Terminal Forman Freight

Terminal Forman Freight

  • Location

    Saudi Arabia

  • Sector:

    Transport & Rail

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Market related

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


Terminal Forman

BWP are currently representing a major Rail provider with an established presence in the Middle East. Due to the continued growth and demands of the business they have a number of exciting opportunities in the region.


To manage, direct and coordinate the work of Shunting Team in performance of complex shunting movements. Direct staff to carry out train marshalling within Yard in a safe and proficient manner. Ensure that all trains presented to the railway network meet all the requirements of business operational standards and the business Operations Rule Book.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Liaise between the Yard Supervisor and shunt team leader for efficient and safe train preparation and shunting within the yard
  • Assist the Yard Supervisor in the effective, safe management of operational staff
  • Provide details of train delay & compile reports on performance as required by the business
  • Delivery of business operational standards by confirming staff adherence to rules and policies
  • Ensure train inspection documentation and ensure all documents are accurate and signed
  • Maintain knowledge, and adhere to at all times, Procedures, Work Instructions and Protocols including business Operating Rule Book instructions
  • Provide analysis on train performance and delivery of effective reporting of any train delay
  • Deliver efficiencies through effective and impartial management of operational staff
  • Completes accident and incident reports accurately at the end of scheduled shift
  • Wear PPE at all times when on duty and remain vigilant at all times
  • Ensure Safety Critical Communications are followed within the shunt team as prescribed by the business
  • Promote a positive safety culture within the yard and assist with delivery of operational standards
  • Report all unsafe operations or conditions in written format to the appropriate line manager
  • Work unusual hours, split shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime as required
  • Pass hands-on proficiency tests / assessments as required to confirm competence
  • If required, undertake shunting duties, including Local Field Operating Panel, in the prescribed manner as determined by the business
  • Undertake any training as required by the business, that your role requires
  • Adopt proactive approach to operational incident or out of course event
  • Any other duties or responsibilities as assigned by the line manager for which you are competent
  • Maintain independence from the operational staff and provide guidance to operational staff as required
  • Ensure that the safe operation the train at all times


  • Minimum: diploma in relevant field or greater in relevant speciality
  • Hold a valid UK drivers license
  • Minimum of 2 years shunting experience.