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Manufacturing Engineer - Switchboard

Roebuck, South Carolina

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Energy Management
Business Unit: Low Voltage & Products
Requisition Number: 232563
Primary Location: United States-South Carolina-Roebuck
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
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 seven Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.


With power chain management from creation to consumption, and over half a dozen manufacturing hubs here in the U.S., Siemens Energy Management provides technologies for the economic, reliable, intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. From smart grid and energy automation technology, to power supply for industrial plants and high-voltage transmission systems, Siemens is providing intelligent technologies to a diverse clientele.


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Job Description:

Position Overview

The primary focus of the Manufacturing Engineering position is oversight of and ultimate responsibility for manufacturing capability, continuity, and improvement for production lines (incl. processes, new products, capital expenditures, cost saving measures). High level targets will consist of reduction in injury rates, improved first pass yield, improved on time delivery of product, increased productivity and higher inventory turns and individual targets focusing on lean manufacturing centric projects, production line support, new product introductions/changes, etc. This position will report to the Focus Factory Manager. This plant is a part of Siemens Industry, Low and Medium Voltage.


Our Culture - Plant

At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. The Grand Prairie factory is focused on ensuring that zero harm is done to our employees and zero defects are created in our processes. We utilize lean principles and digital factory technology 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.  We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.


Who designs your future? You do. Working within our global company, you can design the career of your dreams. We have over 200 offices in 101 countries providing you the opportunity to see the world or stay in your own back yard. Do you want to work for a company with innovating technologies? At Siemens, we can do this together.



·    Supporting the production lines in terms of Safety projects and hazards elimination to ensure the Injury free workplace.

·    Working with Quality Engineer to implement the corrective actions to ensure the First pass yield of the product lines are maintained at 96% or more on daily basis.

·    Implementation of continuous improvement projects to improve the productivity and delivering the products on time to achieve targets of 96% or more on daily basis

·    Implementation of cost saving projects, achieving the targets of $250K per year in savings.

·    Developing the systems to reduce the inventory discrepancies and working with Materials group to improve the inventory turns.

·    Creating the requisitions for indirect materials required for different projects.

·    Creates and maintains productivity measurement system and scorecard

·    Responsible for continuous improvement (CIP) teams and projects for multiple production lines

·    Implementation of 5S on production lines

·    Working with contractors and vendors for projects implementation.

·    Managing the priorities and utilization of resources efficiently

·    Working with cross functional teams Engineering, Customer services and Finance to achieve plant goals.


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

1. Bachelors Degree in Industrial Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.

2. 2 + years experience working as a Manufacturing Engineer.

3. 2 + years experience in process improvement / lean manufacturing methodologies

4. AutoCAD (for Layout only), ERP software

5. Demonstrated problem solving, analytical and organizational skills, and ability to learn on the fly.

6. Superior skills in attention to detail and managing priorities within strict timelines.

7. Responsive with a sense of urgency to ensure project continues to move forward.

8. Strong relationship management skills and capable of establishing respect and credibility through actions, communications, understanding and personal presence.

9. Ability to maturely handle confidential issues with discretion and diplomacy.

10. Ability to work independently as all as in a team environment.

11. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.

12. Proactive at executing daily tasks and achieving long-term goals.

13. Passionate commitment to the company vision.

14. Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

1. Broad knowledge of mechanical and electrical manufacturing processes.

2. 3-5 years manufacturing engineering experience in Electrical distribution products manufacturing.


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. 


Why Siemens?  In addition to an incredible career opportunity, we offer:

- A competitive base salary

- Excellent health/vision/dental plans, matching 401K, life insurance and 3 weeks of PTO to start.

- Extensive training along with career development.


We aim to hire top talent and arm them with the opportunity to make top dollar. Siemens is a great place to have a career in a growing business.  We are proud that when people join Siemens, they rarely leave, as shown with our low turnover.


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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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