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Sr. Manager, Locomotive Reliability

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Reporting to the Assistant Chief Mechanical Officer, the Sr. Manager is responsible for managing and overseeing a major locomotive maintenance and repair facility having an annual budget of $20-25 million. The manager will understand the needs of their internal customer and the functions goals, and with this knowledge provide strong leadership and productivity focus. Utilizing depth of experience and knowledge of best practises will establish a clear vision and goals for the employees. The manager will analyze data and identify opportunities for improvement and create lean processes that drive optimal productivity and cost effectiveness. As a respected leader the manager will establish a strong culture of safety and loyalty. As a collaborative and solid decision maker the manager will be able to improve service and support for demand and scheduled repairs. Other related duties as required.

Education / Certification / Experience:

  • Recognized Post Secondary Diploma or Degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Electrical Engineering preferred.
  • 7 years of management experience in a unionized large equipment diesel repair shop required
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience maybe considered.
  • Railway industry experience preferred, but must have experience working in a highly regulated environment.
  • Three (3) years experience managing a sizable budget of 10 million+ dollars.
  • Lean Certification or equivalent experience required. 6-Sigma Black Belt Certification Preferred.
  • Valid Driver's License required.

Skills, Abilities, Knowledge and Personal Suitability:
  • Establishes a strong safety culture and the ability to instill the same with employees.
  • Adept at strategic planning and driving results.
  • Respected leadership style.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to manipulate data for the purpose of reporting/presentations.
  • Strong financial acumen and asset utilization.
  • Ability to be collaborative with stakeholders to solve problems and make solid informed decisions.
  • Language Required: English
Benefits offered
  • Defined Contribution Pension
  • Flexible Benefits Plan
  • Variable Pay (20%)
  • Share Purchase Program

Work location

MacMillan LRC
75 Diesel Dr,
Concord, ON L4K 1B9

Salary: $110,000 CAD - $163,700 CAD

To apply for the Sr. Manager, Locomotive Reliability job at Canadian National Railway , send your resume to Canadian National Railway at
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Company Name

Canadian National Railway

Posted By

Canadian National Railway

Job Category

Post Date

July 4, 2017 (Long time ago)

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