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Jig and Fixtures Engineer

Sacramento, CA
**Jig and Fixtures Engineer**

Locations:Sacramento, California

Job Family: Manufacturing


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Mobility

**Business Unit:** Urban Transport

**Requisition Number:** 500103

**Primary Location:** United States-California-Sacramento

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Senior level

**Education Required Level:** High School Diploma / (GED)

**Travel Required:** 5%

**Division Description:**

The Mobility Division of Siemens AG is the global market leader for mobility solutions that enable the efficient, safe and ecofriendly transport of people and goods and help improve the quality of everyday life for millions of people around the globe. Our range of offerings includes rail vehicles, rail automation, road traffic management systems and rail electrification. Our data-driven services offer customers unrivaled value-added in the rail sector. Our intelligent mobility solutions increase the availability of infrastructure, optimize throughput and create a new quality of passenger experience. We call this Ingenuity for Life.

**Job Description:**

Position Overview

As an Industrial Engineer with a focus in Jig and Fixtures, your primary responsibility to will be to ensure that production operations is ready to go at the scheduled start of production date with all required jigs and fixtures utilizing Lean Methodologies and practical process knowledge. Preparing standardized work instructions including proper tooling, welding/assembly jigs and fixtures, welding/assembly templates, and equipment. Providing critical process control guidance to production, maintenance, and quality control to improve the dimensional accuracy of our products.

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

Able to design jigs and fixtures using engineering requirements, engineering drawings, or with products already existing on the production floor without prints.

Development of detailed specifications for jigs and fixtures for manufacturing processes using takt time, capacity calculations, engineering product design, and sourcing jigs and fixtures from vendors.

Working knowledge of codes API 1104, ASTM, ASME, DNV OS-F101, AWS D1.1 / D1.3, DN 15085 and NACE / ISO 15156 as well as DIN and EN.

Work experience in the rail business, preferably in light rail, heavy rail, or related production, is needed.

Developing department procedures to improve business and engineering transactions.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

Required education and focus: High school diploma or GED

Required experience: At least 5 - 7 years of experience planning vehicle production welding and assembly processes (e.g. rail, aviation, naval, heavy equipment).

Required travel: 5%

Other Requirements:

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

o Practical knowledge of the lean tool box and ability to utilize lean principles to reduce waste.

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

o Demonstrated knowledge of the structure and make up of vehicles, including welding activities, fabrication and assembly, electrical subassembly, finishing and paint, and final assembly.

o Demonstrated understanding of tooling and fixtures for manufacturing and its impact to dimensional accuracy and welding quality.

o Experience using different types of bills of materials.

o A history of driving projects in a very adverse conditions.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

Preferred education and focus: MS or advanced degree (or foreign equivalent) in Welding Engineering, Welding Technology, Metallurgy, Industrial or Mechanical Engineering with a focus on welding, production, manufacturing, and logistics.

Six Sigma Master Black Belt / Six Sigma Black Belt / Lean Expert Certification

Working knowledge of codes API 1104, ASTM, ASME, DNV OS-F101, AWS D1.1 / D1.3, DN 15085 and NACE / ISO 15156 as well as DIN and EN.

Work experience in the rail business, preferably in light rail, heavy rail, or related production, is needed.

Other Preferences:

o Practical experience in Customer Service / Maintenance / After Market businesses and technologies within the rail industry preferred.

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

o Practical experience developing technology roadmaps for a range of automation options from spot welding, to robot welding, to using new material types such as SST, Aluminum, etc. preferred.

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

o Practical experience training others on Lean topics, facilitating Lean improvement activities, leading lean improvement activities (KAIZEN) within a welding, finishing, assembly, and electrical sub-assembly environment.

o Practical experience utilizing and implementing lean methods and tools such as 5s, 7 Types of Waste, 8-Step Practical Problem Solving (root cause analysis), Yamazumi Methods, Flow, Total Flow, Kanban, Value Stream Mapping and Design / Process Flow Diagrams, ABC-XYZ Analysis, and Lean Shop Floor Management Model.

o Practical experience coaching and training staff at all levels and functions of the organization including Lean in Production, Lean in Engineering, Lean in Quality, Lean in Procurement / Purchasing / Supply Chain and Lean at the Supplier.

o Knowledge of MRP / ERP systems is highly desired.

o Bi-lingual German and English is a plus.

o Bi-Lingual Spanish and English is a plus.


**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

**EEO is the Law**

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

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