Position Purpose: Responsible for the movement and spotting of railcars in a safe and timely manner according to operational needs.
1. Work with Repair Center Manager, ME, and other key roles to efficiently move, switch and spot cars in the plant and/or yard. Work with Production to create and execute the plan for movement and placement of cars in the yard and work centers.
2. Maintain switching equipment per preventative maintenance schedules.
3. Assist with plant railcar repair work or other maintenance when necessary.
Scope of Work: The individual filling this position will interact with supervisors, the EHS and Quality Coordinator(s), railroad agents and customers. The primary area of impact for this position is safe movement of railcars and timely movement to meet production needs. The decisions made by this individual are within the stated requirements of switching policy in place at the location. This position has no direct reports.
Education and/or Experience Required (including certifications):
Key Competencies (non-technical behavioral skills, i.e. presentation, negotiation, customer service skills), in priority order. Select from “key competencies for job descriptions” list:
Other (i.e., physical requirements, travel, etc. that is not covered above):
Consistent with our policy, all new hires are required to be fully vaccinated.
GATX embraces diversity, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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