Project Manager III- Euharlee, GA at Veolia North America

Posted in Other 19 days ago.

Location: Euharlee, Georgia

Job Description:

Plans, organizes and manages the daily operation, maintenance and testing of a Fertilizer
Production Plant and related Utilities, assuring its compliance with established environmental,
safety, operating, and emergency response procedures. Maintains ongoing client interface to keep
client informed and enhance client relations.
Manages the daily operation and maintenance of a Fertilizer Production Plant and
ensures compliance with operational, QA/QC, safety, environmental, and performance
metrics. Typically works through Operations, Maintenance and/or Lab Supervisors to
ensure that plant resources are being utilized to achieve project objectives. Manage
cost control and financial performance, including the preparation of financial reports.
Provide effective counsel / direction, especially where corrective actions are needed.
Manages the human resource functions of the facility or unit including hiring and
firing, salary and job change actions, and coaching and counseling team. Works with
HSE and training team to ensure that all personnel receive safety and process
training. Coaches and counsels team to improve technical skills and interpersonal and
problem resolution skills. Works to identify and provide opportunities for team to
learn new skills and techniques. Administers labor agreements to ensure compliance
and effectively deal with representative labor union(s).
Reviews and evaluates water reports, records, logs, and graphs to confirm adequacy
of present and projected water needs. Ensures that uniform monitoring and
recordkeeping are performed facility-wide. Prepares reports concerned with chemical
and bacteriological analyses of water for administrative purposes and regulatory
Administers client contracts to ensure compliance and customer satisfaction and
prompt identification and client notification of scope changes.
Performs all baseline client relations duties, including preparation and presentation of
progress and special reports.
Participates in client meetings, special award programs and handles resolution of
client service problems in a professional manner.
Assists with the preparation and/or review of reports to regulatory agencies and
assists with public relations duties as necessary.
Develops plant or functional goals and activities required to meet overall business
objectives. Establishes the standards, guidelines and procedures needed and
integrates, implements and evaluates process improvements, new concepts,
technologies and practices and aligns with future needs.
Evaluates employee performance, matches abilities and job requirements and
capitalizes on talents to effectively meet business objectives. Ensures that business
initiatives and progress toward goals are effectively communicated to employees.
Proactively manages safety, plant appearance and environmental issues and ensures
compliance with Federal and State standards including Hazardous Waste Disposal and
Air Quality Standards. Ensures that issues are identified and addressed and elevated
if necessary in a timely manner.
Maintains an up-to-date plan of action to be taken in event of emergencies such as
machine, equipment or power failure, or need to release dammed water to affect
flood control. Manages emergencies in an effective manner.

Degree in Business or Engineering or equivalent related Project Management experience.
Five to seven years progressive lead and/or supervisory experience within a water /wastewater
treatment environment and Plant Utility with thorough knowledge of the methods, techniques,
principles, and practices of water/wastewater treatment, water distribution and wastewater
collection. Automotive experience is preferred.
Highest level of certification as a water/wastewater operator is desired. If from another state, must
achieve certification within six months of appointment to Plant Operations Manager.
SAFETY-Experienced and proven accident free track record in running a safety program. Proficiency
in the care and use of all site specific, facility required PPE (Personal Protection Equipment).
OPERATIONS-Knowledge of Process / Operations Management, QA/QC procedures, Environmental
and Facilities / Capital Equipment Management. Lab experience for permit testing requirements.
EMPLOYEE/CLIENT RELATIONS-Demonstrated leadership ability with an understanding of
Human Resources / Relationship principals. Demonstrated effective communication, presentation
and interpersonal skills in order to interface with and motivate all levels of personnel.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with employees and customer.
CREATIVITY-Ingenuity and initiative are required to coordinate problem resolution, resolve
conflicting priorities and to meet assignment deadlines within a team environment.
Demonstrated ability to diagnose complex process problems and manage remedial action.
FINANCIAL ACUMEN-Demonstrated knowledge of budget preparation and cost control and have
the ability to forecast budget, staffing and equipment needs.
COMMUNICATIONS-Demonstrated ability to prepare accurate, effective, complete and easily
understood written communications and reports.
COMPUTER SKILLSET-Strong PC skills with proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and
database software and the ability to optimize the use of technology and systems to communicate,
manage budget and to streamline processes and increase efficiency. Familiarity with maintenance,
operation, regulatory reporting software.
ATTITUDE-Demonstrated commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the
Company's Code of Business Conduct and other Company policies and procedures.
Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour, 7 days a week emergency on-call
Develops plant or functional goals and activities required to meet overall business objectives.
Establishes the standards, guidelines and procedures needed, specifies what is to be done at lower
levels and how the resources allocated by upper management are to be deployed.
Is expected regularly identify, evaluate and implement improvements to improve utility reliability,
regulatory compliance and/or cost effectiveness.
Assists staff in complex operational and maintenance problem diagnosis and corrective action
Ensures that business initiatives and goals are effectively communicated to employees as
Demonstrates objective listening on a consistent basis and creates and maintains an environment
that encourages open communication. Promotes respect within and outside the work group,
teaches and encourages collaborative problem solving and effective working relationships.
Demonstrates a high degree of confidentiality and discretion when dealing with sensitive issues.
Interfaces daily with other functional areas including Engineering, Quality Control and Purchasing.

Work Environment: Spends 50% of time in operations environment and 50% of time in office
environment. May need to work outside in inclement weather conditions and drive company vehicle
to perform duties. Occasional travel for training or meetings.
Possible Work Hazards: May be exposed to possible operations hazards including dust, fumes, toxic
and caustic chemicals, rotating machinery, high pressure, hot or cold work temperatures, slippery
surfaces, water and electrical hazards.
Physical Demands: Amount of time spent - Standing 25%, Sitting 50%, Walking 25%
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required use hands to finger,
handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally
required to stoop, kneel, or crouch and enter confined spaces. May be required to use ladders or
stairs. May occasionally be required to lift 50 to 60 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and
ability to adjust focus.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.