Mechanical Engineer - Diesel Engine Components

Wabtec Corporation

Grove City, PA


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.

Role Summary/Purpose

The engineer will have design responsibility for Exhaust and Exhaust Gas Recirculation Components, Coalescer Systems and Mufflers used on large, medium-speed, diesel engines. The engineer will be responsible for reducing the cost and improving the reliability of engine components, via new product development projects, alternate source development projects, and/or changes to manufacturing processes. The engineer will be responsible for supporting manufacturing and assembly in both Wabtec Grove City, PA engine facilities (GRV and GRR).  The position will be located Grove City. 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provide engineering and technical guidance for factory issues related to the manufacture, assembly, and test of Exhaust and Exhaust Gas Recirculation Components, Coalescer Systems and Mufflers.

  • Support Life Cycle Cost team in developing repair and unit-exchange technologies that reduce scrap and increase productivity.

  • Lead Reliability improvement projects

  • Evaluate Non-Conforming Material for potential repair and/or use.

  • Author Engineering Change Requests (ECRs) to update CAD models and prints.

  • Author and manage design documentation.

  • Lead component level DFMEA’s, root cause analyses, and safety analyses where needed.

  • Protect the company’s intellectual property rights


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in Mechanical Engineering

  • 5+ years of experience in mechanical engineering

  • Experience in engine development

Desired Characteristics

  • Knowledge of welding steel components, including stainless steel

  • Experience in execution of reliability improvement projects involving root cause analysis, verification and validation of solutions.

  • Experience working cross-functionally with Sourcing, Manufacturing & Quality organizations.

  • Thorough understanding of GD&T

  • Experience in Weibull analysis

  • Project management

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Experience working directly with customers

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.