Field Service Technical Advisor - Rail Systems

Job Description

Siemens Mobility Inc. wants to fill a Field Service Engineer position in its Rail Support Center in San Diego, CA. The Field Service Engineer will plan, organize, coordinate and manage all phases of the maintenance activities of our SIEMENS CHARGER locomotives. He or she will also be responsible for scheduling maintenance activities with our customer, training the maintenance personnel, and advising on best maintenance techniques. Setting a safe work environment and proactively supporting our customer in a professional manner are essential to the job. The Field Service Engineer will interact with the operational, engineering, dispatching and financial departments for the safe, cost effective and efficient operations of the railroad. This position will report to the Project Manager.
 
 
Responsibilities: 

Applicants who wish to be a part of the Siemens Customer Service Department would be responsible for the following tasks: 

• Ensures the provision of high-quality technical advice to the maintenance workforce to enhance equipment reliability of a new locomotive fleet.
• Ensures responsiveness and supports to completion any troubleshooting and repairs to assigned service requests. Non-conformance issues are identified, and improvement recommendations are made.
• Ensures the delivery of on-going system operation training for the customers.   
• Assists the local staff in assigned troubleshooting and repair works
• Ensures proper communication between the customer, our Rail Support Center and the field team.
• Acts as a mentor and provides on-the-job training to Technicians as required.
• Provides feedback to team regarding performance, quality, and productivity issues.
• Conduit to the field - conducts regular meetings with field personnel and managers to share company information, updates, etc.
• Works with 3rd parties, such as Cummins, to ensure proper operation of vendor components installed on the locomotive.
• Continually progress customers maintenance practices to support the Charger locomotive as intended by the manual.


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

• Associate degree in an engineering discipline.
• Minimum of 5 years of working experience with a railroad or other technical agency.
• Minimum of 3 years in a Supervisory position.
• Knowledge of Railroad Regulatory requirements.
• Knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures for supervised work group(s).
• Excellent English language technical communication skills in speaking, reading and writing.
• Must possess proven skills with all Microsoft Office (including Excel/Word/Access/PowerPoint) products
• Must have comprehensive knowledge of Maintenance Management Systems such as Maximo, JD Edwards, SAP, Cormap, Salesforce
• Knowledge of FRA regulations and guideline

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience: 

• Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline.
• Preferred experience: More than 5 years of experience managing field operations. 
• Excellent English language technical communication skills in speaking, reading and writing.
• Background or formal training in Quality tools e.g. six sigma.
• Ability to apply Standardization of processes to maximize consistency of output and increase efficiency.
• Aptitude to understand technical information 
 • Ideally will have a background in rolling stock maintenance, commissioning or other rail related experience with an appreciation of mechanical and electrical engineering.

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Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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