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The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Commercial Mechanical Support in Dallas, Texas

At Greenbrier, we do the hard work that matters. The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE: GBX) is a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of freight rail and marine transportation equipment and services, powering the movement of products around the world. Greenbrier's innovation and engineering expertise pairs with our capacity to build and repair freight transportation equipment. This allows us to provide an unrivaled level of service to our customers across the Americas, Europe and countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council. Greenbrier also provides asset management services and a unique railcar leasing syndication platform that brings us into contact with the world's leading fixed asset investors.

Greenbrier's heritage of hard work and industrial innovation is celebrated at every level of our organization. We structure our business to support teams that deliver innovative solutions for our customers and positively impact the world around us.

Job Summary:

CMS Team Member assists with mechanical and billing aspects of Greenbrier's Sustainable Railcar projects. CMS provides technical support to the North American Commercial Team, with a primary goal of ensuring all customer technical requirements are understood and assist in the communication of technical details between the customer and various internal departments. The CMS receives specific work assignments from the Commercial Team with limited supervision, working independently or in concert with internal Greenbrier areas such as Commercial, Leasing, Engineering and Manufacturing. The CMS will ensure the Customer's expectations are met before and throughout the alteration job and billing/invoicing process.

Primary Duties:

  • Participate in joint customer calls with the field Sales Team to provide technical support

  • Collaborate with field Sales Representatives to understand customer requirements during the bidding and RFQ process for Alteration opportunities.

  • Review the technical specifications, MSD's and any other customer-provided documents

  • Review and analyze technical requirements for Post-Award projects

  • Establish rapport with Greenbrier Manufacturing Operations to understand 1.) Customer set-up in billing systems 2.) Customer specific SOW and/or work instructions 3.) Template creation and estimate auditing 4.) Customer billing system access and submitting of information

  • Work with Greenbrier Manufacturing to understand AAR Field Manual Rules

  • Work closely with Greenbrier Manufacturing locations in North America and Greenbrier Logistics to help ensure suitable delivery timing of candidate cars to the plant.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills -- this position will work directly with senior management on a periodic basis.

  • Strong work ethic with a high degree of flexibility to respond to shifting priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven atmosphere; able to maintain professionalism when experiencing change in work tasks and/or the work environment.

  • Work effectively with colleagues (Sales Representatives, Manufacturing Personnel, Customers, etc.) located across all of North America.

Specific Skills:

  • Candidate must be fluent in railcar design and AAR and FRA regulatory requirements.

  • Excellent communication skills, both customer-facing and internally, are integral to the success of this position.

  • Contract & AAR Billing Rules

  • Proficiency across Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint, as well as aptitude to acquire proficiency in Greenbrier proprietary applications (Entrust & Enspire)

  • Working knowledge of Customer Billing Platforms (RAS, UBS, etc.)

  • Travel may be required and would be based on the level of support required by the plants

Education and Experience:

  • Technical Engineering degree will be considered in combination with relevant work experience.

  • 6 + years of rail industry experience required.

  • Tank car and hopper car design or maintenance experience favored.

  • Knowledge of AAR and FRA regulatory requirements.

  • Fluency in Spanish would be preferred.

Company: Greenbrier Leasing Company LLC

Functional Group: Administration

EOE including Disability/Veteran