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Wabtec Corporation Insulator in Cleveland, Ohio

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: http://www.WabtecCorp.com .

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.


Company Job Title:

Insulator 2nd shift



Cleveland, OH

100, 300, 400

Reports To:

Department Supervisor

FLSA Status:

Full Time Non-exempt


At the Cleveland, Ohio site our focus is manufacturing or remanufacturing of high-quality armature, stator, OEM coils, and field service coils for the transit industry while maintaining high quality. The winders are responsible for coil insulation of electric motors along with electrically testing before moved to the next process.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Insulation, set up trial insulation for first article inspection by supervisor or work leader, record material type and quantities on insulation card, procure cut and apply material designated by work order to first article, upon approval distribute or delegate materials and insulation method to operators, must be competent to set up cutting board, sleeving cutter. Insulation material cutter-cut material to insulation spec or set up coil requirement. Be able to identify correct material, measure and cut so that material is used efficiently off master rolls. Tape/sleeve/lead-tape and sleeve leads according to insulation card and install lead separators as required. Cell Wrapper-apply wrapper material to coil or bar centered and without wrinkles or voids using approved adhesives in the correct direction. Taper-apply tape to coils according to manufacturing sheet, proven ability to butt laps, regular lap, half lap, and 2/3 lap all types of tape is necessary, identify tape types and adhesives, apply tape to knuckled, leads, diamonds, and slots as required. Other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications :

  • High School graduate, or equivalent course work in skilled crafts or trades training.

  • One-year minimum industry experience in manufacturing or transportation and/or training.

  • Possess basic ship math skills, and ability to read and interpret blueprints and diagrams.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work unsupervised.

  • Familiarity with brazing or soldering.

  • Must be able to use mechanical & pneumatic tools, electrical test equipment, and measuring instruments.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and hands on.

Physical Demands:

  • Employee is regularly required to talk and hear.

  • Employee is regularly required to stand/sit for 8 hours at a time, with minimal breaks.

  • Employee is regularly required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds.

  • Employee is regularly required to see and observe small handwriting, labels, and components.

  • Employee is regularly required to operate heavy machinery, including but not limited to forklifts and cranes.

  • Employee is regularly required to wear a steel toe shoes and safety glasses at all times.

  • The Position requires the employee to be on-site during scheduled shift to perform daily duties and responsibilities.

Work Environment:

The employee will normally work in a non-temperature-controlled environment, with frequent exposure to electronic equipment. The employee may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

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.