Production Supervisor - Rail Car Assembly (Second Shift)

Job Description

Organization: Mobility
Business Unit: Rolling Stock
Requisition Number: 241006
Primary Location: United States-California-Sacramento
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Technical Diploma
Travel Required: No

Job Description:


Position Overview



The Production Supervisor (Assembly Team Manager / ATM) multiple assembly teams in the final assembly area for passenger coaches to meet project requirements for quality, schedule, and cost. with a total of approximately 50 electrical and mechanical assemblers in second shift.








  • Drive Zero Harm @ Siemens by ensuring a safe and healthy work environment. Ensure all Team Members are trained in, and observe, safe work practices.

  • Plan production operations, define work flow, and establish priorities and production sequences to meet project and interdepartmental requirements.

  • Meet project targets for direct labor hours, schedule and quality.

  • Develop, monitor and meet department budgets and business plans.

  • Establish, monitor, and adjust manpower, applicable equipment planning and work-order sequencing to meet production demands.

  • Ensure development and documentation of best practice work standards and ensure all team members are properly trained for their assigned tasks.

  • Drive lean manufacturing and 6S principles and initiatives to eliminate waste.

  • Ensure positive communication with entire team on a regular basis to keep them informed of work status, department performance, process changes, and company policies.

  • Develop and implement measures to improve production efficiency, equipment performance, and product quality.

  • Work with other ATMs to align and assure a smooth hand-over of the work from first shift to second shift (and vice versa)

  • Develop and maintain appropriate KPI’s along with benchmarks and targets that provide a clear indication of department performance, performance trends, and potential problem areas.

  • Manage Passenger Coach Assembly groups to satisfy the demands of multiple projects.  

  • Work collaboratively with other department managers and supporting functions (Engineering, Supply-Chain Management, Quality Management) to insure coordinated support of all production needs.

  • Complete other duties and responsibilities as required.




Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities




  • Bachelors Degree in related field or equivalent experience.

  • 5 years’ experience managing industrial operations.

  • 3 years’ experience in OEM capital equipment assembly operations, in a schedule driven, high mix/low volume, engineer-to-order, project environment.

  • Proficient in MS Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to lead and motivate a direct labor workforce.

  • Develop relationships: Excellent coach and team builder.

  • Strong analytical, communication and leadership skills.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex problems.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple internal customers.




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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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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