• Permanent
  • Plattsburg
  • Close: 2019-07-03
Submission Window Open Till 5/23/2019
ID: 17120
Client: Wabtec
Pay Rate : 92500 USD / Annum
MOI: Phone & Face to Face
50 Miles
Position: Project Coordinator - Operations Project Manager
Location: Plattsburg NY - 12903
Direct Hire
Needs to be able to between US & Canada if needed. US Citizen or Permanent Resident. No sponsorship.
Must discuss whether or not the candidate has interviewed or applied at Vapor previously or have they been submitted by another agency.
Operations Project Manager
Position reports to our Manager of Production/ Manufacturing Engineering
Manage and monitor all operational activities related to major customer projects with respect to defined target.
- Respect HSE rules and report any potential risk related to HSE
Inform management of priorities, identified risks in their area, propose/implement improvements in the area of safety, quality, cost reduction, delivery plan execution.


•Tender quotation and draft industrial flow definition (VSM)
• 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)
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)
• 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
•Responsible for implementing all the quality requirements related to product/process
• Responsible for transfer of production if any
• Responsible for production planning and related achievement until product/process validation meets
customer requirements.
• Standard cost definition (Tender, pre-design, … FAI, M/B decision, Product/released for production)
• Control plan (with Design and Quality)
• Actual time follow-up versus standard time and deviation root cause analysis to review process flow to
optimize performance (safety, quality, manufacturing cost, cycle time,…)
• COC (Center of Competency) support by project.
• Participation in quality and safety improvement through QRQC.
•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.
•Travel as required.

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical) or equivalent experience.
•A minimum of 5 years experience in a low volume high mix industrial environment with a focus in the area of Manufacturing Engineering/Manufacturing. A minimum of 5 years in Transportation or Aerospace
Industry preferred, relevant Manufacturing experience will be considered.

• 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 ability

Rigor, ability to align functions, team player, commitment, collaborative, ability to anticipate/prevent problem, solution provider
•Takes Initiative
•Electrical and mechanical assembly knowledge
•Ability to organize a cross-functional team
•Computer 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

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