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Operations Supervisor - Minneapolis, MN

  • Req ID: 96219
  • Department: Operations Southern Division
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 2
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 06/30/2022

 

Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts. CP provides North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of CP. For more on our purpose, culture, and strategy, visit cpr.ca/en/about-cp.

 

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The Operations Supervisor is responsible for the safe, efficient, and timely movement of all trains.  Supervising forces employed in handling track warrants.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

  • Dispatch train and engineering movements on the railroad in a safe and efficient manner;
  • Issues necessary track authorities to safely move trains across the railroad;
  • Issues necessary track authorities for protection of engineering personnel;
  • Records information as required by the railroad and the federal government;
  • Informs Director Dispatching of the overall operations of trains and any delays;
  • Issues necessary Track Bulletins to protect trains and engineering personnel;
  • Provides for the prompt movement of cars when billed, reporting any delayed car movement to the Director Dispatching;
  • Assists in the investigations of train accidents and personal injuries, when required;
  • Complies with all rules, office procedures, and requirements of Transportation Health and Safety Plan;
  • Skilled communication with individuals at all levels of the organization.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Graduate or equivalent required;
  • One to three years’ experience in Transportation or Train Operations preferred;
  • Thorough knowledge of General Code of Operating Rules, Timetables, Operations Supervisor Manuals, and Notices including passing of required exams;
  • Pervious Train Dispatcher or comparable experience preferred;
  • Must be able to become familiar with train operations and associated rules;
  • Must be able to form a good understanding of physical characteristics of the railroad;
  • Must possess ability to analyze rapidly and be capable of making quick decisions;
  • Must be computer literate and possess the ability to master computerized train control applications;
  • Requires shift work as assigned , including nights, weekends, and holidays;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good color vision required.

 

WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:

  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Completive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program 
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.

 

Medical Requirements:
CP is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  This position is considered a safety critical position; all new hires will be required to complete a pre-employment medical evaluation that includes a vision, hearing, drug screening and pre-employment physical.

 

Drug Test Elements:

All new hires are required to undergo a drug screen.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping CP safe and drug free. 

 

Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:         

  • Criminal history check
  • Education verification
  • Last 3 years of driving history
  • Last 7 years of employment history; includes military service
  • Social Security number verification

 

Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.

 

CP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. 

 


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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