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ACE Operations Mgr


Bealeton, VA, US

Company:  AmeriGas Propane, Inc.

When you work for AmeriGas, you become a part of something BIG! Founded in 1959, AmeriGas is the nation’s premiere propane company, serving over 2 million residential, commercial, industrial and motor fuel propane customers.  Together, our 8,500 dedicated professionals will deliver 1.5 billion gallons of propane from 1,400 distribution points across the United States.

Job Summary (Purpose): 


The ACE Operations Manager is responsible for supervising a staff of hourly employees (seasonally adjusted), to include supervisors, Utility Workers and Over the Road Drivers. The position will support distribution sites throughout the region by ensuring efficiency of the production center and coordinating logistics of product movement. 


Key Characteristics:


  • Experience managing in a manufacturing environment
  • Reinforces a safety mindset; considers the impact on safety when making decisions
  • Makes customers a high priority; is committed to exceeding the needs of all customers


Duties and Responsibilities:


  1. Ensures compliance with safety codes and policies – including but not limited to the ACE safety reference guide, RM audits, safety audits, and internal audits.
  2. Plans, hires, directs and manages staffing and development of employees
  3. Practices and reinforces superior customer service skills
  4. Controls operating expenses at the production center to ensure planned EBIDTA results and productivity goals are attained. Work directly with staff to drive productivity goals.
  5. Maintains a consistent quality product by monitoring crews and vendors, coordinates all freight movement, orders supplies for production and district needs.
  6. Responsible for the maintenance and organization of the plant.
  7. Facilitate, complete and turn in a large volume of dated/due tasks with-in the predetermined time frame including but not limited to employee reviews, QAs, cage movement forms, expense related reports, W&F audits and other itmes related to job.
  8. Performs delivery, service, sales, customer service, and/or administrative work as required, backing up drivers, setting up new accounts,  maintaining cylinder returns, traveling to districts to set cages and install parts, and handling customer calls and complaints
  9. Works out in the facility an appropriate amount of time driving productivity with the staff



    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  10. CDL and Hazmat Certifications required if performing Delivery work
  11. Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing techniques (Six Sigma, 5S).
  12. Routing and distribution knowledge
  13. General knowledge of Direct Store Delivery and the consumer products industry
  14. Strong PC skills required with MicroSoft office especially with Excel, Word & PowerPoint
  15. Knowledge of federal, state and local regulatory compliance
  16. Routing and distribution knowledge
  17. Basic mechanical aptitude
  18. Understanding Statistical Process Control
  19. Strong analytical skills
  20. Strong verbal and written skills
  21. Strong interpersonal skills
  22. Strong process improvement and problem solving skills
  23. Ability to work in a fast paced environment


    Education and Experience Required:


  • 2 – 5 years of work experience in manufacturing working with processing equipment
  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university preferred


    Working conditions:


  • Outside / inside process and manufacturing operations in propane related environment


AmeriGas is a Drug Free Workplace.  Candidates must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background check.  AmeriGas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Fredericksburg

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