General Manager

May 23, 2024

Job Description

General Manager in Morden/Winkler
MWM Environmental is a growing waste and recycling service provider that covers a large part of Southern Manitoba. The General Manager will lead the Morden and Winkler locations providing organization and optimizations of personnel, dispatch/truck fleets, material recovery centre, and resources. The GM will provide overall leadership and direction to this division, ensuring alignment with the organization’s mission, vision, and values. This position will work out of the head office located in Winkler, MB while also overseeing the shop and material recovery centre in Morden, MB.

MWM Environmental’s vision statement is “To be the leading Environmental Service Provider in the markets that we serve”. We are looking for a strong and confident person to join our leadership team to assist in achieving this vision by directing our staff and helping to create unprecedented results.

Competitive Compensation, RSP matching, Full health & Benefits package, Company Truck, personal growth and development, community involvement and a solid, established team.


Leadership and Business Development

  • Foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement throughout the organization.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key clients, industry partners, vendors, and Environmental Compliance Personnel.
  • Work in collaboration with the Sales Manager to assist the sales team in developing sales strategies, setting targets, and achieving sales.
  • Foster positive community involvement by representing the company in public forums, conferences, and industry events.

Operations and Technology

  • Oversee day-to-day operations of commercial and residential collection service, including:
  • Work with other regions/managers within the organization to maintain a high level of service and efficiency, this includes communicating effectively when resources are limited to ensure all divisions complete their service.
  • Logistical decisions, ensuring consistent operations of day-to-day collection schedules. Understand the details of each route so operationally in compliance.
  • Ensure trucks are maintained in good working order to avoid disruptions in service.
  • Ensure smooth and efficient operation of the baling facility.
  • Regularly evaluate the efficiency of business procedures according to organizational objectives, including monitoring key performance indicators (KPIs) to assess operational performance, and take corrective actions to meet or exceed targets.

Staffing and Administration 

  • Foster a positive work environment that promotes employee engagement, teamwork, and professional growth.
  • Plan and monitor staffing to ensure effective and efficient day-to-day operations. When additional resources are needed such as employees or equipment, review with upper management and provide sufficient data to support the request.
  • Collaborate with the Safety Advisor and relevant departments to identify specific safety training needs and develop targeted programs.
  • Establish safety objectives and targets in alignment with company policies and industry best practices that ensures compliance with occupational health and safety regulations while fostering a safe work environment.
  • Provide leadership and guidance, overseeing all aspects of talent acquisition, employee development, performance management and retention.
    Finance and Reporting
  • Assist with financial operations, including budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting.
  • Review of Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and ways to mitigate problem areas.
  • Meet with Senior Management to review productivity reports, missed carts and containers, current challenges and develop STP to mitigate challenges.


  •  Minimum five years of experience working supervisory, operations, or leadership roles.
  • Previous industry experience in waste management, fleet management or transportation is highly preferred.
  • Leadership skills, including customer service and relationship development focused, with the ability to uphold a positive work culture.
  • Must be process and detailed oriented with the ability to multitask.
  •  Proficient in Microsoft programs and ability to learn many new software programs.
  • Honesty, integrity and proven work ethic.
  • Understands and adheres to job safety awareness and safety skills and instills this across organizations.
  • Mechanical aptitude and understanding of heavy equipment trucks highly preferred.
  • Minimum Class 5 Drivers’ License required; Class 3 considered a strong asset.


To apply for this opportunity, please send your cover letter and resume to Camilla Timmer at West-Can HR, General Manager. For more information about this position, or for a detailed job description, email Camilla or call our office at 204-727-0008.

Only the applicants who are selected for further consideration will be contacted. We thank all jobseekers for their interest and potential application.

MWM Environmental has been the leading waste & recycling service provider in southern Manitoba since 1992. We have led the way in introducing the most efficient, cost-effective and environmentally friendly services to communities all around the province that previously had no such options.  Our motto has always been “the customer comes first” and we prove it every day by going above and beyond.

We have a full range of trucks and equipment offering state-of-the art services at each of our bases of operation in Souris, Portage La Prairie, and Morden/Winkler.  We also own and operate our own engineered class-1 landfill and remediation pad in Souris and have a number of projects planned that will greatly expand our ability to help save the environment while serving our communities.

Safety has always been a priority, both for our employees and our customers.  We are a COR-certified company and operate the safest equipment with the most rigorous truck maintenance standards in the industry.

We hire local employees and contractors everywhere we operate, investing back in the communities that invest in us.  We are proud of our Manitoba roots and contribute to dozens of charities and causes in each of the communities we serve.

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