Regional Facility Operations Manager, Terminals/Depots in Elgin, IL at Heritage-Crystal Clean, LLC.

Date Posted: 7/16/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Elgin, IL
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Purpose: The Regional Facility Operations Manager, Terminals/Depots “Facility Manager”) is responsible for the effective management of several operating facilities located mainly on the East Coast, Midwest, and Gulf regions of the United Sates.  This position is responsible for the oversight and management of the assigned facilities, including their safety, personnel, and operations at each site.  This position will be responsible for compliance with permits and regulations at each of the facilities. Operating unit production goals and facility production goals, including inventory tracking and verification, will be included in this position’s duties.  This position will interact with other departments regarding the reporting of the assigned facility operations and will assume responsibility for the safe, compliant, and cost-effective operation of the assigned facilities.  In addition, this position will assume a key role in system development within HCC as it relates to Terminals/Depots to participate in policy discussions regarding the development of new and existing programs.  When necessary, this position will monitor and interact with customers when the operation of the assigned facilities is a key element of the Company’s service. This position will also work closely with transportation and fleet to help coordinate each facilities involvement with transportation as it relates to each site for any inbound and outbound activities.


Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for the safe operation of the assigned Terminals/Depots
  • Directs all site activities and functions within the assigned Terminals/Depots
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local requirements
  • Effectively monitors and manages the receiving, processing, shipping, and disposal activities at the assigned Terminals/Depots and ensures that the required expectations of the field sales network are met and exceeded
  • Support, define and direct logistics activities from the assigned Terminals/Depots facilities in cooperation with the Corporate Logistics staff
  • Effectively monitor and manage the processing requirements at the assigned Terminals/Depots and ensures that company goals are met and exceeded
  • Direct continuous improvement programs in all areas of the assigned Terminals/Depots, setting targets, developing processes, and guiding the process
  • Participate in site selection for assigned Terminals/Depots, evaluating site and staff requirements as the business dictates.
  • Analyze all receiving, production, shipping, and disposal activity at the assigned Terminals/Depots
  • Develop and implement strategies for increased efficiency and cost savings

Other Duties:

  • Provides support for other Operations functions as directed by Sr. Director of Logistics, Fleet & Terminals


Position Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The following requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


            Core Competencies

  • Projects the vision for safety excellence within operating facilities
  • Coordinates facility operations with other operating sites
  • Supports and aids in the direction of logistics activities
  • Manages processing facility operations
  • Adheres to established schedules and deadlines
  • Intuitive and able to identify improvements required to streamline processes
  • Ability to effectively interact with management, other members of departments and vendors
  • Functions within established guidelines of RCRA, DOT, SPCC and other regulatory compliance
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities
  • Present a positive image of Heritage-Crystal Clean to fellow employees, external contacts, the general public
  • Travel required (up to 50%)

Job Requirements

Work Experience

  • 5 or more years of facility management experience, career path showing increasing responsibility in operations and managing employees
  • Well-developed analytical skills with reference to evaluation of operating data, development of operations trends, systems operations and expense control efforts
  • Experienced in operating in a regulated environment
  • Experience in process optimization and continuous improvement systems
  • Proven change management skills and a reputation for building and leading high-performing, cross-functional teams that achieve their goals, track record in attracting, developing and retaining talent
  • Good time management and multi-tasking abilities
  • Strong organizational skills


            Education, Certificates, Licenses, or Designations

  • Bachelor Degree


Specific Skills:

  • Chemical/Petrochemical processing experience preferred
  • Distribution operation experience a plus
  • Basic knowledge of Word and Outlook Required
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel required
  • Excellent communicator



Work Environment: While performing essential duties of this position an individual regularly works indoors, and may be required to sit for long periods. Individual will be required to regularly talk, hear, see and often reach with hands, stand, and walk, use a computer keyboard, mouse, telephone, and other office equipment. Noise level of the environment is generally quiet. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties.