Job Locations:
Pittsburgh, PA
Erie, PA
Chicago, IL
Fort Worth, TX

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.

This role can be performed in the following locations: Pittsburgh (strongly preferred) or Erie, PA; Fort Worth, TX, or Chicago, IL. Relocation assistance may be provided if eligibility requirements are met.

Senior Share Plan Administrator

Wabtec is looking for an analytical, collaborative, creative and knowledgeable Senior Share Plan Administrator to join our team. This position is responsible for providing share plan subject matter expertise and exceptional service to Wabtec’s HR team and plan participants.  In addition, the role will manage our domestic relocation program and provide support and leadership to the management of the Company’s foundation.  The Senior Stock Plan Administrator role will be a key contributor to the Wabtec Compensation Team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide expert consultation to the Wabtec Human Resources team, managers and employees on share plan, relocation and foundation related questions.
  • Manage and administer the company’s equity programs ensuring accuracy and timely completion
  • Model cost implications, identify trends, and make recommendations for senior management.
  • Partner with legal to ensure all SEC filings are prepared and filed within required deadlines
  • Oversee the U.S. relocation vendor to manage the domestic relocation process
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in processes and develops and provides education for leaders, HR and employees  
  • Coordinate equity plan management with accounting, legal, tax and payroll as necessary
  • Work closely with share plan vendor and share transfer agent
  • Provide data and analysis for the Compensation Committee and Proxy as requested
  • Provide support in the relocation of international assignees
  • Provide support to the CHRO for the Company’s charitable foundation
  • Assist with the management of the Company’s annual United Way drive
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Finance, Accounting, or other business-related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key accountabilities of the job
  • At least 5 years’ progressive experience in share plan management for a publicly traded U.S. company
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Strong analytical skills

Desired Qualifications

  • Certified Equity Professional (CEP) designation or coursework in pursuit of designation
  • Experience with Workday, E*trade, domestic (U.S.) relocation programs and the management of a company’s foundation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication/language skills required to include the ability to provide written and verbal instructions, compile, and present business reports/correspondence, and present information clearly
  • Capable of planning and organizing work and processes; ability to self-direct projects and meet deadlines.
  • Exceptional reasoning ability and good judgment to assist with complex business decisions
  • Excellent analytical and data management capabilities

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.