Koch Rail, LLC Railcar Maintenance Specialist in Wichita, Kansas

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Koch Rail, LLC is looking for a Maintenance Specialist to join their team! The vision of Koch Rail, LLC is to improve the value created for the Koch Industries, Inc. companies in the provision of railcar assets and other rail services.

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A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

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+ Executing the railcar maintenance strategy for assigned fleets including shopping and oversight, mobile repairs, preventative maintenance, compliance related maintenance, records information management, and root cause and repair trend analysis.

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+ Help ensure the overall mechanical integrity of Koch Rail owned railcars (mostly tank cars and hopper cars) and provide consultation to colleagues and internal customers on mechanical integrity issues.

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+ Collaborate with Koch Rail?s logistics capability and internal customers on shop selection, railcar inspections, special maintenance projects, onboarding railcars into Koch Rail?s fleet or returning railcars, subleasing railcars and rental abatement.

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+ Primary customer service interface with internal customers and external railcar repair shops and mobile crews, and therefore will play a key role in driving internal customer satisfaction and developing positive long-term relationships with railcar service providers such as repair shops, lessors, manufacturers, and component suppliers.

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A successful candidate will have the following attributes:

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+ Strong interpersonal skills and team player.

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+ Strong customer service mentality, with high degree of professionalism and ability to engage constructively when conflicts arise.

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+ Aptitude in IT systems and process execution.

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+ Excellent written and oral communication skills.

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+ Demonstrated problem solving, critical and economic thinking skills.

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+ Self-directed and a self-starter.

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What You Will Need (Basic Qualifications):

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+ 3+ years? experience in tank car maintenance

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+ Technical knowledge of tank cars

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+ Knowledge of AAR tank car ru es and billing repair codes

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+ Ability to travel up to 10%

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+ High School diploma or equivalent

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What Will Put You Ahead (Preferred Qualifications):

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+ Prior employment with a railcar repair shop or railcar leasing company, either administering tank car maintenance processes (BRC preparation, review, audit, etc.) or physically working on tank cars

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+ Associates Degree, Bachelor?s degree, or equivalent work experience

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+ Strong network of repair shop relationships

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