R & D Electro-Mechanical - Drafter/Designer

Job Description

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

The Siemens Process Industries and Drives Division helps manufacturers measurably increase productivity and improve time-to-market with our innovative, integrated technology and services. We support our customers in continuously improving the reliability, safety, and efficiency of products, processes and plants.

Extents of mechanical and electrical design expertise to include sheet metal cabinet structures, structural steel weldments to support cabinet structures, plastic composite element structures, control panels, electrical control systems, and electronic packaging. Working knowledge of wiring schematics as well as harness development would be advantageous for the applicant. Project(s) will be led by System Engineer(s) from the group beginning with conceptual design, continuing through qualified design including 3D models and documentation, and finally system prototyping and test. The daily work environment takes place inside the US global technology Research and Development center. This position can support operations on a very small scale, however the successful candidate will need to have a dominate design centric background.

  • Strong aptitude toward electrical/mechanical design and drafting with ability to read and develop schematics, harnesses, and drawings. Additionally, 3D modeling and output files will promote digitalization advancements.
  • Design semi-complex electrical control systems for VFD (Variable Frequency Drives – Medium Voltage) on time, driven by specifications, and within project budget.
  • Design basic sheet metal cabinetry for VFD (Variable Frequency Drives – Medium Voltage) within an Agile work structure and environment.
  • Develop structural weldment drawing for sheet metal fabricator/vendor.
  • Develop production and customer approval drawings using NX software. Documentation packages can include Bills of Material, System Assemblies, Sub-level Assemblies, Outlines, Multiview drawings, Schematics, and even wire harnesses.
  • Basic knowledge of compliance standards like IEC, IEEE, and UL/CSA.
  • Maintain new and revised product drawing files according to ISO procedures and standards.
  • Examine, prepare and verify technical drawings and specifications of electrical systems, to ensure that installation and operations conform to standards and customer requirements.
  • Work independently using written feedback, general standards, and guidelines, without excessive reliance on redlines or specific, per-drawing direction.
  • Basic understanding of DFM (Design for Manufacturability).
  • Prepare and communicate specifications for purchase of materials and equipment/tooling when necessary, during prototype phase.
  • Siemens will expect the successful candidate to take on an “ownership culture” work ethic.
  • Other duties relating to CAD as required by the Design/Drafting Manager.
Education and/or Experience:
  • BS in Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology or Associate degree with 5 + years of applicable experience.
  • 5 to 10 years’ experience in VFD industry extremely preferred.
  • Proficient in NX software is strongly desired.
  • Exposure using EPLAN Electrical Software would be very beneficial.
  • Proficient in Team Center PLM software desired and very beneficial.
  • Solid understanding of mechanical design and a working knowledge of electrical and control design.
This position requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption

All candidates must pass a background check.

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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