West Region Director of Railroad Railcar Repair
Watco Companies, LLC. - Burley, ID

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Job Description:
Oversee all activities related to Railroad Railcar
Repair and Paint Shop products/services by performing
the following duties through subordinate supervisors.
following. Other duties may be assigned.
Assist direct reports in implementing the short-term and
long-range plans and budgets based on broad corporate
goals and growth objectives.
Oversees projected budget versus actual budget
performance insuring cost effectiveness and
profitability of all West Region Railroad Rail Car
Assists with development of performance goals, quality
standards, and baseline performance measurements for
West Region properties.
Implements and drives continuous improvement of all
operations insuring safety and long-term profitability.
Guides and directs local management in the development,
production, promotion, and financial aspects of the
organization's services.
Creates the structure and processes necessary to manage
the organization's current activities and its projected
Assists in the development and installation procedures
and controls to promote communication and adequate
information flow within the organization.
Evaluates the results of overall Railroad Railcar Repair
regularly and systematically and reports these results.
Ensures the responsibilities, authorities,
accountabilities, growth, and development of all team
Ensures that all organization activities and operations
are carried out in compliance with FRA, AAR, and DOT
regulations and laws governing railcar along with Watco
Policies and Procedures.
Provide leadership and support including ongoing
training at West Region Car Repair Facilities.
Establish and maintain excellent communications with
Regional Vice President, Directors, Supervisors and Team
Members and Corporate Railroad Car Repair Managers.

  • Ability to oversee management of team members.
  • Must have at least 5 years of railcar experience in a
supervisory and/or managerial role.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all internal
and external customers.
  • Must have computer skills including Word, Excel,
Access, and Outlook proficiency, and the ability to
learn job specific programs.
  • Must have analytical and planning skills including
financial and logistical
Assist regional and local team members involving railcar
repair, clerical, and paint shop. Carries out
supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the
organization's policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and
training; planning, assigning, and directing work;
appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining team
members; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an
individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety
rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and
procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and
correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before
groups of customers or team members of organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as
discounts, proportions, percentages, area,
circumference, and volume.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a
variety of concrete variables in situations where only
limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a
variety of instructions furnished in written, oral,
diagram, or schedule form.
While performing the duties of this job, the team member
is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or
feel and talk or hear. The employee frequently is
required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is
occasionally required to reach with hands and arms;
climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to
100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this
job include close vision, distance vision, color vision,
peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to
adjust focus.
Ability to pass pre-enrollment physical exam and drug
While performing the essential functions of this job,
the team member is regularly exposed to loud noise,
moving machinery parts, outdoor weather conditions and
elements, airborne particles and fumes from gas, oil,
and grease, welding arcs.
This description is not all inclusive. Other duties may
be assigned.

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