Production Supervisor- Light Rail Assembly

Job Description

Due to incredible growth at our Sacramento Manufacturing Hub, we are looking for a Production Supervisor for our Light Rail group which is comprised of  multiple assembly teams in the final assembly area. We build passenger coaches and need you to help us meet project requirements for quality, safety.,schedule, and cost.


Drive Zero Harm @ Siemens by ensuring a safe and healthy work environment. Ensure all Team Members are trained in, and observe, safe work practices.

Plan production operations, define work flow, and establish priorities and production sequences to meet project and interdepartmental requirements.

Meet project targets for direct labor hours, schedule and quality.

Develop, monitor and meet department budgets and business plans.

Establish, monitor, and adjust manpower, applicable equipment planning and work-order sequencing to meet production demands.

Ensure development and documentation of best practice work standards and ensure all team members are properly trained for their assigned tasks.

Drive lean manufacturing and 6S principles and initiatives to eliminate waste.

Ensure positive communication with entire team on a regular basis to keep them informed of work status, department performance, process changes, and company policies.

Develop and implement measures to improve production efficiency, equipment performance, and product quality.

Work with other ATMs to align and assure a smooth hand-over of the work from first shift to second shift (and vice versa)

Develop and maintain appropriate KPI’s along with benchmarks and targets that provide a clear indication of department performance, performance trends, and potential problem areas.

Manage Passenger Coach Assembly groups to satisfy the demands of multiple projects.  

Work collaboratively with other department managers and supporting functions (Engineering, Supply-Chain Management, Quality Management) to insure coordinated support of all production needs.

Complete other duties and responsibilities as required.

Required Knowledge Skills and Experience

Bachelors Degree in related field or equivalent experience

At least 5 years’ experience managing industrial operations.

At least 3 years’ experience in OEM capital equipment assembly operations, in a schedule driven, high mix/low volume, engineer-to-order, project environment.

Proficient in MS Excel and PowerPoint.
Ability to lead and motivate a direct labor workforce

Develop relationships: Excellent coach and team builder

Strong analytical, communication and leadership skills

Troubleshoot and resolve complex problems.

Ability to work collaboratively with multiple internal customers.


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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