Project Manager

Wabtec Corporation

Pittsburgh, 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.


The Project Manager role supports the Wabtec Additive Manufacturing (AM) team in the execution of projects from concept through customer delivery. The individual will interact with customers to understand the critical quality requirements, educate customers on Additive Manufacturing technology, monitor execution of project, and provide consistent updates back to the customer. The desired candidate will be able to handle all aspects in the execution of projects and be the bridge between customers and internal Additive Manufacturing team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage projects to deliver on time, to budget, and meeting the necessary quality requirements of the effort.
  • Work with customers of Additive Manufacturing team to evaluate potential products. Educate customers on how to find best use-cases of Additive Manufacturing parts, conveying the benefits of the technology and how to align the design with the manufacturing process.
  • Educating customers on areas that Additive Manufacturing is effective and determining best areas for the team to support.
  • Capture critical to quality requirements from customers and communicating these back to internal Additive Manufacturing team for quoting of projects.
  • Provide consistent updates throughout projects to customer, adhering to all requirements necessary for a successful project.
  • Progressing project through any necessary steps where necessary including working with suppliers to finish a project.  
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications_:_ (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • BS Degree in Engineering, Project Management, or other related field from an accredited University or College.
  • 2+ years of project managerial experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong understanding of cost implications across the manufacturing process to analyze business impact.
  • Understanding of quality requirements for process control of manufacturing processes.
  • Experience with additive manufacturing in both polymer and metal technologies is a plus.
  • Knowledge of rail industry, particularly freight and transit segments is preferable.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven project managerial skills in cross-functional teams.
  • Strong communication skills to lead teams in the execution of projects.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities.
  • Customer-centric mindset to progress projects through necessary milestones.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment. During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions.  Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise. The employee will need to travel on occasion to a regional facility, up to 15% of the time.


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.