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Supervisor-Material Catalog & Control

Job ID: 7622
Business Unit: Long Island Rail Road
Location: Jamaica, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: AsstChief Procure/Offic Detail
Date Posted: Jun 4, 2024


Title:                                    Supervisor-Material Catalog & Control
Department:                        Procurement & Logistics
Post Date:                           06/04/2024
Close Date:                         06/18/2024
100% Hourly Rate of Pay:  $49.185
Location:                             Midtown Manhattan
Position Classification:        Non-Safety Sensitive
Reports to:                          Senior Manager-Commodity Planning
Union Affiliation:                  TCU-Exception 5

This position will be responsible for the development and maintenance of material part catalogs and inventory re-order levels for stock merchandise for LIRR fleets.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Maintain the LIRR inventory Catalog.
  • Establish stock items and their related classifications.
  • Code and control new and obsolete items.
  • Enter data into the procurement system from internal drawings and specifications.
  • Analyze vendor Illustrated Part Catalogs to develop commodity nomenclatures that are consistent with existing items.
  • Verify and control adequate stock inventory using standard replenishment processes generating requisitions and assigning delivery schedules that are in line with consumption requirements.
  • A four-year High School Diploma or its educational equivalent (GED/TASC) approved by a State's Department of Education or recognized accredited organization.
  • Minimum of five years progressively responsible procurement experience.
  • Must have the ability to translate drawings and specifications into catalog data and have an understanding of the functions related to Material Control.
  • Must display strong attention to detail with numbers and words and be able to recognize similar nomenclatures in order to group like commodities.
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills, and work as a team member with all user departments.
  • Must have good judgement, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Proficient word processing and spreadsheet skills (i.e. Microsoft Word and Excel).
  • Bachelors Degree or a degree in progress preferred.
Wage Progression:
For employees hired prior to September 25, 2014:
1st 365 calendar days       80%   
2nd 365 calendar days      85%   
3rd 365 calendar days       90%   
4th 365 calendar days       95%   
After 1,460 calendar days 100%   

For employees hired on or after September 25, 2014:
1st 365 calendar days        80%  
2nd 365 calendar days       80%  
3rd 365 calendar days        85%  
4th 365 calendar days        90%  
5th 365 calendar days        90%  
6th 365 calendar days        95%  
After 2,190 calendar days  100%  
Other Information:
In addition to meeting the minimum requirements of the position, the selection process may include, but is not limited to, a pre-screening assessment (i.e., physical, written and/ or practical evaluation) and interview. Candidates forfeit further consideration in the process if they fail to participate in any step of the process when scheduled. Make up dates/times will not be given. In addition, LIRR employee applicants must be in their current position for the 12 months immediately preceding the close date of this posting and must possess a satisfactory work history, including attendance and discipline record. Absence control violation(s) or more than ten sick days without medical documentation in two of last three years is considered unsatisfactory attendance.  Not all qualified applicants are guaranteed an interview due to the competitive selection process. A medical examination and safety sensitive drug/alcohol test may also be required.
Equal Opportunity Employment
MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.
The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.
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