Industrial Engineer- Rolling Stock

Job Description

We are Siemens Mobility ! Due to growth, we are adding an Industrial Engineer to our organization. Our Rolling Stock product offerings include light rail vehicles, electric locomotives, diesel-electric locomotives, passenger coaches. The core manufacturing processes include extensive carshell welding activities, bogie fabrication and assembly, electrical subassembly, finishing and paint, and final assembly. As an Industrial Engineer, we will ask you to lead the way in ensuring that production operations are ready to go at the scheduled start of production date with all required instructions, fixtures, and infrastructure, applying lean methodologies and practical process knowledge for the total area of responsibility, including your area working team.

This is a high visibility role based in Sacramento CA and then will transfer to a Customer Service location on the East Coast.

We offer you Growth, Opportunity and Impact!

What you will be doing:

The Industrial Engineer ensures that production operations are ready to go at the scheduled start of production optimally applying lean methodologies to meet or exceed performance standards. The Industrial Engineer will work directly with vehicle manufacturing groups like carshell, finishing, assembly in defining and optimizing plant layout. The responsibility will be focusing on the Sacramento, CA location but also coordinate the support of the future locations and will ensure successful ramp ups, ongoing production and continuous improvement.

Aligning with your team on goals of safety and delivery

Ensuring that adequate space, and infrastructure is in place in preparation for new project or product launch.

Implementing of business cases for capital expenditures such as new tools, equipment, or infrastructure. e.g. new buildings, new finishing booths, new cranes based on review and analysis of future backlog or improvement of current infrastructure.

Preparing future production floor layouts to meet planned tact time and schedule.

Driving your tasks and project plans, including those of your team, by guiding and following up.

Working knowledge and understanding of permitting requirements, foundation requirements, and other regulatory requirements when implementing infrastructure changes

Reviewing engineering drawings, 3D models using Pro-E or PTC Creo to gain an understanding of manufacturing process requirements such as job sequence, workflow, and tact time.

Able to craft / source tools, templates, jigs, and fixtures using engineering requirements, engineering drawings, or with products already existing on the production floor without prints.

Leading manufacturing improvements, sophisticated process changes, and technology changes including reporting to a steering committee, projecting efforts involved with implementation, and identifying impacts to the business in dollars and hours.

Coordinating and presenting technical information to and from all levels of the organization including vendors, project managers, production team members, and operations managers.

What you will need to be successful:

3—5 years of experience planning and support in the launch of vehicle production, new factory layout development

Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering

2 years of team leadership experience in a manufacturing environment

Work experience in the rail/aviation business, (if Rail -- preferably in heavy rail)

Firm project management skills, including developing project plans, timelines / schedules, budgets, proposed layouts, resource requirements, calculating ROI, etc.

Practical knowledge of the lean toolbox and ability to apply lean principles to reduce waste.

A history of “hands-on” approach to problem solving and countermeasure implementation within own areas of responsibility.

Practical knowledge, implementing new plant roll out ensuring timelines / schedules, and budgets are maintained

A history of driving projects in a very multifaceted environment and completion on time

We would be impressed if you had:

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering (Equivalent proven experience will be considered in lieu of higher degree)

Practical experience of driving projects in a very multifaceted environment and completion on time

5-8 years of leadership experience in a manufacturing environment

Practical experience using sophisticated Factory Planning Methods such as defining high level manufacturing plans, identifying / analyzing new technologies required, crafting a value stream analysis, performing total space needs analysis, performing total capacity needs analysis, implementation planning, etc.

Practical experience transferring technical knowledge, manufacturing knowledge, and proprietary technologies from lead factories to market factories

Practical experience utilizing and implementing lean methods and tools such as 5s, 7 Types of Waste, 8-Step

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 $102,525 - $170,875 and the annual incentive target is 10% of the base salary.


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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