Operations Manager

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Casella Waste Systems, Inc. [Nasdaq: CWST] is a regional solid waste, recycling and resource management services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, recycling, and organics services. Casella operates facilities in 6 northeastern states, with 2,500 employees, and annual revenues of approximately $670 million.

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. has opened a search for a hands on, experienced Operations Manager to join our facility located in Auburn, MA. Position will also be responsible for the Westfield, MA Collection division.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Perform ongoing operational analysis to maximize utilization of company resources
  • Hire qualified drivers for CDL/CMV driving positions and ensure staffing levels for operational needs are proper and efficient
  • Administrating DOT substance testing
  • Coordinating and cross training drivers to cover routes during vacations and absences
  • Identifying opportunities for route efficiencies and working with sales and drivers to implement
  • Work with maintenance and customer service to manage containers to ensure maximum and efficient utilization
  • Ensure and maintain the highest level of “Service Excellence” with all operations personnel
  • Assure full DOT compliance in both drivers and equipment maintenance
  • Establish a pro-active Safety Culture and Safety Compliance with all applicable Federal, State and company environmental and risk management policies and procedures
  • Work with Safety Department to ensure accident follow up and corrective action
  • Work closely with customer service and sales to achieve service quality and responsiveness to highly demanding customers
  • Compliance with all applicable Federal, State and company Environmental and Risk Management Policies and Procedures

Education, Experience & Certifications:

  • Must have valid CDL or be willing to obtain one
  • Must meet all Federal Motor Carrier Safety Requirements and possess a clean safety record

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Ability to review and measure daily productivity to increase efficiencies is required
  • Organizational skills and ability to prioritize in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of computer routing tools
  • Strong verbal, written and computer skills
  • Knowledge of operations and equipment maintenance is required
  • Commitment to and knowledge of workplace safety, OSHA and DOT regulations is critical
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • 5 years operations management experience
  • Accounting/Financial knowledge is a plus

Casella Attributes:

  • Positive, team oriented attitude
  • Strong work ethic
  • Customer driven
  • Open to personal and professional training and development

We offer excellent benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and a 401(k) Plan.

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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