Quality Assurance Weld Supervisor

Job Description

Siemens Mobility, Rolling Stock Division is a market leader in the manufacture of light rail/Locomotive vehicles has a newly created leadership role in their Sacramento, California facility. The Supervisor-Weld Quality Assurance will have a tremendous impact on the Quality Assurance portion of the welding operations business teams success. You will be solely responsible for Leading and Mentoring a team of direct reports that total 20 AWS Certified Inspectors. You will have responsibility for the success of several major programs and have customer interface on a daily basis. 


What you will be doing in this role:


  • Ensure dimensional compliance and that all required NDT including VT, MT, PT, UT and RT inspections of welded carshells and bogie frames are completed to defined standards and specifications.
  • Manage quality assurance activities in all weld departments (light rail carshell, locomotive carshell, coach stainless steel carshell, and bogie weld).
  • Ensure all inspections are correctly documented and reported.
  • Analyze inspection data to identify root causes for weld defects and work with weld engineering and weld experts to define best practices to reduce the number of defects.
  • Develop and implement improved weld inspection processes and techniques to drive efficiency and consistency in inspection results.
  • Assignment and coordination of inspection resources on a daily basis to support production schedules and takt times in multiple weld departments.
  • Forward resource planning to ensure inspection resources are in place to support future production demand.
  • Hire and develop weld inspection staff, including AWS certified weld training and recertification.
  • Ensure accurate time reporting for weld inspection staff.
  • Interface with customer Resident Inspectors on a daily basis.



What you will need to be successful:

  •  High School Diploma or GED
  • In depth knowledge of AWS and DIN weld standards. Experience with DIN 15085 desired.
  • AWS Certified Weld Inspector certification strongly preferred.
  • ASNT certification in MT, UT, PT, UT and/or RT strongly preferred.
  • Strong experience in quality inspection of welded structures. Exposure to carbon steel, structural steel welding, MIG, TIG, and stainless steel resistance and plasma welding.
  • 10 years of related experience, with 3-5 years in leadership positions.
  • Experience with modern quality assurance tools and techniques.
  • Strong understanding of, and ability to work with, quality assurance concepts and systems.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Amount of travel with the position: Minimal, 5%
We would be impressed if you had:

Rail or Manufacturing experience

Engineering Degree

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 it brings: 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 and 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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