Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.
I. Job Summary
This position manages the day-to-day disposal operations of a 3,000 ton per day solid waste landfill, including heavy equipment maintenance, heavy equipment operations, employee and customer safety, environmental compliance, and community relations. Establishes and maintains performance and productivity metrics and cost management processes along with operational financial responsibility.
Your team will include a Site Engineer, Gas Ops Manager, Landfill Gas Technicians, Gas-to-Energy Plant Supervisors, Safety Specialist, Environmental Protection Manager, along with your Heavy Equipment Operators, Operations Specialists and Heavy Equipment Mechanics.
II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.
Manages the day-to-day operations of the District, and provides daily support to employees in ensuring quality and budget performance.
Monitors budget and operating metrics while diagnosing and improving processes, procedures, and performance.
Executes the Market’s strategic capital budget, ensuring effective use of the budget through asset allocation; ensures appropriate spare ratios and asset disposal.
Executes necessary precautions to ensure safety and compliance with Company, OSHA, and other standards and regulations.
Ensures thorough root cause investigations for all injuries and incidents, following-up with consistent discipline and retraining.
Oversees personnel needs of the department including selecting, coaching, disciplining, and training employees and evaluating employee performance. Provides input into termination, compensation, and promotion decisions.
Formulates both short-term and long-term goals and action plans in conjunction with the Director of Operations.
Participates in regular P&L reviews to ensure that budgets are met; develops and implements programs for optimal equipment utilization, equipment maintenance, and labor and material costs.
Directly manages on-site heavy equipment maintenance.
Interacts with local city, municipal, and county agencies to ensure customer satisfaction, improve efficiency, renew contracts and negotiate new contracts; establishes WM as a good corporate citizen and valued resource.
Engages suppliers in problem solving and participates in suppliers’ improvement processes by providing performance feedback on supplier surveys.
Works with functional groups to resolve employee relations and labor relations issues.
III. Supervisory Responsibilities
The highest level of supervisory skills required in this job is the management of supervisory employees. This includes:
Direct supervision of 12 full-time employees, including:
Indirect supervision of 2 full-time employees.
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
A. Education and Experience
Education: Bachelor's Degree (accredited) or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and 4 years of relevant work experience.
Experience: 3 years in a role with supervisory and P&L responsibility (in addition to education requirement).
Experience preferred: Relevant experience (i.e. heavy construction, landfill experience). Management or supervisory experience of Heavy Equipment Operators and/or Heavy Equipment Mechanic. Environmental compliance/program management.
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
Experience in a position involving at least 2 of the following: operations, customer service, community relations, health and safety, financial, and human resources function, experience as a supervisor or manager; experience implementing safety (OSHA) programs and equipment specifications, experience preparing and managing budgets, and experience resolving labor relations issues required.
Preferred: Knowledge of heavy equipment operations, heavy equipment maintenance and related construction. Proven strong coaching ability. Effective project management skills and experience.
V. Work Environment
Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Normal setting for this job is: 50 % office setting and 50% field (landfill).
At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.
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I understand that applying to this job indicates that I have the legal right to work in the United States. I agree to perform physical duties of this position as outlined in the job with or without reasonable accommodations. I understand that if offered the position, I will be required to pass a drug screen.