Director of Rail Services

Category:
Engineering
Industry:
Supply Chain, Transportation
Type:
Direct Hire
Location:
Saint John, New Brunswick
Job ID:
#157984
Recruiter:
Dorian Florescu

Director of Rail Services: Civil Engineer (P.Eng) with strong technical skills, some leadership experience (leads a team of technical sales professionals, engineers & admin, along with indirect responsible for project teams), technical sales experience with 8-10 years of total experience. Strong presence, confident communicator. Railway background is not required as this role is a development opportunity for career progression to a general manager.

Client is currently seeking applications for a Director of Rail Services located in Saint John, New Brunswick with responsibilities in Atlantic Canada and the New England States in the US.

This position reports to the General Manager.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Contributing to the success of this senior management position is responsible for growing and leading the Rail Services business in Canada and North Eastern US;
  • Ownership of the P&L for Rail Services, Develops and manages performance targets, improvement initiatives, building teamwork, and overall business leadership;
  • Leads in the areas of project management, sales, operational excellence, customer service , continuous improvement/optimization, safety , and teamwork;
  • Responsible for developing and leading job analysis, quoting, forecasting, cost control, and all aspects of project management;
  • Manages annual strategic planning, and the budgeting for the area of responsibility;
  • Promotes a safe work environment in all activities; includes compliance to regulatory requirements & company policies and communicating and rectifying safety concerns;
  • Develops, leads and motivates team.
 

 Education Requirements – Knowledge & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering. MBA would be considered an asset;
  • 5-10 years of leadership experience;
  • Possess strong leadership skills and behaviors with an emphasis on project management, efficient operations and quality work;
  • Exceptional communication and problem solving skills with a proven track record of growing a business, and managing deadlines and priorities;
  • The ability to develop, motivates, and fosters positive relationships with customers and team.