Our operating employees are divided among three departments: Engineering, Mechanical, and Transportation. All three are essential in keeping our trains moving safely and efficiently. Read on to learn what each department does and which position could be right for you.
Kansas City Southern trains travel on 7,100 miles of track throughout the US and Mexico. We rely on our engineering employees to maintain and repair all tracks, bridges, and other structures along the right of way.
Mechanical employees maintain and repair Kansas City Southern’s 957 locomotives and more than 17,110 freight cars.
Our transportation employees are responsible for the movement of trains and cars that carry products to yards and customers across the nation.
Operations management employees lead our teams of first-line field operations employees in the Engineering, Mechanical, and Transportation departments. Search our current openings to see if there is an operations management position that matches your experience and skills.
KCS operations management employees have the opportunity to participate in the Operations Essential Leadership Program, which helps to develop a bridge between technical knowledge and communication skills. Participants learn how to give effective feedback, lead a culture of safety, and support the values of KCS.
We hire professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds and fields to work at our corporate headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri and in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon and Mexico City. Our departments include Finance, Human Resources, Sales and Marketing, Legal, Accounting, Information Technology, and much more. Search our current openings to see if we have a corporate position that matches your skills and career goals.
Here at KCS, we want to promote career growth by providing opportunities for education and training. Our LEAD program, for example, helps participants develop leadership skills and prepare for positions of greater responsibility by rotating through three different KCS departments over three years.