Recycling Field Manager - Chicago or Minneapolis
Job Title: Recycling Field Manager
The Recycling Field Manager oversees the operational practices in adherence to recycling policies and standards to meet performance expectations. S/he will achieve results in partnership with the Regional Director, District Manager, Store Teams, and Regional Resources Team. The RFM works though the store manager to focus the store management team on the recycling priorities, resolve recycling challenges and help remove obstacles to meet or exceed company recycling expectations. The RFM is a role model for all team members by demonstrating actions consistent with the Savers Core Values.
Essential Job Functions:
Drive results through hands on training and active team member coaching
Guide & challenge management’s continuous, effective assessment of recycling performance
Provide initial training and support for new store openings
Guide store teams in the implementation of new required recycling programs
Conduct training using effective training techniques and materials
Participating in Regional, District and store meetings.
Detailed ongoing training of Recycling Standard categories.
Review store recycling paperwork with management to insure proper reconciliation of invoices and completion of required recycling documents
Development of new recycling categories to have a positive impact on financial results.
Focus on reducing the companies waste stream through monitoring and evaluating current recycling initiatives.
Review company reports, recycling performances, status, opportunities and results.
Ensure proper utilization of company assets through maximizing trailer weights, compactor efficiencies and proper bale making procedures.
Support of the company’s recycling goals and objectives.
Visit Distribution Centers and Consolidation Centers to review recycling Standards.
Review store recycling performance prior to store visits.
Oversee recycling logistical services to the stores
Perform documented Recycling store visits and performance reports (audits)
Track and monitor required bi-annual store completed Recycling Performance Reports
Create and email monthly recycling updates and other recycling reports
Involved in new store planning and creating a new store recycling profile.
Weekly/ monthly recycling report
Observe and enforce all the company’s safety policies and procedures.
Required Core Skills:
Critical to the effectiveness of this position is the ability to exhibit overall enthusiasm for their work and to demonstrate core skills such as:
Ambiguity - Able to successfully function during times of uncertainty and changing priorities.
Business Acumen - Knows the business and the mission-critical capabilities needed to do the job, and draws accurate conclusions from financial and quantitative information.
Communication – Writes & presents effectively, adjusting to fit the audience and the message, to strongly convey the message.
Complex Decisions – Solves tough, complex problems, adding personal wisdom & experience for the best conclusion/solution.
Customer Focus - Delivers outstanding service that meets and exceeds customer expectations. Both internal and external.
Ethics & Integrity - Adheres to Savers' values, mission, strategic objectives in good times and bad.
Influential – Gets the most and best out of people through a compelling vision and commitment to what needs to be done.
Interpersonal Ability - Builds effective relationships with all people; up, down, sideways, inside and outside Savers.
Results Driven - Attacks everything with drive and energy with an eye on the bottom line; not afraid to initiate action before all the facts are known; drives to finish everything he/she starts.
Strategic - Align the strategic priorities of own functional area with the direction and strategic priorities of the broader organization, linking critical goals and success factors to the business.
Education, Training, Experience, Traits:
Bachelor’s degree in business or related field, or a combination of education and experience that yields the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Minimum of 3 years management experience and/or a training position
Consistent track record of delivering key metrics, high level of energy, commitment, optimism and passion about the business.
Comfortable and adaptable to using technology.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Superior organizational, prioritization and time management skills
Strong sense of self confidence, balanced by genuine humility, with the ability to respectfully challenge & influence up, down and sideways with a unique and powerful perspective.
Strong desire to learn, observe, assess and continuously seek ways to add value.
Able to connect with others of diverse backgrounds, experiences, viewpoints and with the values and mission of the company, along with priorities of the region/district and recycling strategies.
Recognized as a leader among peers and others inside and outside the organization.