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Environmental Project Handler - Atlanta Area

Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
Marietta, Georgia, US
Closing date
Sep 19, 2021

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At UL, we know why we come to work.:

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change.

Satisfying? Yes.

Exciting? Absolutely!

What youâll learn & achieve::

An Environmental Project Handler manages execution and completion of environmental projects for existing and developing sustainable services. Assist with analysis of project specifications such as time, audit, and test and sample requirements by analyzing client input, available supplemental data and product construction. You will also support new and existing program development efforts.


Act as the primary client interface for specific clients in partnership with the account

manager and is responsible for the entire project execution. Communicates clearly and

frequently with clients to discuss technical issues, explain UL Environment procedures

and requirements, and negotiate project plans. Acts to address client concerns and to

resolve client issue, in order to efficiently complete projects.

Manages projects from beginning to end by obtaining necessary information from the

account manager, client, coordinating project testing with the appropriate laboratories,

liaising with Field Services or other auditors, communicating with environmental experts,

and ultimately being accountable for meeting and exceeding project milestones and client expectations.

Works with the client and internal Environmental Project Handlers and Program

Managers to ensure the same methodology is consistently applied to projects. This

includes examining the product, reviewing product and manufacturing documentation,

preparing test information for laboratories, evaluating test results, and preparing

checklists for on-site audits of manufacturers.

Communicates project status and results to clients and account manager through

frequent contact and by preparing reports. Constantly strives to exceed customer


Liaises with Account Managers, Commercial Team, Finance and Subject Matter Experts

such as the Product Manager, external stakeholders, external and internal certification

bodies, and New Product Development/Science Teams where required.

Develops and maintains project working templates to support program development,

implementation, and maintenance.

What makes you a great fit::

University Degree (Bachelor's degree) in Environmental Science or other technical field or

4+ years directly related work experience.

Project management and direct client interface experience strongly preferred.

Working experience with technical environmental concepts, such as test methods,

chemicals and material data.

Knowledge or experience with one or combination of following preferred:

• Sustainability Standards and Environmental Claims

• Recycled Content

• Landfill Diversion / Zero Waste to Landfills

• Mold Resistance

• Bio-based Materials

• Rapidly Renewable Materials

• Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS)

• Indoor Air Quality - chemical emissions

• ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems

• Energy Efficiency

• Life Cycle Analysis

UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place. Business related travel on behalf of UL requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

What youâll experience working at UL::

Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn't new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 127 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.

People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you'll almost always hear, "the people." Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We're able to deliver the best because we employ the best.

Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers' create. We're inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.

Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.

Learn More::

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.

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