Quality Engineer - Rail Automation

Marion, KY, USA
Feb 17, 2018
Mar 17, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
**Quality Engineer - Rail Automation**

Locations:Marion, Kentucky

Job Family: Quality Management


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Mobility

**Business Unit:** Mobility Management

**Requisition Number:** 219691

**Primary Location:** United States-Kentucky-Marion

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Mid level

**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree

**Travel Required:** 10%

**Division Description:**

**Siemens Mobility Division**

Committed to the safe and reliable transportation of people and goods by rail and road, Siemens Mobility designs and manufactures across the entire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed trainsets. In the U.S., Siemens is providing rail vehicles, locomotives, components and systems to more than 25 agencies in cities such as D.C., New York, Boston, Sacramento, San Diego, and St. Louis.

For more information, please visit: **http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/mobility.htm**

**Job Description:**

**Siemens Rail Automation**

Siemens Rail Automation supplies railway markets around the world with solutions and turnkey installations for railway automation and telecommunication. Our customers are infrastructure operators and mainline railways all round the world as well as industrial railways and public transport authorities in cities and megacities. Our products and systems are used for automating our customers' operations management processes and thus make a considerable contribution to improving their economic situation in particular and mobility in general. We are looking for the best talent to shape the technology of the future. Come build your career in one of the best companies in the world!

**Position Overview:**

We are seeking a QE (Quality Engineering) expert and leader to inspire and grow our Quality team. In this role, you would provide leadership support to the local quality and manufacturing staff, drive Quality Improvement Projects across the business and champion the Quality Management Software (CATSweb). This position will be supporting our manufacturing facility in Marion, KY, but candidates should be open to the possibility of relocation in the future.


1/. Provide leadership support to the local quality staff.

2/. Support the manufacturing staff to ensure product quality requirements are met.

3/. Identify and champion initiatives to improve quality processes.

4/. Development, Deployment and Ownership of CATSweb, electronic Quality Management Software.

5/. Development, Monitoring and Reporting of Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) to ensure quality objectives are met.

6/. Lead cross functional problem solving teams with focused root cause analysis and sustainable corrective actions based on business needs and/or KPI's.

7/. Ensure inspection and part qualification processes are maintained to required levels.

8/. Actively participate in the maintenance of the Quality Management System to ensure compliance to the ISO standard.

9/. Participation in the Internal Audit program to ensure ongoing compliance is maintained.

**Required Knowledge and Experience:**

1/. 3-5 years experience in a quality engineering role including audits and long term corrective action implementation

2/. Ability to resolve complex problems independently and lead teams to implement solutions.

3/. Broad knowledge of quality systems and approaches including ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 9001:2015.

4/. Knowledge of process improvement tools and methodologies such as Root Cause Analysis, Six Sigma, Kaizen and Lean principles.

5/. Good communication skills and familiar with communicating on all levels of an organization

6/. Technical background and ability to understand electrical equipment functionality and components.

7/. Competency in Microsoft Office Suite required; SAP Competency preferred

8/. Desired Certifications - ISO 9001 Quality Auditor.

9/.Bachelor of Science or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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.


**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, 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.

**EEO is the Law**

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**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

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