Repair Supervisor (3rd Shift) Union Tank Car Company - UTLX -


Marion, OH


Supervisory/ Business Management


Union Tank Car Company (UTLX) provides leasing, manufacturing, and repair services to our customers and owns/manages one of the largest fleets of railroad tank cars in North America. Our manufacturing plants are state-of-the-art, and our fleet is maintained by a large, sophisticated repair network consisting of geographically-placed repair shops and mobile repair crews. With over 125 years in this industry, UTLX has a long history that provides a solid name and foundation on which to build customer relationships. UTLX is financially stable and a Berkshire Hathaway company. Our corporate headquarters is located in the heart of Chicago’s financial district, easily accessible by all major modes of transportation. Our field site locations currently number over 90 throughout North America. We are searching for people with a positive outlook and strong work ethic, to be part of the UTLX success story.


Job Type : Supervision, Industrial, Welding, Repair, Mechanical, Valve knowledge

Experience Needed : Tank car repair experience strongly preferred; minimum of 2-3 years of previous industrial supervisory experience required

Pay : Salary and excellent benefits including: healthcare, 401k with match and discretionary contribution, paid vacation and holidays, and more


This person supervises the activities of hourly workers in all phases of tank car repair work. He/she ensures quality tank car repairs are conducted safely and efficiently. He/she maintains AAR, DOT (regulatory) and company standards by careful inspection of all completed work. The repair supervisor will have administrative duties relative to labor reporting and material consumption

This repair supervisor will also be part of the selection process for new employees. He/she will train, motivate, and discipline his/her direct reports. This person schedules his/her work force & adheres to established production schedules whenever possible. The repair supervisor keeps abreast of work in process to help others maintain efficient scheduling of work throughout the shop.

Safety is a top priority. The repair supervisor enforces the safety program by ensuring compliance with all safety rules, quickly correcting hazardous conditions, & working towards eliminating employee injuries. He/she participates in and actively supports quality projects and activities to ensure that the Company achieves its goals.


  • 2-3 years of supervisory experience required (managing employees, labor and material reporting, safety / quality training, etc.). Tank car repair experience preferred
  • Ability to learn AAR & FRA regulations
  • Ability to work in the US for any company without sponsorship
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • HS Diploma or GED required. Previous experience in tank car or railcar repair strongly preferred
  • Solid computer skills (MS Word & Excel); ability to learn proprietary software required Ability to read / interpret blueprints and drawings required
  • Ability to pass education and employment verifications required
  • Ability to pass a drug / alcohol test required
  • Ability to pass a company physical required (climb/bend/stoop/stretch; lift/carry up to 50lbs; enter manway openings ...tolerate both heights and confined spaces; hearing/vision tests; ability to wear safety equipment including a respirator; other physical requirements as required by the job)

Job Type: Full-time

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