Operations, Safety & Compliance Manager

Job Number
Category Operations Manager
Position Operations, Safety & Compliance Manager
Company Benson Oil
Job Description

Benson Oil (www.bensonoil.ca) has been supplying the Southern Interior with full-service fuel distribution, lubricants, tanks, pumps, and equipment since 1946 from their Trail, BC terminal, as well as retail operations in Grand Forks and bulk sites in Salmo and Nelson. Benson Oil (Benson) is currently looking for an Operations, Safety & Compliance Manager who will report to the President, and be responsible for the day-to-day operations of its fuel distribution activities, and providing supervision and support to procurement, safety, and warehouse/inventory functions



· Supervise day-to-day operations of Benson’s locations to ensure all tasks are conducted correctly and efficiently (i.e. fuel delivery, cardlock systems, daily reports, procurement, etc.)

· Monitor and oversee the maintenance of grounds and buildings, and ensure all equipment is kept in good working order

· Assist in developing operational budgets, while managing monthly expenses and revenues to meet budget and profit goals

· Identify and address performance/business opportunities and challenges

· Assist in developing and analyzing monthly sales reports

· Assist the Pricing & Procurement Manager in managing all facets of fuel, lubricant, and related product inventory requirements (i.e. purchasing, receiving, delivery, quality, documentation, etc.)

· Review/revise existing and/or develop and implement operational policies, procedures and manuals

· Identify ways to increase safety and efficiency

· Coordinate truck maintenance to ensure the fleet is in compliance with provincial regulations

· Work with Dispatcher to ensure the safe, efficient and timely delivery of fuel and lubricant products and services to customers, as well as the efficient operation, utilization and allocation of transportation resources

· Coordinate and conduct safety meetings and emergency response training, and develop procedures for handling and transporting fuel products in compliance with provincial and federal regulations

· Ensure a good work environment for employees and coordinate and manage training, work schedules, vacation and onboarding activities


Skills and Qualifications

· University degree/diploma in business and/or high school diploma and 5+ years progressive experience with a focus in operations management and distribution

· Industry knowledge relating to the distribution of fuel products and services would be an asset

· Sound technical knowledge of operations, repairs and maintenance of work-related equipment

· Solid understanding of general finance and budgeting, including profit and loss, balance sheet and cash-flow management.

· Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills

· Good organizational, analytical, decision making and problem-solving skills

· Excellent interpersonal skills with proven leadership ability

· Ability to manage people effectively using good listening, motivation and communication skills

· High level of integrity, confidentially, and accountability

· Proven track record of recognizing and providing good customer service.

· Good computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Suite of products)

· Must be legally authorized to work in Canada

· Must hold a valid driver’s license with a clean driver abstract


Benson Oil offers a competitive salary, health and dental benefits, pension matching and more.


Job Type: Full-time



  • Dental care

  • Extended health care

  • Vision care



  • 8 hour shift

  • Monday to Friday

  • No weekends

  • Overtime


Location Trail, British Columbia
Compensation/Pay Rate
Contact Information

Brenda Kucera

Contact Email brendak@bensonoil.ca
Website bensonoil.ca
Post date January 18, 2023
Application Deadline February 15, 2023