Process Engineer (m/w/d)

Wabtec Corporation

Brunnthal, Germany


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.

ANNAX, part of Wabtec Corporation, provides passenger information systems for long- and short distance trains, trams, and subways. ANNAX develops turnkey solutions including features like public and automatic announcements, travel information, infotainment, passenger emergency calls, video surveillance, operator and conductor control interfaces, seat reservation, passenger counting and fleet management. ANNAX has sites in Germany, Switzerland, and China, but our passenger information systems can be found all over the world. 

To support our Team in Brunnthal-Munich, we are looking for a Process Engineer (m/f/d).

As Process Engineer you will manage detailed industrial planning, monitor recurring and operations non-recurring costs in respect to the project budget. You will manage the process changes and represent the operation department inside the project.

Principle Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Define the Total Manufacturing Costs of the products, for external purchases in collaboration with the purchasing department
  • Participate in the definition of the industrial budget in tender phase (Total Manufacturing Costs, tooling, testing equipment, non-recurring costs)
  • Coordinate the Operation’s activities for the projects (Methods, Production, Supply Chain)
  • Define the optimal industrial strategy (Wabtec manufacturing footprint, make or buy, production flow….) as well as the manufacturing processes, work & test instructions for every workstation
  • Secure the right alignment of industrial planning with the project planning
  • Ensure the availability of the production equipment, test equipment, and manufacturing BOM to be entered in the ERP in line with the project schedule.
  • Comply with the project budget (TMC, investments, NRC) and make kaizen proposals proactively to reduce production costs
  • Follow a zero defect/zero accident approach during the manufacturing process definition with a strong focus on special processes
  • Support the Production department in the manufacturing of the prototypes and pre-serial products and work with Project to make the needed product/process evolutions
  • Define Design for Manufacturing Rules together with R&D department
  • Work with Production and Methods to improve production setup in terms of efficiency, quality and safety.


  • University degree in mechanical engineering, automation or electrical engineering
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in a similar role in project-based manufacturing
  • Expertise in design for manufacturing, design to cost, lean methodology, kaizen
  • Fluent German and English language skills

Successful candidates will be employed under local employment conditions and must already satisfy local employment/work permit and residency regulations.

*Please note that we do not accept agency candidate submissions without a formalized agreement with Wabtec Talent Acquisition. If you are an agency/third party Recruiter and have not been engaged by Wabtec for this search, we do not owe you a fee if you submit a candidate to the applicant tracking system that is ultimately hired.


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.