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Lead Electrical Engineer

Irving, Texas
Engineering

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Job Description

Division: Postal, Parcel, and Airport Logistics
Business Unit: Logistics and Airport Solutions
Requisition Number: 229716
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Irving
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 20%

Division Description:

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics LLC is a provider of logistics industry products and solutions. The business comprises a comprehensive portfolio in mail & parcel logistics and automation, airport logistics with baggage handling and air cargo, as well as service offerings supporting our customers with maintenance, operation and optimization. Our customers are airports & airlines, courier express parcel providers, the US Postal Service and commercial postal service providers.

Job Description:

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics, LLC, is currently seeking a Lead Electrical Engineer for our Postal Solutions operations. The Lead Electrical Engineer will design and develop sophisticated hardware and software integration systems based on customer requirements and deep knowledge of the Siemens Postal Solutions technology. This individual will also be the subject matter expert in the Siemens Postal Solutions portfolio of automated handling systems. This position has direct interfaces with customer and senior management in Siemens.
 
Responsibilities
• Translate complex customer technical specifications into clear and specific work packages to develop detailed engineering deliverables.
• Understand high level system architecture and translate these concepts into specific electrical engineering deliverables.
• Based on high level system architecture, develop technical specifications for external suppliers and internal engineering teams.
• Actively lead and engage new product development initiatives. Create engineering specifications and feasibility reports.
• Develop detailed engineering deliverables (work packages) to fulfill customer specification requirements, such as electrical schematics, PCB designs, PLC programming,  Bills of Materials, among others.
• Assign tasks to engineers and designers based on complexity and capabilities.
• Review customer specifications and requirements, and provide estimates of engineering effort required to fulfill these during bid stages.
• Troubleshoot functionality issues and perform Root Cause Analysis reports.
• Mentor and provide guidance to electrical engineers and electrical designers in the engineering team.
• Interact with the customer and other key roles in the organization (Program Management, Manufacturing, Purchasing) to ensure the success of the projects.
• Manage and monitor the budget of hours assigned to the electrical engineering deliverables for the assigned programs and tasks.
• Stay continuously informed of the different trends in material handling and transportation technologies.
• Active member of community of engineering experts across Siemens.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
• (Mandatory) BS in Engineering or Engineering Technology with relevant experience.
• (Mandatory) 7+ years of experience in engineering complex hardware and software integrated systems.
• (Mandatory) 3+ years of experience using Electrical CAD software (AutoCAD Electrical, Mentor Graphics, DxDesigner, PADS, LabView, or similar).
• (Mandatory) Experience developing technical specifications for complex engineering components.
• (Preferred) Experience with power distribution systems including DC and poly-phase AC systems.
• (Preferred) Experience with MRP (Material Requirements Planning) solutions (i.e. SAP, Oracle).
• 20% travel required.
 
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.
 
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