Siemens Healthineers

 June 15, 2023

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A career in engineering is exciting, empowering and rewarding, and Siemens Healthineers has a plethora of science, engineering, technology and mathematics (STEM) roles available. 

Marking International Women in Engineering Day (INWED23), Siemens Healthineers celebrates its women engineers and provides inspiration through providing an in-depth look at their roles. 

Meet Team Lead Ops Design and MDM, Khushboo Agarwal

Siemens Healthineers Kushboo Agarwal

Khushboo leads a dedicated team in operations, working on design changes in the operations business and facilitating implementation reviews of engineering change orders.

Based in Germany, Khushboo is working in the Proton Therapy business, which is part of the Varian medical system, integrated with Siemens Healthineers in 2020.

"The Proton Therapy business develops and manufactures cancer treatment machines. Proton Therapy is a radiation treatment where particle accelerator targets with a beam of Proton. I have been working as a subject-matter-expert (development and manufacturing) for Beam line components e.g. electromagnets," says Khushboo. 

"Additionally, I have implemented PFMEA in the organization. I have also led projects on dual sourcing strategies for critical components. In addition, I have optimized and implemented SOPs. Now I lead a dedicated team in Ops working on design changes in the operations business and facilitating implementation reviews of engineering change orders. My team also maintains material data in system."

Meet Principle Key Expert, Xiaobo Gao

Siemens Healthineers Gao Xiaobo

Xiaobo Gao has devoted her career to high power technology and medical system development for three decades. In 2022, she was nominated as Principal Key Expert in Siemens Healthineers. She is always fascinated by power technology applications in medical devices like CT, and leads a lot of conceptual and engineering development activates, which contribute tremendously to the success of SHS CT business.

As one of the core team members of CT R&D in Shanghai, she has been playing a critical role in many key products and projects over the last 15 years, including SOMATOM Emotion, SOMATOM Perspective and SOMATOM go platforms and ongoing development projects.

With her abundant expertise and experience, Xiaobo has been recognized as the go-to-person in multiple areas like power chain, electric design, system control, system architect and system integration.

With her strong passion for technology and innovation, Xiaobo pursues excellence in all professional details, and overcomes multiple complex challenges without compromising requirements from other teams. She is also actively helping colleagues and supporting their growth in daily work, via regular sessions of knowledge sharing and mentoring.

Meet Applications Engineer, Sivani Moodliar

Siemens Healthineers Sivani Moodliar

Sivani Moodliar's role as an Applications Engineer enables her to use her application and technical knowledge in Synaptic Gene Ontologies and annotations (Syngo) & Digital Health to drive Siemens Healthineers products in the market.

"I am very involved in the implementation process of our products as well as consultations with our customers on the commercial side of the business," explains Sivani.

"I assist in implementations of our digital solutions, allowing me to improve radiology workflows while at the same time introducing our innovative solutions to our clients. Starting a new innovative product is challenging and the rewards at the end of the day makes all the difference to my daily work."

As part of her role, Sivani has supported PACS/RIS, Cardiac PACS, advanced visualization as well as recently Siemens Healthineers AI Rad Companion products, both clinically and technically.

"I have been able to assist in converting radiology departments to digital while improving the workflow in many sites with the use of our products. In turn, saving patients and radiographers time as well as improving the patient outcomes in many rural areas of South Africa. Working within Digital and Automation has helped me improve efficiencies in radiology workflows for postprocessing as well as viewing of images for many radiologists in our country as well as SADC," says Sivani

Meet Systems Validation Manager, Federica Gallo 

Siemens Healthineers Federica Gallo

Federica leads an international team located in Switzerland and Finland that validates new features of Varian software that will be delivered to customers, making sure that they can be effectively and safely used. Varian is part of Siemens Healthineers.

"In order to do our job, my team and I strictly follow our quality assurance procedures, as well as driving for their improvement," says Federica. 

"Before my current role, I was a Project Manager for several years, taking care also of the risk management of one of our Treatment Management devices." 

Meet Chemical Engineer, Samantha Page

Siemens Healthineers Samantha Page

As a Chemical Engineer at Siemens Healthineer Sudbury, Samantha has successfully reduced a manufacturing process (Tonometry) time from 48 hours to 20 hours, thus doubling the production capacity. Samantha works at Siemens Healthineers Sudbury facility and is involved with Design Transfer process where they take a design change and implement it into manufacturing.

Meet CRM Manufacturing Manager, Zoe Shepherd

Siemens Healthineers Zoe Shepherd

Zoe Shepherd is a CRM Manufacturing Manager at the Siemens Healthineers Llanberis facility

Through her work, Zoe is responsible for managing the technical knowledge transfer of the Hybridoma, Infectious Disease and Molecular Biology departments from Los Angeles in the USA to Llanberis in Wales. Hybridoma, Molecular Biology and Infectious disease are the departments that provide the raw materials to the Allergy and Biochemistry departments of the Critical Raw Materials team. In these departments, they further purify the raw materials before going into the kit components currently manufactured in Llanberis for the Immulite kits. These then go into hospital settings to help diagnose patients.

Zoe says one of the most challenging parts of her role is integrating the operations of three departments (i.e. Hybridoma, Infectious Disease, Molecular Biology) to ensure that the company adheres to high standards, meets production targets, and delivers on cost controlling, as well as driving continuous improvement.

Meet Magnet Technology Design Engineer, Lucy Norman

Lucy Norman Magnet Technology Siemens Healthineers

Working at Siemens Healthineers enables Magnet Technology Design Engineer Lucy Norman to fulfill her passion for healthcare engineering and do impactful work.

“Knowing that products leaving our doors are going to improve people’s lives, enhance diagnostics, help to research new cures and treatments, and that I have had the opportunity to contribute to their design and build process, is very rewarding,” says Lucy.

“My passion here is encouraged and gives me the opportunity to enhance my skills and achieve my best work, in turn helping to produce the best products. My work is important to me because it's what I spend most of my time doing, so I want it to be something I enjoy and feel like I’m contributing to something meaningful," adds Lucy.

Meet Senior Engineering Designer, Emily Latimer

Emily Latimer - Engineer - SiemensHealthineers - MagnetTechnology

Emily Latimer is a Senior Engineering Designer at Siemens Healthineers Magnet Technology in Oxford, UK and her main duty is design and development of MRI scanner products and tooling that the company uses for manufacturing processes.

Emily always wanted to work within the medical engineering industry, to be able to see her work positively impacting others.

Meet Senior Change Manager, Gabi King

Siemens Healthineers Gabi King

At Siemens Healthineers Magnet Technology, Gabi works as a Senior Change Manager, in both the design and manufacturing process of the Superconducting Magnets.

Gabi helps bring positive business impact, from productivity to quality and health and safety. She enjoys her role immensely as every day provides her with the opportunity to work with cross-functional teams to solve complex challenges and share the success with her colleagues.

Meet Senior Systems Engineer (Power & Vacuum Products), Tanja Münz

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Tanja is a Core Team member of the DTL workstream Digital Tool Landscape, which is part of the Digitalisation@PV project.

"My main focus is in the area of Systems Engineering, which is characterized by a holistic view on the product life cycle," shares Tanja.

"In the project we are driving the introduction of digital tools and methods from the concept phase until operational introduction in productive (pilot) projects to enable the digital twins of the product. This comprises among other things tools and methods for the product concept and definition, for architecture and design, as well as for BoM Management and product verification."

Learning about fluidics, biochemistry, manufacturing and more 

Siemens Healthineers Swords

Rebekah O'Connell works as a Product Engineer (Electronics) for Siemens Healthineers within in their Healthcare Diagnostics Manufacturing facility in a town called Swords which is on the east coast of Ireland, about ten kilometres north of Dublin City.

"Priorities can change quite quickly here as based on customer needs, supply chain issues, etc," explains Rebekah. "Our work requires us to be highly organized and diligent, so we can switch our focus accordingly in order to tackle various problems head on in a tactical manner. Also, having the desire to learn is useful as you will always be exposed to different areas that you may not have encountered before. I am an electronic engineer, but I have learned about fluidics, biochemistry, manufacturing and more and continue to expose myself to more areas as my career is developing."

Fascinated by the crossover of engineering and health care

SiemensHealthineers Magnet Technology Megan

Process Engineer Megan Bannister is passionate about what Siemens Healthineers stands for: "We pioneer breakthrough in healthcare. For everyone. Everywhere."

Studying an integrated masters in mechanical engineering with biomedical engineering, Megan's degree made her particularly fascinated by the crossover of engineering and health care. This, she feels, is the epitome of Siemens Healthineers. "I want to be a part of the positive difference that Siemens Healthineers is making, and I am so very honoured to be able to say that I can do that," says Megan.

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