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Manufacturing Engineer at wabtec

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: Plattsburgh, New York

Job Description:
Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company's new website at:

It's not just about your career… or your job title…it's about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters…do things that haven't been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
  • Develop and maintain production procedures, shop layout, standard work, etc...
  • Create training modules and deliver training classes (process, skills, safety, etc.).
  • Work in conjunction with purchasing and manufacturing to develop Kanbans.
  • Design, specify, and track tooling and equipment.
  • Assist with establishing and maintaining safety practices.
  • Lead and coordinate shop cell setups, organization, and layout activities, while ensuring all regulations and compliances are met.
  • Lead and coordinate the activities to support existing engineering projects and coordinate new engineering projects.
  • Must act as a liaison between the manufacturing and engineering depts. which includes trouble shooting assembly and design issues.
  • Must be able to provide technical details back to design engineering.
  • Justify equipment costs and understand how to reduce shop expenses.
  • Identify and coordinate contractors for facility up grades and equipment maintenance.
  • Develop a clear understanding of the production schedule and ensure the proper equipment, set-up, and training are implemented to support production throughout the entire process from development to completion.
  • Perform process, product, and lean audits.
  • Actively pursue and commit to company goals.
  • Review and interpret customer and quality standards.
  • Develop and improve on existing quality training programs for employees.
  • Collection, analysis, and reporting of various data for the company.
  • Ability to multitask is a must.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Travel as required.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, (Electrical, Manufacturing, Industrial, or Mechanical) or equivalent experience.

  • A minimum of 5 years in Transportation or Aerospace Industry.
Note: Relocation Lump Sum may be provided if you meet eligibility requirements

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world's toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.