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Vice President of National Transportation

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Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Date Posted: Jun 1, 2022
Category: Operations & Logistics
Job ID: 80260

Job Description

The Opportunity:

Clean Harbors is seeking a Vice President of National Transportation. This person will lead the execution and building of our private fleet tanker operations hauling oils, chemicals, and hazardous waste as well as external carrier spend. The P&L responsibility is between $75M to $100M annually.   

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:

  • Ensures Health and Safety is the number one goal by following policies, processes, and acting in a safe manner at all times;
  • Create an environment that fosters talent development and transparent leadership;
  • Oversight of the scheduling, staffing and management of the transportation network that supports the operations;
  • Management of transportation compliance within the company network related to carrier qualification and internal fleet and driver requirements;
  • Manages outside transportation expenses including over the road and any associated equipment and lease contracts with vendors;
  • Profit and Loss Management for budgeted area of responsibility;   
  • Ensure proper sizing or equipment such as tractors and trailers;
  • Growth of the private fleet capacity to internalize transportation and reduce outside transportation expense;
  • Provide pricing, resource support, scheduling and transportation oversight for large Waste Projects;
  • Negotiate transportation rates with suppliers and vendors;
  • Provide direction and cost analysis to influence proper system routing for waste and oil shipments;
  • Work with Sales & Operations Planning Team and Refineries to ensure feed and production requirements are being met.

What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics/Management required;
  • Master’s Degree or higher in Logistics/Management preferred;
  • 10+ years relevant experience required;
  • Ability to multi-task;
  • Must have strong communication skills;
  • Ability to develop and implement strategy;
  • Travel of up to 20% at peak times.

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

For additional information about driver career opportunities, please call us at 1-833-32-DRIVE (1-833-32-37483)

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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