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Facility Operations Manager I

Location: La Porte, TX, United States
Date Posted: Nov 21, 2022
Category: Plant & Facilities Management
Job ID: 118266

Job Description

The Opportunity:

The Facility Operations Manager (Residuals Manager) will be responsible for ensuring the highest standards of environmental safety and operational excellence by effectively managing the day-to-day operations of the landfill including rail scheduling.

Why work for Clean Harbors?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment
  • Group 401K/RRSP with company matching component
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement
  • Positive and safe work environments

Key Responsibilities:

  • Enforce and maintain compliance with safety, employee safety and good housekeeping policies and programs.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and efficient work environment by interpreting, training and directing personnel on SOP’s, best practice and company policies and procedures.
  • Plan, establish, direct, and supervise the activities of the team members by communicating job expectations, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Analyze operations data to identify opportunities and drive action to improve and resolve them,
  • Observe work and monitor gauges, dials, reports and other indicators to ensure that operators conform to safety, production and/or processing standards.
  • Request and ensure timely follow-up on equipment repairs & service.
  • Recommend and implement measures to motivate employees and to improve production methods, equipment performance, product quality and efficiency.
  • Scheduling Rail for Landfill Shipments
  • Ensures smooth operation of residuals department: ongoing construction, permitting, leachate management, rail loading, rail scheduling.
  • Accurately tracks waste volume and weight.
  • Actively monitors ongoing permitting issues.
  • Complies with and ensures adherence to Clean Harbors 365 Program.
  • Conducts and/or attends and contributes to safety meetings to maintain working relationships among employees and promote maximum morale, productivity, and efficiency.
  • Updates and submits required reports in a timely manner.

What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • Minimum of 5 years of supervisory and managerial experience
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing, and operating within, cross-functional teams as well as the ability to significantly integrate within customer-centric organizations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong technical skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other computer programs
  • Ability to work weekends occasionally as needed.

Join our team today!  To learn more about our company, and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at

Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.  Everywhere industry meets environment, Clean Harbors is one-site, providing premier environmental, energy and industrial services. We are solving tough problems through innovation and proven methodology – come be part of the solution with us.

We thank all those interested in joining the Clean Harbors team; however only those that complete the online application and meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered for this role.

Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company.






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