Systems Consultant - Operations Technology/Industrial Engineering

Date:  Jun 12, 2024

Omaha, NE, US, 68000

Reference Number:  1500 
Department: Technology 

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Seeking an experienced operational analyst to join our fast-paced team on the Operations team in the Technology department. This position will serve as a process engineering role, whose primary focus is to increase yard productivity through the careful study of rail yard processes and technology solutions. This process engineering position will leverage various modeling techniques to optimize existing processes and define technology solutions to improve our business product. The candidate must be self-motivated, organized and have demonstrated experience participating in top performing teams. 


•    Evaluate rail yard operations to document existing processes and procedures
•    Ability to conduct independent research to support personal knowledge base
•    Work with cross functional teams to develop requirements for technology solutions to support business needs
•    Lead discussions to break down business processes and recommendations for solution options to improve operations


Qualifications - Required

•    Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Education
•    7 or more years of experience in industrial engineering principles
•    Experience in successfully influencing the direction of a team by constructively resolving conflicts
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Qualifications - Preferred

•    Experience with rail operations in a terminal environment and mainline operations
•    Knowledge of rail industry regulations
•    Experience with modeling and simulation software for analysis and solution recommendations
•    Demonstrated ability to understand modern technologies and how they can influence manual processes

Physical and Mental Job Requirements


What we offer:

  • A strengths-based, engagement-focused, and performance-oriented culture
  • A flexible, casual and hybrid work environment that allows you to work on-site and from home. (as the job allows)
  • Ongoing learning, development, and Educational Assistance (including little to no out-of-pocket cost for online and in-person courses at the University of Nebraska at Omaha)
  • 401(k) with 100% match up to 6%, plus additional automatic 3% (contribute 6% and UP will contribute 9% [6% + 3%])
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 40% match up to 5% (contribute 5% and UP will contribute 2%)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid disability, life, and AD&D insurance
  • Health Savings Account (with company contribution) Dependent Care Savings Account and Transportation Spending Account
  • On-site cafeteria (with employee discount), fitness center (free to employees), federal credit union, all in Union Pacific Center headquarters building in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance Programs
  • Adoption/Surrogacy Assistance, paid Maternity and Parental Leave along with nearby state-of-the-art child development center
  • Competitive compensation including eligibility for annual merit, bonus, and equity programs dependent on job level and personal and company performance

Inclusion Statement

Union Pacific’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is based on our desire to create an environment where people can be their best, personally and professionally. Our employees are unique individuals. Our diverse perspectives come from many sources including gender, race, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status.

As America's railroad, Union Pacific has an innate responsibility to speak out against all forms of discrimination while creating an environment where all can see themselves belonging and succeeding.