Foster Fuels
  • 05-Jan-2023 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Sterling, VA, USA
  • Full Time

About Foster Fuels

Foster Fuels is a multi-award-winning, diversified business competing on a local, national, and international level. A family-run business since 1921 providing residential, commercial, agricultural, transport, and emergency fuel service, our "say yes" culture has led to the development of industry-leading innovations and techniques that are unsurpassed.

Our mission is to exceed all expectations of a fuel company by redefining industry standards and pushing the limits of performance in innovation. We anticipate and fulfill evolving customer needs as we strive to provide superior quality service, products, and experience. We maintain an affirming environment with a "say yes" attitude anchored in honesty and respect. We are more than a fuel provider; we are Foster Fuels.

Foster Fuels, Inc. is looking for a Manager Operations for our Northern Virginia location. The focus of this opportunity will be to work closely with the Mission Critical Division leadership team to increase market share and gain and improve efficiencies of the Northern VA location through market penetration/growth, leadership for staff and management and efficiency of all assets located in the region.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directing and coordinating the daily activities of local drivers
  • Manage the operations of equipment and assets in the Northern Virginia area conducting day-to-day fuel deliveries across the region.
    • Maintain trucks in a cost-effective manner
    • Incorporate a culture of safety
    • Protect the environment
    • Account for all fuel obtained, delivered and sold
  • Increase ROI of all assets and opportunities in the Northern Virginia operation of Foster Fuels
  • Manage the productivity and performance of a team of drivers, their equipment, and deliveries
  • Maintain a direct line of communication with drivers to manage issues or handle changes
  • Manage assets and infrastructure for growth of equipment and facilities.
  • Maintain access to petroleum terminals in the region
  • Dispatch fuel trucks to appropriate locations based on customer orders
  • Serve as liaison between customers and drivers ensuring effective communications and excellent customer service
  • Utilize transportation software programs to monitor and direct drivers and equipment
  • Run daily reports and review delivery routes
  • Manage the readiness of emergency trucks to ensure availability during an emergency deployment or disaster response
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 3 years in a management role with profit and loss responsibility
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of industry experience
  • Proficient knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office
  • Strong sales aptitude and the ability to lead, coach, and mentor a staff
  • Demonstrated vendor management
  • Previous experience with inventory management
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with employees, customers, and vendors
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with data analysis and reporting
  • Strong work ethic, persistent, and dependable
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous fuel industry experience including dispatching and logistics
  • CDL with Hazmat and Tanker endorsements or the ability to obtain within 6 months of employment

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to safely walk upstairs (e.g., truck racks, etc.), ascend & descend ladders (e.g., storage tanks, tankers, etc.), and work outdoors in all weather conditions.


  • 401k matching
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Holiday Pay
  • Uniform Allowance


  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime hours required as needed

*All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.*

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