Co-Alliance LLP LP/Petroleum Manager in Valparaiso, Indiana

Job Descriptions:

This position is responsible for overseeing LP and Petroleum operations in northern Indiana and southern Michigan. This role includes customer relationship development, personnel growth, facility and equipment optimization, financial management and short and longer term planning for the region.

  • Plans, directs and manages staffing and development of employees by effectively communicating company strategic goals; conducting effective and timely performance appraisals; and ensuring all training for employees is completed

  • Monitor the work of all employees to correct deficient performance and effectively reward and develop all employees.

  • Assumes overall responsibility for P&L/budget, safety, sales and personnel.

  • Engages in field operations, customer interaction and employee development.

  • This is not an office based position, but rather an all-encompassing leadership position that is field based.

  • Establishes and executes Co-Alliance’s business plan in a way that best utilizes the resources of the company, producing progressive results through growth and retention.

  • Ensures that Co-Alliance remains compliant with the company safety policies and procedures, and follows applicable laws and regulations.

  • Instills and upholds a Customer Service Culture within the company that fosters retention, relationships and loyalty, positioning Co-Alliance for increased growth opportunities.

  • Develops and implements systems that reduce expenses and maximize the utilization all assets within the assigned territory.

  • Manage a program of safety and equipment maintenance to avoid breakdowns and limit safety hazards.

  • Monitor the daily pricing and contracting of propane and refine fuels to effectively manage inventory risk.

  • Keep abreast of industry trends or changes to accurately answer patron inquiries.

  • Controls operating expenses by monitoring employee productivity through use of the distribution system, service scheduling calendar, etc. in order to manage and optimize personnel and vehicle expenses

  • Within first six months in the position, incumbent must meet training and certification requirements for delivery/service and/or sales/customer service.

  • Required state/local licenses/permits/certifications for work being performed. Ability to deal with code enforcement officials, regulatory personnel and permitting jurisdictions.

  • Ensures compliance with safety codes and policies including the servicing and repair of company vehicles; ensures employees are wearing proper PPE; and customer installations are safe and in compliance with state and federal regulations.

  • Proactively coaches associates in all facets of safety performance: compliance; behavior; accident avoidance; safety driving and achieves an excellent score in the safety audits

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor or Associate degree in agricultural or business or five or more years in the liquid fuel and propane industry preferred, including some responsibility leading other employees; supervisory experience preferred

  • Sales experience preferred

  • Computer skills and Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications required

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret financial reporting documents relating to performance, general business periodicals, professional journals, safety and technical procedures, and governmental regulations. Is familiar with contracts, leases, agreements for service, and vendor requirements.

  • Ability to lead and manage a geographically dispersed group of employees

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an emphasis on team building and developing a positive rapport with company employees at all levels as well as customers.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and Outlook.

  • Proven history of ethical business decision and integrity.

  • Demonstrates essential abilities including personnel management, communications, customer focus and decision making

  • Must have valid driver’s license and be able to obtain and maintain all acceptable certifications, licenses and permits.

  • Ability and willingness to work long hours and on-call as business conditions warrant

Keyword: LP/Petroleum Manager

From: Co-Alliance LLP