Quality Engineer - Traction Drives

Job Description

Siemens Mobility drives and traction motors operate worldwide: More than 90,000 motors are used in various rail vehicles, from trams to high-speed trains to powerful locomotives. We match our traction motors and drives flawlessly to one another and the project-specific requirements. We can manufacture motors and drives in many countries to meet our customer's needs, and our service network covers the world.

Position Overview

In this role, you will drive the prevention and reduction of product nonconformities and support improvement of our processes working with all functional departments. This will help us to consistently provide products that meet customer requirements, control costs, and meet internal objectives.  


  • Lead the corrective action process using structured problem-solving methods with cross functional teams to address customer complaints, warranty claims and internal nonconformities. Prepare detailed corrective action reports.
  • Support nonconforming product activities in a manufacturing environment. This includes quality holds, containment, identification, segregation, traceability, investigations, communication, and problem solving. Communicate with technical experts to resolve complex problems.
  • Support new product introductions by preparing PFMEA’s, control plans, participating in First Article Inspections, and implementing control methods in manufacturing.
  • Prepare and present quality metric reports that include analysis and subsequent corrective and preventive action.
  • Lead process and product quality audits to ISO 9001 and IRIS standards, report results and facilitate corrective action. Support the oversight of the QMS processes.
  • Lead continuous improvement activities to improve and optimize processes. Create and improve quality procedures.
  • Identify training needs/deficiencies affecting quality within the organization. Support and train others on quality concepts, systems, control methods and problem-solving tools.
  •   5%-15% yearly possible

·     The responsibilities listed are an overview of the more detailed job description. Additional quality department responsibilities may be required as needed. Cross training within the department and ongoing personal training & development is expected.

Required Experience/ Skills/ Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering strongly preferred OR Associates Degree in Engineering with five (5) years of experience in a quality engineer role.
  • 2 years of experience in quality engineering.
  • 2 years of manufacturing experience with knowledge of department functions and processes. Experience with electro-mechanical assembly processes is preferred.
  • 2 years of experience in leading corrective/ preventive action cross functional teams using structured problem-solving methods.
  • Experience in preparing PFMEA’s
  • Experience in customer complaint handling
  • 2 years of experience in conducting internal quality audits to ISO 9001 standard
  • Excellent written and verbal communications 

Why you'll love working for Us:

  • Freedom and healthy work-life balance– Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, HSA/FSA, Commuter Benefits – starting Day 1
  • Engaging, challenging, and fast-evolving, pioneering technological environment.
  • Competitive total rewards package.
  • Join our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education, access to technology, sustaining communities, and positively impacting the community.
  • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them! Please take advantage of our Tuition Reimbursement program, Mentor Programs, and your development through online learning.
  • Employee perks and discounts in addition to our 401k match and generous Paid Time Off
  • Diversity and inclusivity focused – Just named on the Forbes 2022 Best Employers for Diversity list!

While we appreciate all applications, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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 Alpharetta, Georgia is $58,500 – 108,700.

Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Early Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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