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Industrial Engineer

Company: Siemens Mobility
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: July 5, 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:

As an Industrial/Manufacturing Engineer for our Light Rail Production line your primary responsibility will be to drive the continuous improvement of safety, schedule, and budget adherence through the use of Lean Manufacturing principles both on the production floor and during the production planning phases. Working with the production core team members, you will lead the team in technical problem solving for topics including standard and non-standard work, tooling, material flow, safety, engineering drawings and BOMs, and process improvements.

What you will be doing:

  • Plans equipment layout, workflow, and accidental prevention measures, and the respective processes and guidelines of production.
  • Contributes to budget development and ensures adherence to agreed budgets in Industrial Engineering.
  • Develops and Implements performance measurement and improvement initiatives.
  • Performs inspections and investigations and analyzes technical manufacturing or logistics processes and sequences.
  • Plans, proposes, and implements improvements projects on site or unit level, sets the respective targets, budgets and personnel resources, and steers the overall project process.
  • Liaises with other engineering functions or external vendors or service providers, and constantly monitors and approves respective services and work deliveries.
  • Manages overall ramp-up phase of new production & test equipment, or production launch of new products. and ensures life cycle support.
  • Ensures process documentation, and trains related manufacturing or maintenance staff. Conducts time and motions studies and derives time standards for production calculations.

    What you will need to be successful:
    • Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering (Or Equivalent Experience)
    • 3 Years' experience in a Manufacturing Environment
    • Firm project management skills, including developing project plans, timelines / schedules, budgets, proposed layouts, resource requirements, calculating ROI, etc.
    • Practical knowledge and experience in the implementation of the lean toolbox.
    • A history of "hands-on" approach to problem solving and countermeasure implementation within own areas of responsibility.
    • Demonstrated understanding of tooling and fixtures design for manufacturing and its impact to dimensional accuracy, quality, and takt time. (Poka Yoke)
    • Proficiency in Pro-E, PTC Creo, Solidworks or Equivalent 3D CAD modeling software.
    • Experience using different types of bills of materials between engineering and production.

      We would be impressed if you had:
      • 5 + years of experience planning and supporting launch of new production lines in a low-speed production environment (e.g. rail, aviation/aerospace, naval, heavy equipment, etc.).
      • vehicle production in welding or assembly processes (e.g. rail, aviation, naval, heavy equipment).
      • Work experience in the rail business, preferably in light rail, heavy rail, or related production, is needed.
      • Knowledge of SAP or similar MRP / ERP systems is highly desired.
      • One or more certification (or equivalent coursework) in the following fields- Six Sigma Black Belt, Lean Certification, OSHA Safety, Certified Manufacturing engineer, Supply Management, EIT, or Professional Engineering License
      • Practical experience in Customer Service / Maintenance / After Market businesses and technologies within the rail industry Highly preferred.
      • Relevant experience utilizing and implementing lean methods and tools such as 5s, 7 Types of Waste (Muda), root cause analysis and corrective actions, Yamazumi Methods, Kanban, Value Stream Mapping / Process Flow Diagrams, ABC-XYZ Analysis, and Lean Shop Floor Management Model.
      • Practical experience training others on Lean topics, facilitating Lean improvement activities, Kaizen, Root Cause-Corrective Actions, 5S events, etc. Ability to promote Lean in Production, Lean in Quality, and Lean in the Office.
      • 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.
      • Bi-lingual German, Spanish, and English

        The salary range for this position in Sacramento, CA is $96,800-130,700 per year. The actual wage offered may be lower or higher depending on budget and candidate experience, knowledge, skills, qualifications and premium geographic location.

        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

        Why Siemens Mobility?
        • We are # 9 On Forbes Great Places to Work List
        • Health and Wellness: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, HAS, Commuter Benefits
        • Vacation & Time Off: Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Personal / Sick Days, Maternity/Paternity Leave
        • Financial & Retirement: Savings Plan, Performance Bonus for Key Roles, Merit Increases, Relocation
        • Professional Development: Tuition Reimbursement, Promote from Within, Mentor Program, Access to Online Courses, Lunch & Learns
        • Office Life: Flexible Work Hours, Remote Work Opportunities, Diversity & Inclusion Program

          Our Values :
          • We continuously improve, learning directly from those who are doing the work.
          • We welcome programmatic improvements and strategy shifts which will result in positive results for the world.
          • 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 follow through on our commitments with honesty and integrity.
          • We are a lean organization serving customers who are serving communities of people.
          • 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 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

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