Electrical Operations Engineer

Job Description

Position Overview:

The Application Engineer position will work to follow customer requirements, specifications, and proposals to customize Low Voltage (LV) VFDs for the customer’s application. This Engineer will work with the team to create outline drawings, electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, bills of materials, test plans and O&M manuals for the customer.


Execute (individually or as member of an engineering team) customized production orders under minimum supervision, utilizing core documentation, design guides and guidelines, industry standards and best engineering practices.

Provide engineering expertise to drafters/designers on customized production orders.

Provide engineering support for Sales, Project Management, Manufacturing, Field Service and Quality Assurance groups during project life cycle up to and including commissioning.

The engineer will be responsible to provide technical support during the startup of the new product for field service personnel, after factory testing has concluded.

Engineer will interface with customers, sale reps, vendors, program managers, and field service personnel.

Provide technical content for Customized Product manuals.

Additional Duties:

May be asked to attend or lead design reviews both internally and with customers to resolve technical and programmatic issues. Provide support to other company functions during the manufacturing process to bring designs to completion. These functions include operations, procurement, planning, project management, test, outside vendors, etc.

Provide support to customers and the Customer Service group to maintain existing designs and resolve customer field issues.

Participate and perform action items as a team member.

Identify and/or lead process improvement activities.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience:

Education: BS in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Technology or related discipline required.

A minimum of 5 - 7 years of industrial experience with direct experience in power electronics, VFDs (AC/DC), and electrical machinery. Field service/engineering background a plus.

Must have general knowledge of industrial controls, including relay logic, etc. working in an engineering role for a large electrical equipment manufacturer.

General understanding of variable frequency drives and their applications.

Ability to read schematics and interpret/apply customer specifications to custom designs.

Strong organization and excellent time management skills.

Possess a familiarity with and follow all engineering policies and procedures.

Strong verbal and written communication skills with internal and external contacts.

Where permitted by applicable law, Siemens may require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 based on job requirements, and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons

Computer skills required, including Microsoft Office

Demonstrated ability to learn Customers’ processes and incorporate relevant improvements into design.

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:

Low/Medium Voltage Experience with motors, drives or switchgear.

Familiar with PLC logic.

Knowledge and use of AutoCAD 2D drawing software

Experience with NX and ePLAN software

Team Center and SAP experience preferred

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.

Can you see yourself, learning, growing, and succeeding here? If so we'd like to meet you!

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



Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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