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  • www.kcsouthern.com
  • Kansas City, MO
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • Company - Public (KSU)
  • Rail Transportation
  • $1 to $5 billion (USD)

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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, Kansas, Louisiana, ...

Kansas City Southern Reviews

3.4
64%
Recommend to a Friend
48%
Approve of CEO
Patrick Ottensmeyer
Patrick Ottensmeyer
17 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 5 years

"Great place to work"

Jul 27, 2022 - Sr. Director IT in Kansas City, MO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Leadership Vision
Flexibility
Salary and Benefits
Employees

Cons

Nothing significant I would list as a Con
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Diversity & Inclusion at Kansas City Southern

3.4
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Kansas City Southern Interviews

Experience
Positive59%
Negative18%
Neutral24%
Getting an Interview
Applied online77%
Recruiter8%
Other8%
Difficulty
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  1. Railroad Conductor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Kansas City, MO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 months. I interviewed at Kansas City Southern (Kansas City, MO) in Apr 2022

    Interview

    Group presentation with director and HR reps talking about the risks of the job ,perks and benefits, and about work environment. Followed by a individual interview asking about experience, more about you, ideology on safety, time management.
    Interview

    Time management, safety, availability, and experience.

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Employees rate Kansas City Southern 3.4 out of 5 stars based on 154 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 64% of employees would recommend working at Kansas City Southern to a friend. This is based on 142 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

59% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Kansas City Southern as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.5 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Kansas City Southern.

53% of employees think that Kansas City Southern has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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