Bid Management Internship- Traction Drives

Job Description

Siemens Mobility US is looking for an aspiring engineer to come aboard for a 10–12-week internship journey where they will get exposure to what happens behind the scenes to make the rail world go round.  

During your summer journey with us, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the Bid Management Team where you will learn how to analyze project requirements to accurately develop component quotations for large value rail projects.  

If you are a rising junior or senior pursuing an undergraduate degree, live near Alpharetta, and are ready to discover the amazing opportunities that the rail industry has to offer then look no further. 

A little bit about us 

Siemens Mobility provides efficient and coordinated transportation of people and goods by rail – including rolling stock, rail automation, rail electrification, and service. We craft and manufacture across the entire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed trainsets. Cities and Railroads also rely on us to provide traction-power substations and electricity transmission, as well as signaling and control technology for freight and passenger rail and transit systems.  

How does the bid department play into the big picture? 

Any equipment that is manufactured in our facility begins in the hands of the bid management team. Every potential project is analyzed for material costs, labor costs, required factory investments, and development costs. These costs are identified working with a variety of functions within our Alpharetta location, as well as our global colleagues. The result of this analysis is turned into a detailed quotation, reviewed with local and global management, and then submitted to our customers.  

What you will do…  

Learn about our standard processes  

Gain insight into bid management essentials related to activities such as: material and labor cost estimation, one time cost calculation, and cost escalation practices 

Work with project managers, engineers, and manufacturing experts to learn about the entire lifecycle of a project through shadowing and the assignment of relevant tasks to build up your practical knowledge. 

Interface with different areas of the business and learn about how collaboration drives success 

Critical Capabilities: 


Problem solving 

Communicating technical concepts 

Collaborative mindset 

Ability to work independently as needed 

Basic Qualifications:  

Must be pursuing a bachelor’s or advanced degree in Engineering - Mechanical, Electrical, Computer or similar from an accredited college or university 

Legal authorization to work in the US is required 

Must reside or go to school near internship location (Alpharetta) 

Preferred Qualifications 

Preferred cumulative GPA of 3.0 

Previous internship experience or relevant school projects 

Strong communication skills – verbal and written 

Ability to work on a team 

Interest in learning about the rail industry – project management, customer service operations, manufacturing, etc.

Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Student (Not Yet Graduated)

Full / Part time: Full-Time temporary

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