General Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of the branch operation within a geographical area to include health and safety, environmental compliance, sales quotas, a variety of operational services, and the hiring and training of subordinates. Assist in establishing annual goals and objectives and maintaining profit and loss ratios in concert with regional objectives to increase profit margins while reducing costs. Oversee subcontractor project completion in accordance with regulatory guidelines. Reviews and approves project estimates, proposals, and contracts on existing and/or new accounts of significant revenue size. The position requires a person who understands the value of site based, project, and response work as it relates to the product line and market segments they serve. This position demands a good grasp of accounting, contracts, sales, negotiations, teamwork and human relation skills.
Execute the business plan for their area of responsibility in accordance with the company’s goals and objectives.
Develop and compare direct and indirect cost factors in relation to what the market may bear or what the competition may be charging for similar services.
Prepares annual budgets to include manpower, materials, and equipment requirements and assess monthly reviews EBIT budget forecasts to procurement of actual business obtained.
Enforce all environmental, health, safety, transportation and operational procedures in accordance with Veolia policies. Provide a safe and compliant work environment for all employees.
Oversee all federal, state, and local compliance activities with the goal of achieving compliance with all applicable regulations.
Responsible for all Profit and Loss, and business growth.
Implement all mandatory training courses as required by OSHA, DOT, EPA, as well as update refresher courses instituted by Veolia.
Oversee operation of all, and maintenance of all equipment in a professional manner to ensure optimum efficiency and effectiveness to complete project(s) in a timely manner.
Regularly reviews contract bids and pricing for cost ratios, accuracy of terminology and preparation prior to agreement of contract specifications.
Proactively communicate with others to share resources, ideas and information.
Identify opportunities to leverage assets and people across division boundaries, resulting in improved business opportunities and lower costs.
Lead, coach, supports and develops peers and division teams. Develop team goals and individual goals, which are aligned with and in support of region, branch, and Veolia.
Develop leadership resources plan for financial, administrative, and operations positions and contribute to plans in other areas (i.e. Sales & Marketing).
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelors of Science in Chemistry or related science discipline or equivalent work experience required.
At least 10 years business experience. 10 yrs experience with P&L responsibility in a service industry.
Extensive knowledge in the following areas: Knowledge of Process, Operations Management, QA/Q procedures, DOT, EPA, TSCA, and OSHA required.
Minimum of ten years of experience in management of utility systems, showing progressive steps of increased responsibility.
Must have at least ten years of supervisory experience within a water/wastewater treatment environment.
Highest level of certification required by site.
Knowledge of budget preparation and cost control and have the ability to forecast budget, staffing and equipment needs.
Demonstrated effective communication, presentation and interpersonal skills in order to interface with and motivate all levels of personnel and clients.