Engineering Project Manager - Coaches- Rolling Stock

Job Description

The Component Engineering Manager is responsible for the design and engineering of Passenger Coach projects reporting to the Director of Engineering who owns the complete life cycle of all Passenger Coach Engineering. The main objective of this role is to engineer a customized version of the Passenger Coach capitalizing on the platform design with the integration of the required customer requirements.


  • You will set up and direct a team of engineers crafting the product deliverables as well as supporting procurement, manufacturing, testing and warranty.
  • You will specify the requirements and liaise across departments providing visibility and so forth.
  • Lead the Systems Integration of the complete product including the respective customer requirements, compilation of the BOM’s and Technical Specifications.
  • You will also be the technical representative and lead in customer design reviews.
  • Be responsible for crafting the WBS’s, assigning resources and ensuring that the scheduled release dates are met.
  • Prepare assigned engineering estimates for customer change orders during project execution.
  • Handle the budgets and report on deliverable and financial status once per month.
  • Support the procurement, manufacturing, testing and warranty cycles.
  • You will have some travel.
  • Support technical bids and very often take the lead on specific bids defining the vehicle baseline and compiling the complete technical proposal. You will identify risks and non-compliances and work with the organization and the customer to mitigate the risks.
  • Complete manufacturing cycle of the products and own the production engineering efforts to ensure that all ECN’s are built and released into the system for the ‘as-built’ condition.
  • You will support the FAI’s, testing and commissioning of the projects you lead.
  • You will have engineering personnel reporting to you. You will handle the assigned people with the full responsibility of their accountability, performance, and growth.
  • You will be responsible for hiring great people to strengthen your team.
  • Since some of the engineering comes out of Europe, you will be responsible to build SOW documents for the bid/project and during execution you will report on their respective task deliverables. You will be the single point of contact for the respective project with your European colleagues.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

The following knowledge/skills and experience is required to be considered for this position:

  • BS degree in Engineering or related field, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Rolling Stock experience, a minimum of 5 to 8 years; preferable in Coach Design.
  • Work experience of ten years as a minimum.
  • Management experience is helpful.
  • Knowledge of the Siemens Coach platform design in Engineering.
  • Experience working with Pro-Engineer. PDMLink and related workflows.
  • Experience integrating new sub-systems into the Coach platform.

This job is based in Sacramento, CA.    Siemens offers a variety of health and wellness benefits to employees.  Details regarding our benefits can be found here:  The base salary range for this position in Sacramento, CA is $114,900 - $191,500 and the annual incentive target is 10% of the base salary.


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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