Operations Support Manager (Southern Louisiana) - WM Careers

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
Serves as support person for Sustainability Services Territory or Vertical. Activities include: implementation of new contracts, assisting with special projects and staffing existing contracts as needed. May also assist Business Development and Territory/Vertical Managers with site walks, proposal development and contract renewals. Significant travel is required (90%+).

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 physically loading bulk and drum loads.
  • Consult with client and prospective clients 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.

III. Supervisory Responsibilities
The highest level of supervisory skills required in this job is the management of supervisory employees. This includes:
  • Direct supervision of approximately 0 to 5 full-time operations level employees.

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 experience.
  • Experience: Seven (7) years of relevant experience (in addition to education requirement).

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
  • Working knowledge or RCRA waste and DOT hazardous materials regulations
  • TWIC card holder or qualified to receive a TWIC card within 30-days of hire
  • Basic understanding of budgeting, profit, and loss
  • OSHA 24-Hour or 40-Hour HAZWOPER Certification required.
  • Pre-assignment and/or pre-hire customer-specific drug and/or alcohol testing may be required by certain customer-contract requirements. Such testing may include urinalysis, oral swab, drug hair follicle testing and/or alcohol testing.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
  • An entrepreneurial skill set is highly valued with the ability to creatively achieve stretch goals and provide new services and value to existing customers.
  • Profit and loss (budgeting)
  • Project management
  • Safety focused mindset
  • Customer service and vendor management
  • 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

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 day;
  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects up to 30 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 day;
  • 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.
  • Travel is required to operating sites on a frequent and regular basis. Must be able to work varied and extended hours.

Benefits
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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