District Operations Manager - Transportation

Waste Management


2019-10-03 2019-11-02
manager equipment waste

Waste Management is the largest environmental solutions provider in North America, serving more than 20 million customers in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. As part of our strategy, we are committed to developing new waste solutions that can help communities and organizations achieve their green goals, including zero waste.

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

As District Operations Manager, you will manage
the day-to-day collection operations of our Lima Hauling site which includes a
transfer station.

We are looking for a leader
who can coach, develop, and motivate their team to contribute to the success of
Waste Management. You will be
responsible to establish and maintain performance and productivity metrics and
cost management processes, while driving safety and customer service

Your team consists of 1
Route Managers, 2 Operations Specialist, approximately 13 CDL Drivers and 2
Heavy Equipment Operator. On the Fleet Maintenance side, there are 1 District
Fleet Manager and 5 Technicians – 1 Welder.

This is one of our
smaller locations and is great opportunity for development to the next level of
District Manager.

II. Essential Duties and

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 managers in
ensuring quality and budget performance.

+ Monitors budget and operating
metrics while diagnosing and improving processes, procedures, and

+ 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 Market Area
General Manager and/or 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.

+ 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.

+ Ensures District compliance
with Service Machine procedures and continues to work toward and/or
maintain Gold Certification Standards.

+ Engages suppliers in problem
solving and participates in suppliers’ improvement processes by providing
performance feedback on supplier surveys.

+ Minimizes the total number of
suppliers used by working with Supplier Partners to eliminate/reduce the
number of one-time suppliers.

+ Works with functional groups to
resolve employee relations and labor relations issues.

III. Supervisory

The highest level of supervisory skills required in this job is the management
of non-supervisory employees. This includes:

+ Direct supervision of 4
full-time employees, including:

+ Indirect supervision of 14
full-time employees.

IV. Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications
necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

+ Education: Associate's Degree
(accredited) or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited)
and 2 years of relevant work experience.

+ Experience: 3 years of work
experience (in addition to education requirement) in transportation,
logistics, or solid waste operations in which coaching, routing
assessments and leading employees preferably including CDL drivers.

B. Certificates,
Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

+ None required.

C. Other Knowledge,
Skills or Abilities Required

+ Experience in a position
involving 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.

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: office/field.


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.

If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please
click "Apply.”

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.

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