Electronics Line Lead

Wabtec Corporation

Kansas City, MO


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: http://www.WabtecCorp.com.

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.


  • Manage a multiple project workload.
  • Provide technical expertise in the evaluation for test, troubleshooting and repair of Customer non-conforming product.
  • Provide hands-on support for debugging and modifying the hardware and software of existing test equipment, when necessary, in production environment.
  • Manage and execute projects to establish new repair capability within existing repair facility, including the evaluation of sample products and associated test procedures, bills of material, tooling and equipment.
  • Coordinate with production departments to ensure that installation and operation comply with specifications, codes, and customer requirements.
  • Interface with engineering departments to prepare equipment specifications
  • Design test equipment.
  • Technically assist Electronics Technicians.
  • Exhibit safe work habits adhere to all applicable PPE and OSHA guidelines.
  • Required to be highly organized and exhibit technical proficiency.
  • Scheduling of remanufacturing and new manufacturing for the electronics lab
  • Prioritization of OTD for customer orders
  • Preform Oracle transaction for shipping and inventory and edit orders. (Westinghouse & Edision)


  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Provide technical support, as required, for other Wabtec products, such as electronic air brakes, video recording systems, event recorders, etc., as applicable.
  • Up to 25% travel may be required.

Computer system functional knowledge required:

  • Operating systems: Windows req, DOS, Linux, C++, & Python all a plus
  • MS Office programs (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)

Monday to Thursday 5:00am to 3:30pm


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of basic computer programs, including Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of machine testing procedures
  • The ability to read and interpret test files.

Other skills and qualifications

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as drawings, schematics, test procedures, and engineering specifications. Technical writing skills required for internal and external documentation. Ability to communicate on a technical level with engineers, customers, and co- workers.
  • Ability to comprehend instructions, specifications, and policies communicated in written, oral, and/ or diagram form.
  • Ability to make independent decisions quickly

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.