Progress Rail Services Corp. Manager in Training in Albertville, Alabama

Auto req ID: 3209BR
Posting Title: Manager in Training
Job Category: Manufacturing/Operations
City: Albertville
State: Alabama

Company Description

Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive cradle-to-grave railway solutions - whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet all their rail needs. Forging the bridge between ideas and success, our talented and innovative team members work together to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. As part of a vibrant, global network of business operations, each and every member of our team is important to our success. With headquarters in Albertville, Ala., more than 7,000 dedicated employees serve customers through a network of close to 150 locations around the world. For more information, visit and follow @Progress_Rail on Twitter and YouTube.

Job Purpose

We are looking for the next management team to train for our Wheel, Axle, Bearing and Parts Division. To be considered, the candidate must be available to travel and/or relocate as needed to each of our locations.

This Division has locations in Jackson SC, East Chicago IN, Boaz AL, Arab AL, Mojave CA, Waskom TX, Sidney NE, Lincoln NE and Roanoke VA.

Key Job Elements

The chosen candidate will study under the direction of the Plant Manager to learn and assist with the following:

•Oversee facility operations providing leadership, guidance, support, and oversight to all work centers and departments with strong focus on Safety;

•Develop and maintain monthly operating plans well as assigning and directing all production department supervisors/managers by assigning monthly goals and objectives supporting the facilities safety, quality, and financial objectives;

•Responsible for making production decisions to optimize resource allocation relative to efficiency;

•Work with all facility operational and support departments to ensure standards are met & participate in periodic Quality audits, safety audits, and outside regulatory audits.

Education / Training

• Bachelor’s degree in business or engineering field required.

Qualifications and Experience

• Willing to travel to each location;

• Learn all aspects of each facility and division as a whole.


Progress Rail Services Corporation and its subsidiary and affiliate companies offer an excellent total compensation package* including competitive salary, 401(k) plan with company match, available medical/dental/life/disability insurance coverage and paid vacation and holidays. Relocation assistance may be available for some positions.

*Benefits eligibility differs by job position and employment status - governing plan documents control such benefits..


Equal Opportunity Employer – Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/Disabilities