John Ross & Sons Ltd. stands as the leading and most proficient scrap metal processor in Atlantic Canada. Situated just moments away from the bustling Port of Halifax, our company specializes in procuring, evaluating, handling, and refining ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metals. Our extensive clientele includes manufacturers, demolition contractors, smaller recycling yards, and individual contributors.
With a rich history dating back to 1938, John Ross & Sons has undergone remarkable growth, establishing itself as a prominent force in the industry. As a testament to our commitment, we are proud active members of esteemed organizations such as the Canadian Association of Recycling Industries (CARI), The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), and the Eastern Recyclers Association. These invaluable partnerships, combined with the dedication of our exceptional workforce and the unwavering support of our customers, have propelled us forward and continue to drive our success!
The opportunity - Halifax, NS
With the overarching objective of Defining a Higher Standard of safety and continuous improvement, we are currently seeking an ambitious and dedicated Senior Yard Operations Manager for our Halifax, NS, location. If you thrive on accomplishment and are motivated by organizational success, this is the opportunity for you!
As a key member of our team, our Senior Operations Manager is responsible for driving the overall success of our operations across all production phases and the safe and efficient coordination of Yard/Site Staff and Contractors.
Reporting to the President, the Senior Yard Operations Manager is dedicated to sound business practices, continuous improvement and compliance with applicable laws and regulations, resulting in improved safety, efficiency, quality, and profitability.
â€¢ Direct and oversee the work of employees to achieve maximum efficiency and meet performance targets.
â€¢ Monitor and evaluate employees' quality, efficiency, and performance in day-to-day operations.
â€¢ Provide leadership in safety and environmental stewardship by demonstrating and ensuring adherence to company safety and sustainability processes and procedures.
â€¢ Provide day-to-day direction for the Yard/Site staff, ensuring the day-to-day operations of the staff are executed to maximize efficiency, quality and profitability.
â€¢ Responsible for assessing the day-to-day needs of the staff and communicating with dispatch resource needs regarding labour, supplies and equipment.
â€¢ Provide leadership and direction to improve safety and environmental performance, reduce operational costs, enhance log value, and maximize margins while promoting the company's core values.
â€¢ Create and sustain a culture of accountability and continuous improvement.
â€¢ Protect the company's reputation by managing issues, and engaging support from senior leadership as required.
â€¢ Hire, train, coach, mentor and manage the performance of hourly and salaried staff.
â€¢ Optimize efficiency and utilization of all aspects of the operations.
â€¢ Working closely with our Logistics team to efficiently manage, coordinate and supervise site/yard operations to ensure timely and targeted delivery of materials as forecasted to maximize margin for the company.
â€¢ Actively identify areas of improvement and implement processes and procedures to advance current operations.
â€¢ A minimum of 3 years of management experience in a metal recycling facility will be considered an asset.
â€¢ Excellent leadership and people management skills.
â€¢ Ability to analyze, develop, establish, and maintain efficient workflow processes.
â€¢ Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
â€¢ Ability to drive operational excellence and motivate a team.
â€¢ Continuous improvement mindset.
â€¢ Full-time position, working outside in all weather conditions.
â€¢ Significant walking and moderate physical activity throughout the day.
â€¢ Competitive salary based on experience.
â€¢ Group benefits package.
â€¢ Company RRSP matching plan.
If you are a highly motivated self-starter who is dedicated to achieving results, we invite you to join our team at John Ross & Sons Ltd. and contribute to our mission of Defining a Higher Standard of safety and continuous improvement. Apply now to be part of an organization that values personal safety, sustainable management, and environmental stewardship.