Production Supervisors are responsible for the training, auditing, scheduling, and quality control of production rail, tie, and surfacing crews working on the CN.
- Give technical and field training to all production gang employees.
- Provide leadership to Foremen and Production Crews; follow up on quality and audits.
- Build safety compliance and improves safety results through regular efficiency testing and safety walkabouts; provides positive and constructive feedback and coaching.
- Lead the on-boarding and training activities of new employees.
- Supervise employees (hourly) and ensure MOW work is performed within CN Standards. Manage day to day issues, along with hourly performance issues including conducting investigations, recommending appropriate discipline to correct performance issues, and responding to grievances.
- Manages budget, workforce productivity, manpower, within CN policy and five guiding principles.
- Operate in conjunction with appropriate collective bargaining agreements.
- Assist with scheduling of production rail, tie, and surfacing gangs.
- And other duties as assigned by the Production Manager.
- Required to work on varying shifts to cover operations that run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Work is primarily outdoors in varying types of weather, with the majority of time spent in the field.
- Position will cover the entire Southern Region.
- Work shifts may vary and will include weekdays, weekends and statutory holidays .
- Will be on call based on territory requirements.
- Significant travel requirements (70% - 90% of the time), which will include overnight stays away from home
- This position will cover the entire Southern Region.
- Will be required to respond to emergency situations.
- High school diploma or GED.
- Valid driver's license.
- Minimum 2 years railroad experience; 1 year track experience.
- Comprehensive knowledge of, track structure, construction and maintenance, & identifying track defects.
- US operating rules qualified; Strong knowledge of engineering track standards and operation measures.
- Good computer skills; especially working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word).
- Must be self motivated.
- 1+ year's prior supervisory experience.
- Associate Degree Engineering or Vocational School equivalent.
- Experience working in SAP, TIS.
Canadian National Railway - 4 months ago