Mechanical Engineer - Custom Order 3D Design

Job Description

Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Business Unit: Distribution Systems
Requisition Number: 242786
Primary Location: United States-North Carolina-Wendell
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, and 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:


The Smart Infrastructure, Distribution Systems Business Unit of Siemens located near Raleigh, NC is looking for highly qualified and energetic Engineers for our Air Insulated Switchgear team.

Position Overview:

The objective of the MV AIS (Medium Voltage Air Insulted Switchgear) Mechanical Engineer is to manage the Technical expectations of the project amongst the stake holders involved. This consists in ensuring that the end result of the switchgear or motor control center design is in accordance to the contract specifications, functionality requirements, safety requirements and the applicable technical regulations.


Essential Job Functions:


  • Understand of customer requirements that have impact on the mechanical configuration of the switchgear.
  • Confirm that the requirements listed by the Project Engineer and the Customer are included in the agreed scope of supply.
  • Review the pre-determined configuration generated during the approval and pre-engineering stages of the project. Identify which additional mechanical configurations are needed for the completion of the project.
  • Generate “Design to Order” tasks for the team to develop the mechanical configurations that are needed for the project, but missing from the existing design library.
  • Execute the assigned “Design to Order” tasks. This will include the development of new 3D mechanical designs required for a respective project.
  • Work with the factory manufacturing team to diagnose and resolve engineering issues.
  • Complete the assigned “Product Support” tasks based on identified Non-Conformances and design errors. This will include update and correction of existing assemblies that have been found defective during assembly or commissioning operations.
  • Manage the list of materials and mechanical assemblies needed to fulfill the technical requirements of the project. Create Bills of Materials, develop new assemblies, validate functionality and release the part/assemblies to production.
  • Provide support and feedback as needed to the Siemens MV AIS R&D team based on effectiveness of the design library and market trends where gaps in our technical offer have been identified.
  • Understand the rules and logic behind our configuration tools (NX Tools). This includes the troubleshooting of rules and logic errors, as well as the development of new rules and logic as required for new projects. Additionally, the MV AIS Mechanical Engineer corrects and fixes any identified errors in the rules and logic of our configuration tools (NX Tools) and ERP tools (SAP).



 Job Requirements:


  • Experience in design and development of Medium Voltage cabinets and/or Low Voltage cabinets.
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to do what it takes to get the job done with high quality and in a professional manner.
  • 3+ years experience in 3D modeling of parts and assemblies in 3D software (Teamcenter, Solidworks, Creo, Unigraphics/NX). NX is preferred.
  • 1 year experience  of Autocad
  • 1 year Experience with MRP (Material Requirements Planning) solutions (SAP, Oracle).
  • 1 year experience working with “Bill of Materials”.
  • Ability to multitask, managing large workloads and business demands.
  • An ideal candidate is detailed orientated and able to embrace a culture of quality.
  • Less than 10% travel required



Considered a plus but not mandatory:


  • A Master’s Degree is a plus with extra consideration given if degree concentration is in the area of mechanical or power systems.
  • Experience with MRP (Material Requirements Planning) solutions (SAP, Oracle).
  • Experience in manufacturing, quality or test areas.
  • Experience with programming languages (visual basic, java)
  • Experience with cloud based CRM (Customer Relationship Management) solutions (Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics)




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