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Progress Rail Services Corp. Inventory (Material) Coordinator in Sidney, Nebraska

Auto req ID: 4267BR
Posting Title: Inventory (Material) Coordinator
Job Category: Purchasing
City: Sidney
State: Nebraska

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

Ensure the timely delivery of products to meet the customer requirements while maintaining minimum inventory levels.

Key Job Elements

-Knowledge of Materials Shortages and take under consideration for production schedule;

-Communicate known shortages to operations group and assist in the development of recovery plan;

-Maintain Material Master Data

-Load and Cost Maintenance Work Orders and Sales Orders.

-Monitor production activity; Be proactive and focus on support;

-Participate in regular cross-functional meetings;

-Follow-up with suppliers to insure timely deliveries;

-React to Move Out/Move In of POs in a timely manner.

Education / Training

High school diploma or associates degree

Qualifications and Experience

-Efficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook skills;

-Effective written and verbal communication skills;

-Effective analytical ability;

-Proficiency with computer technology applications that support the materials planning process;

-Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines;

-Demonstrates initiative and the ability to work effectively within time constraints in an fast-paced environment;

-Demonstrated ability to achieve objectives by working in and with cross-functional and multi-cultural teams;

-Strong analytical and reasoning abilities; good interpersonal skills; high energy;

-Ability to sit, stand, walk at will, communicate via telephone, radio and use the computer for various amounts of time through the day;

-Attendance is a mandatory function of this position;

-Must be able to push, pull and lift up to 50 lbs.;

-Must be able to drive a fork lift.


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..


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