Conduct job briefings, end of shift briefings, safety meetings and activities, ensuring that safety rules, procedures and policies are adhered to through efficiency testing and safety tracking document;
Correct and document safety incidents, safety hazards / concerns, investigates for corrective actions to the various departments, involving the Mechanical Manager and Health and Safety Committee in the prescribed timelines;
Support, communicate and deliver to key performance indicators. Leads to ensure all direct reports have an understanding of the business objectives, as well as the role they are all accountable for;
Communicate and interact regularly with management within field operations to ensure locomotive repair and train servicing is meeting the expectations of internal and external customers;
Ensure that there is the appropriate level of stock / material and is responsible for ordering within prescribed limits through the SAP system.
Supports all expenditure reduction initiatives;
Maintain communication and fosters positive working relationships with local union officials. Ensures the collective agreement is understood and managed as it is written;
Support and participate in continuous improvement initiatives to improve productivity and effectiveness of the operation.
Support Lean Philosophy and Principals;
Ensure locomotive bad order repair, cycle time, dwell time, productivity and key metrics are met including inventory management for all locomotives on the territory.
Coordinate with Field Operations to ensure Local Service Operating Plan (LSOP) targets are met.;
Direct road repair on the territory to meet 24 hour repair cycle time;
Ensure repairs and train servicing are in compliance with AAR, Transport Canada standards and CP polices;
Support mechanical forces at train incidents within their jurisdiction adhering to the guidelines of the Emergency Response Plan;
Communicate and interact regularly with local / external counterparts;
Work directly with employees in the shop & yard environments to establish self-managed work teams and provides guidance and support to employees to bring about the vision of an empowered and engaged workforce.
Must possess a minimum of a High school diploma or mechanical trade certification;
Proficient knowledge of railway operations (road, yard, locomotive, mechanical);
Working knowledge of CP systems (CIM, TYES, YOP, Nexus, ITM, SAP and Wreck Estimator);
Microsoft Outlook, Word, Power Point and Excel;
Knowledge of collective agreement / non- union policies;
Strong mechanical aptitude;
Must be able to work with vast array of employees and be adaptable.
Must be able to work under pressure and adapt to change;
Able to drill down, understand root cause and resolve complex issues.
WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER
Flexible and competitive benefits package
Competitive company pension plan
Employee Share Purchase Plan
Performance Incentive Program
Annual Fitness Subsidy