Welding Coordinator, Rolling Stock Truck Structures

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 Welding Coordinator to the team at our growing manufacturing campus in beautiful and affordable Sacramento, California

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As our Welding Coordinator  you have primary responsibility and authority for all aspects of weld planning for our rolling stock truck systems. You will be provided with the authority to issue instructions and will make decisions on technical problems independent of manufacturing pressures. You will be working according to EN 15085-2 and AWS D1.1, D1.2, D1.3 and D1.6 standards. You will work from detailed engineering documentation, drawing, 3D models to develop a plan on how to most efficiently implement approved weld processes on the trucks and associated rail vehicles. 


What you will be doing:

Review engineering planning, concepts, drawings, and technology road map to introduce designed weld expectations into the reality of our production environment.

Prepare standardized weld plans and all required documentation including welding procedure specifications (WPS), procedure qualification records (PQR) and direction of all associated inspections and testing.

Direction of welder qualification activities.

Oversight and coordination of all testing to quality and monitor fully and partially robotic welding.

Consult and support weld inspection activity.

Support of the selection of weld process, material, and testing equipment.

Consult and support on the design and implementation of weld cell, jigs and fixtures related to standardizing weld processes and optimizing weld quality. 

What you will need to be successful

BS Engineering in Mechanical or Weld Engineering

10+ years of experience in complex, safety critical weld structures and processes (e.g. rail, aviation, naval, automotive, heavy equipment).

AWS certified Senior Certified Weld Inspector (QA), SCWI, or CWI

Ability to work from boardroom (with management, customers), weld engineers, production floor.

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

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

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

A history of driving projects in adverse conditions.

Strong written and oral presentation skills

We would be impressed if you had:

Certified International Welding Engineer WE (EWE) or IWT (EWT) according to EN 15085-2

MS or advanced degree (or foreign equivalent) in Industrial, Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering with a focus on weld process management

American Society for Quality Certified Quality Engineer or Six Sigma Master Black Belt / Six Sigma Black Belt / Lean Expert Certification

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: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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