Siemens Industrial Engineer - Electrical Sub Assembly Manufacturing in Sacramento, California
Industrial Engineer - Electrical Sub Assembly Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing
Business Unit: Mobility (MO)
Requisition Number: 227193
Primary Location: United States-California-Sacramento
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 5%
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in eight Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.
Committed to the safe and reliable transportation of people and goods by rail and road, Siemens Mobility designs and manufactures across the entire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed trainsets. In the U.S., Siemens is providing rail vehicles, locomotives, components and systems to more than 25 agencies in cities such as D.C., New York, Boston, Sacramento, San Diego, and St. Louis.
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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 Industrial Engineer has the primary responsibility to ensure that Production Operations is ready to go at the scheduled start of production date utilizing Lean Methodologies.
Other responsibilities include:
Preparing standardized work instructions and floor layouts for electrical racks and wiring of a rail vehicle.
Setting up stations with proper tooling and equipment including harness boards and electrical racks with control panels.
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: 5%
Experience reading engineering drawings and gaining an understanding of manufacturing process requirements such as job sequence, workflow, fixture requirements, cell layouts, etc.
Firm project management skills , including developing project plans, timelines / schedules, budgets, proposed layouts, resource requirements, calculating ROI, etc.
Practical knowledge of the lean tool box and ability to utilize lean principles to reduce waste.
A history of “hands-on” approach to problem solving and countermeasure implementation within own areas of responsibility.
Demonstrated knowledge of the structure and make up of vehicles, including welding activities, fabrication and assembly, electrical subassembly, finishing and paint, and final assembly.
Demonstrated understanding of tooling and fixtures for manufacturing and its impact to dimensional accuracy and welding quality.
Experience using different types of bills of materials.
A history of driving projects in a very adverse conditions.
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.
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.
Six Sigma Master Black Belt / Six Sigma Black Belt / Lean Expert Certification
Practical experience in Customer Service / Maintenance / After Market businesses and technologies within the rail industry preferred.
Practical 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.
Practical 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.
Practical experience transferring technical knowledge, manufacturing knowledge, and proprietary technologies from lead factories to market factories preferred.
Practical experience training others on Lean topics, facilitating Lean improvement activities, leading lean improvement activities (KAIZEN) within a welding, finishing, assembly, and electrical sub-assembly environment.
Practical experience utilizing and implementing lean methods and tools such as 5s, 7 Types of Waste, 8-Step Practical Problem Solving (root cause analysis), Yamazumi Methods, Flow, Total Flow, Kanban, Value Stream Mapping and Design / Process Flow Diagrams, ABC-XYZ Analysis, and Lean Shop Floor Management Model.
Practical experience coaching and training staff at all levels and functions of the organization including Lean in Production, Lean in Engineering, Lean in Quality, Lean in Procurement / Purchasing / Supply Chain and Lean at the Supplier.
Knowledge of MRP / ERP systems is highly desired.
Bi-lingual German and English is a plus.
Bi-Lingual Spanish and English is a plus.
Excellent health, vision, and dental plans with many options from which to choose.
All employees receive Life Insurance, Short, and Long Term Disability coverage.
401k match dollar for dollar up to 6% of gross salary.
Education reimbursement programs available.
Extensive product training and professional career development.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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