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Supervisión Sr de Terminal / Trainmaster, Terminal


ID: 30004831 - 29032022


This position is responsible for the efficient movement of trains within the assigned territory, providing support to cover holidays of supervisors and taking care of incidents in its territory. This position also ensures compliance with internal transport regulations and current rules.

Acts as a team lead and coordinates the work of others, supervising the daily activities of operations team members. Applies and enforces guidelines to ensure compliance and equitable application of policies, procedures, practices, programs, processes, and systems and makes suggestions for continued improvement or increased efficiencies. Delivers operational results that align with department commitments. Plans and prioritizes work to meet team commitments. Provides timely and constructive coaching and feedback; develops staff and provides challenging opportunities.


  • Supervises the fulfillment of the transportation master plan.
  • Supervises compliance with the standards of the direction of the transportation area, regarding the following rules: Dwell (permanence of units), Rtrd (correct car in correct train), Customer compliance, Compliance with work orders for trains and yard services, Oto (origin trains), Ott (arrival trains), Review line delays for each train and connections, Knowledge in sodales.
  • Supervises the personnel under their charge, verifying compliance with their functions, updating events in the appropriate systems, etc.
  • Oversees train formation, batching, and segregation when handling hazardous materials.
  • Verifies the operating and safety conditions of the pathways of yards and industries.
  • Takes actions to reduce personal and train accidents, making safety tours in the field, as well as supervising that the train supervisors also do it.
  • Applies Operational Testing (OTS) to train personnel, taking the necessary actions when detecting any deviation in the fulfillment of their functions and adherence to current regulations (rit, rules of air brakes and train handling, star, etc.), OTS tests done in the field and attached to reality.
  • Exemplifies KCS Vision, Values, and Culture in each and every interaction with team, clients, and stakeholders.


Ideal Candidate Qualifications:


  • Minimum two (2) years of relevant professional experience, preferably in an administrative, or Human Resources position, or equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Bilingual - English/Spanish.
  • 5 years of work experience as a train supervisor, foreman and / or train driver.
  • Railroad knowledge or experience.
  • Personnel management.
  • Previous Kansas City Southern experience


Working Conditions

  • Shift work is an essential function of this job. Employees must have the ability and willingness to support critically important railroad operations 24 hours per day/7 days per week, working various shifts as assigned. Schedule assignments may include after-hours, weekends and holidays.
  • Business travel is an essential requirement of this job. Employees must be able and willing to travel away from their primary work location up to 50% of the time.


We Offer:

  • Complete health and welfare benefits package
  • Competitive salary
  • Incentive plan
  • Vacation plan


EEO Statement

We value a culturally diverse workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer while providing reasonable accommodations for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law. The talent selection process for vacant positions at Kansas City Southern de México, S.A. de C.V. (KSCM) is governed by the principles established in its Labor Equality and Non-Discrimination Policy, in accordance with the provisions of section III of Article 1 of the Federal Law to Prevent and Eliminate Discrimination (LFPED), and applies to applicants internal and / or external alike. In addition, KCSM does not request clinical tests and / or desk tests from applicants as part of the decision-making process during selection.

Company Overview

In 1887, Arthur Stilwell constructed a north-south railroad while others were heading east and west, setting the tone for a century-old legacy of outstanding vision; entrepreneurial spirit; resilience in the face of adversity; and, willingness to challenge conventional wisdom. Building on that legacy, our culture is further defined by a new vision for the future and a core set of values - Safety, Customer Focus, Communication, Teamwork, Initiative & Innovation, and Diversity & Civility. We believe that the way we do business is as important as the business we do. 

In addition to a culture that allows employees to thrive, we encourage resourcefulness with an award, recognizing employees who see a problem (or opportunity), find a solution, and use whatever authority and resources are available to get a job done well - accomplishing what was previously thought could not be done.

If you want to do work that is creative and strategic, be heard, grow professionally, be valued by your employer, and know that you are making an important contribution to an essential industry, a global supply chain, and the larger economy, Kansas City Southern may be the place for you.