District Manager - Saskatchewan and Manitoba Divisions

Location: Regina and Winnipeg, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, Canada
Date Posted: 12-21-2018
Emterra Group is a leader in providing integrated recycling resource management and waste disposal solutions to the industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) sectors and municipalities throughout Canada. Our view of waste management means maximizing recycling and waste diversion.  Whether you see it as garbage, waste, trash, rubbish or junk, we see waste another way – as a resource to be collected and recycled into new, usable products. From tire recycling to liquid waste – we turn waste into resources.
 
Emterra Environmental’s Saskatchewan and Manitoba divisions are currently searching for a District Manager to join our team. The District Manager is a hands-on leader who grows the business through municipal and ICI (Industrial, Commercial and Institutional) contracts and leads all aspects of sales growth, fleet operations, including logistics/routing, maintenance, human resources as it relates to acquiring, training, developing and retaining the best employees. This individual will ensure the highest standards of operational excellence and environmental health & safety to make certain the long term viability of the operation. This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer.
 
Position Description:  
  • Ensure the efficient, effective, and safe operation of the fleet in both Provinces by establishing and monitoring key performance indicators and managing the staff directly responsible for these areas.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with municipal and commercial clients, employees and various internal/external stakeholders.
  • Manage and direct a high performing sales team in both Provinces with a keen focus on driving new business.
  • Develop strong internal relationship with the District Manager of Plant Operations for Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Both District Managers for these two Provinces will work closely together to drive improvement to operations with strong focus on sales growth to increase Emterra’s volumes.
  • Assume P&L responsibility including the development and achievement of budgetary and cash flow goals to ensure the long-term viability of the operation.
  • Maintain current knowledge of external market trends and industry best practices and technology, and internal strategies and operational capabilities.
  • Maintain a leadership position in the industry and business community both locally and on a provincial level to ensure organizational representation and leadership are well recognized among external stakeholders.
  • Lead business development activities in the municipal and ICI sectors in the province and respond to requests for proposal/tenders to ensure business growth and increase equipment capacity utilization.
  • Provide guidance and direction to staff regarding budgeting process and to ensure margins are optimized and growth targets are met.
  • Effectively communicate company objectives, goals, business plans, and philosophies to employees.
  • Provide leadership in the establishment and achievement of continuous improvement goals.
  • Recruit, select, coach and mentor staff to ensure performance targets are being met.
  • Develop employee succession plan and ensure training requirements are executed consistent with the plan.
  • Create a culture of safety by implementing a safety management program to ensure a safe and productive work environment for all employees.
  • Work closely with Fleet department to ensure all equipment is properly maintained as per Mfg. specifications.
  • Ensure site compliance to all labour, safety, and environmental regulations.
  • Ensure that Health and Safety requirements are being met by supporting and participating in regular Health & Safety meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in related field and a minimum of 5 years progressive operational leadership experience.
  • Prior experience in the waste/recycling, manufacturing industry preferred.
  • Previous transportation industry experience is required.
  • Previous experience in sales management is required.
  • Excellent interpersonal, teambuilding and oral/written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels within the organization and with external stakeholders.
  • Strong financial, mathematical and analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of provincial environmental, transportation, and labour regulations.
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in the use of MS Office, particularly Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Must be able to travel at least 10-15 days per month.
Must be a hands-on self -starter with excellent time management and organizational skills and the ability to multi-task, shift priorities, and work within time constraints on a regular basis.
 
No agencies. No phone calls please. Emterra thanks all applicants for their interest however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.
 
Emterra Group is a leader in providing integrated recycling resource management and waste disposal solutions to the industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) sectors and municipalities throughout Canada. Our view of waste management means maximizing recycling and waste diversion. Whether you see it as garbage, waste, trash, rubbish or junk, we see waste another way – as a resource to be collected and recycled into new, usable products. From tire recycling to liquid waste – we turn waste into resources. 
 
Emterra Group is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of all individuals in accordance with legislation and Human Rights in all provinces.  Should you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources in any of the following ways:  send an email to hr@emterra.ca; by phone 905-336-9084, Extension 1103 or by mail to 1122 Pioneer Road, Burlington, ON L7M 1K4.
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