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Faiveley Vapor Rail, division de Wabtec Canada

Comoonent Engineer


Secteur Ville St laurent1535064

Company Information

In operations for more than 100 years, Faiveley Vapor Rail, a Wabtec company, is a worldwide leader in the design and the manufacturing of passenger doors, passenger door systems, electronic and electrical components, accessories for passenger rail vehicles and platform doors for station. The line of products also includes HVAC systems, floor and cab heaters, temperature sensors, temperature controls, electronic controllers, DC to AC Converters.  Their designs are recognized for their innovation and reliability.

Job Description


We are currently looking for a Component Engineer for our Montreal (ville Saint-Laurent) location.  As a Component Engineer, the candidate must manage electrical, electronic, electromechanical, and mechanical parts during their complete lifecycle; from research, evaluation, test and creation in the enterprise data base to obsolescence.


To succeed in this role, you must have:

  • Experience as a Component Engineer within a similar industry ;
  • Advance knowledge in electronics ;
  • Leadership to define and maintain standards, preferred components libraries, and best practices.



  • Manage EEE and mechanical parts during complete lifecycle; forecast obsolescence and work in conjunction with procurement team, suppliers and subcontractors to identify and resolve end-of-life issues ;
  • Generate, organize and maintain preferred components and related libraries ;
  • Develop standards, processes, tools and templates to:

                - Research, evaluate and test new components

                - Prevent single source

                - Analyze and assimilate technical specifications and industry standards

                - Select, specify and enter in enterprise data base approved components

                - Modify existing components in line with enterprise change document (ECD)

                - Simplify and ease the search for components within enterprise data base


  • Participate in:

                - Technology lookout for EEE and mechanical parts ;

                - Requirements management ;

                - Design and safety reviews ;

                - Long lead items identification ;

                - 3P events ;

                - Product costing ;

                - Failure analysis including report.

                - Support and train design teams in component selection ;

                - Prepare and release source control drawings (procurement specifications) ;

                - Verify and approve EEE and mechanical components as per documentation, internal standards and industry standards ;

                - Define and track Key Performance Indicators (KPI).

Training/Experience/Knowledge required:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or the equivalent recognized by the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec
  • Member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec
  • Have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in engineering with 5 years as a component engineer
  • Bilingual (English and French) oral and written.
  • Specialization in electronics
  • Knowledge of electrical, electronic, and electromechanical (EEE) parts
  • Knowledge of mechanical parts, materials and finishes
  • Knowledge of MS Office tools (Word, Excel, Outlook and Visio)
  • Valid driver's license
  • Available to travel 10% of the time
  • Must be able to travel internationally for business
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively explain complex technical issues
  • Proven experience in a formal project development environment
  • Proven leadership and accountability


  • Knowledge of PADS or other PCB design software
  • Knowledge of SolidWorks or other CAD software
  • Interfaces and networking protocols (Ethernet, TCP / IP, CanOpen)
  • Design in digital or analogue mode (including engine control), an asset
  • Training in CMMI procedures
  • WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) certification
  • Experience in transit or rail transportation
  • Experience with an equipment manufacturer (OEM)

You think you are the person we are looking for?

Send us your resume at: careers@vaporrail.com berfore sept 17th 2017.

Contact Information

Faiveley Vapor Rail, division de Wabtec Canada
Posting Date: 07-Sep-2017TransportationEngineering Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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