Quality Assurance Technician

Wabtec Corporation

Columbia, SC

#R0080494

Position summary

ake 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.

Who are we?

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions, and value-added services for freight and transit rail as well as the mining, marine, and industrial markets. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation, and Faiveley Transport, the company has grown to become One Wabtec, with 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 and unlocks our customers' potential by delivering innovative and lasting transportation solutions that move and improve the world. We are lifelong learners obsessed with making things better to drive exceptional results. Wabtec has approximately 27K employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit our website to learn more!

How will you make a difference?

As a member of the Quality team, you are responsible for being involved in the inspection and quality control procedures in the Electronics Department. You will be responsible for purchased material, in-process material, and finished products to assure that quality control standards are achieved.

What do we want to know about you?

  • Minimum of 3-5 years in Quality Control in a manufacturing environment.

  • Minimum of 2 years working with/an Electronics Department

  • Excellent computer skills with a strong knowledge of Windows, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Proven ability to multitask.

  • Knowledge of inspection and quality control methods, techniques, and equipment used in an Electronics Department

  • Knowledge of the use of a wide variety of measuring instruments and schematics.

  • Quality and customer service orientation.

  • Ability to cooperate and interpersonal skills to work effectively as a team member.

What will your typical day look like?

  • Work directly on the production floor with the Electronics Technicians to ensure quality products.

  • Develop and/or adapt inspection equipment to meet quality control standards, make suggestions with regard to procedures, standards, and equipment to facilitate work and maintain product quality.

  • Analyze facts or circumstances surrounding individual problems to determine what action should be taken within the limits of standard practice.

  • Responsible for compilation and maintenance of inspection reports and records.

  • Investigate and determine the cause of faulty work and consult and advise production supervisors as to corrective measures.

What about the physical demands of the job?

  • Must be able to walk, stand and sit for 10 hours per day.

  • Must be able to wear PPE for 10 hours per day.

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

  • Must be able to push/pull up to 50 lbs.

You may also be asked to perform other duties outside of your function or trade, for which adequate training will be provided if necessary.

Wabtec will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the U.S. for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable) and fitness for duty test (as applicable).

Our Commitment to Embrace Diversity:

Wabtec is a global company that invests not just in our products, but also our people by embracing diversity and inclusion. We care about our relationships with our employees and take pride in celebrating the variety of experiences, expertise, and backgrounds that bring us together. At Wabtec, we aspire to create a place where we all belong and where diversity is welcomed and appreciated.

To fulfill that commitment, we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity, and inclusion. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We have created a space where everyone is given the opportunity to contribute based on their individual experiences and perspectives and recognize that these differences and diverse perspectives make us better.

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.

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.