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Operations Project Manager

Company: Wabtec Corporation
Location: Plattsburgh
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

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 companys new website at: http://www.WabtecCorp.com .Its not just about your career or your job titleits about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted watersdo things that havent 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.Position reports to our Director of OperationsSUMMARYManage and monitor all operational activities related to major customer Aftermarket (AFTM) projects with respect to defined target.Inform management of priorities, identified risks in their area, propose/implement improvements in the area of safety, quality, cost reduction, delivery plan execution.Supervision of Manufacturing Engineers/Techs focused on Aftermarket as assignedROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Bid PhaseTender quotation coordination with AFTM Sales Director and Manufacturing Engineer Costing of recurring and non-recurring industrial cost (tools, CAPEX, training, transfer of production) Define industrialization schedule including industrial strategy (Define/update Manufacturing Plan) Ensure Customer, Design and Production requirements are met by industrial processes (bonding, painting, spot welding, brushing, final dressing, etc.)Project Phase

  • Integrate Mfg. Engineering/Manufacturing into Development process at appropriate points
  • Integrate with both internal and external customers and suppliers, including Mfg. Engineering, Project Management, Supply Chain, Quality, Manufacturing, Tooling, etc..
  • Responsible for ECD implementation (configuration management, rank of application management)
  • Review all open orders for Aftermarket and ensure routers set-up correctly
  • Ensure forecast completed monthly for sales in conjunction with AFTM Sales Director and Master Planner
  • Lead team in execution of mini projects through the AFTM group
  • Lead activities on door systems overhaul projects
  • Participate in RMA plateau meetings to ensure RMAs are completed to plan
  • Participate in AFTM plateau meetings to ensure AFTM projects/parts are completed to plan
  • Review work orders and ensure dates for completion are in alignment with material availability
  • Ensure proper manpower coverage for execution of group targets for AFTM
  • Review future orders and ensure tooling, jigs, and fixtures are in place in conjunction with ME.
  • Responsible for the industrialization schedule that attains Quality, Cost and Lead-time targets
  • Responsible for implementing the industrial set up as per project requirements and design for assembly standards
  • Responsible for implementing all the quality requirements related to product/process
  • Responsible for transfer of production if any
  • Responsible for Ops Project Management and related achievement until product/process validation meets customer requirements.
  • Standard cost definition (Tender, pre-design, FAI, M/B decision, Product/released for production)
  • Work with Mfg. Eng. to review Actual time follow-up versus standard time and deviation root cause analysis to review process flow to optimize performance COC (Center of Competency) support by project.
  • Collection, analysis, and reporting of various data for the company.
  • Ability to multitask is a must.
  • Follow all safety procedures
  • Must be a team player and solution provider
  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Other Operations Project Management focused on Operations/Mfg Eng. duties as assigned
  • Travel as required.TECHNICAL QUALIFICATION AND EDUCATIONEDUCATION:Bachelors degree in Engineering (Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical) or equivalent experience.EXPERIENCE:
    • A minimum of 5 years experience in an industrial environment with a focus in the area of Manufacturing Engineering/Manufacturing specifically in Vapor Rail Aftermarket business is highly desirable.
    • A minimum of 5 years in Transportation or Aerospace Industry preferred, relevant Manufacturing experience will be considered.OTHER REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:
      • Strong knowledge of Manufacturing processes
      • Strong Project Management/organization experience
      • Design, implementation and validation of a production line
      • Industrialization: FMEA (product and process), work instructions, Kaizen, budget and schedule management.
      • Mechanical aptitude
      • Troubleshooting abilityQUALITIESRigor, ability to align functions, team player, commitment, collaborative, ability to anticipate/prevent problem, solution providerCOMPETENCIES/ABILITIESListeningTakes InitiativeElectrical and mechanical assembly knowledgeAbility to organize a cross-functional teamComputer literate, Microsoft Office, MS Project 2010, Visio, AutoCAD 2011, Solid Works 2013.Experience in the Rail Industry a plus.Qualified candidate must have the ability to respond positively to new challenges and continuous improvements while maintaining current standards.Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the worlds toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the worlds brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and stylespeople 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 worlds toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the worlds brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and stylespeople 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.

Keywords: Wabtec Corporation, Albany , Operations Project Manager, Executive , Plattsburgh, New York

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