Kansas City Southern Railway Manager Shop Operations in Shreveport, Louisiana

Manager Shop Operations

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Job Description

Job Summary:

Responsible for the maintenance, repair, and inspection of railcars to assure they are safely maintained in a quality, cost effective manner. Other responsibilities include managing the car shop operations and administrative system rolls across the system. Responsible for responding and managing service interruptions within the terminal and in mainline. Managing special projects in support of mechanical operations; personnel management; meeting objectives to support shop and terminal production plans; and ensuring all work is being performed within company guidelines, safety rules, and practice not to mention regulations FRA and AAR standards.

Job Duties:

  • Manage railcars operations including; shop, terminal and service track;

  • Monitor safety, quality and production performance in shop, terminal and service track;

  • Communication with appropriate parties of all aspects of shop, terminal and service track capacity, daily plan and shift turnover documentation to ensure plan execution (conference calls, schedule adjustments, staging plans, terminal interaction, inspection and other duties as assigned);

  • Work with transportation team to develop operation plan and ensure all SLA’s are met;

  • Audit equipment reports daily, and inspect equipment on a regular basis to ensure compliance;

  • Ensure compliance with KCS RR and equal employment policies, safety and operating rules, schedule agreements, attendance guidelines, and Government regulations;

  • Exemplifies KCS Vision, Values, and Culture in each and every interaction with team, clients, and stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma - General Studies;

  • 3 years rail car experience including shop, service track, service interruptions, rerailing and analysis;

  • 3 years’ experience with railcar troubleshooting;

  • or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 years proven managerial experience in managing/leading union and management employees.

The duties listed are representative of the job; however, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties a person may be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer/Veteran/Disabled. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Job Location

Shreveport, Louisiana, United States

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