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Date: 27-Jan-2023

Location: Washington / IvyCity, DC, US

Company: Alstom

Req ID:404565 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide.


POSITION TITLE: Depot Material Handler



  • Receives, unpack, verify receipt against packing slip, generate goods receipt.
  • Quarantine receipt management/ and notification to the responsible parties for resolution.
  • Store materials in Depot, rotation/consolidate parts and updating bin locations daily.
  • Pick, Pack, crates and ships various parts/products.
  • Operates forklift equipment and inspects daily for maintenance issues.
  • Performs cycle counts and participates in physical inventory when required.
  • Performs data entry of depot material movements.
  • Quality pick and pack audits order line items
  • Assure the accuracy of shipments of routine and non-routine orders.
  • Interfaces frequently with customer requests for materials; retrieves product and fulfills service requests.


OBJECTIVES OR GOALS: To provide same day turnaround of receipts, shipping, goods issue and cores movements. Generate and complete accurate cycle counts. Complete all data transactions within the same day. Contribute to a safe work environment.     



  • Performs all receiving functions, counting, identifying and data entry to generate receipts.
  • Performs depot functions, filling orders and requisitions.
  • Performs all shipping functions, pick, pack, data entry to generate carrier label. Generates International documentation for shipment.
  • Data entry of Post Goods issue, transfer posting, and other transactions.
  • Schedules and Provides appropriate documents for International/Domestic shipments.
  • Some problem solving, and scheduling
  • Provide support to Customer Service. Provide immediate service to any inquiry.
  • Maintain Shipping supply inventory.
  • Observes all safety rules and practices.
  • Packaging of Dangerous goods and assists Transportation Carriers with providing Government Documentation and Security endorsements as needed to accompany shipments.
  • Performs special projects upon request
  • Maintains Good Housekeeping skills




CONTACTS: Transportation Carriers, Customer Interaction (both Management and Shop Floor), all Alstom internal departments.


EDUCATION: High School graduate. Certified in Hazardous Materials a plus. Some computer classes required in Word and Excel. Knowledge of data entry of SAP a plus.


EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years knowledge of Warehouse operations. Must have Personal computer skills (word /excel and SAP or an ERP equivalent). Good Phone skills. Good written/ verbal communication and math skills. Current forklift certificate is required.



  • A thorough knowledge of Warehouse operations.
  • Understanding Domestic and International shipment requirements with Government Agencies and our Company policies.
  • Confidentiality, reasoning, language, multi-tasking, scheduling, follow-through, verbal communication, decision-making and problem solving. A flexible and professional manner.


PHYSCIAL DEMANDS: Office sitting, walking, standing, filing and lifting materials under 50 pounds. Forklift operation with


WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Possible contact with truck emissions, noise and changing temperature/environmental conditions.



Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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