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Manufacturing Engineer (Milling Programming)- CLT

Charlotte, North Carolina

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Power and Gas
Business Unit: Steam Turbines
Requisition Number: 228333
Primary Location: United States-North Carolina-Charlotte
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Associate's Degree / College Diploma
Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in eight Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, and Financial Services. Siemens sets the standard for excellence in power generation, transmission and distribution, and provides innovative customer solutions – from utilities, to industrial space, to oil and gas companies. Siemens’ portfolio includes power plants and power-generating equipment, turbines for use as mechanical drives, compressors for industrial applications, power transmission and distribution systems, smart grid applications, and related instrumentation and control systems. For more information, please visit:

Job Description:

Position Overview

Work with a diverse international team to produce NC programming, determine necessary tooling, and establish part set-up in machines to manufacture and repair large power generation equipment predominantly for 3-, 4-, & 5-axis horizontal milling machines. Optimize tooling and machining processes to meet performance requirements and manage budgets. Use experience and ingenuity to determine complex manufacturing processes on high cost, long lead time components.  Develop, improve, and document processes for machining large power generation equipment.  Work with machinists in resolving complex manufacturing opportunities on high precision power generation components.  Ensure safety, quality, and efficiency in all aspects of the job.




  • Complete the development and implementation of complex machining processes including NC programming, tooling, and part set-up.

  • Participate and lead in manufacturing process improvement projects to reduce duration and cost of machining processes to high precision power generation components.

  • Support and lead strategic projects to bring new manufacturing capabilities into facility through new equipment or modernization of existing equipment.

  • Determine the most economic manufacturing processes, operation sequence, and tooling for the machining of high precision power generation parts.

  • Support shop machinist to successfully execute manufacturing processes and complex machining activities


 Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


  • Associates Degree in a related field required

  • 8 years experience with CAM / NC Programming/Milling applications

  • 5+ years of manufacturing engineering experience in a machine shop environment

  • Knowledge of tooling selection and use (Feed, Speeds, HP)

  • Experienced user of SAP and TeamCenter for manufacturing environment data management

  • Work closely with shop floor personnel to troubleshoot issues (tooling, program, machine) as they arise

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Experience in implementing and/or improving manufacturing processes, information, facilities, and production planning in a shop environment

  • Working knowledge and experience within complex manufacturing operations and demonstrated competence in a production environment leading diverse teams

  • Ability to lead / interact with teams to obtain consensus in developing processes and standardizing manufacturing information flow.

  • Network with cross-functional process owners and power users to create buy-in for change management activities

  • Ability to work with close tolerance machining on large projects.

  • Develop annual business project plans to ensure synchronization with the department budget and the ROI plan of work centers

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills


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.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


  • Background in various CNC Machine Controls and Programming (Siemens 840D, 840C)

  • Project management or team leadership experience with demonstrated delivery of improvement projects in a manufacturing environment

  • LEAN and Six Sigma and Root Cause and Continuous Improvement skills

  • Manufacturing time study and manufacturing flow analysis skills and value stream mapping

  • Facility and Maintenance interfaces and experienced in the aspects of Preventative Maintenance

  • Experience in developing cost quotations, ROI analysis, and skills to perform fundamental tasks of business administrations

  • (NX or MasterCam and Vericut highly preferred)


Why Siemens?

  • Competitive compensation.
  • Excellent health, vision, and dental plans with many options from which to choose.
  • All employees receive Life Insurance, Short, and Long Term Disability coverage.
  • 401k match dollar for dollar up to 6% of gross salary.
  • Education reimbursement programs available.
  • Extensive product training and professional career development.


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.

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