Storeman at Wabtec

Wabtec Corporation stands as a premier global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions, and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Leveraging the collective experience of Wabtec, GE Transportation, and Faiveley Transport, totaling nearly four centuries, the company boasts unparalleled digital expertise, technological innovation, and top-tier manufacturing and services.

Beyond mere career paths and job titles, Wabtec emphasizes individual identity and the impact individuals can have on the world. Are you inclined to venture into unexplored territories, to pioneer initiatives that can enhance lives? Wabtec has been doing just that for decades and remains committed to this pursuit. Through a focus on people, leadership development, services, technology, and scale, Wabtec consistently delivers superior outcomes for global customers, fluently speaking the language of industry.

Internal and External Position: Position: Storeman Position Title: Storeman Reporting To: Warehouse Supervisor Reporting Relationship: This position currently has no direct reports.

Primary Purpose of Role: The Storeman is responsible for verifying and maintaining records of incoming and outgoing shipments. They prepare items for shipment by comparing, identifying information, counting, weighing, or measuring items against bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records. Communication with suppliers and forwarders is a regular part of the role to track and trace goods.

Primary Objectives:

  • Receive product deliveries, ensuring order and invoice accuracy.
  • Move shipments into appropriate locations for stocking, maintaining high standards of housekeeping.
  • Establish and maintain goods receiving and dispatching areas.
  • Manage garbage and recycling dumpsters for pick-up on designated days.
  • Determine shipment methods using knowledge of shipping procedures, routes, and rates.
  • Ensure proper labeling of packed cartons/crates with shipping information.
  • Pack goods according to company standards.
  • Unpack and inspect incoming shipments, rejecting damaged items, recording shortages, and corresponding with shippers to rectify issues.
  • Route items to relevant departments.
  • Inspect outgoing shipments to meet company and forwarders’ specifications.
  • Maintain inventory of shipping materials and supplies.
  • Operate forklift or use a hand truck to move shipments.

Formal Education/Training:

  • Grade 12
  • Exposure to Railway Rolling stock is advantageous.
  • 5 to 10 years of warehouse experience.
  • Oracle or SAP working experience (MM module).

Essential Work Skills:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Good technical ability.
  • PC literacy.
  • Exposure to commercial matters is desirable.
  • Customer service-oriented.
  • Good MS Office skills.

Person Specification:

  • High standard of numeracy, accuracy, with attention to detail.
  • Team player with a flexible approach and a willingness to learn.
  • Outgoing and confident personality capable of operating at all levels.
  • Self-starter who is proactive and can set and achieve goals.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to recognize potential risks to the firm that should be escalated.

Wabtec Corporation is dedicated to tackling the world’s toughest challenges, fostering a culture of leadership, diversity, and inclusiveness. The company aims to employ the brightest minds globally, believing in hiring talented individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and styles. Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity, irrespective of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please inform us.

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