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Logistics Manager Railway Operations
  
WHO WE ARE:

At Universal Rail Systems Ltd. our work is getting and keeping Canadas railway operators in motion safely and sustainably! We work coast-to-coast, in every railway sector, and on any size project. Our commitment is service excellence and offering our clients exceptional value. Within our team, we call this Doing It Right!

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This position will directly report to General Manager of Production and will work closely with the Project Managers and Foreman’s to successfully manage the Job’s expectations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • isit various work locations to lead accident investigations, inspections, risk assessments
  • Perform internal audits of programs and practices evaluate the information and provide feedback as required
  • Assist in administration and documentation of company programs
  • Assist in the planning setup and start-up of new projects
  • Oversee and coordinate key resources for multiple crews
  • Manage procedure execution of equipment and manpower in conjunction with the Project Manager
  • Asses staffing needs and help in the recruitment process
  • Uphold the companies commitment to safety by leading by example and supporting the core values
  • Monitor and control costs when executing Equipment Transfers, Crew Re-locations, Project Materials and Fleet Repairs
  • Help develop and create divisional processes to improve efficiencies within the division

  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:
  • Proven ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Provides strong leadership and Communication to Production team members, capitalizing on individual and group strength
  • Ability to anticipate stakeholder needs, investigate the underlying causes and identify short and long term solutions
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize tasks and quickly adjust in a rapidly changing environment
  • Effective and proven organizational skills to meet multiple deadlines and handle multiple tasks in a high pressure and demanding work environment
  • Demonstrate the ability to think critically, act logically to evaluate situations, solve problems, and make decisions
  • Effective and proven organizational skills to meet multiple deadlines and handle multiple tasks in a high pressure and demanding work environment

  • JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • 3-5 years of Fleet experience with 25-50+ vehicles
  • A degree or diploma in Commerce, Business Administration, or equivalent discipline is preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record
  • 3-5 years of Experience working in the industrial and/or construction industry
  • Familiarity with terminology and service of railway equipment is preferred
  • Some travel is required during busy season
  • Strong computer skills are required with proven proficiency in Microsoft Office suits, in particular Microsoft Excel
  • General understanding of maintenance and repair methods
  • WHAT WE OFFER:
    Competitive Pay  
    An industry leading comprehensive benefits program 
    The opportunity to work with a great team where Safety is an integral part of our culture