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Supervisor, Production
Wabtec Corporation Germantown, MD
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Supervisor, Production

Wabtec Corporation
Germantown, MD
Expired: February 20, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
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Company 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.

Who are we?

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions, and value-added services for freight and transit rail as well as the mining, marine, and industrial markets. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation, and Faiveley Transport, the company has grown to become One Wabtec, with 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 and unlocks our customers' potential by delivering innovative and lasting transportation solutions that move and improve the world. We are lifelong learners obsessed with making things better to drive exceptional results. Wabtec has approximately 27K employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit our website to learn more!

How will you make a difference?

As a member of the Wabtec Railway Electronics Germantown, you will be responsible for the planning, organizing, supervising, and controlling the flow of production in a timely manner while ensuring quality production.

What do we want to know about you?

  • Will have a thorough knowledge of manufacturing methods, techniques, and related equipment.
  • Must be highly organized, self-motivated, and able to work independently.
  • Must have strong leadership skills, with excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to manage multiple taks and priorities and easily adapt to changing situations.
  • Computer literate, particularly in shop floor control, production planning, and inventory control applications.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years in a manufacturing environment.
  • Technical degree preferred but not required.
  • Electronic and mechanical skills


What will your typical day look like?
  • Manage department priorities.
  • Responsible for cost center report of production metrics.
  • Work with management team on cost analysis/forecasting.
  • Ensure and assist with coordination of daily shop activities, to include workflow, work assignments, and meeting production demands.
  • Direct supervisor of hourly employees including but not limited to hiring, discipline, timekeeping, reviews, teambuilding, morale, and training.
  • Educate operators on company policies and work procedures.
  • Troubleshoot and manage any interruptions or deterrents to production.
  • Ensure procedure adherence and achievement of quality standards.
  • Support new product introduction, process development, and improve yield and throughput.
  • Drive continuous improvement activities.
  • Promote a safe working environment.


What about the physical demands of the job?
  • Must be able to walk and stand for 8 hours per day.
  • Must be able to wear PPE for 8 hours per day.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to push/pull up to 50 lbs.


You may also be asked to perform other duties outside of your function or trade, for which adequate training will be provided if necessary.

Wabtec will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the U.S. for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable) and fitness for duty test (as applicable).

Our Commitment to Embrace Diversity:

Wabtec is a global company that invests not just in our products, but also our people by embracing diversity and inclusion. We care about our relationships with our employees and take pride in celebrating the variety of experiences, expertise, and backgrounds that bring us together. At Wabtec, we aspire to create a place where we all belong and where diversity is welcomed and appreciated.

To fulfill that commitment, we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity, and inclusion. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We have created a space where everyone is given the opportunity to contribute based on their individual experiences and perspectives and recognize that these differences and diverse perspectives make us better.

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.

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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