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Harsco Corporation Hazardous Waste Facility Manager in Blaine, Minnesota

Clean Earth is one of the largest specialty waste management companies in the United States providing remediation, disposal, recycling, and beneficial reuse solutions for contaminated soil, dredged material, and hazardous and non-hazardous waste. Our vast portfolio of technologies and services touches nearly every industry that generates waste including energy, infrastructure, commercial, industrial, retail, and healthcare markets.

General Purpose

This position is responsible for overall safety and compliance with state and federal permits for the facility as well operational and financial results of the location. In conjunction with sales, customer service, accounting, and health and safety groups, ensure that all regulatory compliance and safety issues are addressed and are within compliance. Ensure that the location meets or exceeds its goals as it pertains to regulatory compliance, revenue growth, budget, profit growth, account retention, safety and continuous improvement. The Hazardous Waste Transportation Manager will lead facility staff and operations to ensure the proper handling and treatment of all waste streams in compliance with Clean Earth’s policy and applicable local, state, and federal regulations.

Primary Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

  • Assigns work to production crews and supervises their activities throughout the shift.

  • Audits crews’ performance for quality, quantity, safety conformance and utilization of resources to ensure maximum effectiveness

  • Continuously improve all aspects of health, safety and environmental performance

  • Manages staff in cooperation with Human Resources Department including onboarding, termination of employment, and career development

  • Monitors production schedules and progress to coordinate work between shifts

  • Reviews schedule board, shift reports, procedures and records for receiving, handling, storing, packaging and transporting materials to ensure accuracy, safety, efficiency and compliance with all applicable regulations, company policies, and Facility Operating Permits

  • Conducts activities to protect the wellbeing of employees, the public and the environment to ensure compliance with preventative measures by inspecting production area and equipment

  • Properly completing required inspection forms, identifying regulatory compliance and maintenance problems and implementing appropriate corrective actions

  • Enforces and monitors safety rules and practices to ensure a safe and healthy work environmental for all personnel

  • Ensures all personnel are knowledgeable about any potential or known hazards and takes all necessary precautions. Oversees Plant Safety Committee and conducts crew Safety Meetings.

  • Assists in presentation of personnel training programs by providing on-the-job training and by providing instruction

  • Reports and responds to plant emergencies. Performs published Contingency Plan Emergency Response procedures and acts as Alternate Emergency if appointed. When accidents or incidents occur identifies the cause, reviews and amends procedures as necessary and communicates finding to personnel

  • Develops waste profile sheets on in-plant generated wastes. Coordinates outgoing loads and ships materials in compliance with operational procedures and regulatory regulations

  • Able to manage within an established budget as well as strong knowledge of budgetary processes, P&L statements, asset management, and project management.

  • Performs other reasonably related tasks as assigned by management

*Basic Qualifications: *

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 5+ years experience in hazardous waste industry

  • 3+ years management experience


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 2+ years experience in hazardous waste industry

  • 2+ years management experience

  • Must be able to pass a DEA background check

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

  • Ability to wear company-provided personal protective equipment including eye protection, foot protection, hard hat, Tyvek coveralls, and respirator

  • Ability to obtain 40-hour Hazwoper

*Preferred Qualifications: *

  • General knowledge of RCRA and DOT Regulations as it relates to the transportation and processing of waste.

  • Basic skills using Microsoft Office software including Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams, and SharePoint

  • Must be able to work efficiently and independently in fast paced work environment.

  • Ability to maintain a high level of integrity and professionalism, make sound and appropriate business decisions, identity and resolve problems.

Clean Earth offers competitive benefits including health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance plans starting on the first day of employment; paid time off, wellness benefits, employee discount program, tuition assistance, and a 401k with company matching.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

If you have a difficulty applying for any job posted on Harsco Clean Earth’s website because a disability prevents you from using the online system, Clean Earth offers the following alternate application procedure: Call toll free (833) 209-2659 and leave your name, phone number, city and state of residence. Clean Earth will arrange for an alternate method of applying and will consider your application together with all other applications received for the job. This line is dedicated to disability applications only. No other inquiries will receive a response.