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Program Manager - Project Operations

Sacramento, California
Project Management

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Mobility
Business Unit: Mobility (MO)
Requisition Number: 237628
Primary Location: United States-California-Sacramento
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 25%

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.

Committed to the safe and reliable transportation of people and goods by rail and road, Siemens Mobility designs and manufactures across the entire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed trainsets.  In the U.S., Siemens is providing rail vehicles, locomotives, components and systems to more than 25 agencies in cities such as D.C., New York, Boston, Sacramento, San Diego, and St. Louis.



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Job Description:

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Position Overview


Siemens Mobility Inc. Rolling Stock seeks a Program Manager - Project Operations to manage, drive, coordinate and track all aspects of the material supply for a large trainset project which includes locomotives and passenger cars.


The main objective of the PM - Project Operations is to ensure the reliable and timely supply of materials to the shop floor which is critical for the overall success of the project. This position will span the main project execution over the 4-5 year duration of the project and include the planning, design, procurement, manufacturing, commissioning and customer acceptance phases. The PM - Project Operations will have communication with internal and external stakeholders related to all aspects of the material supply. This positions reports functionally to the responsible Business Manager and operationally to the Project Director.



  • Track and drive necessary Engineering BOM releases to enable on-time procurement of all required material
  • Ensure coordination with Customer Services' TSSSA Scope
  • Drive Procurement to negotiate supply contracts within lead time
  • Develop logistics delivery plan and ensure this is coordinated with supplier agreements
  • Ensure material supply is coordinated with the Production work order structure
  • Ensure adherence to shop floor material delivery dates
  • Manage and organize material supplies for FMIs / Field Changes

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Ability to lead and coordinate sub-project team members and coordinate across different functional departments
  • Capable of developing robust reporting and controlling tools with escalation as necessary
  • Excellent technical, oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with vehicle project management or manufacturing
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, or equivalent
  • Required travel: 25% (national and international)

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Thorough understanding of the material supply chain and production processes
  • Project Manager certification



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