• Rail Asset Supply Planner

    Job Locations US-SC-North Charleston
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Supply Chain/Logistics
  • Overview

    Bold. Energetic. Ingenious. Genuine. These qualities best describe employees who work for Ingevity. We believe it takes extraordinary people to create extraordinary results.


    At Ingevity, we harness the bold spirit, innate curiosity and remarkable ingenuity of our people to develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads last longer, and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner.


    Already a leader in markets in which we compete, we leverage our deep technical expertise and knowledge of our customers’ industries to turn complex challenges into powerful possibilities and value-added solutions. We prize creativity and imagination and we’re always looking for a better, smarter way of doing things.

    We know it takes the right people with the right attitude to achieve the improbable. People who understand that there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. People with the ability to solve and the commitment to stay the course. People who work together to create meaningful impact and exponential results, for our customers and the world around us.


    Our people are our most valued asset, and the foundation of our success. Interested? We thought you might be, and we’re so glad!

    How you will impact Ingevity

    • Operationally manage a portion of the rail fleet
    • Ensure railcars are positioned correctly including empties at raw material suppliers
    • Analyze railcar turns, lane by lane, to make decisions that will increase efficiency across the fleet
    • Become an expert in QTS, @ Plant Manager and other rail shipping platforms and technologies
    • Maintain communication with key railroad personnel to understand rail service macro drivers including weather, volume, etc.
    • Work hand in hand and act as a liaison to satisfy the Ingevity plants’ rail issues
    • Drive change through safety including researching and understanding best practices loading and unloading materials
    • Back up Rail Fleet Manager on vacations, travel, etc.

    What you need to succeed

    • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Supply Chain, or Engineering.
    • Preferred 5 years supply chain experience. Rail experience is highly preferred.
    • Understanding of rail movements and terminology including rule 11
    • Some mechanical and/or product knowledge preferred (valves, linings, hazardous materials, etc.)
    • Systems knowledge including SAP experience, QTS, @Plant Manager, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, are preferred.
    • 10% travel domestically
    • Ability to climb on railcars for inspection if needed
    • Understanding of safety regulations
    • Excellent communication skills, including verbal and written, for internal and external customers, railroads and peers
    • Candidate must be a team player and adapt well to a multitasking, fast paced environment with changing priorities and challenges.
    • Relocation assistance is available.
    • This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

    About us

    Ingevity provides specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials and technologies that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Through a team of experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures and brings to market products and processes that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. 
    With about 1,500 employees worldwide, we operate in 13 countries and serve customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we’re doing business, we do things the right way – with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and work.  
    Ingevity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 


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