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CSX Transportation Terminal Operations Supervisor in Detroit, Michigan


Job Summary Assists the Terminal Manager with all of the functions of running an intermodal terminal, including coverage for Terminal Manager in all functions while they are unavailable.

Primary Activities and Responsibilities

  • Ensure decisions are made to maximize profitability of the company.
  • Work with the Terminal Manager, clerical staff, and contractors to ensure both inbound and outbound train and terminal plans are harmonized. Ensure all trains are loaded smartly and reduce the amount of unproductive track time.
  • Work with Terminal Manager, Network Operations, and Service Design groups to adjust/change plans and schedules to meet network, customer, and terminal needs.
  • Work with Terminal Manager to set short and long-term plans for maintenance, upgrades, and updates in accordance with CSX rules and guidelines.
  • Make sure all periodic inspections (daily, weekly, and monthly) are performed, reviewed, and addressed.
  • Assist Terminal Manager in determining sufficient staffing levels and establish schedules to maximize the use of clerical and contract employees.
  • Implement training of all new employees and recurrent training for all other employees and contractors.
  • Ensure all CSX intermodal safety and environmental policies are adhered to by all employees and contractors.
  • Ensure all necessary departments of CSX intermodal are informed of all terminal needs and special conditions (daily updates if necessary).
  • Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 4 or more years of experience in Transportation, Logistics, or Rail Operations
  • 1 or more years of supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree/4-year Degree
  • 2 or more years of supervisory experience in Transportation, Logistics, or Rail Operations

Knowledge and Skills

  • Railroad industry knowledge
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regulatory knowledge
  • Knowledge of Association of American Railroad (AAR) guidelines
  • Strong Business Acumen

Leadership The CSX Leadership Model is the foundation of our Talent Strategy and is what drives CSX performance. CSX accordingly selects and develops talent based on each of the following: producing results, creating change, and inspiring excellence.

Job Requirements

  • May be required to complete a background check
  • Wear protective equipment (such as welding shields, hard hat, hearing protection)
  • Work with hazardous materials on an occasional basis
  • Work hours may vary in length and schedule (may include a non-standard work week)
  • Work outside in all weather conditions
  • Work inside an office environment

Safety Commitment Guided by a policy of ensuring the safety of our employees, our customers and the communities we serve, CSX works relentlessly to prevent accidents and injuries. When a company puts safety first, everyone benefits: the employees and their families, the customers and the communities. In line with our commitment to safety, the applicant selected for this position may be required to successfully complete medical screenings and a background check.

About CSX CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products. For nearly 200 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation's economic expansion and industrial development. Its network connects every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation's population resides. It also links more than 230 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and farming towns alike. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Closing Statement At CSX, two of our five Guiding Principles are Valuing and Developing Employees as well as Operating Safely. We are committed to offering our team members the most competitive compensation and benefits package available, unlimited opportunities for development and growth throughout an exciting and rewarding career, and the safest work environment possible.

CSX is an Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Click here to view the EEO is Law poster. Click here to view the OFCCP pay transparency provision information.

CSX Transportation and its subsidiaries are not seeking outside assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from staffing agencies or search firms for employment or contractor opportunities. Any resumes submitted by an outside vendor to any employee at CSX via e-mail, Internet, or directly to hiring managers without a valid written search agreement in place with the Talent Acquisition / HR department will be deemed the sole property of CSX. No placement fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired as a result of the referral, or through other means.

Primary Location: United States-MI-Detroit

Overtime Status: Exempt

Closing Date: Jan 21, 2021, 11:59:00 PM

Number of Openings: 1

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: 047028