Hill-Rom Senior Mechanical Engineer RandD in Batesville, Indiana
Hillrom is a $2.9B leading worldwide manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services for the health care industry, including patient support systems, safe mobility and handling solutions, non-invasive therapeutic products for a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions, medical equipment rentals, surgical products and information technology solutions. Hillrom's comprehensive product and service offerings are used by health care providers across the health care continuum and around the world in hospitals, extended care facilities and home care settings to enhance the safety and quality of patient care.DescriptionJOB SUMMARY: As part a member of an RandD sustaining engineering team, the senior engineer provides technical knowledge to maintain production of modules, sub-assemblies and/or finished products. He/She works in close collaboration with cross functional teams on assigned tasks, and provides inputs to correct root causes of defects. The senior engineer also provides guidance to other engineers on their technical issues, engages in design reviews and help resolves problems of medium complexity. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: - Other duties may be assigned:* Provide technical knowledge to troubleshoot design related production issues* Evaluate viability of using alternate components, materials or processes to mitigate part shortages* Identifies and develops new technical ideas. Evaluate them again requirements, quality, timeline and cost* Designs solutions that can be readily adapted to changes in technology and/or clinical use* Incorporates business, market, industry and competitive knowledge into technical solutions* Determines required tasks and completes on time with no supervision* Identifies and communicates potential risks with appropriate mitigations* Challenges project teams and established work processes and proactively finds creative methods to reach desired performance levels* Addresses routine technical problems by leading a team to brainstorm solutions* Synthesizes complex information gathered from a variety of sources and disseminates to others* Supports other engineers on their designs, and also receives guidance from Specialist or Principal Engineer* Incorporates business, market, industry and competitive knowledge into technical solutionsQualificationsEDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:* BS Degree (preferably in a technical discipline)* 6+ years of engineering experience, or comparable experience* Strong Organizational and communication skills* Experience using root cause analysis tools (5 Why, Ishekawa, Fault Tree, etc)* Strong Interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively with others in a team environment* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Engineering Software* Experience in the medical device industry and FDA Regulations is preferred* Experience with project management is preferred* 4+ years working in cross functional teams consisting of discipline specific engineers, or comparable experienceHillrom is an equal employment employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity img height=1 width=1 border=0 src=https://hillrom.contacthr.com/78141466.jpg /Employer's Job# 78141466Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.