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Engineer - 90228301 - Philadelphia
at Amtrak
Philadelphia, PA

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Your success is a train ride away.

Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

Are you ready to join our team?

The Engineer – Operations Improvement is responsible for working as part of a team to identify, develop and implement various business process improvements for the Engineering Department system-wide by examining benchmarking results, reviewing work practices, policies, procedures, data, budgets, agreements, work standards, and other relevant documentation to ensure efficiency and economies of scale to support the divisions and disciplines in creating a uniform and consistent structure.

• Assist in the evaluation of the effectiveness of internal processes and controls and recommend enhancements to data retrieval, documentation, and process flow
• Review existing business practices, to identify opportunities to improve resource utilization, maximize inventory efficiency, and improve the quality of process outcomes
• Coordinate with the Enterprise Asset Management team to understand and document Engineering business processes and work practices in order to 1) ensure that business requirements are developed in a way that suits the needs of the business and 2) ensure that EAM solutions deliver required functionality to meet the intent of those requirements.
• Assist in the development of solid business cases to ensure that major financial investments and business process changes are supported with sound financial analysis
• Support the implementation of Engineering’s Asset Management Strategy by 1) establishing force account requirements to perform prescribed preventive maintenance plans; 2) build production standards of maintenance and operations work; and 3) coordinate the development of standard bills of material and equipment needs in support of preventive maintenance plans
• Assist in the development and adoption of (near) real-time reporting from Maximo and other related systems to enable data driven decision making by Engineering supervision and management

• Demonstrated ability to collect, summarize and analyze financial and operational information
• Proven experience with business process development and mapping and working knowledge of enterprise asset work management processes
• Proven skills in developing strategies and objectives to meet the needs of the corporation.
• Demonstrated ability to build rapport within all levels of the organization and to communicate effectively with Department heads
• Ability to communicate complex concepts at all levels
• Demonstrated ability to lead and manage organizational change
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills, self-starter, motivated individual
• Significant experience in preparing and making effective presentations, conducting effective, informative, and productive meetings, planning, organizing, and scheduling

• Demonstrated work experience in railroad engineering management systems (or related field)
• Masters degree in Industrial Engineering, Business Administration, or a related field
• Working knowledge of asset, work, and maintenance management best practices and processes

Must have excellent oral and written communication skills

Requisition ID:33601
Posting Location(s):Pennsylvania
Personnel Area:PA08
Job Family/Function:Engineering 
Relocation Offered:No 
Education Requirements:Bachelors Degree
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 
Employment Experience Requirements:5 - 7 years of experience

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.  

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions.   If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status. 

POSTING NOTES: Engineering || Engineering

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