Director of Operations

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3 Apr 2019  Anywhere

Full-Time Director of Operations

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Job Description

Director of Operations
Saint John, NB

Reporting to the General Manager, the Director of Operations is a key senior member of the leadership team managing Train Operations. The successful candidate will have a track record of effective leadership, operational excellence, customer service, continuous improvement/optimization, safe operations, and teamwork.


  • Manage to performance targets and initiatives, build teamwork, and provide overall leadership
  • Analysis and management of various aspects of Operations; including forecasting costs, fuel consumption, labor costs, etc.
  • Lead strategic planning, business planning and budgeting process
  • Promote a safe work environment including compliance to regulatory requirements & company policies and communicating and remedying safety concerns

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Undergraduate Degree in Business or Engineering; MBA would be a benefit
  • 5+ years of leadership experience in an operational role; Railway experience is an asset
  • Strong leadership skills and behaviors with an emphasis on efficient operations and quality work
  • Exceptional communication and problem-solving skills with a proven track record of managing financial requirements, deadlines and priorities
  • The ability to develop, motivate, and foster positive relationships with teams and customers

Please send resume to Jared Larsen in preferred format of PDF.

Job Categories: Engineering, Management, and Transportation. Job Types: Full-Time.

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