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Rail Fleet Administrator

Date:  Dec 2, 2019

Salisbury, MD, US, 21804

Req ID:  4082
Job Function:  Supply Chain & Logistics

Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.


Perdue AgriBusiness has an exciting opportunity available for a Rail Fleet Administrator located in Salisbury, MD.


This position will be responsible to administer the Rail Fleet functions to ensure the Perdue Leased Rail Car fleet is in compliance and meets Business Unit’s needs. 

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Administer the leased rail car fleet to make sure it is in compliance with FRA/AAR rules and regulations. 
  • Maintain shop, bad order, mobile unit, and program railcar work/maintenance with ALLTranstek, leasing companies and within TMS. In addition, manage/maintain the unit grain train prepping/repair program.
  • Manage the relationship with ALLTranstek and ensure their CRM is current. Coordinate with Lessors and ALLTranstek, car movements to approve shops to minimize freight costs and lost car time.  Ensure ALLTranstek has OT-57 apps up to date, audit and process railcar rental, mileage credit and ALLTranstek fleet management invoices.
  • Maintain reports, to include Car Allocation, Spending by Business Unit, and Leased Asset/Leased Car.
  • Maintain in/returning service dates on fleet and update in Bourque and ALLTranstek concurrently.
  • Audit mileage equalization reported by Lessors of tank cars.  Initiate CER for approved leases and follow through completion and approval.
  • Work with logistics coordinators/planners to be able to back up their functions in their absence.
Minimum Education
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • BS degree (Business Management, Transportation or logistics) preferred
Experience Requirements
  • 0-5 years of related experience
Qualifications Preferred
  • Understanding of Rail Logistics and Rail Fleet Leasing
  • Understanding of Railcar Maintenance & AAR regulations
  • Understanding of NGFA trade rule
  • Understanding of standard software applications
  • Strong communication, math, analytical and interpersonal skills
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements
  • Normal climate controlled office environment  

  • Able to move freely throughout the office 

  • Able to communicate on the telephone and use standard office equipment


Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Salisbury