Product Engineer - Ceramics

Charlottesville, Virginia
04 Oct 2016
19 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Power & Gas (PG)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Large Gas Turbines, Generators
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Senior Level

Req ID 157995
Required Education Bachelors Degree

Location VA - Charlottesville
Required Travel 0%

Division Description
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality 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 nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

The Siemens Power and Gas Division is the trusted partner for world class products and solutions for the oil and gas, power and industrial markets. The Division is dedicated to deliver its customers reliable, efficient, clean and safe products and solutions.

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Job Description
Product Engineer
Charlottesville, VA

Position Overview
A Product Engineer is needed to support the manufacture of ceramic components at Siemens Charlottesville. The position requires previous experience in ceramic manufacturing, and an understanding of die casting/molding. Strong analytical skills are a prerequisite. This position reports to the Engineering Manager.

This role will require support of current production as well as new product introduction. It will require continuous review of current manufacturing processes with the intent of advancing current production into a higher volume production environment. This person will collaborate with the engineering team and employees in all areas of the facility as well as external support to achieve the best results. It is expected that this individual will have the knowledge and experience to identify process improvement opportunities, suggest the appropriate changes, make and document the changes, supervise the implementation, and verify the expected results.

Preferred/Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
• BS in Mechanical Engineering, Ceramic Engineering or similar
• Experience in a manufacturing environment
• Experience in die casting or molding
*5+ years of experience
*There would be a limited amount of travel required for this position.
* 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.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
• This role requires a creative thinking approach
• Engineer must work well in a collaborative environment
• Six Sigma training is a plus
• Project management training is a plus

This position may require an export license form the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security and/or the Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls. Issuance of any required license is a prerequisite for this position.

Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

Offer of employment with Siemens is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

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