Operations Supervisor - Birmingham AL
Company: Norfolk Southern Corp
Posted on: June 13, 2021
Requisition 25146: Gulf Territory - MT/OST - Birmingham AL
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Starting your journey here at NS means you will be provided with
leadership and railroad operations training to launch your career
in the fast-paced, exciting career in operations management. As an
Operations Supervisor, you will learn railroad operations in
preparation to supervise conductors and locomotive engineers at a
rail terminal or a road territory. To ensure you are set up for
success, our Operations Supervisors must complete a conductor
certification course to receive hands-on experience and exposure to
our operations environment.
The railroad is an around the clock business, so prepare to work
unconventional hours in varying weather conditions. 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.
What makes a successful Operations Supervisor?
- Leadership abilities
- Problem-solving and decision-making skills
- Ability to communicate effectively and build relationships
- Motivated, self-starter
- Flexibility in a dynamic work environment
- Commitment to leading a safe operation
What to Expect in the Work Environment
The nature of our industry requires a supervisor to be on the
job nights, weekends, holidays, and on-call. Supervisors will
perform their duties both indoors and outdoors. During your 8 month
training program, expect at least 25% travel. For promotional
opportunity, candidates must be willing to relocate to other areas
within the division.
Education / Experience
- Bachelors/Masters degree
- Preferred Degrees: All majors considered
- In lieu of a degree: 4 years of leadership experience
from industries such as military, manufacturing, transportation and
Projected Career Path
Operations Supervisor - Road/Terminal Supervisor - Sr.
Road/Terminal Supervisor - Road/Terminal Manager/Road Manager
Engineers - Sr. Road/Terminal Manager/Sr. Road Manager
New Headquarters Atlanta, GA
Norfolk Southern is in the process of constructing a vibrant &
modern corporate HQ in Midtown Atlanta, GA. Our HQ is scheduled for
completion in the summer of 2021. To check out a sneak peek, weve
linked a playlist below.
Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is a Fortune 300
organization and one of the nations premier transportation
companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates
approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of
Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United
States, and provides efficient connections to other rail
We are a team of more than 20,000 employees working together to
maintain our reputation as "The Thoroughbred of Transportation." As
an industry leader, Norfolk Southern offers a competitive salary
and an excellent benefits package.
At Norfolk Southern, we believe in celebrating our
individuality. By leveraging the unique backgrounds and viewpoints
of our employees, we can create a culture of innovation, respect,
and inclusion. We know that employees thrive in a workplace where
differing viewpoints, ideas, and experiences are freely shared and
valued. As such, we encourage all employees to contribute their
distinctive skills and capabilities to our organization.
Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants
regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin,
disability status, genetic information, veteran status, sexual
orientation and, gender identity. Together, we power progress. More
information can be found at NS-EEO
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