CIT Group Inc.

  • Associate, Car Flow

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Family
    Asset Management - Fleet Planning/TechServices
  • Overview

    Founded in 1908, CIT (NYSE: CIT) is a financial holding company with approximately $50 billion in assets as of Dec. 31, 2017. Its principal bank subsidiary, CIT Bank, N.A., (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender) has approximately $30 billion of deposits and more than $40 billion of assets. CIT provides financing, leasing, and advisory services principally to middle-market companies and small businesses across a wide variety of industries. It also offers products and services to consumers through its Internet bank franchise and a network of retail branches in Southern California, operating as OneWest Bank, a division of CIT Bank, N.A. For more information, visit


    This position will manage repair activity within CIT Rail’s third party contract shop network to ensure that car flow is appropriate for service level commitments. Responsibilities to include minimizing CIT’s shop take or pay exposure along with reducing customer disruption and rental abatement. In addition, this individual will conduct shop review calls to ensure that production commitments are executed in a timely manner.



    1. Coordinate repair activity to ensure proper car flow utilizing RAS repairSMART, Railinc DDCT and CIT systems.
    2. Initiate, update and maintain car bad orders and other shopping events in repairSMART, DDCT and CIT systems.
    3. Be responsible for conducting and leading bi-monthly, or as necessary, shop production calls to maintain focus on current shop capacities and car flow requirements along with production and throughput.
    4. Update Customer Service, Sales and customers on car status.
    5. Follow cars through repairs shops to ensure that estimates and ERD’s are entered accurately and in a timely manner.
    6. Consult with Mechanical Operations personnel to advise shop capacities and throughputs for Bad Orders, Tank Car Qualifications, Lease Returns, PM’s and Programs.
    7. Review cycle times and production rates with the Data Analytics group to ensure proper car flow metering.
    8. Facilitate regulatory events and recalls within specified timeframes.
    9. Application of rental abatement.
    10. Point of contact for private car shops in CIT’s shop network.


    Job Requirements:

    1. 3+ years Rail Mechanical experience preferred.
    2. Must have the ability to lead, manage, and delegate authority to contract shop management.
    3. Must be willing to research and become familiar with AAR and FRA rules.
    4. Must be computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office.
    5. Must be extremely organized and have strong attention to detail.
    6. Must have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with teams.
    7. Must have strong communication skills (written and verbal).

    Must be a self-starter willing to take full responsibility and ownership of job.


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