Project Manager – Operations

Wabtec Corporation

Marhowrah, India


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.

Essential Responsibilities :

  • Key point of Contact for Indian Railways for delivery of 4500 HP and 6000 HP Locomotives

  • Lead the customer relationship with Chief Administrative Officer Office to ensure process is set up for smooth delivery and cash collection process

  • Responsible for scheduling and organizing the pre-delivery customer inspection of locos prior to contractual hand over

  • Liaising with Senior Leaders in Manufacturing team (in Marhowra) to conduct the predelivery inspection, smoothly

  • Sign-off on punch-list generated during pre-delivery inspection by customer (if any) 

  • Follow through with Manufacturing team to ensure items in the punch-list are closed, as per contract terms

  • Generate Sales order in Oracle and responsible for other GLO tasks pertaining to loco sale in Oracle

  • Coordinate with Engg., Manufacturing, Sourcing, SQE, Quality teams globally, to collate all supporting documentation for loco sale invoice submittal, as per contract, (except financial related docs)

  • Work closely with OTR-Finance

  • Provide loco sale invoice support docs to OTR-Finance ensuring smooth process for invoice generation, invoice submittal 

  • Support OTR-Finance in collections of payments from customer

  • Raise PRs for GLO purchase items pertaining to mods and commissioning of locos (direct and indirect material and services purchase)

  • Track and follow through on mod kit material deliveries from Erie/USA to sites where required in India (Mundra, Roza, Marhowra) working closely with Logistics, Customs and Material Planning teams

  • Track and manage the product change requests – cut-in and field trials coordinating between Engg., Manufacturing and Services teams

Qualifications/Requirements :

  • About 10-12+ years professional work experience
  • Preferred mechanical or electrical engineering graduate
  • Past experience in diesel locomotive or automobile manufacturing, servicing (maintenance) , preferred
  • Knowledge / exposure to Oracle /SAP ERP systems, preferred
  • Knowledge of dealing with BOM, parts
  • Past experience of dealing with customers for OEM product deliveries, preferred
  • Proficient in MS-Excel
  • Systematic in approach, attention to detail
  • Team player

Work location information

At our Manufacturing location at Marhowra, Bihar which including housing infrastructure for our associates
Flexible to travel as per program execution requirements

Desired Characteristics :

Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Ability to influence others and lead small teams. Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact. Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously. Effective problem identification and solution skills. Proven analytical and organizational ability.

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.