Facilities and Operations Lead

Wabtec Corporation

Bengaluru, India


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.

The Facility and Operations Lead is responsible for Maintaining and upkeep of the facilities and driving operational excellence to deliver seamless Validation services on time, quality and Cost, through consistent metrics, tools, and processes.  You will work with Mech and propulsion labs Engineering Leaders and cross-functional teams to Manage the Facilities, Administration and Operational Needs of the Labs.

Job Description

  • Upkeep of ~93 K sq. ft of Lab and office area at Mech and Propulsion Labs, IT infrastructure, HVAC, Electrical Distribution, FAPA, Access, CCTV, BMS etc - Integrated Facility Operation and Administration including the mgmt. of Annual maintenance Contracts for facilities.
  • Oversee and manage facility staff, daily operations… Keep close relationship and communication with local site leader to ensure a high-quality facility operation delivery… Review utilities consumption and strive to minimize costs
  • Managing project activities related to facility Upgrades, new Builds, and maintenance - complete cycle of the project management entailing requirement gathering and final execution of facility infra projects
  • Lead Facility Operations including but not limited to : Cafeteria, Transport, Site Security, Housekeeping, Visitor mgmt., Mail desk
  • Contractor Management – Onboarding, Access Related, badging, background check Co-ordination etc.                                                     
  • Tracking and managing regular updates to Statutory /regulatory registrations and filing
  • Assist the team with creating Purchase Orders, tracking actual expenses, invoice collection, budget reforecast and vendor management - Vendor On boarding Requests, Create PRs, Interactions with Sourcing on the PO Conversions, follow up with AP help desk on Payment related issues - Tracking with vendors on the Supply, liasioning with logistics for pick up, receipts and submission of Invoices
  • Coordination with Customs and Logistics teams on Inward/outward Material Movements
  • Capitalization of new Assets, Monthly accrual of Open PO’s – Specially PSA’s Contracts
  • Budgets Tracking - Capex and Opex Spends, Tracking of SSO’s - Maintenance of Spend tracker and providing spend details to SSO owners
  • Lead Asset Audits, Scrapping on Regular Basis, Warehousing activities
  • Perform daily inspections of each facility to include the exterior and interior of each location and inspect the entire facility on regular basis with the Site leader.
  • Coordination and Management of customers (Internal/External) for Witness the testing
  • Responsible for implementing best EHS practices at site by complying all site safety processes
  • monitor inventories (Non Engineering) , reorder supplies and write reports

Basic Qualifications

  • 10+ years experiences in corporate facilities environment, a significant portion of which should demonstrate success one or more of the following areas: Project management, corporate facility services mgmt. or administration, and/or hospitality management.
  • Willing to be an individual contributor, as well as a team player with group of professional 3rd party suppliers
  • Stakeholder management internally and externally to build strong relationships
  • Excellent writing skills, Excellent communicator with CRM expertise
  • Excellent understanding of the facility project lifecycle
  • Knowledge of Statutory Standards (KIADB, PCB, Fire & Emergency Services & CEIG)
  • Ability to respond appropriately in emergency situations
  • Excellent employee relations skills

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.