Operations Support Representative - Pittsburg, KS


Pittsburg, KS, US, 66762

Category:  Customer Service

Start a Watco Career and Discover the Difference

Keep the world’s supply chain moving. That’s what the Watco team does every day at our short line railroads, switching sites, terminals, ports, and logistics hubs. 

Whether you’re at one of these locations or in a support-services role, there’s one thread that ties everyone together. We’re all on the same team. One Watco

Here’s what you can expect from Watco: 

  • Award-winning culture recognized by Forbes and Newsweek
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Paid on-the-job training with peer trainers 
  • Operations training at the Safe Performance Center in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Leadership and development programs offered through Watco University 
  • Career advancement opportunities

Working at Watco

Watco has a reputation for putting people first. In fact, our company was named to Forbes’ 2021 list of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers.

Working at Watco means working in the exciting field of transportation and supply chain logistics. We’re involved in domestic and international operations that are expanding all the time. Working at Watco also means a supportive, collaborative environment where you can learn and build a career.  You’ll find that safety is at the heart of everything we do. We look out for our team members’ safety and the safety of the people in the communities where we work.  In addition to these strengths, we offer competitive pay and industry-leading benefits.

Come to Watco and join a team where you'll leave each day knowing you've made a difference.


Hourly pay rate: $15.00


Watco has an immediate opening for an Operations Support Representative. We are looking to recruit a proficient and customer-focused professional in the area of general administration. The desired candidate will possess a commitment to service, rigorous attention to detail and the ability to work in a team oriented environment. Specifically, this position is responsible for interacting with Customers and their representatives to provide coordination of and provide information to inquiries regarding products and services.


Duties of Operations Support Representative


  • Team Members must be able to operate in a manner where SAFETY and ENVIRONMENT are of the highest importance.
  • Team Members must consistently demonstrate performance toward operational excellence.
  • Coordinate product delivery with outside carriers.
  • Work closely with customers to ensure their satisfaction.
  • Coordinate incoming orders with team to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Thoroughly and accurately prepare all applicable documentation and recordkeeping.
  • Perform all work in compliance with Company standards, procedures, and regulatory requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements


  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; concisely provide information, explanations, and instructions; and elicit information from others with varying levels of ability to understand;.
  • Obtain and provide information in a clear and courteous manner.
  • Demonstrate compassion, respect, courtesy, and tact when interacting with others.
  • Maintain composure, efficiency, and a positive customer-service oriented manner during periods of peak workload, with frequent interruptions.
  • Organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow-up with minimal direction.
  • Operate office equipment such as a photocopier, fax machine, and calculator.
  • Enter and retrieve data from computer system.
  • Independently recognize and define a problem, identify the resources available to help solve the problem, create and implement viable solutions, and follow through to ensure the problem is resolved to the satisfaction of all parties.
  • Exercise delegated authority to take action and to recognize when it is appropriate to seek assistance from others when limits of delegated authority have been reached. Position Requirements of Successful Customer Service Representative.
  • Recipient of a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Proven experience of at least one (1) year in an office setting.
  • Knowledge of general office procedures.
  • Must be able to use a computer, fax machine, telephone, and applicable computer software such as Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to compose business correspondence with correct English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Must maintain regular, dependable attendance and a high level of performance.
  • Must be able to work with a team, take direction and follow work rules, as well as, take on additional job responsibilities as needed.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and a driving record satisfactory to the Company and its insurers.
  • Successful completion of a background check and drug screen.

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City
Nearest Secondary Market: Wichita