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Director Strategic Initiatives

Location: Norwell, MA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 28, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Job ID: 75235

Job Description


The Opportunity

The Director of Strategic Initiatives is responsible for the overall deployment and management of continuous improvement activities across all business lines in the United States and Canada. The leader will be responsible for managing various aspects of continuous improvement projects including, but not limited to, data gathering, analysis, change management, initiative tracking and reporting on projects.

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 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:

  • Ensuring that 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;
  • Work with corporate and functional leaders to define initiatives to drive operational and financial performance improvement.
  • Support business owners with data gathering and analysis to define value creation opportunity and methodology to measure impact.
  • Assist project owners with work plan development and project management.
  • Manage the tracking and reporting of continuous improvement activities and impact.
  • Identify cross-functional challenges and project roadblocks; facilitate issue communication and resolution.
  • Lead business and project leaders in cross-functional problem-solving.
  • Develop standard processes to create best practices for continuous improvement across Clean Harbors.
  • Support other Corporate Development initiatives (such as M&A) as necessary.

What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • BS Degree (business, operations, finance preferred)
  • 7+ years of proven success in a project management role or within a lean or process improvement function, in a large complex organization.
  • Ability to structure and solve problems across multiple business functions.
  • Demonstrated skill with data gathering and analysis.
  • Analytical and reporting proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to engage business leaders and front line employees in collaborative problem solving.
  • Ability to influence without authority.

Wondering what to expect in starting your career with Clean Harbors? Click Here to view a Day in the Life Video!

40-years of sustainability in action. At Clean Harbors, our mission is to create a safer, cleaner environment through the treatment, recycling, and disposal of hazardous materials. 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 on-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.

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.

Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company.



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