Supplier Collaboration, IT Technical Project Manager

Wabtec Corporation

Pittsburgh, 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.

The Supplier Collaboration, IT Technical Project Manager reports to the Director, Supply Chain IT Programs and will plan, coordinate, and manage activities of a team of contingent workers who specialize in designing, building, testing, and deploying custom web applications.

The Supplier Collaboration, IT Technical Project Manager will be responsible for managing new module creation and enhancements for the Supply Chain Connect Application and will partner IT AppX Supply Chain Teams and cross organization IT teams to build custom web applications and integrate data with downstream ERP Systems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Your priority is seamless integration and alignment of perspectives from a broad set of stakeholders including but not limited to: Customers, Process Owners, Enterprise Architects, Application Managers, Development teams and Technical Architects. In this role, you will:

  • Lead and drive web application development process using Scrum Methodologies

  • Lead the growth and adoption of Supply Chain Connect through module expansion efforts and site onboarding

  • Implement pillar applications strategy to drive Supply Chain Connect as a global pillar application

  • Work with cross-functional teams to deliver ERP Integrated web applications via batch and REST API technologies

  • Own the short-term project roadmap and its integration into a larger application or strategic roadmap.

  • Engage continuously with customers and stakeholders to understand their business goals and motivating factors

  • Demonstrate ability to influence customers and product managers through credible knowledge and experience, persuasion and influencing skills

  • Understand and follow the prescribed governance process and development methodology for application development

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

  • Degree in business administration or a technology-related field required

  • 5 - 7 years of experience in IT field related to program management, technical

product management, software engineering, or architecture.

  • Experience in Technical Product Management of IT systems

  • Experience managing a team of IT professionals

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of broad spectrum of IT components, good understanding of

  • relationships and dependencies in the areas of applications, databases, servers, and

  • networks.

  • Basic programming skills and familiarity with Java, Oracle PL/SQL, and UNIX shell scripts.

  • Basic knowledge of data integration methodologies

  • Willingness to work outside core business hours, as needed.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent command of Agile SDLC methodologies.

  • Exceptional project management skills

Physical Demands:

  • Employee is required to work on a computer for up to 8 hours per day

  • Employee may be in a sitting position for several hours per day

  • Employee must be able to read small text on computer screens/monitors.

  • Employee is regularly required to talk and hear.

Work Environment:

  • This position is one that would require the Technical Project Manager to be present in the office a few days per week as agreed to by HR and/or their manager. However, this position can also be accomplished remotely from the employee’s home some portion of their time if they have the permission of their management to do so.

  • This position will require the employee to maintain hours during a typical day to overlap

with team members and business users around the world with special attention to people in the time zones of India, Europe, and the https://U.S.

  • This position will likely require the employee to travel a few times annually to physically

meet with management and team members.

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.