Recycling Plant Manager - Nashville, TN
Nashville , Tennessee
November 20, 2017
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 In this role, our Recycling Plant Manager will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the assigned MRF (Materials Recovery Facility), measuring and controlling input and output, while ensuring maximum capacity utilization. You will be responsible for ensuring the highest quality of recovered material, maximizing value while promoting the highest level of customer centricity and service standards. In addition, you will ensure the day-to-day monitoring of plant performance, repair and maintenance while maintaining a robust preventative maintenance system.
II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.
    Ensures smooth operation of site, including:gatehouse, sorting, loading. Minimizes handling and operational costs. Continually works to reduce turnaround time for trucks in and out of site. Regularly proposes means of operational improvement. Acts as a liaison, where necessary, for community relationships. Complies with and ensures adherence to Waste Management's Mission to Zero standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient operations. Submits reasonable budget information and analyzes data versus year-to-date data and prior year budget. Assists in creating a positive team-oriented environment through employee development and motivation. Ensures the cleanliness and maintenance of the physical property of the MRF through inspections and preventive maintenance programs with supervisors/employees. Oversees personnel needs of the MRF including selecting, coaching, and training employees and evaluating employee performance. Provides input into termination, compensation, and promotion decisions. Conducts and/or attends and contributes to periodic safety meetings. Provides training and presentations as needed in a positive and professional manner. Updates and submits required reports in a timely manner.
Supervisory Responsibilities
The highest level of supervisory skills required in this job is the management of supervisory employees.

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

Education and Experience
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree (accredited) in Industrial Engineering, or similar area of study, or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and 4 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience: 7 years of previous work experience (in addition to education requirement).
  • PREFERRED- Prior Recycling Plant or Manufacturing experience.
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 setting.

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."

A little about us:
Waste Management, Inc. is North America's leading provider of integrated environmental solutions.

Know someone who would be interested in this job? Share it with your network.