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Rail Traffic Coordinator

Date: Jun 21, 2022

Location: Midlothian, TX, US

Company: Gerdau

We Have: 

  • A strong global presence with mills that transform millions of metric tons of raw material to produce steel beams, flat-rolled steel, merchant bar, rebar, spikes, and wire used by the automotive industry, appliance, construction, machinery, and equipment industries.    
  • A culture that welcomes diversity, encourages innovation, and creates products that serve humanity.  
  • An environment that values teamwork, safety, and sustainability. 
  • A commitment to continuous improvement and the belief that we can create a better future for our employees and our global community by investing in people, processes, and technology. 


We Offer: 

  • Comprehensive Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Plans – Eligible upon 1st day of hire 
  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account) 
  • 100% Matching 401K up to 6% 
  • Life/Accidental Life Insurance 
  • Annual Bonus 
  • Health Advocate Services 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program 
  • Career Path System and Training 
  • An empowering and open culture with the opportunity to grow and create 


You Have:


  • HS Diploma or GED plus minimum of 3 years of Rail Logistics experience in industry standards and broad understanding of all freight modes.
  • Strong Communicator to enable frequent internal interaction with Product Managers, Shipping Supervisors, Shipping Clerks, Yard Services, Accounting, Purchasing.
  • Organized and focused in order to maintain constant communication with logistics providers (railroads) to manage rail operations and monitor carrier performance.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office (Outlook, Excel, and Word) and have ability to work within accounting program (SAP) and rail system (Rail Inc, Tratics)
  • Deal with stresses of a fast paced environment in order to cope with demands of position
  • Must be detail oriented and possess high level of accuracy in record keeping regards the accounting function.


Your Purpose:

Responsible for Rail logistics function for inbound/outbound freight for Metals Recycling group in a cost efficient, organized and solutions oriented manner. Responsible for all Recycling rail freight inbound/outbound freight invoices, audit of rail freight, securing/publishing rail rates, creating rail job aids, supporting Mill rail shipments, & looking for rail savings. This position will report directly to the Rail Logistics Analyst.


Your Work:

  • Track/monitor all inbound/outbound car loads: prepare report, track data and troubleshoot problems
  • Working to develop KPI’s and monitor monthly
  • Track/monitor all outbound carloads:  prepare accurate daily tracking report, track data and troubleshoot problems, maintain correct patterns in EDI systems and enter rail bills into CN/CP
  • Determine empty inbound car needs with Sales, order cars, and liaise with railway to secure empties, track and record data.
  • Coordinate rail loading releases with Shipping, priorities vs. equipment availability.
  • Process all rail invoices (inbound and outbound), includes account coding, entry into SAP system and final audits to release payment batches,
  • Audit all rail invoices against SAP & Rail Sites for incorrect invoices/problems and correct as required.



Application Process:

Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity related to all employees and applicants for employment.  It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status.  All external applicants must be legally eligible to immediately work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship


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Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth