Shipping and Traffic Coordinator at wabtec in Oak Creek, Wisconsin

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Job Description:

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.

Directs and controls the shipment of all Nordco products and parts in an efficient, economical and timely manner to best meet customer requirements. Ability to work with several departments to schedule inbound/outbound freight.


  • Plans, coordinates, prepares and maintains all required shipping/traffic information including, bills of ladings, daily shipping reports, export documentation, air bills and any other required information.

  • Maintains/Records information in Return's database.

  • Determines the best method for and routing of shipments depending upon the customer, special customer requirements, contract, weight, urgency and physical configuration.

  • Knowledge of 3rd party small parcel shipping software (Starship) or others.

  • Troubleshoots problems and investigates traffic issues such as tracing or re-routing shipments, updating shipping addresses, shipping requirements and other issues which may affect timely shipment.

  • Provides interpretation of freight tariffs, interstate and intrastate commerce rules and export requirements.

  • Audits and corrects freight bills on both inbound and outbound, method of shipment and investigates ways to reduce transportation costs.

  • Maintains up to date files for all shipments including tracking order, serial and part numbers.

    • Invoices/reviews/processes all shipments into the IFS system

  • Provides monthly machine shipping report to Nordco Staff and Managers.

  • Investigates and processes claims for damaged/lost shipments.

  • Provides back-up assistance to the Receiving Department.

  • Processes orders on customer portals for LTL and small parcel shipments.

  • Able to manage different routing guides for all customer-based shipments when necessary.

  • Other general office duties as assigned. This includes cross functional department training and assistance.


Education/Experience: Requires a High School diploma or equivalent along with a minimum of three years of relevant traffic experience.


  • Proficient in the use of computer applications, Word/Excel

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to be a self-starter and professionally react to different situations.

  • Ability to read and interpret business documents, technical procedures and governmental regulations

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.


Work is primarily light duty and requires the ability to regularly lift and carry objects weighing up to 20 pounds. This position is basically sedentary, and requires the use of hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is required to talk or hear. Close vision ability is required.

Office and shop setting subject to interruptions, moderate noise and other normal environmental conditions. Occasional exposure to fumes or airborne particles. Works under routine deadlines and work volume requirements. Normal work hours scheduled by supervisor and may vary on occasion.

All salaried new hires must be fully vaccinated or be willing to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by date of hire to be considered for U.S.-based job, where permitted by applicable law and subject to requests for accommodation. Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the one dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

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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