Welding Officer

Wabtec Corporation



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.

Key missions of the position:

  • Capable to work as a team leader exhibiting strong technical skills in rail products.
  • Handling the front-line operators & resolving daily issues.
  • Developing skill level of operators through on job training.
  • Capable to improve the process flow in line with manufacturing excellence.


  • 6-year Hands on experience in welding different types of pipes and structural.
  • Strong ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and technical manuals
  • Extensive Practical knowledge & ability to do weld of various welding techniques in PB and PH Position, including GTAW, GMAW, SMAW,FCAW welding in Aluminium, Carbon and stainless steels.
  • ISO9606-1 Welder test to be perform and satisfy volumetric/Destructive test requirement.
  • Ability to Handle and work in Jigs and Fixtures.
  • Basic knowledge in NDT(VT,PT,MT).
  • Skilled in operation of power tools, hand tools.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills & Basic system knowledge
  • being able to develop solutions on basic and specific problems
  • being able to supervise basic welding applications and related professional activities
  • Taking responsibility to supervise the tasks of welding and related personnel
  • Ability to involve and execute Continual improvement in process/product (Lean methodology- Kaizen, Poka yoke).

People Management: No

Budget Management: No


Required Candidate Profile

Education/Training: Diploma in Mechanical /Welding

Professional Experience: How many years of professional experience in a specific professional area are required for the position?

  • 3 to 4 years of On-hand experience in fabrication industries

Key Competences (Transversal/Professional)

Competence & Level

Problem-solving skills : Transversal

Knowledge on railway products including special process : Transversal

Communication skill : Transversal

MS Office and ERP: Transversal

People and Time Management:Transversal


  • English and Tamil

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.