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Road Territory Manager - Canton, OH

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.
Location: Canton
Posted on: May 21, 2023

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Primary Purpose:The Road Manager manages all rail operations in a territory and ensures that a high quality of safe, on-time service is mirrored throughout the staff. A successful candidate needs excellent customer service skills, leadership skills, communication skills, problem solving skills, and a proven ability to motivate his/her teams to high performance and a self-starter. We are looking for a dedicated team member who leads by example and brings an innovative mindset to enhance our operation. A road manager is also responsible for training and leading the people who report to them, this inlcudes train and engine employees as well as less-senior management. -Manage the day-to-day railroad operation while supervising agreement (union) employees. Provides support in investigating accidents and injuries to determine the cause and minimize future occurrences. -Local customer visits -Responsible for the on time inbound and departure of freight trains -Plans the operation of local trains to provide required service to customers and fulfill service requirements. -Requires a good working knowledge of safety and operating rules, train operations, FRA regulations, hazardous materials, labor agreements, crew call, and other applications. -Develops, motivates, and trains employees who work in the assigned territory. -Advanced knowledge of the territory as well as customers and train duties. -Ability to understand and accurately interpret work orders. Makes decisions that directly impact overtime and crew productivity. Responsible for developing and training any Road Supervisor that may work under them. Job Related Experience:Minimum Level: 3-5 years Preferred Level: 5-8 yearsEducation:Preferred Level: Bachelor's Degree (BS)Preferred Majors:BusinessBusiness - Transportation Operations / LogisticsTechnical Skills:REQUIRED: Microsoft Excel, Word, OutlookPreferred: -Benefits to Working for NS:Relocation may very well be involved in growing within the company (we do provide a relocation package) -Bonuses include annual raises and salary bonuses (based on performance) -Full healthcare day one of employment -Pension and 401k plan -PTO Skills and Abilities: -

  • Communication SkillsCustomer ServiceTime ManagementDecision MakingDeveloping EmployeesFuture Jobs:Road Manager EngineersSr. Terminal ManagerSr. Road ManagerWork Conditions:Shift Work: YesOn-Call: Yes Company Overview Since 1827, Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) and its predecessor companies have safely moved the goods and materials that drive the U.S. economy. Today, it operates a customer-centric and operations-driven freight transportation network. Committed to furthering sustainability, Norfolk Southern helps its customers avoid 15 million tons of yearly carbon emissions by shipping via rail. Its dedicated team members deliver more than 7 million carloads annually, from agriculture to consumer goods, and is the largest rail shipper of auto products and metals in North America. Norfolk Southern also has the most extensive intermodal network in the eastern U.S., serving a majority of the country's population and manufacturing base, with connections to every major container port on the Atlantic coast as well as the Gulf of Mexico and Great Lakes. Learn more by visiting . 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.

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