Quality Manager

Wabtec Corporation

Ede, Netherlands


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: http://www.WabtecCorp.com.

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 Quality Manager is responsible for monitoring and improving the quality policy of the production location of Wabtec Netherlands BV in Ede. This person reports directly to the Site Managing Director and is in direct contact with the Group Quality Manager.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the local Wabtec Netherlands Quality systems and processes (ISOTS 22163; ISO9001/ ISO14001 etc);

  • Leading a small team of local quality control specialists, RMA service Engineers;

  • and incoming goods inspectors;

  • Taking the lead in local quality improvement;

  • Quality management with a focus on Supplier Quality improvement;

  • International contact with peers in the RTPE BU;

  • Member of the local leadership team of Wabtec Netherlands.

Profile description

  • Bachelor degree & working level;

  • At least 5 years of working experience as a Quality manager with strong industrial supplier quality focus;

  • Knowledge of Quality Core tools: 8D, FMEA, MSA, SPC, APQP;

  • Knowledge of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, MED, IRIS;

  • LEAN knowledge and experience, preferably (black) belt;

  • Structured and well organized;

  • Process oriented and an experienced operational team lead;

  • German language ability is a plus.


  • Analytical

  • Critical

  • Result oriented

  • Leadership

  • Customer focus

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.