Wednesday , March 29 2023

Jobs at Norfolk Southern – Operations Supervisor

Website Norfolk Southern

Job Description:

As an Operations Supervisor you will be provided with leadership and railroad operations training to launch your career in the fast-paced, exciting career in operations management. The average duration of training will last approximately around 8 months. As an Operations Supervisor, you will learn railroad operations in preparation for supervising conductors and locomotive engineers at a rail terminal or a road territory. To ensure you are set up for success and can fulfil all the job requirements, our Operations Supervisors must complete a 6-week conductor certification course to receive hands-on experience and exposure to our operating environment.

Job Responsibilities:

A supervisor is responsible for leading a team of employees to safely and efficiently conduct train operations. This includes servicing local rail customers and inbounding and departing of trains. The expectation of working as a Transportation Supervisor includes an all around the clock business, so prepare to work a non-traditional schedule that includes 50+ hour work weeks, and non-traditional and/or rotating days off. You will also be working in various weather conditions which may or may not consist of heavy wind, hot weather, heavy rain, snow, and sleet. In this “boots on the ground” position, expect to spend time in rail towers, dispatch centers, and even riding trains. As an Operations Supervisor, you will be an integral part of moving freight safely and efficiently to our customers, which is our number one priority and the key to success at Norfolk Southern.

Job Requirements:

  • Motivated, self-starter
  • Commitment to leading a safe operation
  • Leadership abilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively and build relationships
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Forward-thinking
  • Flexibility in a dynamic work environment

Qualification & Experience:

  • Preferred Degrees: All majors considered
  • In lieu of a degree: Multiple years of leadership experience from industries such as military, manufacturing, transportation logistics, or other similar industries.
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree

Job Details:

Company: Norfolk Southern

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Norfolk, VA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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