Engineering Manager – AGTU

Wabtec Corporation



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.

Key missions of the position:

Responsible for AGTU System and Product design for Indian Railways and Metro applications. The role involves managing a team that works on Project Engineering, Tender Engineering, Application Engineering, Product Management, Validation & Commissioning and Warranty Support. Acts as a key technical advisor and product advocate responsible for actively driving and managing the technology and provide reliable solutions for all technical issues. Needs to establish and maintain strong relationship/ rapport with potential and actual customers.

Responsibilities: Main responsibilities**:**

  • Manage product and project priorities. Manage team to deliver organizational KPIs.
  • Cultivate a progressive mindset to learn, contribute and achieve. Empower and Enable team resources.
  • Actively promotes and upholds ethics and compliance to core values and adherence to standards, systems and processes.
  • Conduct robust design and project reviews, DFMECA and Reliability studies.
  • Increasing productivity to cut Engineering lead time by planning the execution of various activities and reviewing and monitoring the progress of the same with your team members so that appropriate corrective actions are carried out to achieve completion in the targeted time.
  • Minimize Engineering changes arising out of various issues of quality of data, systems / products due to incomplete understanding of customer requirements by introduction of Standardization.
  • Constantly takes up improvement actions in the products designed by you and work towards the improvement of reliability (REX), simplification, standardization, simulation tools, outsourcing and reduction in COPQ .
  • Effectively interacts with the group COC , in developing new products wherever and whenever required for the customer and also for validating your designs before initiating development action.
  • Deals with external agencies like RDSO or other Inspection Agencies nominated by the Customer in validating and promoting of the product during testing, installation and field trials.
  • Prepares technical offer and associated load chart as per the requirement of the system engineer
  • Works seamlessly with other CTMs from various functions assigned to the project under the leadership of your Project Manager.
  • Discharge duties in a very efficient manner such that all the Project milestones are achieved, Contract Margin is respected and the QCD parameters are met, if not exceeded. 
  • Ensure technical excellence of the team by identifying the training needs for your team and ensure that they are implemented thus help developing product leadership and building skills and competencies in your team. 
  • Ensuring that the systems, products and equipment being designed by you and your group meet the performance requirement including installation trials of new product to the satisfaction of the customer.
  • Systematically reviewing all existing products with assistance of RAMS Engineer and upgrade.
  • Obtaining first-hand information about our product performance and competitor's product performance by interacting with Sales / Service function and take continuous corrective / preventive actions to prevent recurrence of the undesirable behaviour.  Actively participates in resolving customer complaints.
  • Drive Value Engineering to achieve improved performance and / at reduced cost.
  • Maintains strong REX database.
  • Provides the engineering support to the site team in product stabilization and reliability growth.
  • Works closely with RAMS team to establish KPIs for product/system performance.
  • Drives timely resolution of customer issues by liaising with Field services and Quality teams in a manner that is consistent with the company mission, values, and financial objectives.
  • Participates in customer meetings with respect to product reliability and warranty failures.

People Management: Yes

Budget Management: No

Required Candidate Profile

Education/Training : What education and education level are necessary for the position? : Masters in Mechanical Engineering

Professional Experience: How many years of professional experience in a specific professional area are required for the position?

  • 10+ years in Railway industry
  • 15+ years in Product design & development (Compressor Technology)

Key Competences (Transversal/Professional)

Competence & Level

CATIA V5 : Knowledgeable in Structural & Solid Modelling (3D)

AUTOCAD : Knowledgeable in Drafting (2D)

Fluid Control Symbols and Schematics : Proficient

MS Office tools : Proficient

Languages: Fluency in English

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.