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Wabtec Corporation Senior Manager, Sustainability Reporting- REMOTE in Des Moines, Iowa

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.


The Sustainability Reporting Manager will lead Wabtec’s sustainability reporting strategy and effort, collaborating with internal colleagues across all functions and businesses. The person who is in this role will work with internal teams and external stakeholders to advance Wabtec’s sustainability goals and priorities, delivering external sustainability reports, responding to key customer requests, and managing data related to sustainability performance and disclosures.


  • Lead the development of Wabtec’s annual sustainability report as well as other relevant disclosures, such as CDP, in alignment with frameworks such as the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), and UN Global Compact (UNGC).

  • Coordinate with internal teams to answer sustainability questions from external questionnaires.

  • Manage the collection, compilation, and verification of data related to sustainability performance and disclosure requests.

  • Develop internal and external summary documents and presentations to communicate internal sustainability performance.

  • Refresh Wabtec’s disclosure strategy to identify new disclosures and ensure the company is optimizing effort with stakeholder impact from those disclosures.

  • Support maintaining internal and external sustainability websites with up-to-date information.

  • Coordinate periodic materiality assessments, along with a third-party provider, to identify the most important areas for Wabtec’s sustainability strategy.

  • Support sustainability risk assessments and risk disclosures, in alignment with the Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)

  • Manage and maintain relationships with external sustainability groups such as CDP and UNGC.

  • Lead and support other sustainability projects, as needed.


  • Experience in developing sustainability disclosures in accordance with recognized frameworks (e.g., CDP, SASB, UNGC, GRI, TCFD) or familiarity with Wabtec sustainability initiatives

  • Familiarity with sustainability topics and trends. Familiarity with current and upcoming regulatory requirements related to sustainability reporting preferred.

  • Demonstrated understanding of GHG emissions accounting, including Scope 3.

  • Experience with science-based targets and GHG reduction strategies

  • Knowledge of sustainability ratings and rankings, such as CDP, Ecovadis, MSCI, and ISS.

  • Excellent organizational skills and analytical ability.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects from development to implementation.

  • Commitment to process improvement.

  • Experience with data analysis and benchmarking, including interpreting results using presentations to cross-functional teams.

  • Ability to work with multiple teams globally.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and a positive energy.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a sustainability, engineering, or environmental field.

  • 5+ years of experience in sustainability programs and disclosures with manufacturing companies required.

This role can be performed remotely anywhere within the United States.

Our job titles may span more than one career level. The salary range for this role is between $96,100-$177,800. The actual salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors, such as: training, transferable skills, work experience, education, business needs, market demands and work location. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. This role is also eligible for a performance bonus. More information on offered benefits, which include health, welfare, and retirement, are available at

While this position is remote, it may include occasional work at a Wabtec office/site or attendance at offsites, as agreed to with your manager.


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.