• Parts Specialist/Material Planner

    ID 2018-3938
    Job Location US-MA-Medford
    Company : Name Linked
    MBTA Fellsway Garage
    Work Day
    Work day - Other
    Fellsway: M-Tu 6AM-430PM; Albany Thur-Fri 6AM-430PM
    Work Shift
    1 First shift
    Background Check
    Credit Check, Criminal Check, DMV Check, Other
    Medical Requirements
    Drug Screen
    Skills/Competency Check
    Driver's License, Forklift License
    Additional Locations
  • Overview

    Parts Specialist/Material Planners provide counter service to MBTA Bus and Light rail employees who need parts/equipment to perform their duties. The Parts Specialist will assist with inventory control, data entry, customer service and occasional driving for pick ups.


    Provide quality customer service to include but not limited to the following:

    • Attention to detail
    • Meet and greet customers
    • Review requisition forms to ensure proper completion (signatures, timestamps, part numbers, description and quantity)
    • Answer questions regarding availability of parts
    • Ask appropriate questions to ensure correct parts are researched and provided
    • Inform customers when requested parts are available

    Parts Pickup:

    • Occasionally drive vehicle to designated vendors' location to purchase/pick-up parts
    • Provide documentation to vendors as required (tax exempt form, credit references)
    • Review all vendor invoices to ensure accuracy on pricing, parts, and quantities
    • Return products to MANCON location in a timely manner

    Data Entry:

    • Generate customer requisitions in the inventory system
    • Enter vendor receiving documents in the inventory system
    • Receive, stow and catalog in and out bound inventory

    Other Requirements:

    • Provide support to the MBTA location during emergencies
    • Conduct inventory research projects as requested
    • Maintain neat and clean stock room area and perform regular cycle counts of material
    • Adhere to required procedures


    • 1 year computer experience
    • Warehouse, stockroom or Inventory management experience
    • Valid Driver's License
    • Obtain and maintain a forklift license

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 1 year inventory experience
    • 1 year customer service role
    • Experience in inventory/point of sale applications
    • Experience with bus or light rail parts
    • Familiarity with automotive, bus, or rail parts experience
    • Automotive Certification Programs will be considered in conjunction with experience
    • Ability to communicate in English


    Physical Requirements

    Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

    Essential Requirements

    Driving, Lifting, Reaching, Sitting, Standing, Walking


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