Regional Audit Specialist, Inventory & Fixed Assets 

LOCATION: Watertown / New York (US-NY), United States | BRAND: New York Air Brake | REQUISITION ID: 5769 | JOB GRADE: 13  | ON-SITE/REMOTE: On-site 


Since 1890, New York Air Brake has been an innovative leader in the heavy-haul railroad industry. As a member company of Knorr-Bremse –the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles--New York Air Brake is recognized worldwide as a Center of Competence for heavy-haul freight railroad control systems. From multiple locations, we serve customers across the United States, Canada, and Mexico—reaching clear across the globe to South America, Africa, the Middle East, China, and Australia. Our talented, diverse, and dedicated teams develop innovative solutions to the challenges facing our customers. Join us in our next steps.



Responsible for completing daily scheduled cycle counts and audit, maintain inventory records by keying/recording counting results, working to resolve variances and assisting with the tracking, tagging and auditing of plant fixed assets across the region.


Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Manage effectively so that the cycle counts are completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Maintains clear, concise, and detailed records of all counting activities. Provide monthly results. Investigate and develop remedial steps to improve accuracy.
  • Work effectively and efficiently with cross-functional teams, including those from purchasing, sales, planning, finance and the warehouse to settle and resolve inventory discrepancies.
  • Identify inventory discrepancies thru root cause analysis and provide corrective action resolutions.
  • Identify opportunities to improve efficiency and optimize cost effectiveness
  • Maintain multiple SAP Inventory Modules
  • Provide assistance to warehouse operations as needed.
  • Travel to multiple sites to count / audit / tag plant fixed assets.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned
  • Must understand and support all Quality, Product Safety, and Health/Safety/Environmental/Energy policies.
  • Must understand and adhere to all relevant statutory or regulatory compliance obligations.
  • Must understand, support and adhere to the Integrated Management System policies, procedures and instructions.
  • Must understand and support relevant key performance indicators (KPIs), as defined in the goal tree.



Skills and Competencies


  • Technical Capacity
  • Working knowledge of SAP WM or equivalent warehouse management systems
  • Able to work independently with some direction or in a group environment
  • Superior organizational skills, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Team player who works productively with wide range of people
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and maintain focus in a fast-past environment
  • Problem-solving and analytical ability
  • proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point
  • Communication Skills   
  • Managing & Improving Processes   
  • Adaptability & Flexibility 



Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Work Environment

The employee will be required to perform duties on a computer terminal. The employee may be exposed to shop floor conditions, i.e. noise, heat, cold, dust/dirt etc.   Position requires up to 20% travel to multiple locations.


Physical Demands

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of an office work environment position.



Required Education and Experience

Associates Degree

2-5+ years of relevant experience


Base Pay Range

The base pay range for this role is $55,600- $83,400 USD. The company reasonably expects to pay within that range, however, New York Air Brake considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.



From Engineering to Test Laboratory; Manufacturing & Skilled Machine Operation to Sales and Marketing; Field Service to Customer Service; Quality to HR to Finance to Software Development, our team-based approach is built on inclusion, opportunity, development, social responsibility and rewards. You are afforded the chance to grow personally and professionally through challenging assignments, commitment to continuing education, exposure to a variety of projects, and international travel. Our benefits are cutting edge as we offer student loan repayment assistance, lucrative 401k program, company assisted stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, wellness program, onsite workout facilities & classes along with competitive salary and incentive compensation, generous paid time off programs and a full array of medical, dental and vision options. We’ve got the right stuff, do you? Let’s find out together.


Then join us! We look forward to receiving your online application!


New York Air Brake LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Nearest Major Market: Watertown