Supervisor Material Control : 90061029 : Beech Grove

Location BEECH GROVE, Indiana
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This position located in Beech Grove is responsible for the management of an effective and efficient local Material Control Department. This position supervises, coaches and motivates the department's personnel, utilizes TCU clerks to receive, store, issue and distribute all direct and indirect materials used in the repair and direct support of the Maintenance of Rolling Stock Equipment, i.e. RR Passenger Cars and Locomotives; Way Track/C and S maintenance and project material requirements.


-Creates and ensure positive, local Labor Relations, provide a safe and clean working environment.

-Utilize and maintain all support equipment and physical plant.

-Manage the physical control and security of inventory materials.

-Establish and maintain an acceptable service level.

-Ensure processes, practices and procedures that improve the business are in place and adhered to.

-Maintain a favorable inventory level resulting in an ever:increasingly:improved turn ratio.

-Interface with Vendors, Customers, Reg. Agencies, other RR's, and Dept.'s Train workforce for future promotions.

-Instill a strong sense of and responsibility for Safety and Diversity.

-Manage properly and contribute to the positive overall welfare of the Corporations assets, particularly cash. Limit liabilities when and where possible.


-Proven extensive experience in materials management, warehouse inventory control, planning and distribution environment.

-Working knowledge of SAP system and managerial experience.

-Strong working knowledge of Corporate policies and procedures including safety, material management and DOT (CFR49) requirements.

-Proven managerial experience.

-Satisfactory prior job performance.


-Proven excellent interpersonal skills, leadership, problem solving and presentation skills to guide and support members of the assigned unit in achieving goals consistent with departmental and corporate programs.


-Proven experience in forecasting, logistics, scheduling production control in a heavy repair and turn around railroad maintenance facility.
-Experience in the management of continuous improvement within a major program in a matrix organization.
-Knowledge of strategic sourcing strategies for program execution.
-APICS certification.


Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.



Requisition ID:10621
Posting Location(s):Indiana
Job Family/Function:Supply Chain and Logistics
Relocation Offered:No
Education Requirements:Bachelors Degree
Travel Requirements:None
Employment Experience Requirements:3:5 years of experience

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We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job : we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

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All positions require pre:employment background verification, medical review and pre:employment drug screen. Amtrak is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for e

Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive

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