Material Clerk II

Wabtec Corporation

Germantown, MD


Position summary

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.


Responsibilities 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. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • 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
  • Replenish Point Of Use (POU) locations and supermarkets
  • 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 work stations clean, neat and organized
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Must be able to communicate effectively and demonstrate math and reading skills.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License to drive company truck between locations and to/from suppliers, as required.  Must pass/acquire a Medical Examiner’s Certificate (company paid)
  • Ability to stay on task until completion and work with minimal direction
  • Must have 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.

Physical Demands

  • Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking
  • Requires ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing
  • Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations
  • Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, balancing and/or reaching
  • Requires close, distant, color, peripheral vision and depth perception
  • Must be able to climb ladders and spend extended periods of time on his/her feet
  • Requires the ability to push or pull weights up to 100 lbs.
  • Must be able to lift and/or move objects up to 50 lbs.
  • Requires ability to work under environmental fluctuations in temperature and humidity – including exposure to dust and fumes

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.

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About the company

Industry: Industrial: Equipment Manufacturing

At Wabtec, we are in the business of realizing potential. Our employees are the architects of the future. Go just about anywhere and you’ll find us. If you want to move and improve the world, start here.