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Industrial Engineer - Rolling Stock

Company: Siemens Mobility
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Pioneering in America, from the first mile to the last. This is what drives us.

For more than 160 years, Siemens has been an integral provider of infrastructure, electrification, and transportation solutions in the United States. Automation's impact on the railway industry is second only to the effects of digitalization. Combine them and the results are transformative! We work at the leading edge of this movement, applying our proven expertise in digitalization to rail infrastructure and automation.

Our innovative solutions deliver greater safety, punctuality, reliability, and sustainability across the line, all while reducing costs for mass transit and freight transportation systems. We are continuously developing new answers for rail automation - often to questions that haven't been asked yet.

Position Overview:

The Industrial Engineer for Warehouse and Logistics has the primary responsibility to ensure that the Warehouse is set up to utilize space efficiently including material packaging to support a low volume, high mix production operation needs utilizing Lean Methodologies.

What you will be doing:

  • Preparing standardized work instructions, floor layouts, and material storage configurations.
  • Setting up production material and improve space utilization through design and implementation of racking systems, flow racks, component conveyance systems, vertical lift modules, carousel storage systems, and component sorting systems from small hardware components to large "rail vehicle" size components.
  • Working understanding of material density, reducing SKU quantities, processes for obsolete inventory, processes for re-slotting storage locations, seasonal variations, utilizing cube, creating more storage spaces, decreasing aisle widths, and increasing pallet storage density.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of permitting requirements, foundation requirements, and other regulatory requirements when implementing shelving systems, racking systems, and other component storage configurations or methods.
  • Develop a data-based method for forecasting warehouse configuration changes for components storage on shelves, conveyors, and pallets based on anticipated new business. (New Product, Shift of Products, etc.)
  • Lead material storage 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.
  • Define and implement a material conveyance system for production components including supplier to warehouse, warehouse to production, and supplier to production for manufacturing materials and components.
  • 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 warehouse transactions.

    What you will need to be successful:

    • 3-5 years of experience working in a warehousing logistics group to set up upgrade and improve logistics performance within an operations environment.
    • Firm project management skills, including developing project plans, timelines / schedules, budgets, proposed layouts, resource requirements, calculating ROI, etc.
    • Practical knowledge of the lean toolbox 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 logistics best practices.
    • Demonstrated understanding of tooling and equipment for material handling operations and its impact to safety, accuracy, quality, throughput, and efficiency.
    • Knowledge of different types of bills of materials between engineering and production.
    • A history of driving projects in a very dynamic low volume start-up production environment.
    • BS in Industrial Engineering (or comparable) or 4+ years of field experience
    • Some travel may be required.
      The salary range for this position in Sacramento, CA is $96,800-130,700 per year. Salary may be higher or lower based upon skills and experience.

      Why you'll love working for Siemens!

      --- 11 paid holidays, 18 days of PTO

      --- 401K - 6% company match!

      --- Freedom and healthy work-life balance- Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, HSA/FSA, Commuter Benefits - starting Day 1!

      --- Solve the world's most significant problems - Be part of exciting and innovative projects.

      --- Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, pioneering technological environment.

      --- Competitive total rewards package.

      --- Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them! Please take advantage of our Tuition Reimbursement program, Mentor Programs, and your development through online learning.

      --- Siemens offers a variety of health and wellness benefits to employees.

      Details regarding our benefits can be found here: https://www.benefitsquickstart.com/siemens/index.html .

      Our Values:

      • We stay at the forefront of the rail industry. We continuously improve, learning directly from those who are doing the work.
      • We are optimistic about change and the possibilities it brings: We welcome programmatic improvements and strategy shifts which will result in positive results for the world.
      • We value our people, and we support their growth and development: Our people are at the center of our work, and we support their development by finding their level of potential development through problem-solving and in collaboration with peers.
      • We mean what we say, and we commit to our promises: We follow through on our commitments with honesty and integrity.
      • We do more with less: We are a lean organization serving customers who are serving communities of people.
      • We are principles-based, not rules-based: We make decisions based on what we believe is best for our people and the communities we serve as opposed to adhering to a prescriptive set of immovable practices.
      • We value diversity and strive to be inclusive in our work, both for our customer and our team members: We believe in the importance of investing in employees in alignment with our values and honoring every individual story and unique path.
        Join the growing team at our world-class train manufacturing facility in Sacramento, CA. Siemens Mobility, Rolling Stock Division is the North American market leader in the production of passenger locomotives and coaches, and light rail vehicles.

        See links below to learn more about Siemens Mobility:

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8nddK1NZSk

        https://www.mobility.siemens.com/us/en/portfolio/rail/rolling-stock.html

        Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
        Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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