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Waste Management
Houston, Texas, United States
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Description

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

I. Job Summary
WM is offering an automation professional a unique opportunity to join an industry-leading organization to accelerate and broaden your Industrial Automation career. Join an exciting team at WM that implements advanced and innovative solutions across the organization. The role will join a team that provides industrial controls, process automation, and SCADA in several cross-functional fields such as Wastewater, Renewable Energy, Power Plants, Cloud SCADA, Recycling Automation, Plant Design, Drones, MES Systems, Satellite Imaging, and Advanced Data Analytics. In the new age of Industrial 4.0, WM is at the forefront of pushing the envelope with technology, and perhaps you are ready to join that journey. This position participates in developing processes aligned with corporate strategy, which includes business requirements gathering, process development, piloting, and implementation. This person relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, performs a variety of tasks, and leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

II. 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.

  • Provide leadership, vision, and direction to define & execute the company's automation strategy.
  • Provide expertise in design and approaches to automation.
  • Work closely with vendors and internal WM operations teams to design & integrate solutions and oversee projects.
  • Lead design reviews, define and document project scope, and manage SOWs.
  • Proactively identify project bottlenecks and proactively mitigate risks.
  • Subject matter expert for industrial automation.
  • Work with the department representatives or project sponsor to document the vision and the project's scope.
  • Apply project management knowledge to team assignments, following a standard development methodology, a project plan, and standard project deliverables.
  • Will be responsible for driving improvement initiatives using Six Sigma or similar improvement methodologies.
  • Manage project teams to deliver on expectations.
  • Identifying and documenting issues and resolutions, providing on-going follow up and support.
  • Maintaining metrics to measure and report progress.
  • Able to communicate the use and value of system delivery methodologies and creation of life cycle deliverables.
  • Chart existing business and systems processes in order to define current business activities for the development of procedures and models.
  • Research, review, and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing processes and develop strategies for enhancing or further leveraging these processes.
  • Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, scenarios and task workflow analysis.
  • Write requirements specifications using natural language simply, clearly, unambiguously and concisely.
  • Represent requirements using alternative views, such as analysis models (diagrams), prototypes, or scenarios where appropriate.
  • Recommending process improvements based on analysis of inputs, outputs, efficiency, consistency, cycle time, quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Benchmarking best-in-class processes for comparison purposes.
  • Identify project stakeholders and user classes. Document user class characteristics.
  • Identify appropriate representatives for each user class and negotiate their responsibilities.
  • Gather process information from subject matter expert teams.
  • Interface with the Client and organization stakeholders on a regular basis.
  • Analyze and compile information from subject matter expert teams to create, enhance, and publish standard, clear, and concise company-wide processes and methods.
  • Participate in the testing phase including end-user reviews, for modified and new processes and other post-implementation support.
  • Developing customer-training plans.
  • Developing and conducting presentations to educate customers and gain executive commitment.
  • Developing implementation strategies for communication, process transition, implementation team development and technology planning.
  • Communicate process changes, enhancements and modifications - verbally or through written documentation to management, peers, staff and other employees so that issues and solutions are understood.

III. Supervisory Responsibilities
The highest level of supervisory skill required in this job is direct management of teams which may include full time employees and contractors.

IV. Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree (accredited) in Engineering or Business Administration, or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and 4 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience: 7 years of relevant work experience in project management (in addition to education requirement).

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
  • Certification in Process Management, Lean and/or Six Sigma preferred.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
  • Proficient knowledge of a standard process or project methodology.
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement and business process redesign methodologies.
  • Experience in documenting system requirements, solutions proposals, and business plans.
  • System and/or process implementation experience.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Highly self motivated and directed.
  • Logical and efficient, with keen attention to detail.
  • Able to exercise independent judgment and take action on it.
  • Superior leadership, listening, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical, mathematical and creative problem solving skills.
  • Ability to facilitate small and large sized groups.
  • Ability to develop rapport and maintain strong relationship with sponsors, stakeholders and peers.
  • Expertise in using Microsoft office software (e.g. Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.)

V. 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.
  • May be required to travel up to 10% of the time in order to perform the essential functions of the job,
  • Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) most of the work day;
  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds part of the work day;
  • Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc.) rarely;
  • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements rarely;
  • Normal setting for this job is an office setting.

Benefits
At Waste Management, 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.

If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click "Apply."

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63448346
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas, United States
  • Position Title: Automation Manager
  • Company Name For Job: Waste Management
  • Job Function: Other

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