Wabtec Corporation

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Salem, VA

Job Description

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Job Overview:

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.

Main responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned, per business needs):

  • Performs work related to the operating of conventional and numerical control machines.
  • Operates machines as assigned, to perform a series of progressive machining operations on repetitive work to close tolerances and finish specifications, may include the setup of singular operations.
  • Responsible for the quality of work, which includes accurate counts, along with meeting production standards, uses precision measuring instruments to ensure machined items meet quality specifications.
  • Proactively seeks assistance for resolving operating problems.
  • Follows all company safety procedures and guidelines, keeps work area clean and in order.


  • High school diploma or GED required


  • Requires a general knowledge of machining techniques and methods, along with the ability to receive and execute instructions.
  • Must be able to interpret engineering part drawings and use precision measuring equipment and demonstrate all safety precautions for operating named equipment.

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.