• Vice President, Equipment - Technical Engineering

    Location(s) USA-UT-Midvale
    Job ID
    2018-3916
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Corporate Leadership
  • Overview

    At Savage, we know our valued Team Members are key to our shared success. We have a culture of safety and a commitment to compliance. Our Vision & Legacy statement outlines our vision for ensuring perpetual success. It includes a commitment to providing opportunities for people to do things that they never dreamed possible.

     

    We are currently seeking an executive to create value in our unique business model.  This individual will understand, define, explore, design and execute complex transportation issues and requirements in the United States and Canada.

     

    The successful candidate must have a deep understanding of the complexities of interstate transportation, including federal and state/city/local regulations and the unique requirements for transportation of oil & gas products, chemicals, environmental waste, and a variety of similar materials and products.  Modes of mobile transportation include rail, truck, marine, materials handling, and yellow equipment.

    Responsibilities

    • Lead a team of four that delivers exceptional value for the company in its mobile equipment assets
    • Leads and executes equipment purchases, including vendor identification and contract negotiation
    • Develops policies, practices, and procedures for the acquisition and deployment of equipment to enable the company’s mission to distinctively create value for Customers
    • Responsible for hiring, training, coaching and the performance, of team
    • Leads a team that evaluates, designs, specifies, procures, and sells the businesses assets
    • Collaborates with Senior Leaders, Operations Managers and Developers in creating and executing the mobile asset strategy of the company

    Qualifications

    • This is a senior level position, and requires more than 10 years of related experience.
    • The ideal candidate will possess an MBA with an engineering undergraduate degree. A combination of education and related experience may be considered.
    • Some travel required, approx 25% 

    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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