Operations Supervisor

Savage Companies Trenton , MI 48183

Posted 1 week ago


Savage is growing! Are you looking for a an opportunity to expand your career in the Transloading field? Savage is looking for an Operations Supervisor who's primary responsibilities include providing support to the Operations Manager and team by helping them to achieve their goals in a timely manner. This includes hands-on work in transloading, maintenance, administrative assistance and leading projects.

We offer competitive benefits that include; medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for future growth.


  • Provide support to operators in day to day operations

  • Ensuring good communication between the office and yard team members

  • Holding operators accountable in Safety / Transferring processes and procedures

  • Lead pre shift meetings covering SHAPS and operational needs of the day

  • Keep the Operations Manager informed on operational progress / deficiencies

  • More involvement in S7 specifically with SH&E and Customer sections

  • Appropriately delegate tasks based on team member skill set and operational needs

  • Ensure we meet our customers' expectations and are proactive in meeting their needs.

  • Ensure we have a safe operation by having the team follow procedures, use stop work authority, and model shared leadership for the team

  • Responsibilities are not all inclusive and may change based on the need of the company.


  • Proficient in Microsoft office

  • Ability to multitask

  • Ability to plan, control and organize operation to meet customers needs


  • Equipment operation experience preferred

  • Experience in transloading field a plus

  • Vaild Drivers License

  • Must have High School Diploma or GED Equivalent

  • Experience with leading a diverse group of people

Physical Requirements

  • Commitment to working safely at all times

  • Ability to be exposed to the outdoor elements

  • Must be physically able to do the following:

  • Climb on and off rail-cars and locomotives safely

  • Operate rail-car hand brake

  • Operate rail switches

  • Walk long distances

  • Consistently bend, stoop, kneel, squat and climb frequently

  • Work, walk, and stand on uneven ballast surfaces for long periods of time

  • Lift up to 75 lbs consistently throughout the course of a shift

  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions

  • Operate basic hand tools

  • Wear required PPE

  • Food grade personal hygiene (facial grooming, hands and finger nails clean and trimmed, head hair kept clean and managed, no exposed piercings)

With more than 70 years' experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire Right, Train Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.

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