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Lead Locomotive Maintenance Technical Advisor - New Haven, Connecticut

Company: GE Transport
Location: New Haven
Posted on: September 21, 2023

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Lead Locomotive Maintenance Technical Advisor - New Haven, Connecticut page is loaded Lead Locomotive Maintenance Technical Advisor - New Haven, Connecticut Apply locations Beacon Falls, CT time type Full time posted on Posted 2 Days Ago job requisition id R0076364 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. Lead Locomotive Maintenance Technical Advisor - New Haven, ConnecticutNote: The exact work address for this role is: 251 Hallock Ave, New Haven, CTFounded in 1869, Wabtec (NYSE: WAB) is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions, and value-added services. Our Freight Services Division provides locomotive maintenance services to our customers, the country's largest freight railroads, helping them keep their locomotives running at optimal levels.The PositionOur Lead Locomotive Maintenance Technical Advisors (TA's) are technical experts on our state of the art locomotives who may serve in "independent duty" assignments where they are the only Wabtec employee at a customer location, and are the customer's daily point of contact for Wabtec. This allows for a great deal of leadership, ownership, exposure, and responsibility. We provide in-depth training and certifications on our products to our Lead TAs to ensure they have the detailed knowledge necessary to be successful in the role. This specific role supports our Passenger Rail customer, Amtrak, from the Metro North Railyard close to downtown New Haven, CT.What You'll Do

  • Provide technical expertise, instruction, and services to railroad employees (the customer) concerning subjects such as, but not limited to:
    • Preventative and corrective actions
    • Troubleshooting
    • 5Y analysis
    • Material ordering and handling
    • Tooling
    • Safety procedures
    • Contract requirement clarification.
    • Work with railroad employees and management (the customer) to promote, maintain, and drive continuous improvement in safe work practices while monitoring quality, productivity, and adherence to contract requirements.
    • Coordinate and provide instruction on key quality and process improvement programs and procedures.
    • Provide clear communication to customer and Wabtec employees on work to be performed, quality scope, process improvements, and liaison with other cross functional departments as necessary.
    • Establish production plans for labor, material, and logistics
    • Ensure compliance with all applicable regulations, OSHA work practices, and industry / site specific work rules.
    • Make operational risk assessments, balancing customer requests with Wabtec requirements.
    • Work with various software systems to manage Safety, Quality, Material, and Production plans, along with other system requirements
    • Order material across multiple sites at full lead-time to match associated schedules
    • Monitor on hand active and upcoming material to ensure material is available
    • Assist in monitoring constrained or critically allocated material including daily monitoring of extremely low on hand material and attending regular calls to obtain parts needed for locomotives
    • Engage supply chain on critical needs and communicate potential upcoming problem parts
    • All other duties as required Qualifications/Requirements
      • Undergraduate degree (preferably in a technical discipline) from an accredited university/college
        • OR an associate degree in a technical discipline + 2 years of relevant professional work experience in lieu of the undergraduate degree
        • OR high school graduate/GED + 4 years relevant professional work experience in lieu of the undergraduate degree
        • An additional 3+ years shop operations or engineering experience.
        • Experience, willingness, and ability to work in shop environment and to work various shifts on various days as required, including having a flexible work schedule to perform auditing and training on various shifts.
        • Note: the current schedule for this role is Monday - Friday 7a-3pm, but this may change in the future.
        • Ability and willingness to travel as required for training, auditing, and supplier visits
        • Strong proficiency in MS office applications
        • Ability to gather, comprehend, and analyze large sets of data and present findings and conclusions based on the analysis
        • Strong verbal and written communication skills
        • Effective problem-solving skills and ability
        • Demonstrated interpersonal, leadership, and influencing skills
        • Demonstrated ability to lead/coordinate projects and manage simultaneous initiatives
        • The ability to maintain reliable and predictable attendance
        • A high level of dependability, a great attitude, and an ability to work well with a team towards achieving a common goalCompensation and Benefits
          • Competitive compensation and benefits package
          • Benefits coverage starting Day 1 of employment (no wait period)
          • Short term disability coverage at 100% salary continuation
          • Paid training and certification programs
          • Permissive time off (in accordance with your leader)
          • 100% matching 401(k) contributions (up to 3%) with an additional Annual Contribution of 3% - that's a total of 6% of your annual compensation in Company-provided contributions!
          • Lump sum relocation may be offered where eligible.
          • Our job titles may span more than one career level. The salary range for this role is between $75,300 - $131,700. The actual salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors, such as: training, transferable skills, work experience, education, business needs, market demands and work location. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.
          • More information on offered benefits, which include health, welfare, and retirement, are available at 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. About Us Want to move the world? Want to innovate and bring that innovation to life?At Wabtec, we are in the business of realizing potential - that of the transportation industry, and yours! Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective success across the vibrant portfolios of Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, we offer employees hands-on opportunities all over the world to shape the future of transportation - as well as their own. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, leveraging our digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services to create transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Along with our industry-leading portfolio of products and solutions for the rail and transit industries, Wabtec is a leader in mining, marine, and industrial solutions. Wabtec celebrates thinkers and doers. Our values included in the About Us page are rooted in innovation, collaboration, inclusiveness, and continuous improvement to solve our customers' toughest challenges. Whether your talents lie in digital solution development, next-gen manufacturing, advanced service delivery, or the spectrum of business functions that support them, Wabtec literally has a world of opportunity for you across our global network.Our employees are the architects of the future. Where will you be tomorrow?

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