Product Engineer

Wabtec Corporation

Pilsen, Czechia


Position summary

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Wabtec in Pilsen

FAIVELEY TRANSPORT CZECH a.s., is the part of the Wabtec Corporation, which after merging with the French company Faiveley Transport in 2016 and the American company GE Transportation in 2019 became the largest manufacturer of components for the railway and transit industry. We are proud to deliver products for major transportation projects worldwide as pantographs, electro -mechanical switches, couplers, brakes, trolleybus collectors.

Product Engineer

We are looking for a Product Engineer to join our team at our location in Plzen, Czech Republic.You will be the link between the European engineering departments and the manufacturing facility in FTCZ.

How can you contribute to the change and development of our company?

  • Monitoring and control of the product quality of all components of the coupler and coupler components.

  • As a result of monitoring and control, establish a suggestion system for product improvement in the direction of European engineering.

  • Monitoring, control and continuous improvement of the industrialization process.

  • Systematic and continuous product analysis to optimize product quality.

  • Specialist tasks as well as planning and support of tests and sub-projects in collaboration with product engineering, quality, purchasing and development.

  • Reporting, planning and monitoring of work in the area of activity.

  • Acceptance and support with error assessment, documentation and initiation of suitable corrective measures.

  • Technical support from Product Engineering Europe / PL.

  • Technical support for manufacturing and quality assurance in FTCZ

  • Support in implementing changes (ECR/PCR)

  • Maintenance of drawings from numbering to CAD data to archiving and distribution.

What do we want to know about you?

Would be great, if you have:

  • Bachelor, Master degree in the technical field

  • Several years of professional experience in mechanical engineering design or in the rail vehicle industry

  • Fluent English and Czech language - ability to present and describe technical issues

  • Experience with CAD (Solid Works), modeling of 3D components and creation of drawings

  • Microsoft Office - standard user knowledge, advanced user welcome

  • Ability to work independently and across the different sites

  • Highly motivated and used to proactively solve issues

What we can offer?

Not everyone offers flexible working hours. Mine does though. We work 7,5 hours per day. With us, you will only find a clean and modern work environment. We create opportunities for your career growth. With us, you are assured of a stable reward and. We are a company that operates and manufactures the transport of the future.

  • 25 vacation days and 3 sick days per year

  • Canteen and subsidized meals

  • Company cottage in Šumava

  • Great crew and help with adaptation

  • Flexi Pass Card for leisure activities

  • Language courses

  • Contribution for pension ensurance 1000 CZK (after trial period)

  • Discounted call rates for the family as well

  • Annual Bonus Incentive Program

  • Employee referral reward

  • Commuting allowance 2 CZK/ km

  • Corporate events and meetings

  • Helpline for employees

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.