Republic Services Senior Routing Manager in Phoenix, Arizona

About Us

Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations, and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers. We’ll handle it from here., our brand promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world.

Why Work with Us

Our Company cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers, the community, and the planet. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to our 33,000 employees. That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by Forbes, World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and One of the Most Meaningful Companies to Work for in America by Business Insider.

Job Description

The Senior Manager, Routing is responsible for driving the design, development, and deployment of routing solutions within Republic Services.

This position supports a core and foundational component of Republic’s future-state operating strategy, and acts as a leader in integrating and executing all aspects of our related routing solutions and applications. The Senior Manager, Routing leverages their deep knowledge of route optimization methods and technologies to ensure technical solutions, processes, and field expectations align with company objectives.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Preferred Qualifications

Principal Responsibilities

  • Provides day-to-day input and leadership in executing Republic’s strategic and future state routing goals.

  • Drives work stream activities across Field, IT, and Operations resource groups to deliver on routing objectives.

  • Supports the development of processes surrounding route optimization procedures and expectations.

  • Identifies opportunities and leads solutions to drive a more predictive and streamlined operating model.

  • Works cross-functionality to gather and develop requirements that support overall company goals and strategies.

  • Responsible for project benchmarks and progress reporting

  • Develops presentations and effectively communicates results and action plans to all parties, including executive leadership.

  • Actively manages vendor relationships and influences product roadmaps.

  • Continually monitors the routing landscape and educates leadership teams on technologies and strategies.

  • Leads and motivates internal and external functional expert teams to ensure timely and cost effective completion of projects.

  • Travel by air or car up to 50% may be required.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in transportation, logistics, or routing (required).

  • Experience leading an enterprise routing-based technology design and implementation program.

  • Demonstrated experience in technology process implementation.

  • Strong understanding of modeling techniques, benchmarking, and statistical analysis.

  • Experience with GIS, Mapping, or Logistics management applications.

  • Demonstrated experience in project management leadership and performance management.

  • Minimum of 1 year of leadership experience, including supervising direct reports.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite with advanced proficiency in Excel.

  • Experience managing vendor relationships.

  • Ability to prepare and give professional presentations to groups at all levels, including executive leadership.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to influence without formal authority.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

  • Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

  • Short- and long-term disability.

  • Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

  • Employee discount programs.

  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.