Quality Engineer Intern

Wabtec Corporation Buffalo Grove , IL 60089

Posted 2 months ago


Vapor Bus International is a division of Wabtec Corporation and is the principal door equipment supplier to the North American bus industry. A broad range of products is available for transit and commuter buses, intercity and tour coaches, and utility vehicles. The company offers complete automatic door systems as well as individual components such as actuators, door controls, door panels, seals, and door accessories. Both pneumatic and electric actuators are available. Control options range from simple electro-mechanical devices to high-capability, microprocessor-based systems. Vapor maintains strong relationships with transit properties throughout the U.S. and Canada and is an active member in the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and Canadian Urban Transportation Association (CUTA). Vapor strives to understand the needs of the evolving transit industry and to provide products and services that satisfy these needs. Sales and service for Vapor products is provided by representatives located at offices in New York, New York; Buffalo Grove, Illinois; Los Angeles, California; Sacramento, California; Toronto, Ontario; Baltimore, Maryland; Austin, Texas; Manchester, UK, and Sassuolo, Italy. Vapor Bus International is committed to combining the skills and experience of its people with the best equipment and processes to offer world-class solutions for its customers' needs.


Assist with the day to day test engineering and Quality function. Have the ability to design and build test apparatus as well as perform a wide variety of test measurements, write procedures, work instructions, flow charts, Graphs and execute tests is required. Typical measurement competencies are:

  • Dimensional, using various metrology instruments

  • Force, using Load Cells or Force Gages

  • Electrical, using Meters or Oscilloscope

  • Strain, using Strain Gage technology

  • Time, using Oscilloscope

  • Vibration Response, using Accelerometers

  • Assist in Implementation of ISO 14000

  • Understanding of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

The ideal candidate must be a hands-on type person with the ability to use various hand and power tools. Understanding of electro-mechanical and pneumatic systems is essential. Technical report writing using Word and Excel. This person should be a self-starter with the initiative to pursue project completion while also being flexible to juggle priorities. In this position, interaction with other departments within the organization as well as customers and suppliers is essential.


0-1 year in technical or mechanical environment. Experience with mechanical components or automotive is preferred. Demonstrated team player with strong initiative to excel.

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