Mechanical System Engineering Manager - Mass Properties, Materials, SFT

Job Description

Position Overview


The Mechanical System Engineering Manager reports to the Director of Mechanical Engineering in Sacramento California.  You will be responsible for mechanical system engineering activities related to rail vehicle design with respect to Mass properties, Materials, and coating systems, in addition to Smoke Flame and Toxicity.


The primary objective of this role is to lead the applicable engineering effort for customized versions of the current product portfolio capitalizing in accordance with customer and regulatory requirements. This role will perform cost optimization of current products as well as new development programs.


  • Lead a team of engineers creating products and deliverables required in rail vehicle development
  • Be a direct input to design packages ensuring all systems are fully integrated into the vehicles
  • Responsible for mechanical system integration including customer requirements, mutually scope of work documents and liaise with various engineering COC's
  • Responsible for compilation of the Specifications, CDRL's and Design Review Documentation
  • Specify technical requirements and liaise across departments providing clarity as required
  • Act as the technical representative and lead in customer design meetings
  • Have a working knowledge in all responsible systems to ensure business continuity
  • Provide technical mentorship to personnel reporting to you
  • Responsible for personnel reporting to you, including accountability, performance, and growth
  • Ensure personnel have adequate tools (software, computers, etc) and skillsets necessary to perform daily work at an expert level
  • Work collaboratively with all internal and external stakeholders
  • Work collaboratively with management to ensure business needs are maintained
  • Responsible to ensure that schedules are met for all deliverables and across all projects
  • Prepare engineering estimates for customer change orders and future proposal work
  • Manage the budgets for your group
  • Support the procurement, manufacturing, testing and warranty cycles

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • Rolling Stock experience, minimum of 10 years
  • Provide a leadership contribution to the management and development of the Weights team
  • Provide a leadership contribution to the management and development of the Materials and coatings team
  • Provide a leadership contribution to the management and development of the SFT team
  • System Engineering experience with projects from start to finish of the Engineering, procurement, manufacturing, testing and warranty, minimum 5 years
  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

 Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • MS degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering is preferred.
  • Rolling Stock Engineering experience and the vehicle platforms they are derived from.


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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