Product Engineer

Job Description

Product Engineer

Location: Charlottesville, VA

Position Overview:

A Product Engineer is needed to support the manufacture of ceramic components at Siemens Charlottesville.  The position requires previous experience in ceramic manufacturing, and an understanding of die casting/molding. Strong analytical skills are a prerequisite.  This position reports to the Engineering Manager.


This role will require support of current production as well as new product introduction.  It will require continuous review of current manufacturing processes with the intent of advancing current production into a higher volume production environment.  This person will collaborate with the engineering team and employees in all areas of the facility as well as external support to achieve the best results.  It is expected that this individual will have the knowledge and experience to identify process improvement opportunities, suggest the appropriate changes, make and document the changes, supervise the implementation, and verify the expected results. Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States and will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Ceramic Engineering or similar
  • 5-8 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in die casting or molding
  • There may be a limited amount of travel required for this position.
  • This role requires a creative thinking approach
  • Engineer must work well in a collaborative environment
  • Six Sigma training is a plus
  • Project management training is a plus

This position may require an export license form the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security and/or the Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls.  Issuance of any required license is a prerequisite for this position.

Siemens Gas and Power (GP) is a global pacesetter in energy, helping customers to meet the evolving demands of today’s industries and societies. GP comprises broad competencies across the entire energy value chain and offers a uniquely comprehensive portfolio for utilities, independent power producers, transmission system operators and the oil and gas industry. Products, solutions and services address the extraction, processing and the transport of oil and gas as well as power generation in central and distributed thermal power plants and power transmission in grids. With global headquarters in Houston in the U.S. and more than 64,000 employees in over 80 countries, Siemens Gas and Power has a presence across the globe and is a leading innovator for the energy systems of today and tomorrow, as it has been for more than 150 years.

Job ID: 186867

Organization: Gas and Power

Company: Siemens Energy, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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