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Field Operations Manager

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Location: Knoxville, TN, United States
Date Posted: Nov 5, 2020
Category: General Management
Job ID: 68434

Job Description


The Opportunity 

Safety-Kleen Knoxville, TN is looking for a Field Operations Manager to join their safety conscious team! This person will assist in providing coverage to branches that do not have a Branch Manager in place, training new Branch Managers and assisting Senior Management with Operation Excellence projects.  Position may require travel away from home up to 75% of the time. 

Why work for Safety-Kleen? 

  • 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 with company matching component
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement
  • Positive and safe work environments
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career 

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Ensures Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times;
  • Oversee region operations including overall sales & profitability, incl.:
  • Drive business Goals in revenue achievement, CSR placements, and Pulls.
  • Ensure effective fleet and inventory management.
  • Drive improvements in on-time performance.
  • Coordinate with Area General Managers to ensure effective customer service delivery.
  • Ensure environmental health and safety compliance; assist with branch incident alert and spill response systems.
  • Support initiatives in Vac and Oil programs.
  • Assist Finance in preparing branch sales forecast and budget.
  • Assist in the performance management of all service employees in the region, through coaching and developing branch and market operations management. 

What does it take to work for Safety-Kleen? 

  • Willing to travel away from home up to 75% of the time;
  • Bachelors Degree Required (Alternative combinations of education and experience may be accepted in lieu of degree);
  • 7+ years of related experience including 3+ years of successful branch or operations management;
  • Effectively communicate at all levels of the organization;
  • Strong Time Management skills;
  • Ability to work within a group or on your own;     

Wondering what to expect in starting your career with Safety-Kleen?  Click Here to view a Day in the Life Video!

Safety-Kleen Systems, a Clean Harbors company, has a commitment to excellence deeply rooted in a strong sense of tradition. Our entire business model revolves around keeping North American businesses green. We generate more than $1.2 billion in annual revenue as a world-class environmental service organization and market leader in industrial hazardous waste management, parts-cleaning technology, and oil re-refining. We collect over 200 million gallons of used motor oil each year and we have the largest re-refinery capacity in North America allowing us to re-refine more than 150 million gallons each year.
Every day, we help our customers resolve their waste management needs and reduce their carbon footprint. PROTECTION. CHOICES. PEOPLEMAKE GREEN WORK.™ 

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

Clean Harbors is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other federal, state/provincial or local protected class.

Safety-Kleen Systems, a Clean Harbors company, is a Military & Veteran friendly company.


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