Sr Environmental & Compliance Manager

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Employer
Clearwater Paper Corporation
Location
Spokane, Washington, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Closes
Jun 22, 2021
Ref
2196271398
Discipline
Permitting
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW) is a $1.7B company that manufactures quality consumer tissue, away-from-home tissue, parent roll tissue, and bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing and converting locations across the nation. Working at Clearwater Paper provides an opportunity to enrich your career through challenging and meaningful work and ongoing training and development-all in a supportive environment. We know our success depends on your success.

Develop, implement, and continually improve the corporate environmental process in order to assure compliance and protect the organization's facilities and reputation.

Environmental Program Development
  • Lead the development of written Environmental Program Elements for deployment across the organization.
  • Develop tactical tools and associated training to enable mill implementation of the written environmental programs.
  • Proactively identify opportunities of need within the organization of implement and define strategies to implement against these.
  • Define and develop training to ensure organizational capability to manage environmental matters are established across the corporation.

Environmental Compliance Leadership
  • Lead the environmental compliance auditing process for the corporation, including providing support to and enable mill execution of corrective actions.
  • Interface with regulatory agencies and trade associations to continuously stay informed of regulatory requirements that may affect Clearwater Paper.
  • Communicates new and evolving regulatory requirements to sites.
  • Conducts proactive environmental compliance reviews for of capital and maintenance projects.
  • Review, support acquisition and complete environmental permitting activities.
  • Develops and maintains systems to ensure compliance with environmental regulations.
  • Acts as the interface between management and outside agencies in resolving major environmental issues.
  • Performs statistical analysis, prepares reports, maintains appropriate compliance records and files required documents with various regulatory agencies within stated deadlines.
  • Support mills in environmental regulatory matters and define methods to resolution.
  • Complete environmental regulatory reviews and advocate for Clearwater in the regulatory process.

Environmental Resource
  • Proactively track, identify, and provide strategies for resolution to common issues, trends, and opportunities in environmental or compliance matters.
  • Interacts with the plant personnel and company management to communicate environmental requirements, identify compliance issues, implement compliance requirements, and acts as a technical resource.
  • Provides training to site environmental personnel on key environmental issues, environmental requirements and compliance.
  • Train, mentor and coach mill environmental staff and ensure their professional development.
  • Provide in-person support to mills to enable execution of ENV programming, resolve compliance matters, and complete incident investigations.
  • Proactively identify and share environmental best practices across the corporation.
  • Collaborates with mill teams to ensure sustainable, compliant solutions are achieved for identified environmental matters.

Project Management
  • Prepares and manages contracts with suppliers and consultants for major projects and routine activities.
  • Works independently with outside consultants, contractors and legal counsel.
  • Provides overview and coordination for and required technical information for permitting activities.
  • Coordinates environmental due diligence associated with M&A activities.


  • Bachelors degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Law or related education.
  • Minimum 15 years environmental experience required with thorough working knowledge of pulp and paper manufacturing process and pertinent regulations including good working knowledge of permitting, stack testing and water analysis procedures.

  • Must be able to read process and instrument diagram (PID) drawings and process diagrams.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Must possess high degree of problem solving skills.
  • Must be able to work with a diverse group of people in a professional manner and be able to handle several work tasks concurrently.
  • This person must be able to work with minimal supervision, be a self-starter and take the initiative to evaluate and drive process improvements.
  • Proficient at an intermediate level in Microsoft Word and Excel.

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