When you work for AmeriGas, you become a part of something BIG! Founded in 1959, AmeriGas is the nation’s premiere propane company, serving over 2 million residential, commercial, industrial and motor fuel propane customers. Together, our 8,500 dedicated professionals will deliver 1.5 billion gallons of propane from 1,400 distribution points across the United States.
Job Summary (Purpose):
The AmeriGas Propane Exchange Operations Manager is responsible for managing a staff of hourly employees (seasonally adjusted), to include Supervisors, Utility Workers and Over the Road Drivers. The position will support distribution sites throughout the region by ensuring efficiency of the production center and coordinating logistics of product movement.
-Experience managing in a manufacturing environment
-Reinforces a safety mindset; considers the impact on safety when making decisions
-Makes customers a high priority; is committed to exceeding the needs of all customers
Duties and Responsibilities:
-Ensures compliance with safety codes and policies – including but not limited to the AmeriGas Propane Exchange safety reference guide, RM audits, safety audits, and internal audits.
-Plans, hires, directs and manages staffing and development of employees
-Practices and reinforces superior customer service skills
-Controls operating expenses at the production center to ensure planned EBIDTA results and productivity goals are attained. Work directly with staff to drive productivity goals.
-Maintains a consistent quality product by monitoring employees and vendors, coordinates all freight movement, orders supplies for production and district needs.
-Responsible for the maintenance and organization of the plant.
-Facilitate, complete and turn in a large volume of dated/due tasks with-in the predetermined time frame including but not limited to employee reviews, QAs, cage movement forms, expense related reports, W&F audits and other items related to job.
-Works out in the facility an appropriate amount of time driving productivity with the staff
-Forecasting and projecting spend
-Regular safety observations, meetings and huddles
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing techniques (Six Sigma, 5S).
-Routing and distribution knowledge
-General knowledge of Direct Store Delivery and the consumer products industry
-Strong PC skills required with Microsoft office especially with Excel, -Word & PowerPoint
-Knowledge of federal, state and local regulatory compliance
-Basic mechanical aptitude
-Understanding Statistical Process Control
-Strong analytical skills
-Strong verbal and written skills
-Strong interpersonal skills
-Strong process improvement and problem solving skills
-Ability to work in a fast paced environment
-Basic accounting: internal expense tracking, accounts payable tracking and approval, GL coding, etc.
-Familiarity with DOT hours of service regulations/HAZMAT regulations
Education and Experience Required:
-2 – 5 years of work experience in manufacturing working with processing equipment
-Associate’s or bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university preferred
-Outside / inside process and manufacturing operations in propane related environment
AmeriGas is a Drug Free Workplace. Candidates must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background check. AmeriGas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Successful applicants shall be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment, and if hired, shall be subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with AmeriGas policies. As a federal contractor that engages in safety-sensitive work, AmeriGas cannot permit employees in certain positions to use medical marijuana, even if prescribed by an authorized physician. Similarly, applicants for such positions who are actively using medical marijuana may be denied hire on that basis.
Complex Problem Solving
Business Process Improvement