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Requisition Number 17-0153
Post Date 5/18/2017
Title Area Manager
City Franklin
State VA
About Enviva

Enviva combines earth’s oldest renewable energy source with 21st Century technology to make wood pellets — a sustainable, cost-efficient and essential complement to wind and solar power. According to experts, generating electricity with wood pellets instead of coal reduces greenhouse gas emissions by about 80 percent. And wood pellets can provide uninterrupted power at any time, at large scale and at comparatively low cost.

Enviva was founded in 2004 with a clear purpose in mind: We wanted to develop a cleaner energy alternative to fossil fuels. Today, we are the world’s largest wood pellet producer, with the capacity to make more than 2 million tons in 2016. We manufacture pellets at six facilities in the American South and supply them to electric utilities in the United Kingdom and Europe.

Enviva is bringing badly needed economic growth to rural communities across the South, creating hundreds of new jobs and pumping hundreds of millions of dollars into the Southern economy. We produce wood pellets with sustainable practices that protect Southern forests. And wood pellets reliably produce electricity at power plants across Europe, regardless of whether the wind is blowing or the sun is shining.

At Enviva, our job is more than making pellets. We work for lower emissions, healthy forests and strong communities.

Description

The Area Manager foresees anything that hinders his/her area from performing at the highest level. The Area Manager maintains a stock of spare parts, tools, foreseeing what is needed if something goes wrong and anything critical needed that affects his/her area of production. Using critical thinking skills, the AM will improve upon anything in his/her area to increase production and reduce cost. The manager will ensure that all employees under his/her direct supervision receive the best knowledge to perform their duties to the highest level of satisfaction an in the safest possible way.

  • Responsible for ensuring a safe working environment.
  • Responsible for ensuring process and product quality metrics are met.
  • Responsible for meeting volume targets.
  • Develops and implements Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as necessary.
  • Provides training and development to team members in the area.
  • Responsible for ensuring proper maintenance program in place.
  • Responsible for all tooling and cost of tooling.
  • Responsible for driving continuous improvement efforts.
  • Responsible for staffing his/her area.
  • Responsible for maintaining his/her set budget.
Requirements
  • Minimum high school diploma, GED equivalent. Associates or college degree preferred.
  • 3 years working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Enviva is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity (EEO) in any term, condition or privilege of employment. Enviva does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, uniform service member, genetic information or any other status protected by law. Enviva complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which we operate.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
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