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Senior Mechanical Engineer- Wells Fargo Rail

  • Operations
  • Full time
  • R-377319

About this role:

Wells Fargo Rail is seeking a Senior Rail Operations Specialist (Senior Mechanical Engineer) to join the team. Learn more about the career areas and lines of business at

In this role, you will:

  • Participate in complex initiatives and deliverables within Rail Operations that impact the existing and new rail car and fleet assets
  • Contribute to large-scale planning to multi-functional deliverables, recommend enhancements and procedural changes to maximum operational efficiency, quality, compliance and tooling enhancements
  • Review moderately complex business, and operational challenges that require an in-depth evaluation of variable factors
  • Provide guidance and subject expertise to less experienced team with interpreting and understanding complex Association of American Railroads Interchange Rules and Recommended Practices and internal company policies and procedures
  • Independently resolve moderately complex issues and lead team to meet functional area process deliverables
  • Leverage solid understanding of the functions, policies, procedures and ensure activities are in compliance with AAR and FRA regulations and requirements and US DOT regulatory standards
  • Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues and managers to resolve issues and achieve goals

Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of Rail Operations experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

Desired Qualifications:

  • Engineering Degree, preferred Mechanical

Job Expectations:

  • Up to 10% travel

Posting Location

9377 W Higgins Road Rosemont, IL

Salary Range by Location:

Rosemont, IL- 80,400.00 - 143,000.00 USD Annual

Salary range is determined by location of the job. May be considered for a discretionary bonus, Restricted Share Rights, or other long-term incentive awards.


Pay Range

$80,400.00 - $143,000.00


Wells Fargo provides all eligible full- and part-time employees with a comprehensive set of benefits designed to protect their physical and financial health and to help them make the most of their financial future. Visit Benefits - Wells Fargo Careers for an overview of the following benefit plans and programs offered to employees.

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave
  • Critical Caregiving Leave
  • Discounts and Savings
  • Health Benefits
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Scholarships for dependent children
  • Adoption Reimbursement

Posting End Date:

28 Jul 2024

*Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

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At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

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