Material Manager- Rolling Stock

Job Description

Organization: Mobility
Business Unit: Rolling Stock
Requisition Number: 244716
Primary Location: United States-California-Sacramento
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

Job Description:


 Material Manager-Rolling Stock


Position Overview


As the Material Manger for our growing Rolling Stock operation you will collaborate with Commodity Managers, Quality Management and Engineering to analyze all suppliers in order to select the most suitable vendors who are able to deliver high quality products at competitive pricing. We will rely on your outstanding negotiation skills to create value with regards to key metrics such as lead-time, cost and quality. In this role, you will drive performance with our suppliers, collaborate with internal teams and make your mark within a team that is focused on winning, succeeding and make an impact.






  • Issuing requests for quote and conduct negotiations and supplier selection for project demand
  • Request for Quotation via e-platform (e-auctions, e-bidding)
  • Release of purchase orders, obtain supplier acknowledgements and ensure incorporation of contractual requirements
  • Ensures updates of data in SAP in order to support project calculation with reliable material cost data, quotes and Lead-time data
  • Placing and managing orders with vendors, ensure complete PO documentation
  • Updating and monitoring ordered components up to First Article Inspection (FAI)
  • Responsible for Project Level Commodity Budget
  • Resolution to issues pertaining to pricing related invoicing issues
  • Work closely with multi-departments and/or cross-functional areas to troubleshoots and resolves problems on Purchase Order
  • Facilitates cost reductions needed in coordination with Commodity Management for the project to achieve overall improvement to materials.
  • Reviews and analyzes Engineering changes with each supplier regarding cost impact
  • Quarterly supplier evaluation and regular supplier performance monitoring



Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  •  BS/BA in related discipline, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certification may be required in some areas

  • 5+ years of work experience in procurement preferred in Rolling Stock or in manufacturing environment
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Excellent knowledge of SAP

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience

  •  Rolling Stock experience
  •  Manufacturing experience


Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.



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