Wabtec Corporation

Salem, VA


Position summary

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.

  • Assembles and /or disassembles for one (1) to three (3) product lines.  (Product lines could include any of the following:  Valves, Parking Brake, QBA, 975, 995/997, Final Filters, 994, and Shipping/ Receiving.)
  • Follows specified work instructions and / or engineering parts drawing or sales literature, which may include subassembly of product, testing and packaging assemblies for shipment as required.
  • Follows applicable ISO procedures and work instructions.
  • Responsible for the quality of work, which includes accurate counts and meeting production standards.
  • Looks for ways to improve the assembly process (new fixtures, combining operations etc.); notifies supervisor of updates to work instructions, as needed.
  • Required to actively work in any department in which employee is trained, as needed.
  • Keeps work area clean and in order.
  • Follows all company safety procedures and guidelines.
  • Reports malfunction of equipment and process deviations to appropriate personnel.

Education /Training

High School Diploma or GED preferred.


  • Experience using a variety of hand or power tools for assembly purposes.
  • Proven math skills, reading skills, and computer skills. Ability to receive and execute written or verbal instructions.

Certificates / Licenses / Registrations / Competencies



English language functional communication required.


Monday-Thursday 6am-4:30pm with occasional OT required (mainly on Friday.)

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.

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About the company

Industry: Industrial: Equipment Manufacturing

At Wabtec, we are in the business of realizing potential. Our employees are the architects of the future. Go just about anywhere and you’ll find us. If you want to move and improve the world, start here.