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MANCON Parts Specialist/Material Planner in South Boston, Massachusetts


Parts Specialist/Material Planners provide counter service to MBTA Bus and Light rail employees who need parts/equipment to perform their duties. The Parts Specialist will assist with inventory control, data entry, customer service and occasional driving for pick ups.


Provide quality customer service to include but not limited to the following:

  • Attention to detail

  • Meet and greet customers

  • Review requisition forms to ensure proper completion (signatures, timestamps, part numbers, description and quantity)

  • Answer questions regarding availability of parts

  • Ask appropriate questions to ensure correct parts are researched and provided

  • Inform customers when requested parts are available

Parts Pickup:

  • Occasionally drive vehicle to designated vendors' location to purchase/pick-up parts

  • Provide documentation to vendors as required (tax exempt form, credit references)

  • Review all vendor invoices to ensure accuracy on pricing, parts, and quantities

  • Return products to MANCON location in a timely manner

Data Entry:

  • Generate customer requisitions in the inventory system

  • Enter vendor receiving documents in the inventory system

  • Receive, stow and catalog in and out bound inventory

Other Requirements:

  • Provide support to the MBTA location during emergencies

  • Conduct inventory research projects as requested

  • Maintain neat and clean stock room area and perform regular cycle counts of material

  • Adhere to required procedures


  • 1 year computer experience

  • Warehouse, stockroom or Inventory management experience

  • Valid Driver's License

  • Obtain and maintain a forklift license

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 year inventory experience

  • 1 year customer service role

  • Experience in inventory/point of sale applications

  • Experience with bus or light rail parts

  • Familiarity with automotive, bus, or rail parts experience

  • Automotive Certification Programs will be considered in conjunction with experience

  • Ability to communicate in English

Physical Requirements

Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Essential Requirements

Driving, Lifting, Reaching, Sitting, Standing, Walking


Job LocationUS-MA-South Boston

Company : Name LinkedMBTA Cabot Bus Garage

Work DayMonday - Friday

Work Shift2 Second shift

Shift - Other5PM-1:30AM


Background CheckCredit Check, Criminal Check, DMV Check, Other

Medical RequirementsDrug Screen

Skills/Competency CheckDriver's License, Forklift License