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Wabtec Corporation Materials Handler in Albia, Iowa

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company’s new website at: .

It’s not just about your career… or your job title…it’s about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters…do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Who will you be working with?

You will be working closely with the dedicated sourcing and inventory team to meet the sometimes challenging and pressing needs of the production department. You will report to the Material Lead and Material Manager.

How will you make a difference?

You will be a key team member responsible for picking, packing, and shipping customer orders as well as counting, verifying, receiving, and putting away incoming vendor material and in-house manufactured components. You will also be responsible for picking and staging all parts to meet the production schedule.

  • Perform all job functions assigned to Materials Handler

  • Routinely and safely operate materials handling equipment including forklifts, pallet jacks, hand trucks and rolling carts.

  • Pick, pack, (items on racks, shelves, pallets, or bins) and deliver orders safely and accurately.

  • Assist in accurately stocking shelves, utilize First in First Out best practices.

  • Assist in team cycle counting activities as assigned.

  • Assist in shipping activities, both domestic and international

  • Operate metal tag printer, label printers and programs.

  • Work with shop floor personnel to fulfill shortages and inventory requirements.

  • Use computer terminals for inventory query’s and transact material movements.

  • Assist in maintaining safe and clean work environment by keeping shelves, pallet area and workstations clean, neat, and organized.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What do we want to know about you?

A qualified candidate will be considered based on:

  • Ability to communicate effectively and demonstrate math and reading skills.

  • Possess a valid Driver’s License to drive company truck between locations and to/from suppliers, as required.

  • Ability to stay on task until completion and work with minimal direction.

  • Computer skills to function in an ERP environment, including Microsoft Office suite.

  • Oracle experience a plus

  • Operation of a forklift is required. Company sponsored certification must be obtained within 90 days of employment.

  • Operations of a pallet jack is required. Company sponsored certification for “electric pallet jack” must be obtained within 90 days of employment.

  • Requires operation of hydraulic hoist where applicable

  • Previous warehouse experience preferred.

  • High school degree or equivalent.

What will your typical day look like?

Daily tasks include an array of materials functions that may include receiving, processing incoming stock, picking, and processing work orders, picking, and packing shipping orders, cycle counting, and general warehouse maintenance.

You may also be asked to perform other duties outside of your function or trade, for which adequate training will be provided if necessary.

More information on offered benefits, which include health, welfare, and retirement, is available at ( .

Wabtec will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the U.S. for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable) and fitness for duty test (as applicable).

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless 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 let us know.