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Component Design Engineer

Sacramento, California

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Mobility
Business Unit: Mobility
Requisition Number: 239598
Primary Location: United States-California-Sacramento
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: No

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.


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. For more information, please visit: html

Job Description:

Mechanical Component Engineer


 Siemens Mobility Rail Division has an immediate opening for an experienced Mechanical Engineer / Drafter at their Sacramento, California Facility.  The candidate will have the ability to support the design and production of our Locomotives, Coach Cars and Light Rail trains.  We are looking for professionals with the drive to work in the high paced rail industry to build new and innovative designs for our future vehicles.  


 In this role, you will assist the Engineering Department personnel to assure proper execution of the design, compliance with industry standards and customer specifications.  Requires the ability to create complex parts, assemblies and bills of material. Must be detail oriented and take ownership of projects.   Must be able to work independently on projects to troubleshoot technical issues with minimal supervision.



  •  Execute (individually or as member of an engineering team) customized production orders under minimum supervision, utilizing industry standards and best engineering practices.

  • Provide drafting support to engineers on submittals, and as-built drawings. This includes the design of new components, modification of mechanical drawings, and incorporate field or customer-based changes.



  •  Bachelor's degree in related field with 5 or more years of similar work experience (preferred)

  • Associate Degree in related field with 10 or more years of similar work experience

Required Skills:

  •  PTC Creo 3.0 or equivalent with 3 years of experience (completed coursework can be considered as experience). Will consider other modeling programs but the applicant will need to show examples of relatable experience and willingness and ability to learn PTC Creo 3.0


Desired Skills:

  • Welded Steel Structures design,

  • Large and small welded and/or bolted assemblies

  • Mechanical Electrical integration

  • Designing sheet metal parts

  • Fiberglass and plastic part design

  • Experience creating bill of materials

  • Releasing parts using Engineering Change Requests (ECR) and Engineering Change Notices (ECN)

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment, interfacing with factory workers

  • Experience with corrosion protection (ie. Paint, Powder Coat, anodizing, zinc plating)

  • Experience with communicating with suppliers and customers, internal and external

  • Creating work instructions

  • Creating and presenting designs for internal and external design reviews

  • AutoCad (2D models and drawings for legacy projects)

  • PTC CREO 3.0 Sheet metal, piping, and or surfacing

  • Windchill  or similar Product Lifecycle Management software (PLM)

  • SAP Experience (ECN, ECO, and ECR process                       








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