Offline Finisher / Inspection

Maxton, North Carolina

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's about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted 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.

Summary: Use hand tools or hand-held power tools to cut and trim a variety of brake shoes. Inspect, measure materials, shoes or work for conformance to specifications.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Inspect products for non-conformances such as rubber spots, cracks, chips, or unacceptable appearance to quality standard.
• Trim excess material based on standards of finished products, such as excessive flash from molded shoe for a set standard of appearance for customer satisfaction.
• Use the off-line grinder to grind down material to meet thickness specifications of final drawing.
• Cut, shape, and trim materials, using files, scrappers, and other hand tools, portable power tools, or bench-mounted tools.
• Package products according to instructions, on SOP.
• Mark identification numbers, trademarks, grades, marketing data, material ID, or model numbers on products.
• Final 100% inspection during each process step ensuring good product is passed to each process step and final packaging.
• Regular on-site attendance is required.
• Follow all company established safety and employment rules.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Certificates and Licenses:
Lean Level I

Supervisory Responsibilities:
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and extreme heat (non-weather). The employee is occasionally exposed to airborne particles.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Hearing and respiratory protection are required in certain areas of the plant and by job assignment

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to:

-Stand at Finishing or Off-Line.

-Walk approximately 4 feet at 480 times per shift, for a distance of approximately 1,920 feet per shift.

-Placing shoes in a box. Each shoe averages 8 pounds so constant inspecting and lifting of approximately 16 pounds for approximately six hours of standard work for an eight-hour shift. This is then repeated for a total lifted of approximately 3,840 pounds per shift.
-There might be an occasion to lift up to 15 pounds sparingly.

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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