AITX Welcomes Timothy Jones as Plant Manager of AITX Clinton, Indiana
Part of Strategic Expansion of US Footprint and Commitment to Shippers on the CSX Delivery Line
AITX welcomes Timothy Jones as the new Plant Manager of its Clinton, Indiana repair facility. Mr. Jones will lead the Company’s efforts to scale the capabilities of AITX’s Clinton location. Already offering mobile repair and railcar storage services, the growth strategy will include adding light, medium, and heavy railcar repairs for shippers on the CSX delivery line.
Mr. Jones brings over twenty-years of railcar repair experience to AITX with a successful track-record in plant management, revenue growth, and scalable processes. He is a certified welder (AWS) and a Six-Sigma Green Belt with expertise across multiple car-types including Pressure Differential (PD) Covered Hoppers (PD), Covered Hoppers, Box Cars, Gondolas, and many more.
Mr. Jones has managed multiple repair facilities throughout his career, with several years focused on businesses and rail traffic shipping through the geographic areas of Indiana and neighboring states. Most recently, he was General Manager of Cathcart Rail’s Indiana repair locations. Before that, Mr. Jones held Plant Management and Quality Assurance leadership roles for Appalachian Railcar Services, where he successfully led safety, quality, compliance, and production. At Harbor Rail Services, Mr. Jones was both Plant Manager and Shop Supervisor, helping make instrumental strides in production, time-management efficiencies, and talent management across hiring, onboarding, and mentorship.
“Our commitment to being a best-in-class railcar service provider starts with hiring the best people who share our values around safety, quality, and integrity,” said John Ward, SVP Railcar Services at AITX. “Tim is a natural fit for our team. He has proven experience in the region and across a wide-range of car-types and customers. His leadership across team building, compliance, and quality are directly in-line with what AITX stands for. We are happy to have Tim on-board.”