Global Freight Services: Regional Service Leader – SEA & Korea

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.

Global Freight Services: Regional Service Leader – SEA & Korea

The Regional Service Leader will be responsible for Freight Service Operations across SEA & Korea. This role will lead all business across the region and is responsible for P&L management, leading business strategy and execution of service operations. He or she will develop and execute strategy to drive sales and profit growth, demonstrate accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives, be responsible for contract management, customer relations, and developing and implementing processes that meet business needs across the region.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Ensure execution rigor to deliver on Wabtec’s obligations while meeting or exceeding customer expectations

  • Ensure operational excellence and adherence to Wabtec best-practices across various cultures and environments

  • Develop growth strategies for Maintenance Service Agreements (MSA), Parts Sales, Modernization Programs, Collision Repair, and Overhaul lines of business

  • Develop internal operating plans annually and execute to deliver financial performance to meet or exceed targets

  • Collaborate with cross-functional counterparts to explore and develop opportunities for new lines of business

  • Act as a primary escalation contact to customers and resolves issues with external and internal stakeholders.

  • Support the negotiation, and implementation of Service Agreements.

  • Ensure strict compliance to regional laws and regulations.

  • Leverage opportunities in Productivity to drive Purchased Labor and Material, Variable and Base Cost efficiencies

  • Lead and report on short and long-term business planning (I.e. Operational Plans, Strategic plans, Budget plans, Regional reporting

  • Drive talent hiring, performance setting and employee engagement initiatives with special focus on open reporting to strive for a culture of high integrity in our dealings with suppliers, customers, and other internal stakeholders.  Develop team and improve diversity across the organization


• Relevant degree such as Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent technical degree, and minimum 8 years related work experience.

• At least 5 years’ experience in P&L management and leading teams

• Demonstrated knowledge and experience dealing with multi-cultural business and governments

• Ability to communicate with Senior Executive Management, all staff levels, overseas colleagues, as well as customers and suppliers.

• Good command of spoken and written English

• Willingness to travel up to 30% of the time

Desired Qualifications / Characteristics:

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Engineering or Technology
  • Rail or Transportation industry experience
  • Experience dealing with government customers in APAC region
  • Ability to interact with cross-functional teams and influence positive change
  • Strong presentation development, delivery and influencing skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills


• Indonesia

• Malaysia

• Other Locations in Southeast Asia may be considered

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.