Factory Commissioning Industrial Engineer

Job Description

Welcome! We’re Siemens Mobility, a leading global provider of short-distance, regional and long-distance rolling stock, as well as product and system solutions for passenger and freight transport. We ensure that passengers are transported in a safe and comfortable environment while also meeting economic and environmental requirements. Our products are future-oriented and enable cost-effective operations while reducing environmental impact and conserving resources. We are excited to add an Industrial Engineer to the factory commissioning team at our growing manufacturing campus in beautiful and affordable Sacramento, California


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As an Industrial Engineer for the Factory Commissioning Group, your primary responsibility will be to ensure that production operations are ready to go at the scheduled start of production date by deploying lean methodologies and practical process knowledge.  


What you will be doing: 


Review engineering drawings, 3D engineering models using Pro-E or PTC Creo to gain an understanding of manufacturing process requirements such as job sequence, workflow, and takt time. 


Work with other engineering functions, external vendors or service providers, and constantly monitors and approves respective services and work deliveries. 


Work with other engineering functions, external vendors or service providers, and constantly monitors and approves respective services and work deliveries. 

Prepare standardized work instructions including sequences and floor layouts. 


Prepare job safety analysis for various job functions.  


Set up stations with proper tooling, fixtures, templates, and equipment. 


Design jigs and fixtures using engineering requirements, engineering drawings, or with products already existing on the production floor without prints.  

Development of detailed specifications for jigs and fixtures for manufacturing processes using takt time, capacity calculations, engineering product design, and sourcing jigs and fixtures from vendors. 

Create department procedures to improve business and engineering transactions. 


What you will need to be successful 


2+ years of experience in final assembly processes (e.g. rail, aviation, naval, automotive, heavy equipment). 

Work experience in the rail business or related production is preferred but not required. 

Firm project management skills, including developing project plans, timelines / schedules, budgets, proposed layouts, resource requirements, calculating ROI, etc. 

Practical knowledge of the lean tool box and ability to utilize lean principles to reduce waste. 

A history of “hands-on” approach to problem solving and countermeasure implementation within own areas of responsibility. 

Solid understanding of tooling and fixtures for manufacturing and its impact to dimensional accuracy and quality. 

A history of driving projects in adverse conditions. 

High school diploma or GED 

Required travel:  5% 


We would be impressed if you had: 


MS or advanced degree (or foreign equivalent) in Industrial, Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering with a focus on assembly processes, production setup, manufacturing, and/or logistics. 

Six Sigma Master Black Belt / Six Sigma Black Belt / Lean Expert Certification 

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 


Comfort with transferring technical knowledge, manufacturing knowledge, and proprietary technologies from lead factories to market factories 

Knowledge of MRP / ERP systems  

Bi-lingual German and English  


Bi-Lingual Spanish and English  


Why Siemens Mobility? 

We are # 9 On Forbes Great Places to Work and Diversity List 

Health and Wellness: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, HSA, 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, Diversity & Inclusion Program 

Our Values: 

We stay at the forefront of the rail industry. We continuously improve, learning directly from those who are doing the work. 

We are optimistic about change and the possibilities:  We welcome programmatic improvements and strategy shifts which will result in positive results for the world. 

We value our people, and we support their growth within their zone of proximal development: 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 mean what we say, and we commit to our promises: We follow through on our commitments with honesty and integrity

We do more with less: We are a lean organization serving customers who are serving communities of people. 

We are principles-based, not rules-based: 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 value diversity and strive to be inclusive in our work, both for our customer and our team members: We believe in the importance of investing in employees in alignment with our values and honoring every individual story and unique path 





Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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