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North America Rail Transit Services Monitor

Company: Kelly
Location: Linwood
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Kelly is currently seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Rail Transit Services Monitor to join a leading team in Midland, MI! The North America Rail Transit Services (NARTS) Monitor is responsible for the monitoring of railcar movement exceptions to and from Dow and JV Affiliate locations and external customers sites, coordinate changes to Bill of Lading in transit (diversions, reshipments, railcar to truck transfers, returns, cancellations, expedites) to ensure on time delivery and to reduce railcar cycle time. Job Expectations

  • Railcar track and tracing: monitor inbound and outbound railcar exceptions per work processes to minimize delays in shipments.
  • Coordinate and make changes to Bill of Lading by working with rail carriers and Customer Service to correct any changes to consignee name, address or carrier information to ensure proper paperwork is available for railcar movements.
  • Coordinate non-routine special train/special switches into customer locations or manufacturing sites and follow up.
  • Coordinate with railroads, business request to position a railcar for transfer of product into a truck (expediting delivery). Subsequent follow-up with functions/business/railroad.
  • Diversions/reshipments - Responsible for diverting a railcar while in transit from one location to another as requested by Customer Service Center, Schedulers, Planners, etc.
  • Other projects as assigned. Activities
    • Railcar track and tracing: GVP (Global Visibility Platform - third party web-based tracking software) and railroad tracking systems are used to obtain real time reports on rail car locations and times at location. If escalation is required, phone calls and email messages are used to contact railroads to ensure rail cars are not delayed in transit which could lead to plant or customer shutdowns.
    • Update GVP with comments and estimated arrival times for railcars moving to/from Dow & JV Affiliates shipping locations and customers.
    • Monitor team functional mailbox for rail exception requests and system generated reports. Investigate request; communicate status to requestor and update appropriate data in various rail systems.
    • Arrange 'special' train or switch rail transit requests. Includes coordinating special request with railroad obtaining costs for service and business approval. Monitors request to completion. Education Qualifications
      • Associate Degree preferred Experience
        • 1-2 years of work experience, preferably in Supply Chain or rail Other Qualifications
          • Prefer Proficiency in GVP, Mainframe applications, SAP. #DDR_ENG Why Kelly -- ? Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly-- Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, we're here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job. About Kelly -- At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world. Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.]]

Keywords: Kelly, Flint , North America Rail Transit Services Monitor, Other , Linwood, Michigan

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