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General Manager of Operations

Location: 

Houston, TX, US, 77019

Req ID: 288664 

 

BASIC PURPOSE: Provide direction, ensure operational and financial excellence, and grow Trillium’s business for Operations at locations owned by Trillium or operated for customers.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead the Operations team in all facets of alternative fuel operations (CNG, RNG, EV, H2, etc.)
  • Lead with a strong understanding and focus on profitability, station uptime, return on invested capital, and safety.
  • Manage customer relationship to ensure needs are met and any issues resolved.
  • Work with cross-functional teams as needed to support customer and stakeholders.
  • Work with all internal departments to assist in developing and bidding on RFP’s to grow business.
  • Develop a plan to improve parts availability and minimize downtime at CNG stations while controlling inventory.
  • Analyze warehouse capabilities to gain additional margins by selling equipment, parts, and supplies.
  • Manage the manufacturing of new equipment to support the internal station development and sale to customers.
  • Develop a training program to keep employees up to date with latest industry practices and product offerings.
  • Analyze training capabilities to gain additional margins by selling training services.
  • Lead tank cleaning business and work with internal customers to develop a strategy to grow while maintaining a profitable business.
  • Analyze tank cleaning capabilities to gain additional margins by selling tank cleaning services.
  • Maintain relevant market and industry knowledge on operation and maintenance pricing, operational efficiencies and technical know-how.
  • Review, edit, and negotiate maintenance contracts and estimates
  • Other duties assigned as needed

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Business, or Management Preferred
  • Experience:
    • A minimum of 10 years – Leadership experience managing large groups of geographically diverse field personnel
    • A minimum of three (3) years – Operations experience
    • A minimum of five (5) years - General computer use (i.e. MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint) required.
    • Experience with Operations related to CNG, Retail Fueling, Oil and Gas preferred.
    • Experience with SAP inventory system preferred.
    • Electrical and mechanical parts knowledge preferred.

 

      SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Skills:
    • Good written and oral communication skills, data entry, team player, exceptional customer service, attention to detail, self-motivated, good time management skill, ability to multitask and excellent analytical skills
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Requires prolonged standing, frequent bending, some sitting and stooping
    • Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision
    • A valid driver’s license.
  • Travel Demands:
    • Up to 75% travel required

 

Job Function(s): Corporate 

 

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert

 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


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