Facility Operations Manager - Soils

  • 3201 S 61st St, Philadelphia, PA 19153, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Clean Earth is one of the largest processors of contaminated soils, dredged sediments, drill cuttings, industrial non-hazardous wastes, aerosol cans, consumer commodities, and hazardous wastes. 98% of the material we process is recycled or beneficially reused. We are the industry's Trusted Solutions Provider.

Job Description

The Operations Manager is responsible for leading facility operations and directing the safe and efficient processing of contaminated soil. This position reports to the site General Manager. You will be responsible for handling: 

  • Material processing operations
  • Inbound and outbound truck operations
  • Facility staffing and scheduling
  • Permit compliance
  • Vendor selection and management
  • Heavy equipment maintenance
  • Safety training and compliance

The Operations Manager ensures team member safety at all times, and oversees shift operations, production performance, equipment repair and maintenance, team member training, and compliance with all federal state and local laws and regulations. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Lead safety program and maintain a strong safety culture
  • Provide leadership to team members including interview, hiring, performance evaluation, coaching, training, discipline, and discharge.
  • Regularly communicate with internal and external customers to assess service levels, identify issues and recommend solutions in a constructive way
  • Ensure all facility inspections and records are accurately maintained and reported
  • Uphold and manage company policies and procedures, ensuring team member understanding, acknowledgement and compliance
  • Direct maintenance and repair of all building, grounds, equipment, and vehicles 
  • Monitor facility operating costs and implement ways to positively impact operating margins 
  • Review and approve operations expenditures for equipment maintenance and supplies
  • Facilitate effective communication and collaboration between all Clean Earth departments


Education and Technical Requirements:

  • Associate's degree required; bachelor's degree preferred
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting experience on Heavy Equipment, Loaders, Excavators, Screens and Conveyors
  • Plant health and safety awareness and knowledge required
  • Environmental background (knowledge of PADEP, DOT, OSHA, RCRA preferred)
  • Sound knowledge in using Microsoft Office and ability to learn other business application software platforms
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required

Communication and Leadership Skills:

  • Able to work with and influence employees, managers, leaders, vendors and community stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal, written and organizational skills required
  • Creative thinker with ability to consider “out of the box” solutions

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. We offer a competitive benefits package, including company-paid healthcare for employees and a 401k match.