Senior Materials Associate

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Trucking

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United States of America


CANTR: Refrigeration-Syracuse, NY 6304 Thompson Rd, Syracuse, NY, 13221 USA

Carrier Transicold Performance Parts is part of Carrier Corporation. Carrier is the leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security solutions. This position will provide material support to the transport refrigeration aftermarket organization.

Carrier Transicold helps improve transport and shipping temperature control with a complete line of equipment and services for refrigerated transport and cold chain visibility. For more than 40 years, Carrier Transicold has been an industry leader, providing customers around the world with the most advanced, energy efficient and environmentally sound container refrigeration systems and generator sets, direct-drive and diesel truck units and trailer refrigeration systems and world class aftermarket support.

With the debut of the worlds first container refrigeration system to use natural refrigerant CO2, Carrier Transicold continues to demonstrate its commitment to offering solutions that minimize overall environmental impact through the use of refrigerants that do not deplete the Earths protective ozone layer while reducing carbon emissions. Learn more about this and other exciting sustainability efforts at Carrier by visiting

We are looking for a Senior Materials Associate for our aftermarket parts support team. This person will be responsible for performing all tasks involved in the shipment, requisition and storage of materials into and from a distribution warehouse environment. Requirements include expertise in MRP/ERP systems, excellent oral and written communications skills along with theoretical and advanced knowledge of the work area. Experience with JD Edwards is a plus.

Other duties include:

Issuance of purchase orders to suppliers supporting over 35% of the sales lines booked

Manage suppliers to ensure timely delivery of material and issue resolution

Communicate and mitigate any material shortages

Be able to work autonomously with limited supervision

Minimize WIP through understanding and management of planning parameters

Minimize E&O and manage inventory levels to support product changes, platform introduction and platform discontinuance

Support cost and inventory reduction and continuous improvement initiatives

Manage freight costs through appropriate planning

AA/AS degree w/1-3+ years experience

BA/BS degree in Business w/0-2+ years experience

Familiarity with planning software Demand Solutions

Associated topics: dispatcher, fleet, handler, management, manager, manager trainee, service manager, supervisor, technician, union

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