Operations Manager - Odessa, TX

Responsible for directing and coordinating activities of the local Operations department to create optimum efficiency and utilization to maximize profits. This responsibility is centered upon three elements; drivers, trucks and inventory.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Implement department policies with the approval of and coordination with the Human Resources department
  • Manage, hire, mentor and discipline team members with the approval of and coordination with the Human Resources department
  • Maintain all equipment to ensure productivity and safety, and know its locations at all times
  • File appropriate paperwork and fees with all State and Federal governmental agencies, including certifications and monthly/annual inspections of facilities in regional area.
  • Conduct monthly safety meetings ensuring compliance with all State and Federal regulations
  • Conduct Driver's meetings to provide avenue for Driver input & communications
  • Review inventories to gain efficiencies in purchasing and delivery capabilities - perform monthly inventory counts for all locations and reconcile daily
  • Order for all regional locations, including office and field supplies using Coupa
  • SAP Proficiency - Required for customer order processing and dispatch when needed, inventory views and production orders
  • Implement, support and become a GRID champion for the region
  • Ensure Pro-Tread training completed for entire region
  • Provide local loading facilities (aka Racks) with proper documentation for both drivers and equipment per the requirements for each particular location
  • Utilize SmartDrive as a coaching tool to improve the safety habits of the drivers
  • Manage driver logs and truck movements in Qualcomm (OmniTracs)
  • Administer customer training programs required for contractors
  • Administer processes for receiving and validating 3rd-party loads into Company tanks

Other Functions:

  • Special projects as requested
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Reports to K. East (Operations Vice President)

Minimum Requirements:

  • 10 plus years of progressively responsible experience in similar role and industry with proven success
  • Demonstrated supervisory skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of products (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
  • EHS experience is preferred
  • Management of CDL drviers, Dispatchers, and field personnel is required
  • Financial acument and PnL experience is a must
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals,technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers,clients, customers and the general public
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
  • Must have own transportation (Pickup Truck). Eligible for motus vehicle reimbursement program.
  • 50% travel required


  • High school diploma required
  • Bachelor's degree preferred

Working Conditions:

  • Extended schedule may be required as dictated by management and business needs.
  • May be required to lift, push, or pull materials weighing up to twenty (20) pounds.
  • May be required to sit and review information on a computer screen for long periods of time.
  • May require repetitive motions of the hands and wrist related to writing and typing at an electronic keyboard.
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