Siemens Product Development Engineer - Panelboards in Grand Prairie, Texas

Product Development Engineer - Panelboards

Locations:Grand Prairie, Texas

Job Family: Engineering


Job Description

Division: Energy Management

Business Unit: Low Voltage & Products

Requisition Number: 200748

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

With power chain management from creation to consumption, and over half a dozen manufacturing hubs here in the U.S., Siemens Energy Management provides technologies for the economic, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. From smart grid and energy automation technology, to power supply for industrial plants and high-voltage transmission systems, Siemens is providing intelligent technologies to a diverse clientele.

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Job Description:

Siemens Grand Prairie is growing and looking for strong Engineers to join their team.

Position Overview:

Siemens Grand Prairie, TX is looking to add a Product Development Engineer to their team. This person supports the semi-complex planning of detailed product development objectives. Participates in the preparation of semi-complex sketches, design layouts, and other specifications. Provides support in semi-complex review of results to determine that products perform in the intended manner. Participates in preparing semi-complex prototypes for testing and provides technical assistance on design feasibility. Assists in standardizing semi-complex materials, components and assemblies. Participates in maintaining detailed and comprehensive records of all inventive ideas, designs, and basic improvements. Provides support in documenting product issues for future reference and problem resolution.


•Design low voltage electrical equipment (Panelboards and Switchboards) using Pro-E / Creo. AutoCAD needed on a limited basis.

•Lead new product development projects

•Lead “Design-to-Cost” projects to reduce manufacturing and material costs

•Perform Finite Element Analysis (FEA) (structural) using Pro-Mechanica to determine structural factor of safety of designed parts

•Perform thermal testing of designs to ensure products meet UL criteria

Perform short circuit testing of designs to ensure products meet UL criteria

•Create Material Masters, Material BOMs, Custom Order BOMs, Document Information Records and Change numbers using SAP

•Serve as lead engineer for processing Engineering change requests and Engineering Deviations

•Responsible for designing custom order specific Panelboards and Switchboard samples in Pro-E, and for processing these through SAP

•Provide technical support for the manufacturing of custom and standard parts in the shop floor

•Serve as Technical Expert and interface with Customers as needed for product support

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience:

•Minimum of 5 years experience (including 2 years product development, preferred)

•Minimum of 2 years of Pro-E / Creo (or SolidWorks, UG NX)

•Strong working knowledge of design for manufacturability (DFM), FEA (structural), and concept testing.


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience:

•Electrical equipment design


•Minimum of 2 years Project Mgt experience

•Configurable / Modular design methodology

•Thermal analysis (CFD) of completed Pro-E models using Cfdesign (or other) to ensure products meet UL heat rise criteria


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