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Kansas City Southern Railway Warehouse Material Handling Clerk in Shreveport, Louisiana

Warehouse Material Handling Clerk

Warehouse material handling clerk will be responsible for safely performing activities involving inventorying Goods Received, Invoice Receipts, and tracking parts, tools, and other equipment/materials. Including receiving shipments, opening packages, inspecting materials, stocking and preparing materials to be returned. Will coordinate and assist with all receiving functions and training. Must have the ability to learn Railcar, Locomotive and General railroad related materials with related identification skills; possess solid understanding of warehouse operations and parts picking process/ delivery while working in-conjunction with SAP to maintain accurate inventory accountability and have proficient Microsoft Office Applications capabilities.


  • Process inventory consumption in ISM and SAP

  • Process transfers from Plant to Plant in SAP using MIGO

  • Exemplifies KCS/KCSM Vision, Values, and Culture in each and every interaction with team, clients, and stakeholders.

Ideal Candidate Qualifications:


  • 18 years of age or older.

  • High School diploma or GED required

  • Must possess a valid state-issued driver’s license

  • Able to work in a team environment, and possess verbal and written communication skills.

  • Able to use hands to perform activities involving holding, grasping, turning and pulling.

  • Able to work in conditions that include loud noise and fumes, work on and around heavy and moving machinery, bend, lift, work, walk, stand and sit in confined spaces for extended periods of time and use hand and power tools.

  • Follow safety policies and procedures and wear the required personal protective equipment required for the job in a safe manner.


  • 3 years railroad experience related to parts associated with locomotives and rail cars and knowledge to sort, stack, house and handle various materials

  • Demonstrated ability Operating a forklift

  • Previous warehouse experience is preferred

  • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency

  • Warehouse experience

  • SAP experience

  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

Working Conditions

  • This position has a regular full-time schedule with a normal work week of Friday through Tuesday and core hours of 3pm to 11pm.

Union membership:

This position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement and the successful applicant may be required to join the union. Monthly union dues may be required and will be deducted from the employee's paycheck. The duties, responsibilities and qualifications in this posting are representative categories to be used by an applicant in deciding whether to apply for the position. These general guidelines do not constitute an exhaustive list of qualifications or essential functions of the position. In addition, these general guidelines bear no relation to, nor are they intended to modify or conflict with, any collective bargaining agreement provision. Questions about the collective bargaining agreement, if any, governing the position described herein should be directed to the appropriate union organization.

EEO Statement

We value a culturally diverse workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer while providing reasonable accommodations for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Company Overview

In 1887, Arthur Stilwell constructed a north-south railroad while others were heading east and west, setting the tone for a century-old legacy of outstanding vision; entrepreneurial spirit; resilience in the face of adversity; and, willingness to challenge conventional wisdom. Building on that legacy, our culture is further defined by a new vision for the future and a core set of values - Safety, Customer Focus, Communication, Teamwork, Initiative & Innovation, and Diversity & Civility. We believe that the way we do business is as important as the business we do.

In addition to a culture that allows employees to thrive, we encourage resourcefulness with an award, recognizing employees who see a problem (or opportunity), find a solution, and use whatever authority and resources are available to get a job done well - accomplishing what was previously thought could not be done.

If you want to do work that is creative and strategic, be heard, grow professionally, be valued by your employer, and know that you are making an important contribution to an essential industry, a global supply chain, and the larger economy, Kansas City Southern may be the place for you.

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