Operations Manager
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. - Mobile, AL

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Directly supervises 2 or more employees in the Operations Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Oversees operations and administrative functions at an individual site location.
  • Responsible for managing the safety performance, operating practices and financial productivity of the operation
  • Responsible for customer interface and monitoring the quality of the service in accordance with the terms of any applicable contractual arrangements
  • Assists in railcar switching function as required
  • Assumes a leadership role in supervising crews, schedules, personnel and maintains payroll with the targeted budget
  • Conducts efficiency and operating tests according to company practices
  • Conducts incident investigations and prepares associated reports- derailments; personal injury
  • Hires new employees to fill vacancies; trains new employees in operating practices according to federal regulations and company policies; administers discipline as needed
Required Skills
  • Work experience in the railroad industry.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of safety rules and procedures.
  • Possess communication, analytical and management skills
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Computer skills
Required Experience
  • Associate's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required, Bachelor's Degree preferred. 5 years work experience in the railroad industry, with supervisory duties; knowledge and understanding of FRA regulations required.