Materials Management Specialist

New York, New York

Posted in Transport and Rail

Job Info

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's about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted 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.

Essential Responsibilities

Responsible for material planning and inventory control metrics across a service Segment to include; Stockouts, Cycle Counts, Transportation, Inventory Management, Ordering/Receiving, Forecasting, Material Research, etc. Actively involved with the results of changes to the inventory plan/forecast. Actively involved in prevention of excess inventory and stock outs while maintaining inventory stocking levels. Work with all levels of personnel (hourly, supervisory, and general foreperson) in resolving issues, tracking material availability, and advising on material usage. Responsible for movement of material to and from warehouse. Responsible for assisting Operations Team with material requesting and Service Sheet management. Assist shop craft with RX/Tech related issues. Update work plans; reviewing defects, Fault Logs and Component C/O information.


  • High school diploma /GED with at least 4 years of experience.
  • Ability and willingness to lift approximately 50 lbs. regularly
  • Ability and willingness to work in a fluid 24/7 shop environment
Desired Characteristics
  • Associates Degree
  • Experience in the Railroad Industry
  • Experience operating motorized industrial vehicle and equipment such as a forklift
  • Outlook, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, experience
  • Experience in Oracle Function / Transactions
Note: Relocation lump sum may be provided if you meet eligibility guidelines

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.

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