Heritage Environmental Services, LLC
  • HTS
  • East Liverpool, OH, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, and Vision plans, Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, 401k and Profit Sharing, Bonus Plan

Heritage at a Glance

Heritage Thermal Services (HTS) is dedicated to safety, compliance, our community and our employees. HTS is located on the Ohio River in East Liverpool, Ohio.  Known as the tri-state area, we border Pennsylvania and West Virginia.  The facility is approximately 30 minutes from the Greater Pittsburgh Airport and provides opportunity for big city adventures, small town communities, and country living.  HTS is owned by Heritage Environmental Services based in Indianapolis, Indiana.

About the Position:

The Operations Director will be responsible for providing leadership and direction for a hazardous plant environment.  Responsible for overall manufacturing excellence across the site including:   a) plant operation and maintenance; b) plant health safety and environment standards/goals; c) establishing and enforcing plant policies and procedures; d) accomplishing plant production goals; e) fostering a well-trained and motivated staff. 

Education / Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in engineering or science discipline
  • 10 years in either hazardous waste operations and/or chemical plant operations in leadership role (plant management, operations management).
  • Knowledge of thermal destruction processes (past experience in process engineering and/or maintenance) and associated regulatory permits.
  • Heavy emphasis on safety leadership and Process Safety Management.
  • Prior P&L responsibility.
  • Technical knowledge of equipment and/or processes with chemistry background being a plus.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Ability to build a 'safety first' culture within all levels of the organization that is substantive and is driven as much by operations management as it is by safety professionals.
  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations
  • Ability to understand the technical aspects of the operation, find the safety risks within that operation and develop engineering or administrative controls to mitigate risks.
  • Assume Plant Emergency Coordinator duties in the event of an emergency.
  • Ability to set the example and infuse the culture with the company hierarchy of values of safety, regulatory compliance and profitable growth.
  • Ability to hold employees accountable with fairness and coaching mentality and to place and/or assess people in the right positions and to make adjustments as needed to fit company needs.
  • Ability to clearly communicate with a wide variety of people from entry level employees to company owners.
  • Ability to build / enhance a team environment with everyone working toward a common goal.
  • Maintain and build upon existing community relation efforts. Works with multiple departments (i.e. sales, customer service, transportation, billing, etc.) to ensure smooth running business processes
  • Works with peers throughout the Heritage network to ensure best practices are shared
  • Facilitate effective communication and collaboration between all Heritage departments
  • Ability to determine when detailed knowledge is required and to gain that knowledge in order to decide best course.
  • Ability to lead diverse teams to solve complex problems, to solve problems in the hierarchy of safety, regulatory compliance and profitability and to listen to all opinions with unbiased attention.
  • Ability to set metrics and goals that help drive profitable results; to collect, if needed, and analyze financial and/or operational data to pin point issues; to develop and implement realistic budgets that meet ownership expectations.
  • Monitor cost of plant operations, engaging in continuous improvement projects to positively impact operating margins for the organization

Benefits, Compensation, and Workforce Diversity:

HTS offers competitive pay and bonus incentives.   Benefits include choice of medical, dental, and vision plans, flexible spending or health savings accounts, employee and dependent life insurance, short and long term disability, profit sharing plan and 401(k) savings plan with company match, and tuition reimbursement. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability.



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