Senior Site Manager – Locomotive Maintenance Facility (Waycross, GA)

Wabtec Corporation

Waycross, GA


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.

Senior Site Manager – Locomotive Maintenance Facility (Waycross, GA) 

Founded in 1869, Wabtec (NYSE: WAB) is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions, and value-added services. Our Freight Services Division provides locomotive maintenance services to our customers, including technical advisory and materials management, helping them keep their locomotives running at optimal levels.

The Senior Site Manager is a pinnacle leadership position within the Freight Services Division. In this role, you’ll lead a team of 10+ employees in accomplishing all goals and objectives for the assigned customer location. Additionally, you’ll manage major and complex assignments with long-term business implications as they relate to locomotive service contracts, manage complex technical issues, and contribute to the overall customer account strategy.

What You’ll Do:

  • Complete site management and oversight at a Wabtec Freight Services field location
  • Coach, train, and mentor site technical and materials team to promote internal development, capabilities, and cohesion
  • Develop and implement a strategic business plan to respond to customer goals, for the full array of Wabtec’s services and products
  • Develop site strategies and drive the successful delivery of all the work at the locations supported utilizing Six Sigma Methodology and processes
  • Drive Six Sigma quality strategy and integrate Wabtec into the locomotive customer service site - driving success for both customer initiatives
  • Cultivate the customer relationships to enhance customer metrics
  • Identify opportunities at the sites to meet / exceed operational goals and initiatives
  • Be responsible for orders, sales, product delivery, collections, functional budgets, contract administration, and overall customer satisfaction for all sites
  • Provide overall leadership in all areas of account activity with emphasis on identifying and developing account growth opportunities
  • Be responsible for the execution of the project in terms of main contractual obligations including timely delivery, quality, compliance with contract scope, and expected profitability of the project itself
  • All other tasks, projects, and objectives as required


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in an engineering project management or other closely related field, and/or complex leadership roles in a technical field
  • Demonstrated successful leadership experience in fast paced environments
  • Ability and willingness to work in a maintenance shop environment on various shifts/days as required
  • The ability to maintain reliable and predictable attendance
  • A high level of dependability, a great attitude, and an ability to work well with a team towards achieving a common goal


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.