Mechanical Engineer

Hutchinson, Kansas
04 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Wind Power and Renewables (WP)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Onshore
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Senior Level

Req ID 157739
Required Education Bachelors Degree

Location KS - Hutchinson
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 Wind Power and Renewables Division is a leading supplier of reliable, environmentally-friendly and cost-efficient renewable energy solutions. Driving down the cost of wind power is our key target as we strive to make renewable energy fully competitive with conventional energy sources.

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Job Description
Mechanical Engineer
Hutchinson, KS

Position overview
This senior level position involves supply chain support in North America and disposition of equipment at Hutchinson plant.   The successful candidate will develop technical knowledge of the Wind Turbine product line within Engineering, with emphasis on supporting the Supply Chain/Procurement group and Manufacturing related Engineering initiatives.

Functions/value added
Support of Supply chain in North America:
• Develop knowledge of assembly of Wind Turbine electrical and other components in Hutchinson plant.
• Educate workers in the Siemens product, clarify expectations for Siemens equipment.
• Lead vendor interpretation of the Siemens' product specifications and term definitions.
• Candidate must be able to communicate detailed technical issues clearly.
• Support Hutchinson Manufacturing plant, as a technical consultant for all Wind Turbine nacelles, power units, cooling units and other components assembled in North America.
• Support manufacturing Lean initiatives
• Disposition non-conforming equipment encountered during manufacture.
• Provide guidance to factory for new designs.
• Define expectations for Siemens equipment assembly.
• Support continued customer relationships
• Clarify technical concerns with Engineering and internal customers as needed.
• Definition of locally available materials, manufacturing standards and vendor interaction within North America.
• Support Brande/Orlando Engineering groups' interface with North American vendors for non-conforming equipment
• Support Orlando Engineering team for Project installation in Americas Region as needed.
*The department includes engineering responsibilities including interaction with Denmark Engineering groups and Technical Project Management Engineering teams.
*Assists in routine non-conforming material specification and appropriate follow-up.
*Provides assistance in preparing explanations and clarifies information to enable proper interpretation and evaluation of routine specifications, performance characteristics or other technical data.
*May assist in recommending routine new designs, new manufacturing processes, or design changes to enhance manufacturing efficiency.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
•BS in mechanical engineering from an accredited college or university. Will also consider civil or industrial engineering
•Preferred experience or course work in the areas of equipment design and manufacture, electrical cabinet and interconnecting wiring assembly shop principles, and manufacturing methodology.
•This will provide an opportunity to grow fundamental skills and knowledge into advanced technical capabilities.
•Able to communicate routine technical and commercial issues clearly.
•5+ years of relevant experience
•Preferred experience or course work in the areas of equipment design and manufacture, machine shop principles, and construction site practices.
•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
•Knowledge of Siemens Wind Power Equipment Transportation methodology and Siemens Equipment Vendor interface experience beneficial. 5-7 years practical work experience desired.
Knowledge of Siemens equipment purchasing methodology and vendor incoming inspection methodology beneficial.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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, disability status, 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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