|Job Description :
||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.
The Lead Project Engineer will be responsible for managing, coordinating and driving the execution of Wabtec’s Trip Optimizer™ Energy Management projects. Additionally, the successful candidate will work closely with Program Management, Engineering Management and railroad customers to ensure the projects meet customer requirements and commitments.
Translate customer needs, project requirements and basis of estimate (BOE) into detailed project plans while driving internal execution to meet project milestones.
Manage project timeline/development schedule and ensure internal resources and external dependencies are aligned to complete project deliverables per plan.
Work cross-functionally to ensure continuity, consistency and critical to quality tasks are completed.
Provide project leadership for the engineering team. Maintain and track project tasks, features and action items. Work with the team to develop solutions to problems. Identify and escalate project risks to ensure on time delivery commitments and cost targets are met.
Assist in the deployment and monitoring of the product. Monitor product and customer reported issues and ensure defects are logged, assigned and tracked to completion.
Participate in development of proposals for projects as required.
Ensure that delivered products achieve highest quality and performance levels.
Be able to think critically and creatively to develop solutions that enable the best outcomes for the business.
Develop metrics and scorecards to measure key performance indicators (KPIs). Analyze and drive improvements.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Mathematics or Computer Science from an accredited college or university.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in Project Engineering, Application Engineering, Systems Engineering, Hardware / Software Engineering, and/or Data Information Systems.
Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally.
Master’s Degree in Engineering, Mathematics or Computer Science.
Experience developing reports with Microsoft Power BI
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Proven ability to work in a cross-functional, global environment.
Locomotive Systems Design Experience is a plus.
Railroad Industry Experience is a plus
Prior project execution experience with large-scale software projects and the ability to lead and motivate high potential technical project teams is preferred .
Self-starter with the ability to lead with minimum supervision.
Strong oral and written communication skills .
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills .
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.