Production Manager - Finishing Services

Job Description

Position Overview

At Siemens Mobility we live and nurture an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We utilize lean principles to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, self-direct their teams and innovate to succeed. As part of Siemens Mobility, the Rail Systems Division employs approximately 750-1,200 employees in Sacramento, CA and is part of the Siemens global Rail Systems Division. We produce include light rail vehicles, electric locomotives, diesel-electric locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed trains. Core manufacturing processes include extensive car shell welding activities, bogie fabrication and assembly, electrical subassembly, finishing and paint, and final assembly. As a Production Manager for our Finishing Unit, you and your team will ensure all our rail vehicles are delivered in accordance with customer specifications,  in a cost-effective manner.  


  • Lead finishing operations (cladding and floor station) in safety, quality, and productivity in the application(s) of gluing and mechanical  assembly.
  • Reviews production schedules, planning, material, and manpower resources.
  • Assigns employees to maximize production objectives, maintain quality, attain, and improve output requirements.
  • Support the design review effort for engineering changes and implement changes in the most efficient manner.
  • Execute the respective Production Schedule and develop and implement recovery schedules when appropriate.
  • Monitor and maintain a safe work environment, including corrective actions to minimize safety related incidents.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience 
  • 4 year + Proven experience as Production Supervisor or similar role
  • Self-motivated with a results-driven approach
Proven hands-on knowledge and throughout understanding of adhesive bonding processes applicable to Floor station and Cladding
  • Experience in using various types of manufacturing machinery and tools
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Advanced skills in MS Office
  • Organizational and leadership abilities
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • A history of driving projects in a very dynamic low volume start up production environment.
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Required travel:  5%
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience 

A minimum of ten years’ experience in a production environment with at least two years in a group lead or supervisory capacity.  

Experience with MRP and basic office application software.

Bachelors Degree


Job ID: 196154

Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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