Supply Coordinator
TTX Company

Charlotte, North Carolina

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Job Description

Facilitates material supply function to ensure all purchases optimize value and quality received while maintaining optimal inventory levels to minimize cars holding for materials.

• Ensures the material supply activity is properly documented and that files are maintained, and maintains accurate preparation of material forecasts. Trains less experienced buyers on purchasing principles and completes special projects as assigned.
• Interacts with internal and external customers to resolve service concerns, monitors and promotes supplier performance evaluation process, monitors the supply of new/reconditioned components and adherence by suppliers to material lead-times and due dates to preclude outages. Promotes various modes of e-commerce to encourage paperless transactions where beneficial to internal and external customers. Develops additional sources for new and reconditioned material.
• Presents for management action surplus materials to promote action towards reducing excess material. Processes failed material to conclusion. Processes approved new car material requisitions and sales orders. Reviews and addresses blocked invoices and back-order reports. Generates and distributes reports, schedules and forecasts.
• Independently performs most assignments with instructions as to the general results expected. Receives guidance on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed plans for projects. Has moderate latitude for un-reviewed action or decision.

• Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university or a minimum of two years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
• Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
• Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions and percentages.
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Ability to interpret and extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

(The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

General office environment; may be required to travel as much as twice per quarter or more. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit (remain stationary within work area) and use hands to finger, handle, feel and reach. The employee is occasionally required to move about (stand, walk). The employee must occasionally lift and/or transport up to 10 pounds.

The above job description is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

General office environment. Expected to be punctual and in the office when not traveling on business. Tactical functions of the job can be performed remotely and periodic remote working days will be considered.

About Us

TTX Company is a leading provider of railcars and related freight car management services to the North American rail industry. TTX's pool of railcars is ideal for supporting shippers in the intermodal, automotive, paper & forest, metals, machinery, wind energy and other markets where flatcars, boxcars and gondolas are required.

TTX's generous Total Rewards package includes Paid Time Off, Health, Dental and Vision benefits, and 401(k) with company match. This position participates in Railroad Retirement.

TTX Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

About the Team

What we do:

Provide a wide range of services for North American railroads and the transportation industry.

  • Create a Business Plan that drives the Company's plan for new car builds and modifications. The business plan reflects the economy, freight markets, and any changes in freight strategies.
  • Day-to-day management of the TTX Company's Intermodal, General Equipment and Automotive fleets.
  • Manage procurement of new rail cars, components and other materials used to support TTX fleet maintenance.
  • Manage the North American Boxcar Pool and the Automotive Reload pool, which includes rail cars supplied by owners other than TTX.
  • Provide in-depth analysis of the economy, the rail industry and its competitors.

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