Status: Full-time position
Location: Multiple Locations
Job Summary: The Operations Management Trainee position is a leadership role at BNSF Railway. These individuals lead a diverse workgroup to safely and efficiently accomplish work assignments and goals that are in line with the company's vision.
Qualifications: Basic Qualifications
Cumulative GPA of 2.75 with an Engineering degree OR cumulative GPA of 3.0 with a non-Engineering degree.
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
Authorization to work in the US without Company sponsorship
Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays
Ability to relocate within the BNSF Railway operating system to start and/or upon career progression and/or business need
Valid Driver's License
Additionally, qualified candidates must be able to
Demonstrate the ability to perform the duties and responsibilities listed above.
Demonstrate leadership skills.
Act as a positive role model in a group; work effectively with others.
Express ideas and information in a clear and concise manner.
Recognize and respond effectively to unexpected situations and tight deadlines.
Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to changing task priorities and work situations.
Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
Degree in Engineering, Logistics, Transportation, Supply Chain Management, Business, Distribution OR a similar program
Experience working in an engineering, transportation, logistics or supply chain environment
Proven leadership experience and excellent oral and written communication skills
Duties: The Transportation Management Trainee program is a year-long program. This opportunity begins with a two-week long comprehensive orientation at BNSF Corporate Headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas. Following orientation, the Trainee will complete seven weeks at the BNSF Technical Training Center (TTC) in Overland Park, KS for safety and technical training. The Trainee will then return to Fort Worth for five weeks of additional training. At this time, the trainee would have completed at least 14 weeks of course work and training.
The reminder of the program is completed in the field, where he or she will be assigned to one of the 12 divisions to gain hands-on operational and leadership experience. This assignment could place a Trainee anywhere on BNSF's 32,500 mile system.
Willingness to relocate is a MUST.
Overall, the trainee will learn to manage railroad terminal operations; work on specific logistics projects; manage a crew (which consist of a conductor and engineer); and prepare for a field operations supervisory position.
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