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Technical Director

Posted on Apr 9, 2021 by Wabtec Faiveley UK

Albia, IA 52531
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

The Technical Director will be responsible for daily defined work or projects on a variety of locomotives types and railroad products. In this role you will follow a work plan, meet day-to-day short-term objectives, and have the ability to resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning by directing hourly Companyft labor. The purpose is driving quality oCompanyomes for every production event.

Essential Responsibilities

In addition, you will
Provide immediate hourly labor management and daily work planning
Provide technical guidance to hourly employees and management, including; troubleshooting, material handling, tooling, safety procedures, and contract requirement clarification
Provide clear communication to employees and WABTEC management on work to be performed, equipment status, productivity, and process improvements
Work with employees and management to promote, maintain, and drive continuous improvement in safe work practices while monitoring productivity, quality assurance, and adherence to contract requirements
Ensure compliance with all governmental regulations, OSHA work practices, and industry/site specific work rules
Work with employees and management on establishing production plans for labor, material, and logistics
Work with various software systems to manage material, labor plans, and other systemic requirements


Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university (Or an Associates Degree with a minimum of 2 years of professional work experience, Or a High School Diploma/GED with a minimum of 4 years of Operations or Military leadership experience)
Willingness and ability to work various shifts, various days/Willingness and ability to work in shop environment

Desired Characteristics

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university
Proficiency in MS office applications
Direct use of the WABTEC shop management system eServices
Read and interpret technical drawings and electrical diagrams
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Proven analytical and quality improvement ability
Ability to interface at all levels of the organization, both internally and externally

Reference: 1158656527

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