Production Supervisor

Wabtec Corporation



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.

Key missions of the position:

  • Drive Manufacturing team to achieve established targets of daily production plan and on-time delivery
  • Maintain high product quality and manufacturing yield while ensuring optimal use of resources and adherences to best safety practices
  • Monitor metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to assess productivity and inventory management
  • Hire, coach, lead and develop Manufacturing team members in line to production requirement
  • Proficient in implementation of and continued adherence to Lean manufacturing and 6S initiatives
  • Adherence to Production SOP and Quality standards
  • Able to understand Brake products and capable to troubleshoot in case of part analysis
  • Complete employee reviews on time and provide proper guidance to all production personnel according to the employee handbook and approved procedures


Manufacturing Role

  • Daily monitoring of Production deliveries and accounting Standard Man hour in ERP(M3) system
  • Preparation and plan for resource allocation based on the Weekly plan / Monthly Plan
  • Conduct Daily review on Safety parameter and internal quality issue
  • Perform Perpetual inventory audit on monthly basis to maintain zero variance in man hour and material
  • Non-conformance transaction to be maintained in control by stringent process review and control measures
  • Adverse knowledge in MS Office Suite to prepare data analysis pertains to production performance and review
  • Responsible and steer team to complete successful implementation of new project FAI
  • Capable to manage assembly/test facility and equipment in specific to process analysis
  • Streamline Digitization projects where ever applicable in production domain
  • Drive team to implement Kaizen which enable continuous improvement in terms of PQCD
  • Co-ordinate with cross functional team to successful launch of new projects
  • Active participation in discussion with SISCO team and developing relationship which benefits of project implementation and continuation
  • Collaborate with process owner and support to prepare PFMEA and control plan for new and existing project
  • Work closely with internal customer (QUA) and implement action plan to eradicate customer complaints
  • Adhere 100% coherence to Audit requirement
  • Understanding and sustain to maintain IMS and IRIS statutory requirement
  • Involve in preparation of BI reports (SFU performance) along with M3 Key user (MFG)
  • Streamline the production process flow in line to layout

People Management: YES

If People Management, how many employees are managed? Number of people : 25

Budget Management: " NO ¨


Required Candidate Profile


B.E mechanical with  5 years’ experience

Professional Experience

Minimum 5+ Years of Experience in Manufacturing domain, Pneumatics Products

Key Competences (Transversal/Professional)

Competence & Level

Experience in People Management :Expert

Technical knowledge on the Special Process management :High

Proven ability to identify, assess and solving technical problems:High

Technical writing ability:High

High-level skill in IT and systems operations:High

Conversant with IMS, IRIS quality systems:High

Familiarity with applicable health and safety regulations:High


Tamil, English

Other Specifications

  • Excellent Communication and Coaching skill
  • Analytical, problem-solving, critical-thinking skills
  • Good Oral/ written communication skills
  • Teamwork and Strong Interpersonal communication skills
  • Diligent to detail
  • Professional work ethics

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.