Supplier Quality Manager- Welding- Rolling Stock

Job Description

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.

Siemens is looking for a Supplier Quality professional with a very strong quality background in problem-solving and issue resolution on supplier parts.

The position directly reports to Siemens Mobility Rolling Stock Supplier Quality Manager, selected candidate will be an individual contributor with no direct reports.


Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work and prioritize in a fast-paced environment are crucial for success in this position.

  • Assessment, qualification, and development of Mechanical system suppliers.
  • Evaluates supplier’s systems, products, components, and applications against technical and quality requirements. Review and implement an effective PPAP process at Siemens suppliers.
  • Strategically lead supplier performance improvement projects in an effort to increase the supplier capability of consistently meeting Siemen’s requirements.
  • Drive “Zero Defect” mentality within the supply base.
  • Develop methods for inspection, testing, sampling, and training. Prepares product reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Develop long-term supplier relationships and generate and implement cost-reduction ideas.
  • Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any non-conformities relating to product, process, and quality systems.
Specific Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, industrial engineering or equivalent
  • Proven track record dealing with sophisticated welded assemblies, fabricated parts, and mechanical systems.
  • Solid understanding of AWS, EN15085 Weld standards.
  • At least 5 years of working experience in new product development, testing, and Inspection.
  • Multi-functional work experience in major areas such as product engineering, supply chain management, project management, manufacturing, or operations
  • Expert problem solver as an individual and leading a group, soft skills should include highly credible teammates based on related experience and strong written, and verbal communication skills, patience, productivity, and ability to apply resources outside quality area.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Experience working in supply chain preferred.
  • Prefer Certified Weld Inspector (CWI) or International Weld Engineer (IWE) Certification preferred.
  • demonstrated ability in the Quality/Operational field related to Rail Industry.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer-sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States

Why you'll love working for Siemens:
  • Freedom and healthy work-life balance– Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, HSA/FSA, Commuter Benefits – starting Day 1
  • Solve the world's most significant problems – Be part of exciting and innovative projects.
  • Engaging, challenging, and fast-evolving, pioneering technological environment.
  • Competitive total rewards package.
  • Please contribute to our social responsibility initiatives passionate about 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.

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 $84,150 - $145,860.


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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