Assembler I

Wabtec Corporation

Buffalo Grove, IL


Position summary

ake 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.

At Wabtec Bus Solutions, we draw strength from our differences while we revolutionize the way the world moves for future generations. And you can too! Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first - exemplified by our mission: "Unlock our customers' potential by delivering innovative and lasting transportation solutions. Sound like a team you would like to be part of. Come build your career with Wabtec Bus Solutions.

Wabtec is seeking a qualified Assembler Technician I-Bus Charging to join our team in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. The ideal candidate will Assemble and test multiple styles of front and rear bus door electrical and pneumatic actuators. Will need direct supervision from Team Lead and/or manager. Work from blueprints, electrical wiring diagrams and Process Standards Sheets (PSS), Team Leader and manager instructions.

Assembler Technician I-Bus Charging Job Responsibilities: (Partial List)

  • Using pneumatic tools, hand tools, electric tools, and torque tools to attach and properly secure a wide variety of components and subassemblies to a base plate.

  • Utilizes electrical testing equipment, insulation hi-pot test, electrical continuity test and contact force.

  • Follows assembly drawings, Process Standard Sheet (PSS) instructions and verbal directions from Team Leader and supervisor.

  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

  • Ensure a safe working environment, good housekeeping and 5's for your respective area and all of VBI.

  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Assembler Technician I-Bus Charging Skills/Qualifications: (Partial List)

  • Have basic shop math skills, and ability to read and interrupt blueprints

  • Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

  • Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Manufacturing software.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); technical studies preferred; and one (1) to two (2) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Think you have what it takes to join our team? We would love to meet you and share with you our extensive array of employee benefits here at Wabtec.

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.