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Assistant General Manager - Batesville, AR #4816585

Company: Genesee & Wyoming

Date: 04/16/2018

Category: Business Services / Other

City: Batesville, AR

Assistant General Manager - Batesville, AR

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Job Description

Manages all aspects of the operations of the railroad. Directs and coordinates activities to obtain efficiency and economy of operations and maximize profits by performing the following duties:

Major duties & Responsibilities:

  • Hiring and supervising of the managers and staff, to include training, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, disciplining, and resolving problems.

  • Submitting annual business plan, and analyzing daily/monthly performance of the railroads to determine changes in operations required to stay on plan.

  • Establishing and maintaining the railroad's credibility with its customers.

  • Establishing the railroad within the community it serves, especially relations with connecting carriers, local suppliers, local, state and federal politicians and governmental agencies, and the business community.

  • Representing the railroad within industry trade associations.

  • Other duties as assigned by the General Manager.

Required Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively by letter, telephone, and personal interview with senior management, employees, customers, railroads, regulatory officials and the general public.

  • Thorough knowledge of railroad operations, including, but not limited to, transportation, dispatching, marketing, maintenance of way, mechanical, and clerical activities.

  • Management and leadership skills commensurate with the size of staff and property.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, Code of Federal Regulations, monthly financial reports.

  • Proficient computer skills and Microsoft office products.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university preferred; or two years of related experience may be substituted for each year of college.

  • Certified Locomotive Engineer preferred.

  • Prior sales & marketing experience preferred.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. andits subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

Job Location

Batesville, Arkansas, United States

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Position Employed By:

Missouri & Northern Arkansas Railroad Company Inc.

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