Assistant Operations Manager
GFL Environmental Corporation
Pickering, Ontario
7d ago


Reporting to the Operations Manager or designate, the Assistant Operations Manager will assist in the planning, coordinating and directing of day to day waste transfer, receiving and processing activities.

This position will also support effective communications, staff engagement & participation, project review and ensure a safe working environment.


Assisting in the oversight and management of all plant operations

Ensuring cooperation and communication between departments to ensure efficient operations without disruption

Assisting in the oversight of the lab and its coordination with Technical Support and operations

Ensuring effective and timely movement & unloading of trucks arriving at the facility

Identifying operational inefficiencies and / or difficulties through the collection and analysis of operational data

Assisting in the assessment and development of programs to correct operational inefficiencies / difficulties

Observing and documenting process performance issues. Develop alternative SOPs to optimize performance and then implement those changes

Planning and scheduling of work for all operations

Daily supervision of all facility operation employees

Assisting customer service teams to address scheduling demands and process / inventory capacity

Coordinating outbound transportation between GFL facilities and 3rd party waste disposal destinations

Assisting staff to improve technical knowledge and capabilities

  • Overseeing the appropriate inspection and maintenance of equipment / machinery as identified by Company Policy / SOPs and manufacturer recommendations
  • Assisting with the development, implementation, and maintenance of programs and procedures for packaging, treatment, storage, transportation, and disposal of wastes including hazardous, non-
  • hazardous, liquid and other chemical / special wast

  • Supporting and ensuring all H&S policies and procedures are adhered to by management and staff
  • Reporting and investigate all near misses / incidents / accidents resulting in personal injury and or property damage

    Assisting in implementation of any corrective action the result of incidents


    Post-secondary education (College Diploma or University Education)

    Minimum of 7 years’ experience in the environmental waste management industry with focus on industrial liquid waste industry

    Working knowledge of TDGA, O. Reg. 347 and Ontario Health and Safety Act

    Competent computer skills (MS Windows and Office)

    Effective verbal and written communicator

    Must be motivated, able to multi-task, and work effectively in a team environment

    Must be safety conscious and detail oriented

    Possess organizational and people management skills in a large team environment

    Ability to design and execute work & project plans

    Valid G License with good driver abstract / CVOR abstract

    Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of required medical, physical, drug and alcohol testing

    GFL Environmental is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to the principles of equity, accessibility and providing reasonable accommodations to candidates with disabilities.

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    com with the nature of your request along with your contact information. We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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