BLUF: We seek a hands on, experienced Operations Manager to join our client’s facility located in West Bath, Maine.

This job opportunity is ideal for a separating / newly separated junior officer or senior enlisted with a bachelor degree.

Military Talent Source seeks an Operations Manager for a regional solid waste, recycling and resource management services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, recycling, and organics services. Our client operates in 6 northeastern states, with over 2000 employees, and annual revenues of approximately $700 million. The Operations Manager position is located in West Bath, ME.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Perform ongoing operational analysis to maximize utilization of company resources
  • Coordinating and cross training drivers to cover routes during vacations and absences
  • Identifying opportunities for route efficiencies and working with sales and drivers to implement
  • Work with maintenance and customer service to manage containers to ensure maximum and efficient utilization
  • Work closely with customer service and sales to achieve service quality and responsiveness to highly demanding customers
  • Compliance with all applicable Federal, State and company Environmental and Risk Management Policies and Procedures


Education, Experience & Certifications:

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience
  • Must have valid CDL or be willing to obtain one
  • Must meet all Federal Motor Carrier Safety Requirements and possess a clean safety record


Qualifications & Skills:

  • Ability to review and measure daily productivity to increase efficiencies is required
  • Organizational skills and ability to prioritize in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of computer routing tools
  • Strong verbal, written and computer skills
  • Knowledge of operations and equipment maintenance is required
  • Commitment to and knowledge of workplace safety, OSHA and DOT regulations is critical
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • 5 years operations management experience
  • Accounting/Financial knowledge is a plus



  • Positive, team oriented attitude
  • Strong work ethic
  • Customer driven
  • Open to personal and professional training and development


Salary $70,000-$80,000 depending on experience; plus bonus opportunities.

Client offers excellent benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and a 401(k) Plan.

Equal Opportunity Employer.



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