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Sr Manager, Rail Solutions

Company: Savage Companies
Location: Midvale
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Savage is Growing! We are looking for a dynamic and proven leader who will be responsible for providing guidance and subject matter expertise in rail operations, procedures, leadership across the entire Savage Enterprise. These operations include short-line railroads, in-plant rail switching, railcar loading/unloading, SIT Yard Operations, railcar washing and rail logistics support services. The "right" leader for this role will have a passion for developing established and emerging teams, be an excellent communicator across all levels, be extremely self-motivated, and will champion driving industry best results in safety, operating, and innovation. 10 Years+ of railroad operations management is required. Previous experience leading multiple locations is strongly preferred. This is a GM/ Senior Manager level position that will require 50-75% travel. It is strongly preferred that this position will be located at the SSC in Midvale Utah but for the right candidate a location near a major airport & airline hub would be considered.

These are just a few of the benefits you can expect from working with Savage

* Work-Life Balance
* Opportunities for Growth
* Competitive Compensation
* Annual Performance Bonus
* Paid Holidays
* Profit Sharing
* Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) with match
* Stability - Last year we are celebrated our 75th anniversary

What you will be doing?

* Leading safety and operations excellence across multiple industrial, rail-served locations
* Driving and sustaining Savage's S7 operations excellence system
* Supporting operations managers to build high functioning teams
* Working with Savage's business development team to provide expertise on new business opportunities
* Ensuring best practice procedures and policies are created, implemented, and followed by all Team Members
* Identifying and mitigating safety and operations barriers across all locations
* Providing active leadership to both Team Members and Management through developing them in the following areas:
* Problem Solving and Decision Making
* Cross-functional Communication
* Safety and Environmental Compliance
* Compliance with Operational Processes and Procedures
* Customer Relations
* Professionalism and Cleanliness

What traits and skills will make this leader successful?

* Ability to work with multiple teams and locations concurrently
* High Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
* A servant leadership mentality
* Aptitude to teach and train
* Passion to build and develop teams
* Strong communication skills
* Ability to plan, control and organize operational needs to best suit all stakeholders
* Can provide innovative solutions to challenges
* Faces challenges with tenacity, courage, and integrity
* Has computer skills including Microsoft Office, office organization and administration

What we need from you

* 10 years+ experience in Railroad and Industrial Operations Management (Required)
* Previous experience leading multiple locations (Preferred)
* Previous experience as DSLE and/or DSRCO (Preferred)
* Ability to work outside in all weather conditions (Required)
* Physically able to ascend and descend rail equipment safely (Required)
* Must be able to lift and carry at least 50 pounds on an occasional basis (Required)
* A valid driver's license
* Ability to obtain a TWIC card and U.S. Passport

Additional Information:

Savage has been designated as a 2022 Military Friendly Employer.

Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.

California Residents: Job Applicant Privacy Notice

For more information or questions about opportunities at Savage, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team.

Other details

* Job Family Team Leader
* Pay Type Salary

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* Midvale, UT, USA

Keywords: Savage Companies, Salt Lake City , Sr Manager, Rail Solutions, Executive , Midvale, Utah

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