Route Supervisor - Knoxville
Waste Connections - Knoxville, TN

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Join Waste Connections, Inc. and Connect with the Future!

Voted one of the top 200 small and mid-cap companies in America by Forbes Magazine three years in a row, Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) is growing throughout the U. S. Our range of services includes solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling to approximately 2 million commercial, industrial, and residential customers in 31 states.

We are currently seeking a high energy and motivated individual with strong leadership qualities to learn the Waste business at our Knoxville, TN hauling operation.

The Route Supervisor's r esponsibilities include :
  • Oversees personnel needs of the department including selecting, coaching, disciplining, and training employees and evaluating employee performance. Provides input into termination, compensation, and promotion decisions.
  • Manages the day-to-day hauling operations, and provide daily support to ensure quality and budget performance.
  • Monitors budget and operating metrics while diagnosing and improving processes, procedures, and performance.
  • Executes the Market’s strategic capital budget, ensuring effective use of the budget through asset allocation; ensures appropriate spare ratios and asset disposal.
  • Executes necessary precautions to ensure safety and compliance with the company, OSHA, and other standards and regulations.
  • Ensures thorough root cause investigations for all injuries and incidents, following-up with consistent discipline and retraining.
  • Formulates both short-term and long-term goals and action plans in conjunction with the District Manager.
  • Participates in regular P&L reviews to ensure that budgets are met; develops and implements programs for optimal equipment utilization, equipment maintenance, and labor and material costs.
  • Interacts with local city, municipal, and county agencies to ensure customer satisfaction, improve efficiency, renew contracts and negotiate new contracts.
  • 3+ years supervisory experience.
  • Previous supervisory experience in transportation, and/or logistics services . Experience with companies such as FedEx, UPS, DHL, and Loomis can be a good match.
  • Bachelors degree preferred .
  • Required to be exposed to a physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements.
  • Must be willing to relocate
  • Majority of work will be conducted hands on in the field.
  • Must have a Class B CDL with air brakes or the ability to obtain one.
We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V.)

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How The Waste Was Won (with apologies to John Ford) would tell how Waste Connections has come to provide solid waste collection, transfer,...