Tooling and Consumables Supervisor

Siemens Mobility

Sacramento, CA

**Pioneering in America, from the first mile to the last. This is what drives us!


For more than 160 years, Siemens has been an integral provider of infrastructure, electrification, and transportation solutions in the United States. Automation’s impact on the railway industry is second only to the effects of digitalization. Combine them and the results are transformative! We work at the leading edge of this movement, applying our proven expertise in digitalization to rail infrastructure and automation.

Our innovative solutions deliver greater safety, punctuality, reliability, and sustainability across the line, all while reducing costs for mass transit and freight transportation systems. We are continuously developing new answers for rail automation – often to questions that haven’t been asked yet.

**Position Overview:


Our growth has created the need for a Tooling and Consumables Supervisor. In this role, you will have tremendous impact on the site daily manufacturing operations. You will lead and mentor a diverse team of technicians that will support production functions in the manufacturing of state-of-the-art Locomotives, Coach cars, and Light Rail vehicles.

**What your day may look like:


  • Commit to Zero Harm @Siemens for the health and safety of all employees.

  • Define and improve existing workflows and establish priorities to meet production timeline and requirements for factory wide tooling and consumables needs.

  • Plan for operations for factory wide tooling and consumables including different types of gases such as propane and welding gas by reviewing historical use and forecasting future use.

  • Manage and account for the tools inventory within our physical tool cribs and establish a method for tracking spend by cost center including cycle counting for inventory and removing obsolete tools using an inventory management software.

  • Support the factory tools and equipment needs by managing Share Point Orders for up to 200 unique requests per week from request received to package received to package delivered to requestors.

  • Ensure that tooling and equipment calibration are tracked completed, and up to date for the factory for up to 3000 calibrated tools.

  • Establish standards and further expand inhouse calibration capabilities to reduce costs from insourcing or outsourcing.

  • Coordinate and oversee external Vendors on site for services including ordering, receiving, and delivering consumables to 75 consumables supply cabinets located in the various production areas in the factory for both on-site and off-site operations.

  • Manage, coach, and develop a team of up to 15 technicians.

  • Establish, monitor, and adjust manpower (including hiring and promoting) depending on the operational need.

  • Facilitate positive communication and environment within the entire Tool Crib team including communicating operations, performance, process changes, and company policies.

  • Conduct bi-annual employee performance reviews including planning, monitoring, and documenting the training & development of Tool Crib technicians.

  • Track and manage department budget for up to $20M including Blanket Purchase Orders, Purchase Orders, and Invoices to meet target and continuous improvement projects to reduce tools and consumables spending.

  • Work with firm drive to bring projects to closure and meet project target dates with the ability to recognize potential issues and mitigate risks.

**What you will need to be successful:


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Operations, or Engineering.

  • 5+ years of experience managing industrial operations.

  • 3+ years of experience in OEM capital equipment assembly operations within a schedule-driven, moderate-volume, and diverse product mix, engineer-to-order project environment.

  • Proficient in Excel (including Pivot Tables and Macros), SAP, SharePoint, and Power BI.

  • Excellent communication skills.

**Why you'll love working for Siemens!


  • 11 paid holidays, 18 days of PTO!

  • 401K - 6% company match!

  • Freedom and healthy work-life balance– Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, HSA/FSA, Commuter Benefits – starting Day 1!

  • Solve the world's most significant problems – Be part of exciting and innovative projects.

  • Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, pioneering technological environment!

  • Competitive total rewards package.

  • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them! Please take advantage of our Tuition Reimbursement program, Mentor Programs, and your development through online learning.

Siemens offers a variety of health and wellness benefits to employees. Details regarding our benefits can be found here:



**The pay range for this position is $79,400-107,200.

** The actual wage offered may be lower or higher depending on budget and candidate experience, knowledge, skills, qualifications, and premium geographic location.

Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without needing current or future employer-sponsored work authorization.

**Our Values:


  • We stay at the forefront of the rail industry. We continuously improve, learning directly from those who are doing the work.

  • We are optimistic about change and the possibilities it brings: We encourage programmatic improvements and strategy shifts which will result in positive results for the world.

  • We value our people, and we support their growth and development: Our people are at the center of our work, and we support their development by finding their level of potential development through problem-solving and in collaboration with peers.

  • We mean what we say, and we commit to our promises: We follow through on our commitments with honesty and integrity.

  • We do more with less: We are a lean organization serving customers who are serving communities of people.

  • We are principles-based, not rules-based: We make decisions based on what we believe is best for our people and the communities we serve as opposed to adhering to a prescriptive set of immovable practices.

  • We value diversity and strive to be inclusive in our work, both for our customer and our team members: We believe in the importance of investing in employees in alignment with our values and honoring every individual story and unique path.

Join the growing team at our world-class train manufacturing facility in Sacramento, CA. Siemens Mobility, Rolling Stock Division is the North American market leader in the production of passenger locomotives and coaches, and light rail vehicles.

**See links below to learn more about Siemens Mobility:






You should be proficient in:

  • OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturing)