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Kansas City, MO
5001 to 10000 employees
Unknown
Company - Public (KSU)
Rail
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
CN, BNSF Railway

Working at Kansas City Southern

The primary subsidiary of Kansas City Southern (KCS), Kansas City Southern Railway (KCSR) transports freight over a network of more than 3,200 miles of track in the midwestern and southern US. The company's system spans parts of Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois ... Read more

Kansas City Southern Reviews

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David L. Starling
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    I worked at Kansas City Southern full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great job great benefit great pay and stability

    Cons

    Long hours stressful from management

    Advice to Management

    Be more open

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Kansas City Southern Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Kansas City, MO
    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Kansas City Southern (Kansas City, MO) in June 2014.

    Interview

    Got an email a month or so after applying read up on company and went to some railroad websites to get advice about interviewing showed up dressed in Business casual don't come in wearing street clothes look clean cut well dressed shaved and positive friendly attitude the interview was casual and interviewer was terminal supt.who was a nice guy and gave any information I asked safety is a priority at the railroad so remember that

    Interview Questions

    • Why Do you want to work For the KCS?What was your last job and why are you looking for a new job
      have you ever been fired ? give a situation where you had to handle a dispute at work.   Answer Question
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Kansas City Southern Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015

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