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Assistant general manager (railroad)


This is a Full-time position in Bridgeton, NJ posted November 28, 2019.

OmniTRAX is the second-largest private management company of short-line railroads in North America with expertise in simplifying the entire process of shipping by rail. We call it Rail Made Easy.

OmniTRAX is a complete shipping partner, using railroads, ports, transloading, logistics, warehousing, and industrial development to help businesses move their products conveniently and efficiently, whether their final destination is across the city or across the world.

OmniTRAX is looking to hire an Assistant General Manager for our Winchester and Western RAilroad to join our dynamic team of employees in a fast-growing, fast-paced work environment.POSITION SUMMARYThe Assistant General Manager reviews, recommends and implements operations processes in order to maximize efficiency; manages daily operations of the Railroad; and participates in business planning process integral to the railway’s success that meet customer expectations and company’s business objectives.The Assistant General Manager demonstrates and adheres to the company values of: safety, honesty, ownership, respect and teamwork to ensure successful partnership with customers and employees that result in OmniTRAX’s continued success.ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIESEnsure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operation and the Federal Railroad Association (FRA)Accountable for the daily operations of the railroad, including: train and crew scheduling and assignment of locomotives for train operations and maintenanceConduct analysis in areas such as: efficiency, job cost, and work schedule efficiency; identify, propose, and implement continuous process improvements and changes to best meet organization’s goalsConduct incident and accident investigations: identify root cause and propose changes to decrease risk of reoccurrenceMonitor the accuracy of work reports and car movement recordsAssist in the oversight of overall financial performance of the railroad to include: P&L, yearly budgeting, quarterly forecasting, and communicating results to senior leadershipExecute leadership aligned with the Company’s strategic goals OTHER DUTIESWork safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuriesWear required protective equipment such as: hard hats, hearing protection, safety-toe boots or safety glassesWork hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime and various shift workPerform other duties and projects as assigned SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESExempt and non-exempt employeesProvide leadership, mentoring and guidance to team with execution of projects; set performance goals, and provide on-going coaching of employees to achieve career objectives, cultivate a high performance culture; build a leadership pipeline throughout the organizationSet the example, create and lead the culture of mutual respect, cooperation and attention to detail for employees to deliver profitable execution on business goals REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESHigh School Diploma/GED3 years’ railroad operations experience1-year supervisory experience in railroad operationsLeadership and mentoring skills to develop a high performance teamStrong analytical thinking executed in daily operations managementSelf-motivated: meet or exceed company goalsThorough knowledge of and compliance to FRA requirements specific to the operation and movement of trainsRead, comprehend and comply with published rules, procedures and manuals, inspection checklists, government regulations, operating and maintenance instructions, memo, and other work-related informationThorough knowledge of and compliance to railroad operations, including: Transportation, Maintenance of Way, Mechanical, and clerical activitiesBasic computer skills in Microsoft Office SuiteExcellent communication and interpersonal skills; effectively communicate with all level of employees and business associates in a clear, concise and professional mannerDemonstrate problem solving and troubleshooting skills resulting in effective resolutionProfessional integrity and accountabilityWork in fast-paced collaborative environmentREQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSESValid Driver’s LicenseDesignated Supervisors of Locomotive Engineers (DSLE)PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESPrevious experience in Rail Transportation, Supply Chain Logistics, Manufacturing and/or Oil & Gas industriesBachelors’ DegreeWORK ENVIRONMENTExposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions caused by the weather: snow, rain, heat, and sub-freezing temps; loud noise, diesel fumes, grease and oil smellsTRAVELDaily travel as business requires during scheduled work hours OmniTrax is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public. All new hires are required to successfully complete a post-offer employment test: medical and physical evaluation related to the physical requirements of the essential functions of the job, as well as, a drug screen and criminal background check. Fulfilling a role in an industry that keeps this country running isn’t the only reason to work for OmniTRAX, we offer competitive benefits. Medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability insurance, vacation, sick days and holidays, a 401(k) retirement plan with company match and other voluntary benefits. OmniTRAX is proud to be an EEO/Veteran/Disability employer.