Kawasaki Rail Car, Inc.




Administrative Assistant, Material Logistics & Traffic (Job No. OF-032)  

*Only Candidates with Prior Logistics Experience will be Considered*


Job Description:

•Prepares the documents for the Import and Export shipments, and coordinates with Forwarders and

Customs broker.

•Performs Data Entry and prepares reports.

•Files and maintains accurate records/documents for the department.

•Prepares payment requests.

•Arranges the inland transportation of documents and materials between Yonkers office, Yonkers Plant,

site offices, vendors, customer offices and Forwarders.

•Coordinates with the insurance companies on all damage claims from inland and overseas transportation.


General knowledge: Demonstrates familiarity with operating and work procedure of the assigned department to ensure operating efficiency. Demonstrates exceptional organizational aptitude and problem-solving skills.


Technical knowledge: Demonstrates understanding a proper application of technical aspects of work procedures of jobs under present scope of work.


Communication: Works effectively with managers, supervisors and employees to facilitate clear communication among all departments. Communicates work progress to Materials Logistics Supervisor in standard formats. Exercises daily discipline to complete all reports promptly to facilitate communication.


Documentation: completes department documentation with high degree of accuracy, timeliness and attention to details.




•Must have an Associates (A.A.) degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or two

year’s related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

•Must be able to read, write and speak English. Must be able to read and comprehend simple instructions, correspondences, and memos.  Must be able to write simple correspondence.  Must be able to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, vendors, and other employees of the organization.

•Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.

•Must be able to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Must be proficient in the English measurement system and be able to learn the Metric measurement system within a specified period of time

•Must be capable of working in an active manufacturing environment and be able to climb stairs or ladders, and be able to lift, push, or pull at minimum 40 lbs.  Must be able to reach with hand and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.




Job Location: Yonkers, NY