Product Engineer

Wabtec Corporation

Berwick, PA

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.

Who will you be working with?

Wabtec Components LLC (G & B Specialties) is a division of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (WABTEC), a leading global provider of products and services for the freight rail and passenger transit industries. G & B “specializes” in New Product Design, Engineering, and In-House Manufacturing. G & B’s principal products include signal components, switch machine layouts, electric locks, switch circuit controllers, switch point rollers, manual switch stands, track switch rods, and railgear.

How will you make a difference?

This position will be responsible for collaborating with the design team to complete projects in a timely manner, as well as routine day-to-day activities which range from using solid/3D modeling to complete drawings for production and the paperwork included, to solving any engineering/technical question that may arise during the day.

What do we want to know about you?

(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering minimum 5 yrs. experience preferred.

  • Experience with solid/3D modeling (Inventor or Solidworks preferred)

  • Experience with 2D modeling (AutoCAD or AutoCAD Mechanical preferred)

  • Experience in Manufacturing setting. Rail Industry experience is a plus.

  • Willingness to travel 10% to be on-site for installs and design of equipment.

  • Experience with BOM and Procurements Preferred

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret manufacturing drawings, technical manuals and diagrams and standards.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication/language as well as interpersonal skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software applications.

What will your typical day look like?

  • Solid/3D Modeling or 2D software to design new layouts/products accompanied with creating production drawings.

  • Maintaining current product lines and engineering drawing

  • Assisting design team in preparing documents for procurement

  • Maintaining any and all manuals/brochures/sales literature.

  • Strategic and creative thinking to analyze issues that may arise and create solutions.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to respond positively to feedback and implement change in process and procedures as needed.

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

  • Demonstrate organizational skills, practice time management, meet deadlines and drive projects to completion.

  • Ability to interface effectively within all levels of the organization and external customers.

  • Exhibit safe work habits adhering to all PPE and OSHA during times in the manufacturing area.

  • Perform other duties as assigned from time to time by Management.

What about the physical demands of the job?

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Employee is regularly required to speak and hear.
  • Employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, and use two hands.
  • Employee is required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds on occasions.
  • Employee is regularly required to work in front of a computer for up to 8 hours a day.
  • Work hours may fluctuate based on demand.
  • Employee is required to wear safety shoes and safety glasses when in a manufacturing area. Must have the ability to wear hearing protection when in production areas that require it.
  • Employee is required to be on site during scheduled shift to perform daily duties and responsibilities.
  • The employee will work in a professional office environment with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment. Occasionally, working in a production area to witness firsthand and troubleshoot the issue.

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).

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.