Commercial Intern

Posted on Aug. 16, 2023 by InternPlug

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  • 1 Vacancy

Job Description

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 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. Commercial Intern - Position Description Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified, experienced people for consideration for the vacancy mentioned here below. Post: Commercial Intern (24 Months Contract) Number of Positions: 1 Position Department: Commercial Reporting to: Senior Director, Key Account Management Primary Purpose of Role: Providing research, data analysis and an administrative function to the commercial team. Primary Objectives:
  • Conducting market analysis of various aspects of the rail transportation industry in Southern Africa
  • Value chain mapping of the rail transportation industry
  • Researching and reporting on SA’s 3rd party access to the rail network and the North-South Corridor program by the Southern African Rail Association (SARA)
  • Data analysis on procurement patterns on rolling stock maintenance by existing customers
  • Preparation of proposals in response to ad-hoc requests for quotations (outside of core Equipment and Freight Services businesses)
  • Preparation and review of presentations and reports
  • Participation at industry events (conferences/exhibitions)
Formal Education/Training
  • Industrial Engineering Degree
Essential work skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows
  • Proficiency in English
  • Well-organized and responsible with an aptitude in problem-solving
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A team player with high level of dedication
  • Customer Service orientated
Person Specification
  • High standard of numeracy, accuracy with attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, cooperatively as part of a team
  • A team player with flexible approach and a willingness to learn
  • A self-starter who is proactive and can set and achieve goals
  • Ability to recognize potential risks to the firm that should be escalated
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.

Advertised until:
Sept. 15, 2023

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