Manufacturing Engineer – Wabtec – Ede

  • Ede


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?

When you work at Wabtec, you’ll be working with some of the most talented and passionate professionals in the industry. Whether you’re an experienced professional or just starting out in your career, you’ll find an environment that challenges, inspires and supports you. You will be part of an Engineering team consisting of 14 people and you will report to the Engineering Manager.

How are you going to make a difference?

As a Manufacturing Engineer, you will play a crucial role in optimising our (international) production processes, with a keen eye for cost savings, efficient productivity and quality. You are the link between R&D developments and production, contributing to solutions for manufacturability and functionality.

You will use your customer-oriented expertise, work closely with colleagues to tackle technical challenges and improve the performance of our machines and production. At Wabtec, you will have the opportunity to independently lead projects, recommend cost price improvements and implement innovative solutions that strengthen our competitive position.

In short, you will become a key figure in our pursuit of continuous improvement and innovation. Join our team and be part of a dynamic environment where your contribution makes a difference!

What do we want to know from you?

We are looking for an enthusiastic professional with HBO working and thinking level who is ready for adventure! In this position, you will travel 1 to 2 times a quarter to destinations in China or India.

It is nice if you have experience with adjusting and maintaining tools, or if you like to work on cars at home, for example, which shows that you have an affinity with this. Finally, you enjoy working on automation and are fluent in Dutch and English.

What does your typical work day look like?

On a daily basis, you will work on production improvements, optimize workstations, support international colleagues with technical challenges and explain to an operator how to work most efficiently to make optimal use of a machine. You give your feedback on a newly made tool and support in its manufacture. Finally, you will be in contact with the purchasing department and a supplier about, for example, a deviation from newly delivered parts. 

What can you expect from us?

If you choose this position, you can count on:

  • a full-time salary between €4,000 and €5,000 gross;
  • participation in the Collective Labor Agreement Metalektro with, among other things, no less than 40 days off;
  • attractive schemes such as a bicycle plan, travel allowances, employee discounts and insurances;
  • the possibility to also work partially from home with a working from home allowance;
  • social monthly drinks and other informal activities;
  • a modern green working environment;
  • free parking and affordable electric charging;
  • a collective company closure between Christmas and New Year’s Eve;
  • about 200 colleagues in the Netherlands who work at and from our office in Ede.
  • Wabtec Netherlands is part of the American parent company Wabtec Corporation with more than 27,000 employees worldwide and a place in the Fortune 500. So we are not just a company.

    When you come to work for us, you will be working for a healthy financial and professional organization where employees are number 1 and are given the freedom to organize their own work. Where employees are encouraged to get the best out of themselves. And where employees feel at home.

    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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