Material Manager
Location: Omaha, NE
Workplace Type: Onsite

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At Greenbrier, we do the hard work that matters. The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX) is powering the movement of products around the world as a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of freight rail transportation equipment and services.

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 while positively impacting the world around us.

Greenbrier’s success begins with people. We believe in supporting our global workforce through our unwavering attention to Safety, Quality, Respect for People and Customer Satisfaction. Our IDEAL commitment is rooted in these values, which promotes Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access, and Leadership, creating a culture where employees are fulfilled and feel good about coming to work every day. A diverse, qualified, and engaged talent base is the key to our success.

Summary

The Material Manager procures and controls inventory levels and costs, ensures proper procedures for material storage/handling, and that inventory controls are performed to minimize inventory variances. This position will work closely with Production, Quality Assurance, Customer Service and external vendors. The Material Manager ensures minimum production constraints related to insufficient supply of material while driving efficient inventory turnover and minimizing holding costs.

Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform the following essential duties satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned to address business needs and changing business practices.

  • Defines efficient procedures for sourcing, procuring and controlling all inventory material for shop operations by reviewing production requirements, identifying critical material and monitoring and adjusting existing inventory levels

  • Directs the purchasing function by developing corporate procurement procedures, training personnel, and updating procedures when greater efficiencies can be achieved

  • Identifies and minimizes idle/obsolete inventory and supervises disposition through buyback, internal transfers, sale to affiliate, external sale or scrap

  • Maintains procurement and receiving operations, by designing forms and systems, ensuring verification of incoming shipments, costs, delivery, and product quality

  • Maintains the part numbering system by assigning numbers and updating the outline as needed

  • Plans and executes annual physical inventory in conjunction with Plant Manager and Controller.

Qualifications

The following generally describes requirements to successfully perform the assigned duties.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics or related field, or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years experience in a similar role

  • Proficient with supply chain and inventory management systems

  • Advanced proficiency of forecasting and budgeting processes

  • Ability to drive results through information and team performance

  • Ability to collaborate and communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing, at all levels of the organization

  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks with accuracy and attention to detail

  • Proficient with standard desktop Microsoft applications including but not limited to, Outlook, Teams, Word and Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Ability to reason, make decisions and exercise independent judgment in various situations

  • Ability to solve problems through an analytical approach

  • Experience or use of DAX for inventory management functions

Work Environment and Physical Requirements

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

With the exception of clerical, administrative, and some management positions, which require indoor work, the physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, dry/arid and dusty conditions. Employees are required to use personal protective equipment as environmental conditions dictate.

Physical Activities and Requirements

Frequency Key

Not Applicable: Activity is not applicable to this occupation

Occasionally: Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0- 2.5+ hours/day)

Frequently: Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5: 5.5+ hours/day)

Constantly: Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hours/day)

Working Postures

  • Sit: Frequently

  • Stand: Frequently

  • Walk: Frequently

  • Bend: Occasionally

  • Kneel/Squat: Occasionally

  • Crawl: Occasionally

  • Climb: Occasionally

  • Reach Forward: Occasionally

  • Reach Upward: Occasionally

  • Handling/Fingering: Occasionally

Lift / Carry Requirements

  • 5-10 lbs: Occasionally

  • 10-25 lbs: Occasionally

  • 25-50 lbs: Occasionally

  • 50-75 lbs: Not Applicable

  • 75+ lbs: Not Applicable

Push / Pull Requirements

  • Up to 10 lbs: Not Applicable

  • 10-25 lbs: Not Applicable

  • 25-50 lbs: Not Applicable

  • 50-75 lbs: Not Applicable

  • 75+ lbs: Not Applicable

EOE including Vet/Disability

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Greenbrier makes reasonable accommodations in the application and hiring process for individuals with known disabilities, unless providing accommodation would result in an undue hardship. Any applicant believing that he or she may need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact Greenbrier Human Resources at careers@gbrx.com or call us at 503-684-7000.


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Job Locations US-NE-Omaha

ID 2024-2935

Company Gunderson Rail Services, LLC

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Production

Workplace Type Onsite

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Current Greenbrier Employees with GBRX Email Account: Apply as an Employee and log in using your GBRX email account.

Current Greenbrier Employees without GBRX Email Account: Apply as an Employee and log in using your email address listed in ADP.

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