Location: Westchester County Job ID: 94707 Grade: E Salary Range: $66,023 - $76,500 Close Date: December 1, 2018 Metro-North Railroad reserves the right to remove this posting prior to the Application Deadline.
MTA Metro-North Railroad is a dynamic organization, operating out of the jewel of New York City, Grand Central Terminal. We provide service to over 82 million customers annually, traveling in and out of New York and Connecticut. A subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Metro-North Railroad is the busiest commuter railroad in the nation. MTA Metro-North Railroad strives to provide a safe commute, great service to its customers and rewarding opportunities to its employees.
This position is responsible for organizing and monitoring inventory levels, carrying costs, and material availability and is accountable for the appropriate purchasing requisitions and/or transfer orders required to support Maintenance of Way’s operating/user departments’ requisitions.
Supervise and direct the activities of planning commodity groups within M of W Material Management.
Review, approve, and/or adjust system generated reorder notifications.
Approve and/or deny requests from storerooms and M of W operating departments for adjustments to current material forecasts based on appropriate analysis of material usage levels.
Determine and approve appropriate stock levels for all assigned storerooms and provide monthly statistics to M of W operating departments.
Identify, quantify and document material requirements to support scheduled program maintenance and Capital program requirements.
Determine, approve and document excess/obsolete materials for disposal in accordance with Metro-North Railroad’s policies and procedures.
Strong ability to exercise independent judgment, analyze problems, and take corrective actions.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interact with all levels in the company and outside vendors.
Strong planning and organizational skills.
Strong knowledge of the procurement process.
Strong knowledge of safe work practices as they relate to a warehouse environment.
Working knowledge of an automated procurement system or automated inventory/warehouse management system.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and/or comparable applications.
Familiarity with inventory/purchasing modules (PeopleSoft or comparable).
Familiarity with Metro-North Railroad’s Asset Management System.
Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, Transportation, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or related field. Demonstrated equivalent experience, education and/or technical credentials to include two (2) additional years of related experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
Minimum of three (3) years of progressive business experience in an inventory control, material management, material planning, warehousing, operations, and/or purchasing environment.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Transportation, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or related field.
Supervisory experience, preferably in a material management/planning and/or warehousing environment.
This is a safety sensitive position and subject to toxicology testing.
As an employee of Metro-North Railroad you may be required to complete a New York State financial disclosure statement, if you earn more than $95,534.00 or if you hold a position designated as a policy maker.
Effective September 2017, all full-time non-agreement personnel other than those directly involved with the movement of trains or delivery of service, or assigned to other emergency response teams, are required to serve in the Station Terminal Auxiliary Response (STAR) program requiring Terminal coverage for Grand Central Terminal (GCT) from 4:30 PM-7:30 PM one week per year or responding to Station STAR duty during a service disruption, system-wide at various hours including nights and weekends. This program is designed to improve Metro-North’s ability to provide customer service during emergencies that impact service delivery or other service disruptions that require staff to provide directions and information to MNR customers at GCT or outlying stations. Please note, hours worked during your participation week are subject to change.
Due to the competitive nature of the selection process, not all qualified candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the position are guaranteed an interview. To be selected for a position, one must meet the following criteria: (1) satisfy the minimum requirements listed in the job posting, (2) if applicable, successfully pass a written and practical exam, (3) satisfy a background investigation (including but not limited to, employment, education, and criminal history), and (4) pass a verbal interview. Metro-North may also require the applicant to undergo a physical ability test, and, if the Company extends a conditional offer, may require him or her to undergo a medical examination, which may include toxicological testing. Failure to pass any step within the hiring process will result in the disqualification of your application. Additional Criteria for Current Employees: Current Metro-North employees must be in active service to be eligible for consideration. Agreement Employees applying for a position outside of their present craft are required to have worked in your current union for at least one (1) year preceding the Application Deadline to be eligible to apply for a posted position, and have completed the agreed upon formal training commitment, including on-the-job training or lock-in requirement, if applicable (for example: Signal Trainee, Foreman-In-Training, etc.). If you are transferring to another craft, you may be required to forfeit your seniority in your present union. Non-agreement employees must have worked in your current position for a minimum of one (1) year preceding the Application Deadline. Along with a background investigation (including but not limited to, employment, education, and criminal history), employees are also subject to an internal investigation, which includes an evaluation not limited to discipline records and performance assessments.
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
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MTA Metro-North Railroad is an Equal Opportunity Employer