Project Manager (transportation operations for client solutions)

Waste Management


2019-10-03 2019-11-02
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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.

WM Sustainable Services has an
exciting opportunity for a Project Manager with business development
experience to work in a high- profile role for client services. This is a great
opportunity to manage the operations of the client in the life sciences,
industrial and food manufacturing industry.

I. Job Summary

Plans and directs all onsite activities at client location in relation to the
storage, transportation and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous wastes and
other related services following federal, state & local regulations.
Manages and plans activities of onsite personnel. Serves as liaison between
client and vendors in relation to service issues and contract management.
Maintains pre-established standards for safety and environmental issues.

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.

+ Coordinate logistics for transportation of hazardous
and non-hazardous waste from client site including profiling, scheduling,
manifesting and overseeing loading
bulk and drum loads.

+ Consult with client to identify, design and implement
cost saving opportunities and proposals.

+ Ensure compliance with client and government
regulations by performing necessary inspections and reporting. Resolve all
issues in a timely manner.

+ Administer client and vendor financial obligations
including invoicing, reporting and contracts.

+ Promote culture of safety by ensuring site personnel
are properly trained to perform assigned duties and comply with safety,
environmental, federal, state and local regulations.

+ May occasionally be required to supervise contractors
who are performing drum collection and bulking.

+ Day trip travel can be three days a week, Souderton,
PA, Eastern PA and West Point.

III. Supervisory Responsibilities

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

+ Direct supervision of no employees.

+ Overseeing contractors may be required on occasion

IV. Qualifications

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

A. Education and Experience

+ Education: Bachelor's Degree (accredited) in
Environmental Sciences, Accounting, Business or related field, or in lieu
of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and four (4) years of
relevant work experience.

+ A Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science or
Environmental Management is preferred

+ Experience: Two (2) years of relevant work experience
(in addition to education requirement).

B. Certificates, Licenses,
Registrations or Other Requirements

+ RCRA and DOT regulatory compliance experience required

+ OSHA 24-Hour HAZWOPER Certification an asset

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or
Abilities Required

+ Profit and loss (budgeting) preferred

+ Project management

+ Customer service and vendor management

+ An entrepreneurial skill set is highly valued with the
ability to creatively achieve stretch goals and provide new services and
value to existing customers.

+ Ability to identify and develop new revenue
opportunities from existing customers

+ Supervisory and team building skills

+ Creative problem solving and innovative thinker

+ Effective and concise communication

+ Adept decision making

+ Strategic thinking

+ Strong leadership and relationship building skills

+ Strong business acumen and financial knowledge

+ Self-motivated and directed with a keen sense of
urgency to deliver results

+ Strong knowledge of DOT and OSHA Regulations

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.

+ Required to use motor coordination with finger
dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) most of the work

+ Required to exert physical effort in handling objects
up to 50 pounds most of the work day;

+ Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks
(such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc.) most of the work

+ Required to be exposed to physical environment which
involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements most of
the work day;

+ Normal setting for this job is: indoor and outdoor with
frequent visits to sites


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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