Director Mechanical Maintenance (220087-021)

Kansas City Southern Railway Pearl , MS 39208

Posted 4 months ago

Position Summary:

This position has regional responsibility for locomotive and freight car maintenance, inspection, and repair to continuously improve the availability and reliability of railroad equipment. Additionally, this position ensures that proper safety requirements are being met and are in compliance with OSHA, AAR and FRA requirements. This position requires ability to lead and develop a workforce across a region, respond to interruptions impacting service to customers, and instill a culture of continuous improvement related to safety and service to our customers. This position manages work flow planning and is the technical expert and responsible for analytics.

Job Duties:

  • Oversees daily shop flow, and scheduled and non-scheduled maintenance;

  • Lead collaboratively with other departments to meet service expectations;

  • Ensures facility maintenance and cleanliness;

  • Ensure commitment of FRA regulations and AAR rules within the organization.

  • Plan, forecast, and execute logistics requirements to achieve efficient production results;

  • Plans repairs and calibration of shop equipment and tools;

  • Coordinate training of employees;

  • Promote safety protocol for workers and attend safety meetings;

  • Oversees technical documentation and ensures up to date information is available;

  • Meets production targets in an efficient and safe manner;

  • Exemplify KCS Vision, Values, and Culture in each and every interaction with team, clients, and stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma - General Studies;
  • 10 years' experience in an equipment maintenance repair environment;
  • 5 years Managerial experience;
  • or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience with box car program maintenance

  • Experience with locomotive servicing, repair, and maintenance

Essential Functions:

  • Experience with freight car running repair as well as preventative maintenance programs and project work scope execution.

The duties listed are representative of the job; however, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties a person may be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer/Veteran/Disabled. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


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Director Mechanical Maintenance (220087-021)

Kansas City Southern Railway