ERP Governance Specialist

Wabtec Corporation

Pittsburgh, PA


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.

The Governance Specialist will lead and oversee the enterprise governance framework for the global corporation.  The role will ensure all application development and configuration changes strictly adhere to best practices for on premise and cloud applications.   The Governance Specialist will provide support for the company’s primary ERP application as well as all secondary ERPs in our global environment.   The position will research all new technologies introduced into the application and will update the framework accordingly.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • ERP governance for the Oracle ERP instances
  • Lead weekly requirements meeting to review and disposition new ERP requests
  • Lead requirements review process to have project teams explain their request to ERP SMEs
  • Lead weekly toll gate call to explore the status of the request and review the detailed requirements pending SME approval
  • Partner with Governance owner to execute and support SOX-compliant processes
  • Train or guide project teams through the ERP governance processes/approvals
  • Maintain training documents for the ERP governance process
  • Assist with the maintenance of the governance application used to process the ERP requests
  • Review code migration requests to ensure compliance to process
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or country equivalent or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in ERP development

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication/language skills required to include the ability to provide written and verbal instructions, and compile and present information clearly. 
  • Analytical and reasoning ability for solving problems and good judgment for complex decision-making.
  • Ability to cooperate and interpersonal skills to work effectively as a team member.
  • Quality orientation.
  • Motivation to provide excellent internal and external customer service.
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.

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.