HR Operations Associate Specialist - Mexico

Wabtec Corporation

Monterrey, Mexico


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 HR Operations Associate Specialist is part of the HR Shared Services Team. The role is responsible for operational and system support for employee lifecycle transactions and Payroll support within Mexico. The Associate Specialist will work closely with the Sr. Specialist to ensure strong customer service to the business and to drive efficiency by leveraging established processes and guides to transact and answer HR inquiries.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct employee lifecycle transactions in Workday; ensure timely processing and onboarding.
  • Handle requests via ticketing system.
  • Support Specialist in Payroll process.
  • Identify opportunities to improve HR Ops processes and participate in continuous improvement projects.
  • Build network within HR and act as first point of contact for HR Managers.
  • Prepare mass uploads in Workday.
  • Participate in Workday testing for system upgrades, optimizations, or new business processes.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Information Systems, or relevant field. Equivalent work experience in a similar position may be substituted for education requirements.
  • Bilingual: Spanish and English.
  • Ability to provide outstanding customer service through ability to leverage established processes to transact and answer inquiries.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Preferred: Experience in HR administration or Payroll.
  • Preferred: Experience working within HR systems (such as Workday) and with a ticketing system (such as ServiceNow).


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Process acumen.
  • Learning desire and agility.
  • Ability to have fun and maintain a sense of humor.

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.