Digitalization Engineer

Job Description

At SIEMENS, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We utilize lean principles to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience. We trust and empower our employees to act as owners, make decisions and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.


Change the world of tomorrow with us.

Become part of our team at the medium-voltage switches plant in Heber Springs (AR).

Together with various partners, you will help shape the move into the future by support the use of our IT infrastructure, designing and introducing new digitization solutions that will help to continue producing efficiently.

Outdoor products are essential components of medium-voltage distribution grids. SIEMENS' comprehensive outdoor portfolio of switching devices is designed for a wide variety of applications and climatic conditions. Type-tested reliability as well as long electrical life and mechanical robustness help to minimize operation costs while increasing resiliency of medium-voltage smart grids. Solutions for wildfire mitigation available on select products.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop new Digitalization tools in the factory (office and production), bringing your expertise and technical skills (data collection/acquisition, databases, Cloud, automation and robots interfaces…) and follow up with SIEMENS’ corporate Digitalization programs.
  • Drive change management and basic IT training of our employees (70 users) and the skills of our supervisors and managers in order to delegate simple IT tasks
  • Local coordination for maintenance of our current IT systems (servers, network, computers, phones, Siemens software’s…) and processes with HQ/Enterprise IT service organizations.”

Job Requirements:

  • You coordinate new digital solutions at the interface between the requesting areas and solution providers in order to increase productivity at the site.
  • As a project manager, you are responsible for the introduction of new or adapted solutions and, if necessary, support a corresponding team with internal and external partners.
  • Will work closely with Business Unit and Corporate Digitalization team to create solutions which best utilize space for housing components while also helping to drive efficiency of the operations.
  • Willingness and ability to learn and grow the responsibilities of the role based on greater understanding of our business.
  • Nature of duties and responsibilities are primarily on-site to validate virtual actions in SAP, support the Information Technology manufacturing improvements, and collaborate with other on-site colleagues.
  • Experience with using programming to drive efficiency in projects.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and sound knowledge on principles, technologies and theories; certifications in specific fields might be required.
  • Vocationally trained and experienced (semi-) professional positions with extensive knowledge of a range of specific processes and systems could be substituted for Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Similarly, 2-years professional experience with basic knowledge in a technical field could be a substitute for a Bachelor’s Degree 2-4 years of experience with the manufacturing value-chain, to include fabrication [and be able to relate this concept to virtual processes within SAP].
  • Experience on fast paced business.
  • Advanced hands-on knowledge of Office 365 Applications with a high-level of proficiency in Excel
  • Computer building, population, and setup
  • IoT troubleshooting/debugging/maintenance
  • MES (e.g. plant connectivity, integration fleet management or data integration with other systems)
  • ERP, preferably SAP (PP, MM or WM)
  • Cloud computing
  • Affinity for digital applications and an agile mindset are among your basic virtues
  • Programming knowledge in an object-oriented programming language is desirable
  • Possess the maturity, communication skills, and business acumen to represent the plant (and business unit) during routine meetings with internal Siemens’ technology/ERP colleagues.
  • You have good integration skills in a team
  • Very good analytical skills and the ability to think logically are your particular strengths
  • You are characterized by independent, structured work, a high level of initiative and assertiveness
  • Very good written and spoken English skills as well as negotiation skills and intercultural experience complete your profile
  • Willingness and ability to learn and grow the responsibilities of the role based on greater understanding of our business


In addition to the growth and development opportunities we continue to foster, we offer included

benefits of flexible PTO, a matching 401K plan, stock share match, health, life, vision and dental benefits,

paid parental leave, and so much more.

Can you see yourself, learning, growing, and succeeding here?

If so, we would like to meet you!

Apply today and learn how you can be a part of the SIEMENS family.


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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