Assembly/Prod. Operator/Welder, CNC Operator/Maint. Tech./Material Handler

Wabtec Corporation

Jackson, TN


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.

We are the doers. The leaders. The makers. Our teams are hungry to make history, acting with integrity to relentlessly improve people’s lives. It’s time to stop dreaming about the future; let’s build it together.

If you are interested in joining our Talent Community, please share your resume with us. When a position that matches your qualifications becomes available it’s that much easier to connect!

Job Purpose/Scope: The purpose of these roles at Young Touchstone are to aid the production process of finished product. Examples of roles that support production are: Final Assembly-Production Operator, Welder, CNC Machine Operator, Maintenance Technician, and Material Handler.

Assembly-Production Operator

  • Includes positions in Assembly, CAC, Roll, Fin/Tube, Cuprobraze, and AALS departments.
  • Positions parts according to blueprints.  (must be able to read blueprints)
  • Bolts, clips, screws, or otherwise fasten parts together.
  • Removes small quantities of metal with hand tools to produce close fit between parts. 
  • Hammers, measures, utilizes roller swager.


  • Welds fabricated, cast, and forged components to assemble structural forms such as side frames, tanks, pressure vessels, and other weldments.
  • Positions, aligns, and fits components together. 
  • Bolts, clamps, and tack-welds parts to secure in position for welding. 
  • Sets up equipment and welds parts, using arc, gas-shielded arc, or submerged arc welding equipment.

CNC-Fabrication Operator

  • Tends machines such as cut off saws, lathes, drill presses, and CNC, that cut, shape, and bend sheets, tubes, and structures.
  • Reads job specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirements. 
  • Sets stops or guides to specified length as indicated by scale, rule, or template.
  • Removes burrs, sharp edges, rust, or scale from workpiece. 

Maintenance Technician

  • Installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, and pipe and electrical systems in commercial or industrial establishments.
  • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts. 
  • Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment. 
  • Installs, programs or repairs automated machinery and equipment such as robots or programmable controllers.

Materials Handler-Kitting

  • Drives industrial lift trucks to move product throughout facility.
  • Reads work order or follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved.
  • Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves by hand.
  • Manually assembles (lift, place, use of hoist) kits of metal component parts for operation based upon product flow.

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.