• General Manager - DCR and Toledo

    Location(s) USA-DE-Delaware City
    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Operations Leadership
  • Overview

    Savage Services is seeking a General Manager who will be responsible for the management and growth of Savage’s Oil & Gas Midstream Eastern Region, which includes operations in Delaware City, Delaware and Toledo, Ohio. This position will report to the Oil & Gas Midstream Business Unit Leader and will be located in Delaware City.


    • Ensures the team provides outstanding service to our customer, safely and responsibly, and delivers on results
    • Create solutions for challenges facing the customer and our leader’s daily
    • Participate in the development of the Unit strategy
    • Engage directly in business development activities, including identifying and developing new business proposals
    • Identify and develop tomorrow’s leaders
    • Oversee implementation of and teach the Savage S7 System (quality program)
    • Provide training and leadership of the Savage S7 System (safety, quality, team member, maintenance)
    • Develop and execute a business plan (including budgeting, projecting, variance analysis. and cost management)
    • Ensure operations meets all safety and quality performance standards
    • Ensure all reporting deadlines (internal and external) are met
    • Ensure compliance of operations’ procedures and policies
    • Build relationships with team members, customers, and operational leaders
    • Attract and hire top performers to drive organic growth
    • Work with regional leadership to address concerns and issues with team members
    • Create, solicit, and implement operational improvements
    • Give and receive support to other operations as needed


    • Ability to develop and build successful teams and bench strength
    • Ability to multi-task and function in a high-paced environment
    • Ability to hire, train and treat team members right
    • Ability to promote a culture where safety and environmental issues are held at a premium
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (both verbal and written)
    • Ability to cultivate and maintain strong relationships with a key customer
    • Ability to develop new business and sell the capabilities of the operations and the company
    • Ability to focus in on problem areas and initiate steps to resolution
    • Ability to be creative and strategic in approaching issues
    • Excellent analytical, planning and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and carry critical projects to completion
    • Ability to read and understand financial statements
    • Ability to travel approximately 30%


    Physical Requirements

    • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
    • Willing to work with hazardous materials
    • Ability to carry at least fifty (50) pounds



    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • 5 years related work experience demonstrating leadership capabilities
    • Possess experience in some or all of the following areas:
      • Leadership knowledge in rail operations, switching, railcar/truck loading/unloading, petro- materials handling or a background of refinery operations
      • Management experience with responsibility for developing and executing budgets
      • Customer and contractor contract negotiation and administration
      • Business development/commercial experience
      • Cultivating strong business partnerships with customers, suppliers, and key contractors
      • Recruiting, developing, and leading a team
      • Identifying and implementing solutions to commercial, operating and financial problems


    Physical Requirements

    • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
    • Willing to work with hazardous materials
    • Ability to carry at least fifty (50) pounds


    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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