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Electrical Engineer, Manufacturing

Company: Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Job Description:

Electrical Engineer, Manufacturing

We are a medical device company. We are one of the leaders in the industry. We create devices that help detect and treat cancer. Some of these technologies are large machines like the Halcyon, True Beam, Pro Beam, Eclipse. Essentially all these devices are used to treat cancer patients.

Our headquarters is in Palo Alto, and we have facilities worldwide. As we approach $3 billion in annual revenue, more than 6,000 Varian employees collaborate to advance life-saving radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy, and brachytherapy technology that helps patients beat cancer. We were recently acquired by Siemens so it s a very exciting time at Varian.

Our work: When you work with Varian, you are working for a world without fear of cancer. That means collaborating with caring, talented people, advancing innovative technologies that help people around the world fight cancer every day. We re proud of our work, and we look forward to helping create a better future.

  • Provide daily direct manufacturing support to troubleshoot and resolve issues and document solutions following GMP.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain methods, sequence of events, and validated processes in the manufacture or fabrication of parts, components, sub-assemblies and final assemblies.
  • Interface with design engineering in coordinating the release of new products. Provide recommendations on
  • Design for Manufacturing topics for new designs.
  • Estimate manufacturing costs, determine time standards and make recommendations for tooling and process requirements of new or existing product lines.
  • Define and implement continuous process improvements to existing manufacturing operations.
  • Identify root cause of manufacturing related issues and perform corrective and preventative action using established problem-solving methods.
  • Understand and troubleshoot complex electrical issues and provide supply chain technical support
  • Perform evaluation and disposition of non-conforming materials. Participate in Material Review Board to provide technical support and recommendations.
  • Maintain records and reporting systems for coordination of manufacturing operations.
  • Utilize good time management skills for on-time delivery of assignments.
  • Manage small improvement projects as assigned.
  • Organize and conduct cross-functional team meetings.
    • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience) in Electrical Engineering or related discipline and 2+ years of related industry experience.
    • Good working knowledge of electrical and electromechanical assembly processes.
    • Ability to read and understand electrical schematics, wiring diagrams and electrical documentation.
    • Ability to quickly understand operation of complex electrical power and control systems.
    • Proficient in creating, reviewing, and editing of relevant technical documents.
    • Proficient in employing the latest electrical industry techniques and practices.
    • Proficient in utilizing business tools such as: E-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Experience with HCM (e.g., Workday) or equivalent ERP(e.g. SAP) product and productivity software.

Keywords: Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company, Palo Alto , Electrical Engineer, Manufacturing, Professions , Palo Alto, California

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