Maintenance Coordinator

Wabtec Corporation

Warren, OH


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.


Provides office support to maintenance operations at the plant. This role will be responsible for the ordering of parts and materials, tracking of maintenance schedules, devise ways to optimize inventory control procedures, and operations using the site maintenance software and other tasks associated with coordinating and supporting maintenance operations at the plant.   


  • Source materials and replacement parts for maintenance, repair, and operations
  • Oversee the maintenance planning software, including assigning work to maintenance department
  • Schedule major maintenance projects
  • Set up and maintain a complete preventative maintenance system that includes frequency, detailed descriptions of actions, replacement part numbers, vendors and drawings/pictures as needed.
  • Handle billing/payment of maintenance contractors
  • In charge of storing and organization of maintenance documents such as manuals, drawings, and purchase orders
  • Attend production meetings to understand equipment needs and schedules
  • Evaluate suppliers to achieve cost-effective deals and maintain trust relationships.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum education, job experience, certifications, skills, knowledge, and abilities that incumbent must typically have to perform the essential functions of the job acceptably with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • HS Diploma or GED.
  • Advanced level of experience with MS Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and Internet.  Strong proficiency with computers.

Specialized equipment used in this job

  • MS Office software applications
  • Various office equipment
  • Oracle
  • Brightly Asset Essentials

Other skills and qualifications

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize and handle daily tasks.
  • Ability to work with confidence, persistence, and initiative.
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to work independently with high level of attention to detail, accuracy and timeliness.
  • Personable, a team player, and ability to relate well to a professional staff and customers
  • Must be self-directed and detail oriented in completing assigned tasks.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication with team members, external clients, and management.
  • Good judgment for routine business decisions.
  • Working knowledge of inventory management software


This position is required on-site and will not involve remote work.

Type, amount, and frequency of physical effort typically required to perform the essential functions of the job acceptably; including the work positions in which the effort is applied, with or without a reasonable accommodation. 

Duties of job will include extended time in tool inventory room, maintenance shop and on the plant floor. Not all the operational plant floor is climate controlled. Must be comfortable in a heavy manufacturing environment.

Self-motivated to organize and strategize inventory processes.

Must be able to lift 35 pounds or more on a frequent basis.

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.