Electrical Engineering Co-Op - Walland - job 1197495

Siemens Healthineers

Date: 09/12/2021

City: Walland, Tennessee

Employment type: Full-time

Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 60,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. We stand with our customers around the world to support them in delivering high quality care to their patients. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. This is what truly matters to us. Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as an Electrical Engineering Co-Op.

Siemens Molecular Imaging has an exceptional opportunity for an Electrical Engineering Co-Op in our Knoxville TN office. The successful candidate will join our hardware development team in the design, production and support of PET (Positron Emission Tomography) gamma-ray imaging systems with involvement in a variety of new design and sustaining projects.

The Electrical Engineering Co-Op position is an entry-level technical position intended to provide the intern with industry experience, a familiarity with Siemens, and enable Siemens to obtain an in-depth evaluation of potential future staff members. The position is usually filled by Electrical/Computer Engineering students in the last two years of their undergraduate program.

An electrical engineering intern may be assigned a wide range of duties depending on the specific background of the individual. Assignments are performed under the close supervision of a senior member of the engineering staff.

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As an
Electrical Engineering Co-Op, you will be responsible for:


  • Development of low complexity PC Board assemblies and test fixtures.

  • Development of test firmware/scripts for automated testing of assemblies.

  • Development of engineering tools, databases, websites and hardware infrastructure needed to support the engineering environment.

  • Integration testing of new hardware/software releases with thorough documentation of test results and written report summary.

  • Creation of defect reports in TFS defect tracking system and verification of fixes.

  • Complaint and field return analysis.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Self-motivated individual with good oral and written English communication skills.

  • Minimum of two years of college majoring in Electrical/Computer Engineering at an accredited college or university.

  • Education focus in the following areas: signal processing, analog or digital circuit design.

  • Working knowledge and use of computer system hardware, operating systems, application software, drivers and peripherals.

  • Experience in Microsoft Office products.

  • U.S. permanent work authorization required (no Visa sponsorship for this position).

  • Selected candidate is expected to work full time with flexibility to attend critical courses as needed.

  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.2 or higher.

  • Must be comfortable working onsite while following organization COVID-19 protocol and site mandates.

  • Must be available to work full time (up to 40 hours/per week) for the duration of the co-op cycle

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Familiarity with engineering tools and test equipment is considered a plus.

  • Programming ability for test automation, experience with databases is a plus.

  • Experience with FPGA hardware and programming in VHDL is an asset.

  • Experience in medical device development or a regulated industry is desirable.

Siemens Healthineers has recently announced the next steps in our continued commitment to prioritize colleague health, comply with customer/business partner requirements, and help preserve our business continuity. Going forward, please be aware that Siemens Healthineers requires full vaccination for COVID-19 for our U.S. employees, contractors, and business partners, where local conditions allow, who:

1) Are customer-facing (e.g., those required to visit a customer/business partner site or interact in-person with customers at any conference or meeting) OR

2) Come on-site, whether regularly or occasionally, at any Siemens Healthineers location.

(Note: Accommodations may be requested for certain medical or religious reasons)

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose: To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at

If you wish to find out more about the specific before applying, please visit: https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/about.

As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.

Siemens Healthineers

Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level:
Student (Not Yet Graduated)

Job Type:
Full-Time temporary

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