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PDS Tech Inc Materials Specialist in Alliance, Nebraska

Materials Specialist - Alliance, NE

Pay Rate: $20 plus hr, depending on experience

Location: Alliance, NE

Job Type: Full-Time

Schedule: Must be willing to work various shifts and days, including overnight shifts as required.

Company Overview:

Join our dynamic team in Alliance, NE, as a Materials Specialist. We are looking for a dedicated individual to manage inventory and material logistics in our 24/7 shop environment. This role is critical in ensuring the smooth operation of our facility and supporting our goal of delivering exceptional service.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Inventory Management: Oversee inventory control metrics and manage stockouts. Perform daily cycle counts and forecast material needs for inbound and in-shop locomotives.

  • Material Handling: Pull materials for shop use, ensuring they are issued to the correct locomotive with accurate details. Handle large commodity assets and conduct quality control on inbound and outbound shipments.

  • Shipping Coordination: Arrange LTL and expedite shipments, ensuring proper documentation and customs documents are obtained when necessary.

  • Software Utilization: Use multiple software programs to order, receive, ship, and track materials, including handling Hazmat materials.

  • Mechanical Drawings: Read mechanical drawings to determine needed materials.

  • Forklift Operation: Perform daily inspections and operate forklifts to handle materials.

  • Reporting & Documentation: Compile reports on inventory metrics, process sales of materials, and maintain accurate records of material transactions.

  • Warehouse Maintenance: Perform general housekeeping and organization tasks in the warehouse. Process warranty claims and restock warehouse materials.

  • Physical Inventory: Assist with physical inventory counting and ensure accurate material tracking.

  • Team Collaboration: Work effectively with a team, respond to material requests from various shops, and ensure accurate material transactions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in logistics or shipping/receiving.

  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.

  • Previous experience operating forklifts and other shop equipment safely.

  • High attention to detail and ability to manage multiple responsibilities.

  • Ability to work in a warehouse/shop environment and adapt to various shifts.

  • Reliable attendance and a strong team-oriented attitude.

Physical Demands:

  • Standing for long periods and walking on hard, uneven surfaces.

  • Climbing stairs and getting on/off locomotives.

  • Fitting into small or tight spaces as needed.

  • Wearing personal protective equipment (hardhat, steel toe boots, ear protection, eye protection).

  • Performing tasks such as typing and operating a computer.

  • Working overnight shifts and potentially multiple consecutive days.

Pay Details: $20.00 to $25.00 per hour

Benefit offerings available for our associates include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, additional voluntary benefits, EAP program, commuter benefits and a 401K plan. Our benefit offerings provide employees the flexibility to choose the type of coverage that meets their individual needs. In addition, our associates may be eligible for paid leave including Paid Sick Leave or any other paid leave required by Federal, State, or local law, as well as Holiday pay where applicable.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records subject to federal contractor requirements and/or security clearance requirements.