Kawasaki Rail Car, Inc.




Administrative Assistant Purchasing (Job No. OF-007)


Job Description:

• Assists Purchasing Management with documentation control, parts ordering and payment control according to established procedures.

• Performs data entry and database maintenance.

• Organizes and maintains tracking of order requests.

• Sets up and maintains charts and spreadsheets in Windows applications.

• Interfaces with vendors and material control personnel to verify purchasing information.

• Prepares authorization sheets.  Maintains payment control sheets and related documentation.

• Drafts and types correspondence from instructions. Maintains Purchasing files and organizes documentation.

• Distributes and files memoranda, faxes, and mail.

• Communicates with various departments at KHI.

• Greets and provides hospitality to visitors and guests.



•Must have experience and high degree of competence with Window’s applications. (Spread sheets and word-processing).

• Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

• Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.

• Must have excellent organizational skills.  

• Note: This position requires a direct exposure to shop floor environment.


Job Location: Yonkers, NY