Rolling Stock Component Overhaul Workshop Senior Leader

Job ID:15808
Title:Rolling Stock Component Overhaul Workshop Senior Leader
Location:Wellington
Employment Type:Full time
Posted: Aug 09, 2019

Job Description

Your Role:

Our Rolling Stock Asset Services (RSAS) group has overall responsibility and ownership for managing KiwiRail’s rolling stock assets, including mainline and shunt locomotives, freight and specialist wagons, containers, passenger carriages and other rolling stock vehicles.

We are looking for an experienced Capital Program Delivery Leader who will be responsible for leading collation, prioritisation and delivery of the overall asset-related capital program for RSAS. Reporting to the Executive General Manager – Rolling Stock Asset Services, your role will have accountability for the operation and line management of KiwiRail’s Hutt Workshops (approximately 150 CEA and IEA employees) to deliver the bulk of the capital program, along with coordinating delivery of capital works through other KiwiRail facilities or by third parties, where appropriate, to ensure timely completion of the overall capital program requirements.

Who We Are:

We're a business that's going somewhere with ambitious plans and a government that believes in the importance of what we do. We are working together to build stronger transport connections, through investment in improved infrastructures and close working relationships with our key partners and stakeholders to create a better connected New Zealand. With millions invested in the growth of KiwiRail we are now looking to strengthen our teams even more with leaders and technical experts who can continue to take us on this journey.

Your Skillset:

  • Demonstrated effective leadership within rolling stock or similar heavy industrial environment
  • Experience managing large direct report team (100+ people)
  • Demonstrated Zero Harm leadership within a well performing business that understands “what good looks like”
  • Change management experience within rolling stock maintenance, project related workshop environment or similar heavy industrial.
  • Experience in leading operational productivity improvements such as Lean and 6-sigma, and inherent belief in their effectiveness and value
  • Demonstrated ability to positively lead teams in rolling stock maintenance or another heavy industrial environment, with a preference for face-to-face interaction and engaging of front-line personnel

Your Benefits:

  • A role with influence and growth in investment, one that will need someone to work with vigor and pace to bring our teams on the journey with us.
  • An opportunity to be part of a senior leadership team that is changing the way we work
  • 5 weeks Annual leave
  • Relocation allowance
  • Discounted health and medical insurance

We're a company that's going places, with so much investment in our future infrastructure, there has not been a better time to be part of the successful development of Kiwirail.  Be a part of the Kiwirail journey!

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