Recruitment specialist CDI AndersElite is sponsoring the RailStaff Award’s Rail Team of the Year award for the second year in a row.
The category draws nominations from right across the industry, with every kind of team eligible from track workers and telesales teams, to signallers, sales managers and train crews.
Scott Siwicki, director of strategic accounts and emerging markets of CDI AndersElite, said: “We are delighted to be sponsoring Rail Team of the Year for a second year.
“We believe that by managing and being involved at all levels, our experienced team play an active role in our clients’ supply and visibility on site to ensure all staff services meet our high standards.
“Our consultants here understand the importance of team work throughout the Rail industry and, as such, we supply a large number of successful gangs to major contractors within the market. These gangs work cohesively to help ensure delivery is on time and on budget.”
CDI AndersElite is a subsidiary of CDI Corporation, an integrated market-leading Engineering and Technology Services organisation providing differentiated client-focused solutions in select global industries. Covering permanent, temporary and contract positions, CDI AndersElite is a specialist in resourcing and placing thousands of technical personnel equipped with good expertise and relevant knowledge across a wide range of Rail and Safety Critical clients. These include fulfilling the ever expanding demands of the National Rail network, London Underground and many local transport providers.
Rail Team of the Year is a great category articulating the rail industry’s dependence on team work
The organisation has worked with some of the leading names within the rail industry on some of the most prestigious projects to date, engaging with clients from conception level through to build and maintenance. Their diverse portfolio of services has supported a number of major rail projects including the Evergreen extension and upgrade project, the redevelopment of Blackfriars Station and the East London Line.
Disciplines comprehensively covered include rail designers, rail engineers, quantity surveyors, technicians, rail safety experts, document controllers, quality assurance systems managers, civil engineers and executive management. Rail teams at the market leading firm are currently involved in recruiting safety critical management and labour (including track gangs and protection experts), as well as professionals to work on track renewal and maintenance projects.
Andy Milne, editor of RailStaff, said: “Rail Team of the Year is a great category articulating the rail industry’s dependence on team work. Team work saves lives, keeps people safe and guarantees the efficient running of the railway. We are delighted CDI AndersElite is sponsoring the Rail Team of the Year Award. Teams that work together and achieve together deserve better recognition for the challenging work they do. CDI AndersElite has made a magnificent contribution to the industry over the years and has always been a stalwart supporter of RailStaff.”
Safety, reliability and cost are key factors for CDI AndersElite’s rail business. The company adds significant value not only through rigorous safety management and quality assurance systems, but also through possession planning, co-ordinating sub-contractors, programming critical activities and performance monitoring.
The organisation’s compliance manager, Katie Hancock, said: “Quality assurance is a top priority at CDI AndersElite which is recognised by our ISO 9001:2008 accreditation.
“Our national QA Team ensures our Best Practice recruitment procedures are second to none by continuous review and refinement, benefitting clients and candidates alike.”