Production Manager, Freightliner Heavy Haul

Location: Crewe
Closing Date: TBC

A vacancy has arisen within UK Rail for a Production Manager based at Freightliner Heavy Haul in Crewe. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the successful candidate will contribute to the achievement of a safe day-to-day UK rail operation.

Responsibilities include the development and provision of a suitably trained, equipped and assessed rail operations team (principally Train Drivers and Ground staff where applicable), in order to meet on-going business requirements.

Applicants must have good knowledge of, or be willing to work towards the following vocational skills:

  • Rules & Regulations
  • NVQ Level 3 competency assessment
  • Root cause analysis certification
  • Traction training
  • Route risk assessments / Route Briefing
  • Training and Briefing
  • Data recorder collection and analysis post incident
  • Ride assessments (CDP / PQA)
  • Managing investigations (SPAD/Collisions/Derailment)

There is a requirement to undertake an on-call commitment with this role.

The successful applicants must be able to demonstrate current train driver competence.

As part of the selection process candidates will be required to attend a new entrant medical and a drugs and alcohol test.

Are you a reliable, committed individual? Do you possess the knowledge and experience needed to be a Production Manager?

In return we can offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, a fantastic final-salary pension scheme and a rewarding career in an award-winning team.

Freightliner is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  Please note that the company operates a strict drugs and alcohol policy.

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