Contract Performance Manager - HYBRID WORK SCHEDULE

Wabtec Corporation

Chicago, IL


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.

*This role can be permitted to work with a Hybrid Schedule. Expectations are to work remotely 2 days per week. Onsite days are expected 3 days per week.

**Relocation assistance may be available to those who qualify

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead annual financial modeling creation where you will act as Project Manager to develop a comprehensive financial forecast of the service contract.  
  • Conduct annual Contract Margin Review (CMR) with key leadership, identifying changes to contract profitability and where needed, improvement plans.
  • Work cross-functionally with Risk and Commercial Operations on new deal proposals and amendments to existing contracts.
  • Partner with Service Operations and Finance Manager to actively manage profitability and develop annual budgets.

Qualification / Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Engineering from an accredited university or college.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in a financial position or within a Service Operation with direct experience and knowledge of an income statement.
  • Minimum of 2 years in Project Management.
  • Prior knowledge of Oracle, SAS, Power BI, or other related business intelligence and data analytics software.

Desired Characteristics:

  • MBA
  • Ability to anticipate, identify, and resolve complex financial issues.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to manage large amounts of data.
  • Detailed oriented with excellent time management skills.
  • Team player with ability to influence others.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

Wabtec provides a competitive total compensation package that includes a comprehensive employee benefits program.

Wabtec also contributes Annual and Matching contributions to your 401(k) account to help your savings grow. Each pay period, Wabtec will match 100% of your contribution up to a maximum of 3% of your eligible compensation. Wabtec also will make an Annual Contribution of 3% of your compensation, whether or not you contribute your own funds to the Savings Plan. That’s a total of 6% of your annual compensation in Company-provided contributions!

12 paid holidays

Unlimited time off (in accordance with your leader)


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.