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Operations Supervisor- Heavy Equipment Transfer Station

Location: Buffalo
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Operations Supervisor- Heavy Equipment Transfer Station

This position will supervise the afternoon shift of employees; schedule will start at 2pm till 10pm.

Position Summary
The Transfer Station Supervisor is responsible for supervising the day-to-day transfer station operations, employees, and monitoring safety and environmental regulations compliance.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Supervises the processes, procedures and programs to improve safety, productivity, and profitability of the transfer station.
  • Supervises transfer station staff and coordinates workflow and assignments.
  • Conduct recurring safety/compliance meetings.
  • Reviews and evaluates work to ensure quality, timeliness and ensures quality control in adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Minimizes handling and operational costs and off-site impacts.
  • Communicates and interfaces effectively with employees and vendors.
  • Oversees personnel needs of the department including coaching, training, and evaluating employee performance. Provides input for termination, compensation, and promotion decisions.
  • Ensures the cleanliness and maintenance of the physical property of the facility through inspections and preventive maintenance programs with supervisors/employees.
    Safety Responsibilities
    • Understand, provide leadership, and communicate safety goals and objectives.
    • Orient, train and coach all staff on safety requirements, ensure safety compliance, and take appropriate action to address safety violations.
    • Establish and maintain a clean, safe work environment in compliance with company and OSHA standards and perform monthly Safety Inspections, as assigned.
    • If an incident occurs, including a near miss, complete documentation, conduct and investigation/root cause analysis and address performance/discipline issues.
      Supervisory Responsibilities
      • Supervise and manage performance; ensure tasks are appropriately delegated and completed by monitoring performance and holding employees accountable for meeting expectations.
      • Provide ongoing coaching and feedback to staff, deliver corrective action and discipline when necessary, and document all performance issues.
      • Ensure employees adhere to company policies and legal regulations, engage HR when appropriate.
      • Manage conflict and crisis; proactively anticipate, manage and constructively resolve conflicts and disagreements.
      • Hold regular team meetings (i.e. daily, weekly huddle meetings) to communicate priorities, safety, policies, company events, etc.
      • Monitor employee time and attendance
        Education and Experience
        • High School Diploma or GED, Associate s Degree preferred.
        • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience.
        • Minimum of 2 years in a supervisory capacity
        • Ability to interface effectively with people at all levels of the organization.
        • Excellent verbal communication skills both one-on-one and in speaking before a group.
        • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with all company divisions in a way that promotes supervisory success as well as overall company success.
        • Strength in initiative-taking, and a demonstrated track record in proactively identifying improvement opportunities and acting upon them.
        • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks demanding of immediate attention, and to juggle multiple, on-going, concurrent responsibilities.
        • Ability to work efficiently and maximize productivity.
        • Commitment to integrity and ethical behavior and the proven ability to maintain confidentiality.
        • Competency in the following computer programs: MS Excel, Word, Outlook.
          The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Keywords: MODERN DISPOSAL SERVICES, Buffalo , Operations Supervisor- Heavy Equipment Transfer Station, Professions , Buffalo, New York

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