Operations Manager

Location(s) USA-TX-League City
Job ID
2018-3715
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Operations Leadership

Overview

The Operations Manager position will provide managerial oversight in the Texas Region based in the area. There will be other opportunities to support the company in varying capacities at times.  Occasionally the Operations Manager will be asked to contribute in ways which may include the support of existing Savage operations as well as the development of new ones.  These contributions will require interaction with people from all parts the company and in different industries.  Additionally, there will be periodic regional meetings that will require attendance as well as periodic company and safety meetings.  Travel will be required for any or all of these activities.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Sets an example of high integrity and fair treatment of others
  • Demonstrate a commitment to “zero occurrences” by effectively leading the safety, health and environmental efforts at the operation
  • Effective utilization of the “Safety Specialist” program as a tool for accomplishing the safety goals of the operation and for developing future leadership
  • Development of a business plan and execution of the plan including budgeting, projecting and cost management
  • Build and maintain strong customer relationships
  • A leader with the ability to solve problems and make decisions both individually and in a team environment
  • Understands maintenance of equipment and maintenance management

 

Qualifications

 

  • Basic understanding of material handling facilities and equipment including the associated components and maintenance thereof
  • Experience with project management and/or engineering
  • Knowledge of computers and related hardware/software; knowledge of computer networks and programmable logic controllers a plus
  • Above average spreadsheet and word processing skills
  • Ability to write in English coherently with proper grammar and tone
  • Able to see the “big picture”
  • Understanding of heavy, industrial equipment from an operating and safety perspective
  • Ability to manage projects from conception to final commissioning
  • Experience with a computerized maintenance management system a plus but not required
  • Willing to study and learn new technical skills and techniques

 

Education

  • BS degree; Engineering degree preferred but not mandatory

 

 Physical Requirements

  • This position is required to work outdoors in all kinds of weather conditions 
  • Must be able to work outdoors in various climates for up to 12 hours 
  • Must be able to lift and carry at least 50 pounds on an occasional basis 
  • Must be able to climb steps and ladders 
  • Must have the ability to work, walk, and stand on uneven ballast surfaces for long periods of time 
  • Should have the ability to use basic hand tools 

 

With more than 70 years’ experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire RightTrain Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.

 

 

Savage offers competitive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, a retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for growth.

 

Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.

 

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