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TNW LOGISTICS Operations Manager

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Operations Manager is responsible for providing operational leadership for the facility to ensure commercial execution, which includes providing technical and managerial expertise necessary for the efficient and profitable operation of the facility. This person must work and
communicate effectively with various managers to assure the facility is in a constant state of preparedness to meet schedules and take advantage of opportunities that arise. This includes inventory control, operational cost control and logistics, space allocation, preventative
maintenance, asset security, training and supervising employees, monitoring compliance with operational policies.


Reports directly to the Superintendent of Operations.
Reporting Location: Etter, TX


All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.


POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Education and Experience:
 High School Diploma or equivalent
 Experience with heavy equipment and operations preferred
 Managerial transloading operation experience preferred
 Minimum 3 years of transportation and/or logistics experience
 Supervisory and performance management experience preferred
 Basic knowledge of the structural components of railroad track and track structures preferred
 3 years of warehouse/product storage experience preferred
 Strong working knowledge of warehouse/storage logistics, agricultural and feed product handling, use of transload equipment such as augers, silos, grain bins, conveyors, scales and other heavy equipment preferred
 Basic understanding of construction and maintenance projects and ability to schedule the day-to-day work to complete projects in a timely manner
 OSHA 30 certified


Licenses and Certifications:
 Current driver’s license with clear driving record and no restrictions


Skills and Attributes:

 Self-starting, self-motivating, goal oriented
 Innovative with ability to learn quickly and work in a fast-paced environment
 Proven ability to grow and develop a strong team
 Vision to assist in Strategic Planning
 Strict adherence to TNW Core Values and Strategic Pillars
 Strong leadership skills
 Advanced computer skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Office, and Outlook
 Proficient in reading and interpreting regulations, procedures, maintenance instructions and manuals
 Efficient time management skills
 Ability to manage emergency situations
 Good analytical and organizational skills
 Proficient verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
 Ability to read and understand contracts
 Ability to perform tasks from oral and written instructions
 Ability to analyze reports and data


Availability:
 This is a full-time position (40 hours/week).
 Requires commitment to irregular work hours in support of the success of a 24/7 operation. Occasionally works extended hours and shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays.


 This position has a supervisory responsibility for employees at TNWLE.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Use of tracking software to ensure product control and billing
 Inventory control
 Work with railroads to ensure good partnership
 Develop and implement Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
 Succession planning
 Interpret and apply federal laws and regulations to ensure compliance with FRA, OSHA and TNW safety rules and policy
 Analyze and manage all departments for optimum efficiency, safety, and profitability, and make appropriate recommendations for operational improvements
 Build a strong culture of employee engagement
 Work to improve employees’ work environment
 Enforce TNW’s Safety and Operating Rules
 Provide support for Employee Safety Committee
 Conduct work environment audits and identify areas needing attention and improvement
 Demonstrate and lead with corporate values of Integrity, Safety, Leadership, and Quality
 Monitor staffing needs and overtime utilization
 Complete and remit all required reports and communication in a timely manner, both orally and written

 Ensure adherence to all company policies and procedures
 Verify the operation’s safety program through employee training, regularly scheduled safety meetings, OSHA regulation compliance, and company rule compliance to achieve an environment free of accidents and injuries
 Comply with all company and OSHA safety procedures, policies, and rules, including wearing required safety equipment
 Communicate with VP of Logistics, VP of Marketing, VP of Finance, Superintendent of Rail Operations, and Director of Human Resources
Physical
 Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
 Possible heavy lifting over 50 pounds
 Able to walk continuously for several hours
 Able to stand, bend, stoop, kneel, and sit for extended periods of time
 Able to use hands to hold, grasp, turn or pull
 Able to reach over shoulder level
 Able to use shovels, brooms, and other hand tools
 Able to climb ladders
 Able to work with loud noises, chemicals, fumes, dirt, and dust


WORKING CONDITIONS:
 Indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions (could be extreme) on even and uneven surfaces and on various heights of equipment and ballast. May be with noise, chemicals, and fumes
 Will be required to stand, sit, walk, squat, climb, and reach with hands and arms. May occasionally be required to lift or carry up to 50 pounds


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
 In-depth knowledge of OSHA regulations and requirements for the operation and transloading
 Knowledge of operation of conveyors, pumps, and truck scales
 Knowledge of manufacturing and storage of agriculture products
 Knowledge of machinery, such as but not limited to forklift and front-end loader
 Knowledge and experience with transloading agricultural products from rail to truck, truck to rail, rail to storage, storage to truck and other related activities


TNW Corporation and its railroads are Equal Opportunity Employers. The duties, responsibilities, and qualifications in this posting are representative categories to be used by an applicant in deciding whether to apply for the position. These general guidelines do not
constitute an exhaustive list of qualifications or essential functions of the position.

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