Product Engineer – Brake Control

Wabtec Corporation



Position summary

t 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.


Key missions of the position:

Product & System design of locomotive Brake systems (Pneumatic Panels, Pneumatic Valves, Drilled Manifolds, etc..)

Product & System design of EMU/MEMU/Coach Brake systems (Pneumatic Panels, Pneumatic Valves, Drilled Manifolds, etc.)

Product Engineers are the primary technical resource and are responsible for actively driving and managing project specific design, development, and validation. They will also work on New Product Introduction. Working in conjunction with the RAMS and Testing teams, as the key technical advisor and product advocate, the Product Engineer must be able to design reliable solutions meeting cost and reliability targets.


Main responsibilities:

  • Design feasibility Analysis
  • Develop 3D / 2D concepts
  • Adherence to Product Development Cycle
  • Manage Product level requirements and compliances
  • Conduct Design Reviews
  • Prepare DFMECA
  • Collaborate with RAMS team for FTA, Safety, Reliability and LCC assessments
  • Prepare Validation Plan, Specifications and Reports
  • Understanding of Design principles and Standardization
  • Continuous Improvements to improve product reliability and reduce LCC
  • Ensure compliance to global standards and applications
  • Able to study, interpret and prepare detailed pneumatic schemes
  • Able to understand electrical schemes
  • Able to perform hand calculations
  • Able to carry-out O-ring calc, Diaphragm calc, Spring calc, Bolt calc, Pressure vessel calc, etc..
  • Own and manage Design deliverables with First Time Right approach and ensure OTD
  • Travelling to Field for Installation, Testing, Commissioning and Troubleshooting activities
  • Establish Communication with global product teams
  • Innovation and Creative thinking
  • Knowledge on DFM, DFA, DFSS

People Management: No

Budget Management: No


Required Candidate Profile

Education/Training: What education and education level are necessary for the position?

https://B.E in Mechanical Engineering / Mechatronics

Professional Experience : How many years of professional experience in a specific professional area are required for the position?

5 – 7 years in rail / automotive industry

Adequate knowledge in Pneumatic Brake System

Key Competences (Transversal/Professional)

Competence & Level

CATIA V5 : Proficient in Solid and Surface Modelling (3D)

AUTOCAD : Proficient in Drafting (3D)

Fluid Control Symbols and Schematics : Proficient

MS Office tools :Proficient


Fluency in English

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.