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Route Manager Trainee (Entry Level & Experienced Hire)

Company: WM
Location: Kingsport
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Route Manager Trainee (Entry Level & Experienced Hire) As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Job Summary The Route Manager Trainee (RMT) training program is intended to prepare individuals to become frontline Route Managers. The majority of the day is spent in the field, interacting with frontline employees. Through our hands-on training program, we will teach you how to increase financial profitability, maximize operational efficiency, improve customer satisfaction, and lead teams of people. Candidates must be willing to relocate within a certain geographic area at the end of the training program. Essential Duties and Responsibilities To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned. Developing Provides timely and consistent touchpoints with frontline employees. Conducts regular review of best practices to enhance daily performance. Partners with Drivers and Technicians to develop job-related skills. Completes the assigned RMT training curriculum and all other assigned training. Coaching Actively practices and seeks feedback on coaching conversations. Collaborates with all frontline managers to learn the day-to-day business operations (i.e., Operations Improvement Manager, Fleet Manager, Sales Manager, District Managers, Route Managers) Develops knowledge of DOT & OSHA safety programs and systems; operational business processes, systems & tools; performance management; dispatch & routing; fleet maintenance processes. Communications Adjusts messaging to audience experience, background, and expectations. Speaks in a clear, direct manner by using appropriate body language, eye contact, and facial expressions to maintain the audience's attention. Organizes communication in a logical manner and ensures audience understanding. Time and Organization Management Effectively prioritize tasks, determine resource requirements and allocate the appropriate amount of time to complete tasks. Leverages resources and work efficiently. Uses time effectively and avoids distractions from interfering with work completion. Decision Making Identifies and understand issues, problems, and opportunities by comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions. Uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences. Supervisory Responsibilities This job may have periodic leadership/management responsibilities throughout the program. Qualifications The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job. A. Education and Experience Bachelor's Degree (accredited), or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) Two (2) years of relevant work experience. B. Relocation & Driver's License Requirements Willing to consider relocation within an assigned geographic area at the conclusion of the training program, if required. Valid driver's license and a clean driving record. Must be able to maintain a valid driver's license and clean driving record throughout the duration of employment in this position. Must be able to ride in a vehicle for up to 12 hours or sit at a desk for up to 12 hours per day. C. Preferred Requirements Exposure to work in transportation, logistics, warehousing or solid waste operations. Exposure to Microsoft Outlook, Office, Excel, PowerPoint or reporting tools. Flexible with shift start times, as site hours of operations are from 2:00am -7pm local time. Work Environment Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. The normal setting for this job is: an office, outdoors in the cab, and/or on route with frontline employees. Benefits At WM, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site. We are People First. We are Committed to Your Growth. We Are Investing in You. We are a Family. We are Stable. We are Always Working for a Sustainable Tomorrow. #LI-TH1 ABOUT WM WM ( is North America's largest comprehensive waste management environmental solutions provider. Previously known as Waste Management and based in Houston, Texas, WM is driven by commitments to put people first and achieve success with integrity. The company, through its subsidiaries, provides collection, recycling and disposal services to millions of residential, commercial, industrial and municipal customers throughout the U.S. and Canada. With innovative infrastructure and capabilities in recycling, organics and renewable energy, WM provides environmental solutions to and collaborates with its customers in helping them achieve their sustainability goals. WM has the largest disposal network and collection fleet in North America, is the largest recycler of post-consumer materials and is the leader in beneficial reuse of landfill gas, with a growing network of renewable natural gas plants and the most gas-to-electricity plants in North America. WM's fleet includes nearly 11,000 natural gas trucks - the largest heavy-duty natural gas truck fleet of its kind in North America - where more than half are fueled by renewable natural gas. To learn more about WM and the company's sustainability progress and solutions, visit PDN-9913222b-c9b0-4db9-b7cc-4498c847ee3f

Keywords: WM, Kingsport , Route Manager Trainee (Entry Level & Experienced Hire), Executive , Kingsport, Tennessee

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