Manager Hardware and EM Engineer - R&D - Rail Automation

Job Description

Engineering Manager

Position Overview

Siemens Rail Infrastructure seeks an Engineering Manager to support the Railroad Infrastructure R&D

team to introduce new products and support existing products. The ideal candidate possesses a solid

understanding of mechanical and/or electrical engineering including experience designing electrical

and/or electromechanical products and has experience managing a team of engineers.

This role requires a good communicator who can work independently as well as collaboratively in a

multidisciplinary team environment. A successful candidate must be comfortable with the application of

technical theories and concepts in development environments and have broad knowledge of mechanical

design concepts and structural analysis, printed circuit board design and limitations, and system

engineering. Successful candidates must be comfortable working in an environment with strict milestone

deadlines and balancing multiple priorities to ensure projects are completed on time.

Siemens Rail Infrastructure is looking for someone who can utilize high level critical thinking to bring highimpact,

complex, cross-functional problems to successful resolution. The ideal candidate will help drive

their team to develop innovative solutions to realize cost savings, improve reliability, and increase

customer value.


• Manage a multidisciplinary team of engineers and professionals and their associated work

products (preliminary design, concept development, component selection, electrical/mechanical

integration, hardware design, schematic capture, drawing creation and release, and

manufacturing support) to meet Safety, Quality, Schedule, and Cost metrics

• Support business goals of revenue and profit growth

• Engage regularly with engineers, PCBA designers, and configuration management staff to create

mechanical and electrical products for railroad crossing and wayside applications

• Provide functional leadership, employee development, training and mentoring. Establish and

track goals and objectives for staff, conduct employee performance reviews, and implement

employee development plans

• Establish and maintain metrics that provide real-time visibility to measure, monitor, and control

process performance

• Participate in development planning, design and analysis coordination, resource assignments and


• Present execution plans and track results in coordination with R&D Director

• Generate and administer training plans in accordance with company standards

• Interpret and apply processes and procedures that affect the engineering staff

• Forecast staffing needs and coordinate with R&D Director to support business operations

• Develop, implement, and support process improvements, tools and training to reduce the

Research and Development costs

• Support internal and external customers and stakeholders

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

• Bachelor of Science in Engineering; Mechanical or Electrical preferred (or an equivalent

combination of education and experience)

• 3+ years of experience designing safety related products

• 3+ years of experience managing engineering team(s) in a fast paced, safety critical environment

• Expertise in one of the following core competency areas: mechanical design, hardware (PCBA)

design, railroad signaling

• Experience with Safety Related and/or Safety Critical system designs

• Excellent oral and written communication, computer, documentation, and presentation skills

• Ability to multi-task

• Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively

Engineering Manager

Preferred Knowledge/Skills and Experience

• 5+ years of experience managing engineering teams in a fast paced, safety critical environment

• 3+ years of experience in the Railroad industry

• Familiarity with applicable Railroad standards (AAR, AREMA, FRA, MUTCD, etc.)

• Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

• Experience with Configuration Management process for drawing release

• Experience with CAD solid modeling tools such as SolidWorks (preferred), Solid Edge, Siemens NX

• Experience with Finite Element Analysis and/or computer-based simulation

• Experience with IBM DOORS for requirements traceability

• Experience with Infor PLM Discrete, Teamcenter or equivalent drawing configuration management suite

• Knowledge of manufacturing best practices, including knowledge of machining, welding, sheet metal fabrication, assembly, PCB fabrication

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.

Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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