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Lead Cleaning Tech - 2nd Shift

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Drumm Inc. seeks a Railcar Cleaning Supervisor to lead our 2nd Shift production activities at our Southwestern, MN facility.  Duties include washing of railcar interiors and exteriors as well as oversight of plant systems and fellow staff.  The ideal person is team-oriented, self-motivated, versatile, and be looking for a challenge.

Duties Include

  • Operate plant systems such as; steam boiler, pressure washer, water treatment equipment, yard spotter, tank systems, air monitors, etc.
  • Perform functions of Cleaning Technician as required; operate computer controlled wash equipment, confined space entry, cleaning of fittings, openings, valves, and exterior / interior tank car surfaces.
  • Directly responsible for ensuring tank cars are cleaned to standard, signed off, and all documents are correctly filled out
  • Provide direction to 1-4 cleaning technicians in tank car washing
  • Strategically plan for and supervise pull and place of railcars from queue to wash racks, ensuring efficient use of time and resources based on cars existing contents
  • Ensure efficient and economical utilization of by-products, materials, equipment, utilities and supplies
  • Ensure all safety protocol is followed, report any hazards observed or resolved
  • Coordinates with other employees/shifts during times of simultaneous work, ensuring cooperative work
  • Oversee plant cleanliness, general equipment maintenance and organization
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Reports directly to Plant Manager


Skills and Qualifications

  • Prior experience in freight car environment.  Tank and hopper car maintenance & cleaning industry or manufacturing / production environment with food grade product or chemical processes beneficial.
  • 1+ years of plant supervision / management experience, business / technical / operations degree a plus
  • Ability to lead, communicate, and execute company strategy under a quality system driven environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with people at all levels
  • Must be highly motivated, dependable, assertive & growth oriented
  • Perform / prioritize multiple tasks with attention to detail
  • Ability to work with Microsoft Office / Excel / PowerPoint and QuickBooks
  • Excellent ability to reason, make decisions and exercise independent judgment in various situations


Working Conditions

  • Indoor and outdoor; heat, cold, wet, humid, wind and dusty conditions
  • Must use personal protective equipment as required
  • Position generally works 4pm-12am, but will need flexibility to change shifts and work weekends, as needed


If interested in joining our team please complete an employment application or email resume with the position you’re applying for to

Drumm Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

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