Hydraulic Engineer
Wabtec

Oak Creek, Wisconsin

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.

*Relocation assistance may be available to those who qualify

As the Hydraulics Engineer at Nordco, you will have the opportunity to direct and contribute to the concept, development, and design of complex components, subsystems, or processes while strengthening your analytical skills and mastery of engineering concepts. You will collaborate with and provide technical guidance to project teams. You will contribute to the planning and delivery of projects, continually learn and stay abreast of innovative technology, mentor and coach team members, and broaden your professional network.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities

  • Concept & development of hydraulic components by performing engineering analysis and providing technical design & manufacturing guidance to team engineers.
  • Roles would include: development, research, computational analysis, quality, reliability, and/or application of hydraulic components.
  • Contribute to the planning and delivery of a project.
  • Collaborate with the controls and mechanical teams to complete design goals to complete the goals for the machine.
  • Perform needs analysis and initiate ideas.
  • Conduct technical evaluations of major systems on competitive products.
  • Specify and/or design cartridge style manifolds.
  • Specify hydraulic stack valves, pumps, motors, and filtration.
  • Specify hydrostatic propel systems.
  • Design and apply appropriate hydraulic cooling system for machine.
  • Hydraulic Hose/Tube routing experience.
  • Support and advise other engineers, managers, marketing personnel, customers, and suppliers.
  • Ability to mentor less experienced engineers in hydraulic concepts
  • Communicate both technical information and results to team members, suppliers, and other business units.
  • Travel to customer sites to perform operational testing and validation.
  • Other job duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Education
  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline (Engineering)

Experience
  • Ability to perform analysis, design, and validation of hydraulic systems
  • 5 plus years of experience in design of mobile electro-hydraulic control systems
  • Strong understanding of hydraulic circuits and principals
  • Strong understanding of hydraulic component operation and application
  • Experience with hose/tube specification and routing

Technical Skills
  • Ability to perform analysis, design, and validation of hydraulic systems
  • 5 plus years of experience in design of mobile electro-hydraulic control systems
  • Strong understanding of hydraulic circuits and principals
  • Strong understanding of hydraulic component operation and application
  • Experience with hose/tube specification and routing

Behavioral Attributes
  • The ability to develop and maintain relations.
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • The ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of different situations.
  • A high degree of adaptability and flexibility to operate in a fast-paced work environment.
  • The ability to have an impact and influence on people and outcomes.

TRAVEL
  • The ability to travel up to 25% of the time.

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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