Senior Manufacturing Engineer – New Product Introduction

Job Description

Senior Manufacturing Engineer – New Product Introduction

Position Overview

The Senior Manufacturing Engineer – New Products will be responsible for introduction of new products into manufacturing and will oversee and improve production processes at the Large Drives factory in New Kensington, Pa. The successful candidate will support production with safe, lean and reliable manufacturing solutions and improvements. Engineering aptitude, high attention to detail, and the ability to optimize production processes for maximum efficiency are vital skills for this role.


Responsible for introduction of new products into manufacturing and supporting/sustaining products changes/related process improvements.

Supports all factory safety efforts.

Plans and advises manufacturing engineering activities to achieve and exceed the timely implementation of new product releases into manufacturing. Collaborates with R&D and Engineering in developing new product designs within a multi-functional team environment.

Implementation of digitalization/automation initiatives and technical innovations associated with introduction of new products into manufacturing.

Evaluates manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.

Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.

Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout.

Assures product and process quality by designing manufacturing and/or testing methods; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.

Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.

Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.

Completes improvement projects by training and guiding technicians.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Manufacturing Engineering, or equivalent related experience.

5+ years of manufacturing related experience.

Strong understanding of technologies and processes supporting Manufacturing operations. Preferred experience in the areas of Product design, Manufacturing principles, Mechanical, Electromechanical assembly and test practices.

Excellent interpersonal, communication, leadership and planning skills required.

Strong teammate and familiar with working in large matrix organizations.

Experience in implementing and/or improving manufacturing processes, information, facilities, and production planning in a shop environment.

Proven understanding and experience within sophisticated manufacturing operations.

Ability to lead / work well with teams to obtain consensus in developing processes and standardizing manufacturing information flow.

Experience with Six Sigma/LEAN concepts.

Considerable experience utilizing problem solving tools & quality assurance methodologies including Plan-Do-Check-Act (A3), 8D, Kaizen, Lean Cell Design, Error-Proofing, Failure Mode Effects Analysis, 5-Why, Ishikawa, etc.

Proficiency using Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

Focus on quality and continuous improvement.

Dealing with Complexity, Advising Others, Manufacturing Methods and Procedures, Manufacturing Quality, Product Development, Presenting Technical Information.

Familiarity with CAD software.

Travel requirements 15% or less, as needed.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Project management or team leadership experience with proven delivery of improvement projects in a manufacturing environment.

Facility and Maintenance interfaces and experienced in the aspects of Preventative Maintenance.

Experience in developing cost quotations, return on investment analysis, and skills to perform fundamental tasks of business administrations.

Experience traveling for benchmarking standard methodologies.

Knowledge of SAP.

Knowledge of Teamcenter.

At Siemens, we are committed to an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We utilize lean principles and seek to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience.

We offer flexible vacation time, a matching 401K plan, profit sharing, full health, life, vision and dental benefits.


Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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