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Methods Technician (Full Time)

Location: San Francisco CA Country: United States of America
Methods Technician-TCOO-USSF02065491




At Bombardier
Transportation, our trains and rail solutions move millions of people safely
and reliably around the world, every single day. Join us, and you'll be part of
a global team, sharing knowledge, experience and ideas across countries and
cultures, and boosting our reputation as a global leader in rail technology.
Your work will have a truly human impact, connecting communities, cities and
businesses, and helping people to get where they need to be. It's all about

Join us as a Methods Technician
and you'll be looking at a career-defining role based in Pittsburg, California.

As a Methods Technician,
you will have the following responsibilities in Methods, Tooling, and Engineering
Change Management & Non-Conformance:


Provide technical support when issues arise on the production floor by performing root cause analysis and defining the solution and an implementation plan in collaboration with production, engineering, planning & quality assurance functions.

Liaison between the production facility in Pittsburg, CA, USA and the technical services team in Plattsburgh, NY, USA.

Read and interpret 2D drawings.

Manipulate 3D models & taking measurements in CATIA V5.

Perform GD&T analysis to identify if design tolerances can be achieved by manufacturing.

Create and modify assembly instructions for production using Siemens Teamcenter Visualization Professional.

Create Manufacturing Bill of Materials (MBOM) from Engineering Bill of Materials (EBOM) in SAP.

Review and disposition production issues (PSPs), with production engineering and quality assurance, as either a workmanship, quality or a technical/design issue (TI)

Ensure designs allow production to achieve target standard hours and are aligned with Design for Manufacturing & Assembly (DFM/A) principles.

Perform time & motion studies to establish standard times.

Develop a line balance to define the resource allocation & the sequence in which to build the rail cars.

Develop and modify production line implementation layouts using AutoCAD.

Procure tools and other equipment required for production by performing market research and comparing multiple suppliers to meet safety, quality, productivity & cost targets.

Develop financial business cases for investments made (ie tools, tooling, equipment) and ensure that the investment is in the best interest of the organization.

Identify safety related concerns on the shop floor and immediately tackle or escalate them to address the problem.

Participate in design reviews, 3P & Kaizen workshops.


Identify tooling needs for production and submit tool request with all the pertinent information (engineering drawings, tolerances, datum plan, business case etc.) to the tooling department.

Determine tool utilization and the right quantity required to sustain the fastest production rate.

Key member in the tooling design review process.

Design tooling using CATIA V5 and generate 2D drawings with detailed BOM.

Support the metrology team to validate tooling.

Read metrology reports and determine necessary actions to improve the tooling.

Engineering Change
Management & Non-Conformance

Follow the change management process using SAP, Team center & AVM (application used to issue modification notices).

Write modification instructions to make changes to cars already built or shipped to the client to incorporate new design changes.

Issue methods disposition (scrap, use as-is, repair or rework), by collaborating with all necessary functions, to address non-conformities identified on a Quality Notice (QN) in SAP.

Develop rework, repair and use as-is instructions for production to correct the non-conformance.


Basic Qualifications:

- Associate degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing, or Electrical field with 2+ years of experience in rolling stock manufacturing in a technical position.
- Experience in CATIA, or AutoCAD.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing, or Electrical Engineering.
- Experience with SAP.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Bombardier Transportation is a global mobility solution provider leading the way with the rail industry's broadest portfolio. It covers the full spectrum of solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signaling to complete turnkey transport systems, e-mobility technology and data-driven maintenance services. Combining technology and performance with empathy, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility by providing integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 39,850 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

Job: Methods Technician
Primary Location: US-CA-San Francisco
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
10.10.2019, 8:39:20 AM

Unposting Date
09.11.2019, 10:59:00 PM
Posted Date: 16 Oct 2019 Reference: JSTCOO-USSF02065491_EN_US Company: Bombardier Contact: Bombardier