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Waste Management Waste Transfer Stations Manager in Gary, Indiana

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

Manages the day to day operations of 5 transfer stations and approx 16 employees, most being union. Employees are heavy equipment operators and scalehouse clerks.

The manager is responsible for day to day activities, such as,

  • Safety compliance and training

  • Environmental compliance

  • Customers issues

  • Third party hauler issues and scheduling

  • Regulatory inspections

Competitive candidates will have waste and supervisory experience.

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.

  • Monitors transfer stations' work processes, procedures and expenses, and establishes programs which drive team performance toward departmental and organizational goals.

  • Ensures smooth operation of multiple transfer stations, including: gatehouse, sorting, loading.

  • Reviews and evaluates work to ensure quality, timeliness and ensures quality control in adherence to policies and procedures.

  • Minimizes handling and operational costs and off-site impact.

  • Interfaces frequently with Director of Operations for further opportunities.

  • Coordinates with sales for opportunities.

  • Coordinates with MRF COE and Director of Operations to adjust site operations as commodity prices fluctuate.

  • Regularly proposes means of improvement.

  • Communicates and interfaces effectively with employees, supervisors, vendors.

  • Develops and interprets organizational goals, policies and procedures, and reviews and updates project plans as appropriate.

  • Maintains a clean, safe work environment in compliance with OSHA/Corporate Standards.

III. Supervisory Responsibilities

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

  • Direct supervision of 16 full-time employees including heavy equipment operators and scalehouse clerks.

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) or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and four years of relevant work experience.

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

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • None required.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

  • None required.

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.

Normal setting for this job is: office setting and/or landfill/outdoor.


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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