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Senior Manager – M of E Production Planning

Job ID: 8053
Business Unit: Long Island Rail Road
Location: Jamaica, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Prod Planning/Invent Control
Date Posted: Jul 9, 2024


Job Information  
Title:                                     Senior Manager – M of E Production Planning
Department:                         Maintenance of Equipment
Post Date:                            07/09/2024 
Close Date:                          07/22/2024       
Hay Point Evaluation:          805
Salary Range:                      $109,826 - $164,738
Position Classification:         Safety Sensitive 
Location:                              Queens   
Reports To:                          Deputy General Manager – MofE Materials Management
This is a Non-Represented Position. 
Please note that this position has been designated as a “Policy Maker” pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics.  As such, you will be required to complete a Financial Disclosure Statement that will be provided to you by the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics. 
This position is responsible develop and update the material requirements necessary to support all rolling stock maintenance programs including Reliability Centered 
Maintenance (RCM), running repair, projects, modifications, and initiatives for new and existing fleets as well as all Rolling Stock Support Equipment.
This position is also responsible for overseeing replenishment levels for material valued in excess of $150 Million.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:  
  • Organize, plan and manage the activities of the Production Planning group. This includes development and updating of the annual Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) production plan, initial processing of long lead items, updating QPAs and BOMs to ensure that all commodities are ordered in a timely manner and to promote proper charge out of material.
  • Manage and report on activities related to monitoring replenishment levels, including evaluations of current needs, projected growth, decommissioning, RCM initiatives and projects.
  • Manage and coordinate the part number creation process with fleet engineering, ensuring that ordering descriptions are correct and duplicate commodities are consolidated and levels and AUPS are adjusted when appropriate.
  • Manage the development of new BOM structures as well as maintain future changes for the new M9’s, M7’s, M3’s, Locomotive /Bi-Level fleets and the Plant Maintenance Division.
  • Liaison with Procurement on all MTA Board package reviews, QPL processing and replenishment requisitions in excess of $25K.
  • Assess and confirm department-wide if aging material or stock related to decommissioned equipment can be scrapped, marked obsolete or coded as protect.
  • Coordinate with the department budget group on budgetary exposures associated with the decommissioning.
  • Oversee and manage all audits related to Production Planning and replenishment levels.
  • Coordinate the monitoring of distribution of department-held material and issuance of vendor repaired, and vendor procured components.
  • All other duties and assignments at the request of senior management.
  • Select, develop and motivate personnel within the department. Provide career development for subordinates. Provide prompt and effective coaching and counseling. Responsible for discipline/termination of employees when necessary.
  • Review direct reports and approve performance appraisals. Promote safe work practices and provide safe working conditions. Create a professional environment that respects individual differences and enables all employees to develop and contribute to their full potential.
  • Bachelor’s Degree. Demonstrated equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of the degree requirement, subject to approval.
  • Must have 8 years progressively responsible, administrative experience relating to procurement.
  • Must have 4 years’ experience managing a staff.
  • Detailed understanding of LIRR procurement rules.
  • Ability to work and manage effectively as part of a management team in a multi-priority environment.
  • Must have demonstrated experience with data management and configuration.
  • Must possess strong leadership, managerial, technical, oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient PC skills and working knowledge of various software packages: i.e., Word, Excel, MS Access, etc.
  • General knowledge of labor agreements
  • Additional or advanced degree.
  • Detailed knowledge of LIRR MofE labor agreements.
  • Detailed understanding of and experience with MofE policies, practices and budgeting cost-centers.
  • Detailed understanding of roles and responsibilities of LIRR MofE management positions.
  • Direct experience with software programs used within MofE (Kronos, People Soft, Maximo, LIMS etc)
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. A record of more than ten sick days without medical documentation in two of the 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 Employment Opportunity 
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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