Material Coordinator Chicago, Illinois

Job Description

Position Overview

We are seeking for a skilled professional to coordinate the movement of material at our Field Sites across the United States and Overseas. You will be responsible to set the correct demand, purchase and track of material. You will manage to organize repairs of failed components, you will demand and account for modification material and spare part inventory. You will make sure that our locomotives and our technicians have always the right parts on hand to provide a high customer satisfaction with a high availability of our locomotive or coach.


  • Coordinate material support in the Commissioning and Warranty phases.

  • Maintains open communication between Material Headquarter in Sacramento.

  • Directs affairs between the Customer and Field Site to maintain positive relationships.

  • Develops and fosters open dialogue with Vendors.

  • Keeps updated records of failed components at all Field Sites.

  • Contributes to Logistics Team administration through interactive collaboration.

  • Works cross-functionally with all departments at Siemens Mobility, Inc.

  • Arranges same-day deliveries and expedited shipments as demand requires.

  • Processes paperwork necessary to move material from Sacramento to various locations.

  • Maintains records of materials in repair and parts owed to Production and Customers.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Required education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field.

  • Required professional experience: Previous experience in logistics coordination.

  • Experience with JDE, SalesForce, and Microsoft Suite applications.

  • Ability to travel to the various Field Sites across the United States.

  • Knoweledge of Siemens Mobility light rail and locomotive platforms.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Preferred experience working in a corporate setting.

  • Preferred experience working with multi-million dollar contracts.

  • Preferred experience in leadership / management.

  • Preferred knowledge of Siemens Mobility Inc material processes.

  • Preferred knowledge of locomotive components.

  • Organizational skills for maintaining large sets of data.

  • Leadership abilities to foster positive interaction with diverse groups.

  • Understanding of safety principles and how to operate in an industrial setting.

  • Ability to adapt to constant change and implement new processes.

  • Ability to work through adversity in high pressure situations.


Job ID: 182896

Organization: Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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