Operations Manager LA Terminal

Operations Manager

Full Time • LA Terminal
Pel-State, a leader in the petroleum distribution industry, is looking to add an experienced Operations Terminal Manager to our Shreveport - Home Office Terminal.

The Terminal Manager is responsible for managing all Operational, Safety, Administrative, Dispatch, and DOT Regulation functions and requirements on Pel-State's Louisiana Yard, ensuring best practices in OSHA, EPA, DOT, and customer required compliance. The Terminal Manager will also establish and develop a culture of accountability for individual actions and promote a self-directed work force to meet the needs of both Frac and Route Customers in the Louisiana region. Must establish, execute, and deliver job-specific and department specific expectations that are in line PSS's overall objectives.

+ Scheduling & Deploying of Route Crews and dispatching delivery drivers.
+ Follow company procedures to train, certify & manage Route delivery drivers.
+ Ensure Safety and DOT compliance with OSHA & FMCSA regulations by developing, and carrying out standardized policies and procedures across all departments.
+ Establish relationships with internal and external customers and maintain daily contact.
+ Provide daily/weekly terminal performance report metrics.
+ Insure that drivers follow federal, state and local regulations including Hours of Service.
+ Enforce culture of safety in all daily activities.
+ Coordinate with Human Resources department on personnel issues including hires and terminations.
+ Management of or involvement in a variety of programs and information systems, including Pel State's DOT, HSE, Maintenance and Fleet management programs.
+ Review and update the Terminal's security plan annually.
+ Develop expense and capital budgets needed to support the LA Terminal.
+ Lead incident investigation process, including root cause analysis and identification & carry through of corrective action plans.
+ Work closely with employees in an on-going effort to develop a proactive culture.
+ Lead & participate in strategic planning and growth initiatives as it relates to operations of routes, frac fueling, and maintenance.
+ Spearhead continuous improvement practices at all levels of the organization to guide the company into a culture of continuous improvement.
+ Implement key performance metrics designed to support and manage the LA terminal.
+ Motivate and mentor company personnel to develop understanding and self-sufficiency in safety, DOT regulations, and preventative maintenance as it relates to all aspects of Pel-State.
+ Work collaboratively with other Operation Managers and the Director of Operations to drive company initiatives to improve productivity and efficiencies.
+ Inventory control of both fuel and lines completed daily. 
+ Other duties as assigned.

+ Organized, strategic thinker with high ethical standards and professional demeanor.
+ Must be proactive, detailed and results oriented, sense of urgency, able to set priorities and excellent follow-up.
+ Data driven, technical expert who uses a combination of technical data and work experience to make wise operational decision for the business.
+ Analytical problem solver.
+ Motivational leadership style that will foster and develop a highly engaged workforce who is willing to contribute to the company's goals that may be outside the "job description".
+ Experienced leader and strong communicator with the ability to build successful organizations and produce profitable results by motivating others to work collaboratively to achieve objectives.
+ Unwavering commitment to position the success of the team above personal interests and recognition.
+ Comprehensive appreciation for and understanding of how each corporate function contributes to profitability; big-picture thinker who balances opportunity and costs.
+ Ability to recognize problem/issues and develop effective solutions, requires independent judgment/decision making within areas of responsibility.
+ Excellent time management, organizational, and analytical skills
+ Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, in support of an inclusive and welcoming environment.

+ Bachelors Degree in Logistics, Management, Business or related field preferred.
+ Three or more years of work experience in Related Field. (Logistics, Dispatch, Frac Supervision).
+ Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
+ Oil and Gas experience is preferred in Frac and/or Fuel Delivery Management.
+ Knowledge of above ground storage tank and underground storage tank systems and compliance management.
+ Bi-lingual (English and Spanish) fluency is preferred.
+ Experience in Hydraulic Fracturing.

 The ideal candidate should have one or more of the following transportation certifications:
+ Certified Director of Safety.
+ Certified Safety Supervisor.
+ Certified Driver Trainer.

Work Environment:
While you will be working indoors in a terminal atmosphere, you will be exposed to a physical environment, which involves dirt, odors, noise or similar elements most of the workday. You must work a schedule that supports a 24 hour a day terminal, including nights, weekends and holidays as well as long and/or irregular hours.

FLSA Status:
This position is considered an exempt position and is not eligible for over time.

Pel-State Services is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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