• Materials Manager

    Job Locations US-IL-Lombard
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/15/2018 10:44 AM)
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    Internal Reference
    Transdev Inc. (Corporate)
  • Overview

    The Materials Manager will lead the Technical Service group’s effort in providing the best value and timely supply of goods and services while controlling the costs and improving the efficiency of inventory.    


    • Assist in the development and implementation of best practices policies and procedures to control and manage the supply of materials.
    • Evaluate the inventory needs for new location start ups and shutdowns.
    • Development and training of parts room personnel.
    • Monitor inventory performance and trends.
    • Provide central control of part coding.
    • Create and manage a national warranty and core program.
    • Assist locations with the control and disposal of obsolete inventory.
    • Work with Corporate Procurement in determining the requirements and specifications of materials to be sourced.
    • Perform audits on materials management processes.
    • Responsible for the implementation and compliance of Corporate vendor agreements.
    • Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.
    • Assist with RTA training and administrative work as required.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Education, Licensing, and Certifications:

    • College Degree in Finance/ Business or an appropriate combination of education and or a minimum of five years of work experience


    Experience, Skills, and Knowledge Required:

    • Strong analytical, organizational and communication skills
    • Working experience in the Maintenance and or Procurement fields would be beneficial.
    • Possess a high level of motivation with the ability to operate under minimal supervision and guidance.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
    • Experience with constructing Excel Pivot tables.
    • Experience in transportation is preferred.
    • Excellent team building and project management skills.
    • Must possess excellent written and verbal communications skills.
    • Must possess strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to identify and understand problems and to determine the appropriate measures it takes to solve problems.

    Travel Requirement - 30% for off-site location meetings, trade shows and conferences


    Physical Requirements:

    • Work is generally done sitting at a desk, utilizing repetitive hand and wrist motion. 
    • Lifting, stooping, pulling, and bending is required.
    • 90% of work is accomplished in doors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities.
    • 5% is done remotely using modems, laptops, e-mail and the Internet.


    For more information please visit our website at


    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.


    The physical demands 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 individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.


    Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.


    EEO is the Law Poster:


    Drug free workplace


    If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check



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