• General Manager - River Water

    Location(s) USA-ND-Williston
    Job ID
    2018-4396
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Operations Leadership
  • Overview

    Savage Water Solutions, formerly Ames Water Solutions, is currently seeking a General Manager for our operation in Williston, ND.

     

    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.

     

    The General Manager will lead the River Water Joint Venture, including direct responsibility for safety, customer relations, Joint Venture partner relations, financial performance, etc.  The General Manager will be responsible for organizing and ensuring work is completed in a safe and efficient manner in balance with River Water and all Joint Venture partners.

    Responsibilities

    • Ensures the team provides outstanding service to our customer, safely and responsibly, and delivers on results
    • Create solutions for challenges facing the customer
    • Participate in the development of the Joint Venture strategy
    • Engage directly in business development activities, including identifying and developing new business proposals, proposing capital expenditures
    • Develop and execute a business plan (including budgeting, projecting, variance analysis. and cost management)
    • Ensure operation 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 Joint Venture partners, customers, and operational leaders
    • Work with Joint Venture leadership to address concerns and issues
    • Create, solicit, and implement operational improvements
    • Supervising and overseeing maintenance of Joint Venture assets
    • Other duties as constituted

    Qualifications

    • Ability to multi-task and function in a high-paced environment
    • 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 key customers
    • Ability to develop new business and sell the capabilities of the operations and the Joint Venture
    • 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%

    Education/Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • 5 years related work experience demonstrating leadership capabilities
    • Project Management
    • Possess experience in some or all of the following areas:
    • Leadership knowledge in pipelines, water pumps, excavation, electrical, valves, water transfers, land owner relations, easements, and other water transfer related duties
    • 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 JV partners, customers, suppliers, and key contractors
    • Identifying and implementing solutions to commercial, operating and financial problems
    • Current/valid driver license 

     

    Physical Requirements

     

    • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions: extreme wind, rain, snow, cold, heat, etc.
    • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
    • Splits time between office and field environment. Must be able to sit and stand for long periods

     

     

    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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