Siemens Manufacturing/Industrial Engin in Sacramento, California
Job Family: Manufacturing
Business Unit: Urban Transport
Requisition Number: 201402
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 20%
The Siemens Mobility Division provides efficient and integrated transportation of people and goods by rail and road – all products, solutions and services regarding mobility are handled by the Mobility Division.
As part of Siemens Infrastructure & Cities sector, the Rail Systems Division (RL) employs approximately 500-1000 employees in Sacramento, CA and is part of the Siemens global Rail Systems Division
The RL product offerings include light rail vehicles, electric locomotives, diesel-electric locomotives, passenger coaches, and high speed trains. Core manufacturing processes include extensive carshell welding activities, bogie fabrication and assembly, electrical subassembly, finishing and paint, and final assembly.
The Manufacturing Engineer (Industrial Engineer) has the primary responsibility to ensure that Production Operations is ready to go at the scheduled start of production date.
Other responsibilities include:
• Preparing standardized work instructions and floor layouts.
• Setting up stations with proper tooling and equipment.
• Leading manufacturing improvements, complex process changes, and technology changes including developing a core team, assigning / reporting to a steering committee, projecting efforts involved with implementation, and identifying impacts to the business.
• Coordinating and communicating technical information to and from all levels of the organization including vendors, project managers, production team members, and operations managers.
• Developing department procedures to improve business and engineering transactions.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
• Required education and focus: High school diploma or GED
• Required experience: At least one year of experience planning vehicle production (e.g. rail, aviation, naval, heavy equipment).
• Required travel: 20%
• Other Requirements:
o Experience reading engineering drawings and gaining an understanding of manufacturing process requirements such as job sequence, workflow, fixture requirements, cell layouts, etc.
o Firm project management skills , including developing project plans, timelines / schedules, budgets, proposed layouts, resource requirements, calculating ROI, etc.
o Practical knowledge of the lean tool box and ability to utilize lean principles to reduce waste.
o A history of “hands-on” approach to problem solving and countermeasure implementation within own areas of responsibility.
o Demonstrated knowledge of the structure and make up of vehicles, including welding activities, fabrication and assembly, electrical subassembly, finishing and paint, and final assembly.
o Demonstrated understanding of tooling and fixtures for manufacturing and its impact to dimensional accuracy and welding quality.
o Experience using different types of bills of materials.
o A history of driving projects in a very adverse conditions.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
• Preferred education and focus: Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering highly preferred; candidates with Chemical Engineering degrees may be preferred if experience includes a strong background in paint and finishing processes.
• Other Preferences:
o Experience in Customer Service / Maintenance / After Market businesses and technologies within the rail industry preferred.
o Experience using complex Factory Planning Methods such as defining high level manufacturing plans, identifying / analyzing new technologies required, creating a value stream analysis, performing total space needs analysis, performing total capacity needs analysis, implementation planning, etc. preferred.
o Experience developing technology roadmaps for a range of automation options from spot welding, to robot welding, to using new material types such as SST, Aluminum, etc. preferred.
o Experience transferring technical knowledge, manufacturing knowledge, and proprietary technologies from lead factories to market factories preferred.
o Knowledge of MRP / ERP systems is highly desired.
o Bi-lingual German and English is a plus.
o Bi-Lingual Spanish and English is a plus.
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