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Warehouse Materials Manager
Category: Automotive
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Job code: lhw-e0-90660778

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Progress Rail Services Corp.

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Warehouse Materials Manager
**Auto req ID:** 2984BR
**Posting Title:** Warehouse Materials Manager
**Job Category:** Manufacturing/Operations
**City:** Waskom
**State:** Texas

**Company Description**

Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive cradle-to-grave railway solutions - whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet all their rail needs. Forging the bridge between ideas and success, our talented and innovative team members work together to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. As part of a vibrant, global network of business operations, each and every member of our team is important to our success. With headquarters in Albertville, Ala., more than 7,000 dedicated employees serve customers through a network of close to 150 locations around the world. For more information, visit and follow @Progress_Rail on Twitter and YouTube.

**Job Purpose**

The Materials Manager is responsible for the coordination and supervision of the Warehouse and Inventory Management.

**Key Job Elements**

o Plan all material requirements

oEnsure that material requirements match production schedule;

oManage inventory turns

oAudit Purchasing and purchase orders;

oManage the security and cost of tools, equipment, and safety supplies;

oManage monthly and annual cycle counting & physical inventories;

oOversee shipping/receiving department. Manage contract compliance with vendors.

**Education / Training**

Candidate should have prior warehouse experience.

Forklift certification is necessary.

Training will be provided

**Qualifications and Experience**

o Supervise activities of subordinate workers.

oPlan & administer department budgets, planning & task scheduling over short and long term periods.

o Administer policies and procedures related to shipping and receiving as well as the storage of different kinds of materials, supplies and equipment.

o Must be able to work in excess of the standard 40 hour work week due to the need to meet deadlines. Weekend and evening work may also be common.

o Computer skills are necessary. Must have a good understanding of how to utilize different types of software (IE. Excel spreadsheets) as well as ERP systems and the Internet.

o Must be able to prepare and maintain shipping, receiving reports and records.

o Thorough understanding of material requirements planning.

o Identify material usage trends & establish reorder points and reorder amounts.

o Implement cycle counting

o Good communication and organizational skills.


Progress Rail Services Corporation and its subsidiary and affiliate companies offer an excellent total compensation package* including competitive salary, 401(k) plan with company match, available medical/dental/life/disability insurance coverage and paid vacation and holidays. Relocation assistance may be available for some positions.

*Benefits eligibility differs by job position and employment status - governing plan documents control such benefits..


Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/Disabilities

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