Heavy Equipment Production Manager

Job Description

The Heavy Equipment Manufacturing Manager will join our growing factory in Sacramento manufacturing bogies for passenger coaches, locomotives, metros and light rail vehicles. This role will be responsible to manage several assembly team managers and supervisors across three shifts with up to 80 team members.


• Commit to Zero Harm @ Siemens for the health and safety of all employees
• Live and promote an ownership culture where every employee takes personal responsibility for the company’s success
• Develop manufacturing plans to achieve requirements of master production schedule, and execute those plans while meeting safety, quality and cost targets
• Develop annual department budgets, execute operations, and monitor performance against targets
• Collaborate with other production managers to share best practices and drive continuous improvement through lean manufacturing and 6S principles
• Interface with Project Managers to provide progress updates on schedule, cost & quality. Clearly communicate areas where additional support is required
• Track and manage production performance. Identify constraints then develop and implement effective countermeasures
• Identify the root cause of defects then implement measures & initiatives for defect reduction
• Manage and develop several teams across three shifts. Conduct bi-annual employee performance reviews. Plan, monitor and document the training & development of manufacturing employees, including continuous feedback outside of reviews
• Coordinate with support functions (Quality, Engineering, Scheduling, Procurement) and internal customers to ensure the entire team is aligned & working together to solve problems and meet commitments

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

• Ten years of production supervision experience
• Experience implementing changes in a manufacturing environment to improve safety, quality, schedule and cost
• Effective coaching, leadership, communication and team-building skills for hourly workforce
• Ability to interpret engineering drawings and evaluate parts against drawings
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

• 5+ years of experience in capital equipment manufacturing
• Broad knowledge of manufacturing processes including welding, machining and mechanical assembly
• Experience in Siemens Production System or equivalent Lean manufacturing
• Experience with SAP or similar MRP system

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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