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General Manager

Location: Breslau, ON, Canada
Date Posted: Jan 6, 2022
Category: Operations & Logistics
Job ID: 79757

Job Description

The Opportunity:

The Opportunity

Safety-Kleen is looking for a General Manager to join their safety conscious team!

As the General Manager, you will oversee and manage National Transportation drivers to make sure the operation is safe and complaint. You will support continuous driver growth and lower the company transportation expense.  This position will handle the financial reporting responsibility for assigned drivers up through the business group. 

This position may require travel away from home up to 10% of the time. Occasional after hours and weekend work may be required from time to 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 RRSP 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;
  • Manages the assigned drivers including financial KPI's, budgets, forecasting, and P&L measurements.  Works with his or her senior leaders to reduce company transportation expense;
  • Operational responsibility to review, manage and improve load efficiencies, driver work hours, loads per hour, week & month, compares to operational KPI's; 
  • Manages the assigned drivers and has direct interaction with HR and Recruiting to hire new drivers, and improve Safety, Employee Engagement, Regulatory Compliance, Retention Performance Management;
  • Responsible for driver and equipment utilization and maintenance for assigned drivers feeding into the overall business group.  Maximize and measure load efficiencies. Work with the asset management team to ensure the proper equipment is available for current work and growth potential. Implement low cost driver strategies including Owner Operator hiring to lower operational costs;
  • Mentors, coaches and develops the driver pool.  Provides and receives feedback from team.  Implements employee growth plans. Responsible for driver review and driver progression through CHES CBPP programs.  Responsible for Owner Operator vendor scorecards;
  • Properly reports, investigates and manages all accidents and near miss incidents.  Drive continuous safety improvement;
  • Support internal and external customer with transportation pricing and execution;
  • Daily systems approval for all driver applications.  Including but not limited to daily payroll review and approval, fuel and Pcard purchases, lodging, ELD HOS of service and time off requests;
  • Daily dispatch and interface of assigned drivers.  Coordinator will dispatch using the available systems including TMS, ELD interface, manual schedules and WIN TMS, LWB and Hub Mgmt. Provide optimal customer service across the assigned regions. Communicate schedules and delays to manager and specific customers on real time basis; 
  • Other Duties as Assigned.

 What does it take to work for Safety-Kleen? 

  • Willing to travel away from home up to 10% of the time, able to travel to the United States;
  • High School diploma or equivalency required; Bachelor’s degree in related discipline preferred;
  • Pofit and Loss experience required;
  • 5 + years Transportation experience required;
  • 5 years’ experience with direct supervision or management required; 
  • Experience in the environmental industry preferred;
  • Operational experience required;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Good organizational skills;
  • Knowledge of profit improvement;
  • Able to maintain accuracy of system and report information;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required;
  • Ability to work in a team environment and detail orientated.


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

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

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

Clean Harbors welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.



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