Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description

Headquartered in Wendell, NC (20 miles East of downtown Raleigh, NC), the Electrification & Automation (EA) Business Unit has a diverse portfolio of products including but not limited to electric-vehicle chargers, low voltage motor control centers, compact modular reclosers, distribution switches, medium voltage switchgear, medium voltage circuit breakers, power monitoring, power quality, and protective relays.


Siemens EA is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer for our growing Wendell factory that produces high-quality, engineered and make-to-order power distribution equipment. The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for manufacturing capability, continuity and continuous improvement. This includes documentation and performance measurement of manufacturing processes, new product introduction, improvements to production lines, capital expenditures, cost savings measures and fixture design.


  • Improve safety for all personnel that work in and around production lines
  • measures and document manufacturing processes driving efforts and initiatives to reduce production errors, improve product quality and increase productivity
  • Identify and manage improvement projects that may require capital expenditures, contractors, cost savings calculations, CAD design and physical installation work
  • Work to implement tools such as Digital Work Instructions, Operator Displays, Performance/Status Dashboards, and other connected worker support tools
  • Responsible for facility and maintenance improvements related to production areas
  • Maintain accurate production line drawings
  • Manage production line changes related to new product introduction and expansion
  • Design, procure, and validate fixtures, tools, and shop aides including (lifting equipment, templates, calibrated tooling, and safety devices)
  • Define key production work steps and required build sequences to ensure ease of assembly through a wide range of various processes and work environments.
  • Prepare critical equipment, tooling, and infrastructure to support continuously changing production challenges and opportunities.
  • Develop detailed specifications for jigs and fixtures for manufacturing processes using takttime, capacity calculations, engineering product design, and sourcing jigs and fixtures from vendors.
  • Lead manufacturing improvements, complex process changes, and technology changes including process development, training support production team on proper methods of assembly and propose improvements to build processes.
  • Coordinate and communicate technical information to all levels of the organization including vendors, project managers, production team members, and operations managers.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Industrial, Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering (Or Equivalent Experience)
  • Lean manufacturing techniques
  • AutoCAD or similar
  • Experience with SAP or similar MRP system
  • Where permitted by applicable law, Siemens may require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 based on job requirements, and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Experience simulating manufacturing systems and processes
  • Experience with computer programming and/or database management
  • Practical experience training others on Engineering topics including Bill of materials, Engineering drawings, equipment and tooling usage and maintenance, and safety.
  • Ability to measure, design/specify and install production fixtures and equipment
  • Proficiency in data collection and analysis

At Siemens, we are committed to an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We utilize lean principles and seek to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience.

Can you see yourself, learning, growing, and succeeding here? If you are a people-person who loves the rewarding challenge of building a brand, we want to hear from you. If so, we'd like to meet you!

We offer flexible vacation time, a matching 401K plan, profit sharing, full health, life, vision, dental benefits, and much more.


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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