Applications Engineer II
Wabtec

Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Posted in Transport and Rail


Job Info


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.

Summary:

  • Designs and directs installation of mechanical or electromechanical products.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Analyzes product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs, which can be produced by existing manufacturing or processing facilities and methods.
  • Determines feasibility of designing new equipment considering costs, available space, time limitations, company planning, and other technical and economic factors.
  • Provides technical information materials, properties, and process advantages and limitations which affect long range plant and product engineering planning.
  • Confers with research personnel to clarify or resolve problems and develops design.
  • Prepares or directs preparation of product or system layout and detailed drawings and schematics.
  • Directs and coordinates manufacturing or building of prototype product or system.
  • Compiles and analyzes operational, test, and research data to establish performance standards for newly designed or modified equipment or product.
  • Plans and develops experimental test programs.
  • Analyzes test data and reports to determine if design meets functional and performance specifications.
  • Confers with research and other engineering personnel and prepares design modifications as required.
  • Evaluates engineering test results for possible application to developments of systems or other uses.
  • Design and modify designs of electro pneumatic door actuation systems; sheet metal components, along with other design structures related to door systems.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science degree (B. S.) in engineering with 2 - 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on instruction and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under general supervision. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

Relocation lump sum assistance available if candidate qualifies.

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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