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Wastewater Manager

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Wastewater Manager
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Wastewater Manager

The Wastewater Manager is responsible for overseeing the waste water plant operations and ensuring that the treatment facility is operating effectively and efficiently.  This position is with an innovative national food & beverage manufacturer.


Duties & Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Establish schedules and methods for facility operations
  • Prepare and submit discharge monitoring reports
  • Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise & review the work of staff involved in treatment operations
  • Monitor wastewater data & treatment system
  • Troubleshoot and solve treatment issues
  • Assist maintenance, repair and lubrication of wastewater equipment
  • Prepare procurement documents to obtain supplies, equipment and serves needed for the wastewater plant
  • Contribute with budget preparation, prepare cost estimates and monitor & control expenditures
  • Create & implement capital improvement programs  
  • Implement policies & standard operating procedures
  • Prepare, review & maintain accurate documentation (i.e.: daily event logs, records, orders, surveys, routine reports, etc.) as required
  • Oversee and/or perform standardized water process control, monitoring & compliance sampling & testing (including but not limited to: Ammonia, total phosphorus, total residual chlorine, total dissolved solids, etc.)
  • Create, develop & maintain communications with plant staff to understand production conditions, changes & challenges and ensure effective treatment
  • Proactively identify opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Work in a manner consistent with all GMP, corporate, regulatory, food safety, quality & sanitation requirements
  • Attend required trainings
  • Travels as necessary. Estimate up to 15%.
  • Prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Performs other duties or assignments as directed



Required Skills/Qualifications (including but not limited to):

  • 3+ years of experience supervising a wastewater treatment system required; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Water/Wastewater System Operator (Class C) Certification and/or License
  • Needs to have a working knowledge of wastewater equipment, troubleshooting skills & problem solving skills
  • Must have hands-on experience in electrical power systems (240 V/ single and three-phase) and instrumentation calibration and use
  • Ability to follow process control computer variables, schematics and diagnose system problems is required
  • Needs to have working knowledge using mechanical skills to make minor repairs to process equipment, piping, motors, etc.
  • Ability to perform routine repairs in a safe and timely manner (i.e.: rebuilding pumps, VFD’s, piping/piping leaks, etc.) is required
  • Must be able to perform minor projects from planning to installation (i.e.: drain lines, vacuum lines, etc.)
  • Needs to have strong computer skills and proficient with Microsoft Office and programs; SAP experience preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Must be able to pass all pre-employment background, drug and criminal screens

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