Supervisor, Railcar Planning
Location: Omaha, NE
Workplace Type: Onsite

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At Greenbrier, we do the hard work that matters. The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX) is powering the movement of products around the world as a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of freight rail transportation equipment and services.

Greenbrier’s heritage of hard work and industrial innovation is celebrated at every level of our organization. We structure our business to support teams that deliver innovative solutions for our customers while positively impacting the world around us.

Greenbrier’s success begins with people. We believe in supporting our global workforce through our unwavering attention to Safety, Quality, Respect for People and Customer Satisfaction. Our IDEAL commitment is rooted in these values, which promotes Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access, and Leadership, creating a culture where employees are fulfilled and feel good about coming to work every day. A diverse, qualified, and engaged talent base is the key to our success.

Summary

The Supervisor, Railcar Planning is responsible for the tactical planning of the Greenbrier repair shops. They have a clear understanding of each plant’s monthly available hours and shop capabilities to ensure the plants in the network are executing the planned production schedule. This position works closely with the Manager of Railcar Planning, communicating regularly on production updates and ensures production schedules are met by collaborating closely with the operations team.

Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform the following essential duties satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned to address business needs and changing business practices.

  • Manages car flow across 7 repair shops, ensuring railcars are routed to plants as planned

  • Maintains KPIs on planning performance, that are used to improve dwell and car flow

  • Maintains and updates planning programs that provide visuals and data highlighting shop capacity

  • Collaborates with the operations teams to layout monthly production planning

  • Stays engaged with the Manager, Railcar Planning relaying updates on production schedules

  • Understands each of the maintenance shops and allocates work appropriately

  • Understands key financial and productivity metrics

  • Ability to articulate and present current production updates and any issues that arise

  • Supports leaders in the identification, definition and solving of complex problems that affect performance

  • Partners with leaders and subject matter experts to assess needs in support of developing system strategies and improvements that drive organizational performance.

  • Acts as an internal consultant in support of strategy deployment, supporting the development of short- and long-term strategies incorporating operating model practices to facilitate progress and achieve strategic objectives.

  • Builds a culture of continuous learning and enablement.

Qualifications

The following generally describes requirements to successfully perform the assigned duties.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3 years’ experience in Railcar Repairs

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1+ year(s) experience planning railcar maintenance production

  • 1+ year(s) experience estimating railcar repairs

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Logistics, Mechanical Engineering or closely related field

Work Environment and Physical Requirements

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Indoors 90%

  • Outdoors 10%

Physical Activities and Requirements

Frequency Key

Not Applicable: Activity is not applicable to this occupation

Occasionally: Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0- 2.5+ hours/day)

Frequently: Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5: 5.5+ hours/day)

Constantly: Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hours/day)

Working Postures

  • Sit: Constantly

  • Stand: Occasionally

  • Walk: Occasionally

  • Bend: Not Applicable

  • Kneel/Squat: Not Applicable

  • Crawl: Not Applicable

  • Climb: Not Applicable

  • Reach Forward: Not Applicable

  • Reach Upward: Not Applicable

  • Handling/Fingering: Not Applicable

Lift / Carry Requirements

  • 5-10 lbs: Not Applicable

  • 10-25 lbs: Not Applicable

  • 25-50 lbs: Not Applicable

  • 50-75 lbs: Not Applicable

  • 75+ lbs: Not Applicable

Push / Pull Requirements

  • Up to 10 lbs: Not Applicable

  • 10-25 lbs: Not Applicable

  • 25-50 lbs: Not Applicable

  • 50-75 lbs: Not Applicable

  • 75+ lbs: Not Applicable

EOE including Vet/Disability

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Greenbrier makes reasonable accommodations in the application and hiring process for individuals with known disabilities, unless providing accommodation would result in an undue hardship. Any applicant believing that he or she may need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact Greenbrier Human Resources at careers@gbrx.com or call us at 503-684-7000.


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Job Locations US-TX-Cleburne | US-NE-Omaha | US-AL-Dothan | US-TX-San Antonio | US-KS-Kansas City

ID 2024-2926

Company Gunderson Rail Services, LLC

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Purchasing/Supply Chain

Workplace Type Onsite

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Current Greenbrier Temps: Use the Applicant link above and apply using your personal email address listed in ADP.

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Current Greenbrier Employees with GBRX Email Account: Apply as an Employee and log in using your GBRX email account.

Current Greenbrier Employees without GBRX Email Account: Apply as an Employee and log in using your email address listed in ADP.

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