Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Wabtec Corporation

Jackson, TN


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.


Plans, directs, and coordinates manufacturing processes in industrial plant by performing the following duties.  Facilitates the transition of new products from design through manufacturing, and to develop and implement process improvements for existing product.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Develop equipment specifications, manufacturing processes, cell/plant layouts for Wabtec Aluminum Brazed Heat Exchanger product line and Copper Grommeted Tube radiators.

Develop and support readiness levels to enable prototype and production of new product types.

Work with internal and external partners to achieve program objectives: Safety, Quality, Cost, etc.

Develop maintenance procedures, work instructions, and best practices for product lines.

Estimate production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions. 

Work to bridge fundamental R&D and Engineering projects with Operations to achieve customer requirements.

Share responsibility for problem solving in all manufacturing areas and be responsive to the needs and suggestions of all manufacturing teams and associates.


Significant prior experience in developing equipment including fin machines, bar/clad plate processing, cleaning, build table, vacuum brazing.

Significant prior experience in developing Aluminum heat exchanger manufacturing process.

Significant prior experience in continuous product improvements on existing Copper Brass product line.

Prior experience with Aluminum Welding technology desired.

Excellent attention to detail and time management skills.

Plant layout and production flow.

Root cause Analysis.

A3 Problem Solving.


No associate is supervised by this position.

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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.