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Management Consultant/Advisor - Precision Scheduled Railroading (PSR) Group

Date: Jan 12, 2021

Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.


Advise the PSR group regarding development, training, implementation & sustainment of Precision Scheduled Railroading philosophy, methods and tactics for full scope of operations; Develop and deliver training programs for entry level operational leaders; develop and deliver training programs to execute Precision Scheduled Railway (14 Step) implementation for experienced managers in Norfolk Southern; Develop and deliver behavioral and process-driven training (Consequence Leadership & LEAN Six Sigma); Advise on sustainability for PSR retention management, succession planning, cross training, etc; Develop processes to proactively identify and act upon cost control initiatives to directly support Norfolk’s efficiency model and achieve or exceed the Operating Ratio Targets for 2019-2021; Create and implement Asset Management plans for rolling stock, track and facilities to unlock current and future capacity; Create and implement processes that simplify the key metrics that drive performance for transportation and mechanical; conduct “Deep Dive” studies, analysis, and project management as required; Focus on continuous improvement methodology with application to Core Principles and Key Disciplines; Advise on Technology, Systems, and Innovation through domestic and international partnerships.


REQUIREMENTS:     Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent and five (5) years of experience working in the railroad industry and in all of the following: Developing, training and implementing Precision Scheduled Railroading methodology; Accesses, standardizes, implements, and sets up processes to save time and improve current procedures; Evaluating and improving inbound and outbound processes, static track design, and customer service plans; Uses LEAN Six Sigma methodologies to measure and improve processes, resulting in saved time and resources; Working with Class 1 railway and port operations.


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Company Overview


Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is a Fortune 300 organization and one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers.


We are a team of more than 20,000 employees working together to maintain our reputation as "The Thoroughbred of Transportation." As an industry leader, Norfolk Southern offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.


At Norfolk Southern, we believe in celebrating our individuality. By leveraging the unique backgrounds and viewpoints of our employees, we can create a culture of innovation, respect, and inclusion. We know that employees thrive in a workplace where differing viewpoints, ideas, and experiences are freely shared and valued. As such, we encourage all employees to contribute their distinctive skills and capabilities to our organization.


Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation and, gender identity. Together, we power progress. More information can be found at NS-EEO


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