Manufacturing Engineer - Lean/Process Improvement

Pomona, California
15 Oct 2016
26 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Energy Management (EM)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Low Voltage & Products
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Mid Level

Req ID 158906
Required Education Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Location CA - Pomona
Required Travel 10%

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 Energy Management Division is one of the leading global suppliers of products, systems, solutions, and services for the economical, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. The portfolio includes facilities and systems for the low-voltage and distribution power grid level, smart grid solutions and high-voltage transmission systems.

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Job Description
The primary focus of the Manufacturing Engineering position is oversight of and ultimate responsibility for manufacturing capability, continuity, and improvement for production lines (incl. processes, new products, capital expenditures, cost saving measures). High level targets will consist of reduction in injury rates, improved first pass yield, improved on time delivery of product, increased productivity and higher inventory turns and individual targets focusing on lean manufacturing centric projects, production line support, new product introductions/changes, etc. This position will report to the Manufacturing Manager. This plant is a part of Siemens Industry, Low and Medium Voltage.

• Supporting the production lines in terms of Safety projects and hazards elimination to ensure the Injury free workplace.
• Working with Quality Engineer to implement the corrective actions to ensure the First pass yield of the product lines are maintained at 96% or more on daily basis.
• Implementation of continuous improvement projects to improve the productivity and delivering the products on time to achieve targets of 96% or more on daily basis.
• Implementation of cost saving projects, achieving the targets of $250K per year in savings.
• Developing the systems to reduce the inventory discrepancies and working with Materials group to improve the inventory turns.
• Creating the requisitions for indirect materials required for different projects.
• Creates and maintains productivity measurement system and scorecard.
• Co-responsible for improving and maintaining Starpower manufacturing related elements.
• Responsible for continuous improvement (CIP) teams and projects for multiple production lines.
• Implementation of 5S on production lines.
• Working with contractors and vendors for projects implementation.
• Managing the priorities and utilization of resources efficiently.
• Working with cross functional teams Engineering, Customer services and Finance to achieve plant goals.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
• Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Engineering.
• 2 + years experience working as a Manufacturing Engineer.
• 2 + years experience in process improvement / lean manufacturing methodologies
• Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
• 10% travel (domestic and/or international) required.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
• AutoCAD (for Layout only), ERP software
• Broad knowledge of mechanical and electrical manufacturing processes

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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