Sr. Manufacturing Engineer - Thermal Spray

General Information

North Carolina
Gas and Power
Business Unit
Full Time / Part Time
Experience Level



A Snapshot of Your Day


You will contribute to our business’ success, navigating a very dynamic and fast-paced environment, and solving various technical issues relating to complex gas turbine combustion components.  You will participate daily Gemba meetings where part/project priorities are highlighted as they relate to both standard production and various development initiatives. At times, you will be on the shop floor ensuring the operators have all the necessary tools and equipment to perform their thermal spray duties and when needed, take a hands-on approach to rectifying booth/equipment issues.


How You’ll Make an Impact

●       Ensure manufacturing processes are clearly defined and communicated from manufacturing engineering to the shop floor via technical instructions, MIs, project briefings etc.

●       Develop and implement product-specific manufacturing processes utilizing sound engineering judgment and methodologies

●       Ensure quality requirements are met during component manufacturing to internal and customer requirements

●       Provide technical guidance and training to new and experienced engineers, operators, technicians in coating process technology

●       Identify, develop, evaluate, and introduce coating solutions to meet near term as well as long term goals of our business


What You Bring 

●       A BS in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering or related field with 5-10 years of experience within the field of thermal spray technology, including spray processes and related equipment

●       Competence in the development and application of HVOF and APS coating processes

●       Experience in operating and troubleshooting relevant equipment, robot program creation and modification using ABB or Fanuc controls in conjunction with offline programming

●       Proven experience in cradle to grave project/process ownership within related field

●       Comprehensive knowledge of mechanical testing methodologies and metallurgical examination and evaluation practices

●       Familiarity with Lean and or Six Sigma philosophies and their application in process capability and improvement

●       Practical understanding of SAP or equivalent MRP software as well as Siemens NX CAD software or equivalent

  • Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization. Siemens Energy employees with current visa sponsorship may be eligible for internal transfers.
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About the Team


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●       Career growth and development opportunities

●       Supportive work culture

●       Company paid Health and wellness benefits

●       Paid Time Off and paid holidays

●       401K savings plan with company match

●       Family building benefits

●       Parental leave

●       Exposure to a variety of complex processes which is unique to combustion manufacturing

●       Diverse product offerings increase opportunities to learn and broaden knowledge and skillset


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