ERP Specialist

Wabtec Corporation

Contagem, Brazil


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 ERP Programs & Application Support Specialist is part of the Global Business Applications team. The role is for a protagonist individual contributor, that will support the design, implementation and delivery of ERP related programs, plus DevOps support for our growing sites across Latin America. The specialist will foresee third party and business stakeholders’ relationships and seeks coordination and alignment of the initiatives across multiple P&Ls and strategies.

The role can be based either in Contagem, Minas Gerais or São Paulo, São Paulo, in a hybrid working schedule

Main responsibilities

  • Perform application support of ERP related systems (Oracle EBS), including localization applications for importation/exportation, electronic invoicing and financial/fiscal reporting
  • Support ERP implementation/expansion projects, working on design, development, testing, validation and hyper care phases being a point of contact both for key users and third-party stakeholders on the project
  • Be part of product management team for ERP, committing on continuous improvement of our DevOps process on this context
  • Perform L2/L3 application support when needed, working according to defined SLAs of IT and the business
  • Understand and work from functional and technical specifications, plus ability to generate and validate system design specifications
  • Support a culture of continuous improvement
  • Responsible for maintenance related activities i.e. bug fixes, defect triaging, feature development, validation and training.
  • Support business critical applications and respond to business users in timely manner
  • Drive discussions both in Portuguese and English with end users, directors and support stakeholders

Basic qualifications

  • Bachelors or Technical degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Networks or related STEM courses 
  • 5+ years’ experience on ERP application support
  • Strong knowledge on Brazilian Localization deployment on ERP (Supply Chain Management, Finance, Tax setups) and satellite systems
  • Experience working on ERP teams of large enterprises and/or ERP implementations, preferably on the application management team or application support team
  • Advanced communication in English required at least for reading/writing & calls participation, plus willingness to continue advancing in proficiency until fluency levels
  • Strong initiative to research and learn emerging technologies on a fast pacing changing environment
  • Quick learner and independent worker who is adaptable, eager, flexible, and organized
  • Excellent verbal and written communication/language skills required to include the ability to provide written and verbal instructions, and compile and present information clearly
  • Good presentation skills and be able to pitch programs meetings and status updates for senior leadership
  • Analytical and reasoning ability for solving problems and good judgment for complex decision-making
  • Capable of planning and organizing work and processes; ability to self-direct multiple projects and meet deadlines

Desired qualifications

  • Technical support experience of over 5 years, Oracle EBS preferred
  • Experienced on localization bolt-on systems, preferably Mastersaf (DF-e, DW, OneSource), TaxOne and Global Trade Manager suite from Thomson Reuters
  • Knowledge on IR, PO/REQ, AP, PAC and TPA modules
  • Project management background with Agile, Scrum and Product Management experience preferred
  • Fluent English proficiency
  • Intermediate Spanish

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.