The role of a Train Manager at GB Railfreight (GBRf) is critical to our business to ensure we provide our customers with a best-in-class service at all times. Our Train Managers are empowered to take responsibility for the delivery of the key activities on the front line, this encapsulates the need to always be conscious of, and operate with the highest regard for safety.
We are seeking a highly professional, motivated and safety conscious individual who leads by example and exhibits the core values of GBRf.
As a Train Manager, you will join our Whitemoor team and support GBRf in our commitment to deliver a safe, reliable and best in class service to our customers. In this role you will liaise with Rail Operaters, Signallers and Contractors to ensure customer requirements are met and trains arrive on time.
Candidates must be fully competent train drivers
Candidates must have a clean safety of the line record
Extensive route and traction knowledge within the location and surrounding area would be desirable.
Proficient with IT packages such as Word, Outlook and ability to download apps on iPads
Safety conscious and ability to remain calm in the event of an emergency situation
Excellent concentration and observational skills
Clear and professional communication skills to relay important safety messages
Customer-focused with excellent problem solving skills
Train managers must reside within 60 minutes of their place of work.
A flexible attitude to working hours is required due to this being a shift-based role working a nominal 35 hour week.
The successful candidate will also need to hold a valid UK driving licence.