Wabtec Corporation

Cleveland, OH


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 the Cleveland, Ohio site our focus is manufacturing or remanufacturing of high-quality armature, stator, OEM coils, and field service coils for the transit industry while maintaining high quality.  The winders are responsible for coil insulation of electric motors along with electrically testing before moved to the next process.  This role reports to the department supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring proper coil insulation-meeting customer requirements.
  • Clean and de-bur armature or stator
  • Inspect armature or stator for cracks or other imperfections
  • Insulate and wind armature or stator
  • Brazing if needed
  • Spray Teflon agent on stator core
  • Apply epoxy to stator and remove excess from product
  • Adjust winding machine
  • Electrically test
  • Produce quality work to the customer’s written specifications
  • Issue materials to jobs in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Understanding document center and how to properly utilize the system.

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications_:_  

  • High School graduate, or equivalent course work in skilled crafts or trades training.
  • One year minimum industry experience in manufacturing or transportation and/or training.
  • Possess basic ship math skills, and ability to read and interpret blueprints and diagrams.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Familiarity with brazing or soldering.
  • Must be able to use mechanical & pneumatic tools, electrical test equipment, and measuring instruments.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and hands on. 

Physical Demands:

  • Employee is regularly required to stand/sit for 8 hours at a time, with minimal breaks.
  • 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 operate heavy machinery, including but not limited to forklifts and cranes.
  • Employee is regularly required to wear a steel toe shoes and safety glasses at all times.
  • The Position requires the employee to be on-site during scheduled shift to perform daily duties and responsibilities.

All salaried new hires must be fully vaccinated or be willing to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by date of hire to be considered for U.S.-based job, where permitted by applicable law and subject to requests for accommodation. Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the one dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

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.