Senior Manufacturing/Design Engineer

Wabtec Corporation

Export, 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.


  • At Fulmer/Perma-Cast; our focus is on building high-quality Transportation & Power Generation Brush Holders, Permanent Mold Castings, Specialty CNC Machining and Manufacturing at competitive prices and extending personalized service to Fulmer/(Wabtec’s) customers. The Engineer position at Fulmer/Perma-Cast a division of Wabtec assists in providing a quality product. This role is responsible for Product Design, Design change, Drawings, Job costing, Quotes and Manufacturing processes.  This role is a key element to the overall customer support effort. The Engineer Role will report directly to Operations Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Approves, monitor and processes engineering Change Orders (ECO)

  • Performs detailed documentation to track project development and design process.  Reviews status of project to stay within timeline and budget.

  • Assist sales team, customers, vendors, Quality, Production with Technical questions/issues/requests.

  • Works with Customer Service on costing products for customers.

  • Provide day-to-day technical training/assistance to Manufacturing Technicians.  Reviews and approves Drawings.

  • Works with Production and Quality on manufacturing processes.

  • Designs new product, redesign, technical applications, cost improvements/saving to the manufacturing of product. Validate designs.

  • Create and update Bills of Material and Routers.

  • Creates and maintains engineering policies, procedures, and instructions.

  • Requires travel to Customers or Vendors.

  • Other duties as assigned

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

  •      Two year technical degree and 8-10 plus years appropriate work experience.
    • Experience with Machining and Manufacturing required.
    • Solid Experience in CAD such as Solid works, & CAM
    • Ability to read and interpret drawings/BOMs.
    • Ability to use measuring tools.
    • Strong ability with MS office suite.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be self-motivated and a team worker.
  • Strategic and creative thinking to analyze issues that may arise and create solutions.
  • Ability to respond positively to feedback and implement change in process and procedures as needed.
  • Familiarity with machining principles (speeds, feeds, etc.), castings & brush holders
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.  
  • Be able o multi-task on projects and sales demands.

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Employee is regularly required to communicate effectively and clearly. Present Technical information.
  • Employee is regularly required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds.
  • Employee is regularly required to see and observe small handwriting, labels, and components.
  • Employee is regularly required to climb ladders, and other equipment.
  • Employee is regularly required to wear mask covering nose and mouth, steel toed shoes safety goggles at all times.
  • The Position requires the employee to be on-site during scheduled shift to perform daily duties and responsibilities.
  • Requires intermittent face-to-face interaction with employees on production line.

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 tocold or hot weather conditions.Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

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.