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Environmental Lead

Employer
OWENS CORNING
Location
Joplin, Missouri, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jan 19, 2022

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Sustainability
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The Environmental Lead is a critical member of the plant team who provides guidance and coaching to drive ownership and accountability in the areas of environmental compliance and stewardship related to all plant activities.


Reports to
: Plant EHS Leader


Span of Control
: All environmental and sustainability plans, initiatives and results for the plant; including implementation of business and corporate standards.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Living the Safety Stand, Adhering to Safety Responsibilities, & Driving a Safety Culture
  • Enroll and engage the entire workforce to build a powerful safety culture
  • Adhere to all safety policies
  • Ensure a safe, clean, and environmentally compliant work environment for employees, contractors, and visitors in which safety is the first priority
  • Partner with the Safety team to conduct accident investigation, as well as make recommendations for a safer workplace
  • Lead and support Environmental Initiatives and processes to drive towards zero non-conformities and NOV's.
  • Set and accomplish critical environmental metrics to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Drive and sustain environmental excellence through use of the Environmental Management System.



Lead Sustainable Environmental Management

  • Drive and maintain compliance with Environmental operating permits, such as US EPA Title V air permits, State or local Storm Water permits, and SPCC programs.
  • Develop and maintain environmental monitoring and recordkeeping to satisfy requirements of the plant's operating permits
  • Manage all aspects of the plant's Hazardous waste, Solid waste, and Universal waste within Federal, State and Local guidelines
  • Review or change policies and procedures to comply with changes to Environmental regulations and standards
  • Facilitate required Environmental testing of air, water and water sources
  • Work with Division resources to facilitate Corporate Sustainability reporting, Green House Gas (GHG) reporting, Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT), and other current or pending regulatory requirements
  • Interact with outside consultants on regulatory and permitting changes.
  • Provide leadership and coaching to operations and maintenance personnel to ensure all plant employees understand and are held accountable for environmental compliance.


Drive Plant Environmental Impact Improvements
  • Develop and implement environmental programs such as air and water compliance, above-ground and underground storage tanks, spill prevention and control, hazardous waste and materials management, solid waste recycling, and employee training
  • Lead and support Environmental initiatives and processes to drive towards zero non-conformities and/or Notice of Violation (NOV's)
  • Assess product, process and operational changes to determine environmental impact
  • Identify and lead process improvements to reduce environmental impact and/or improve sustainability goals
  • Maintain a leadership presence on the plant floor, influence employee, and fully engage employees in the sound environmental process management process
  • Guide the Natural Leadership Team (NLT) in developing risk-ranked strategic plans, prioritize and advocate capital/resource requests, and advise the leadership team on all aspects of environmental requirements and responsibilities
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate the effectiveness of all critical environmental processes, programs, and procedures
  • Sets and accomplishes critical environmental metrics regularly to ensure continuous improvement in the processes that lead to a 100% engaged culture on the floor
  • Grow and develop the plant EHS associates



Metrics

  • Federal, State and Local Environmental requirements.
  • Plant Environmental metrics including Environmental Non-Conformities (ENC's), NOV's and Environmental Management System (EMS)
  • Corporate and Division Metrics for Sustainability improvements/footprint reductions.
  • Plant NLT metrics


JOB REQUIREMENTS


Minimum Qualifications
:
  • 3-5 years of experience working in an industrial or manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Environmental Management Systems



Preferred
Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental or Engineering related disciplines strongly preferred
  • Title V Air Permit experience/knowledge a plus
  • People Leadership



Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
:
  • Leading change management
  • Aptitude for data analysis and information management
  • Thinks Strategically
  • Inspire and energize others
  • Leadership presence - forward thinking leadership abilities including the ability to motivate, lead by example, and encourage teamwork and effective communication.
  • Past work with work with Government agencies is beneficial
  • Experience with Access and Process Explore/IP-21 preferred
  • Aptitude for data analysis and information management


  • LI-NM1

About Owens Corning

Owens Corning is a global building and industrial materials leader. The company's three integrated businesses are dedicated to the manufacture and advancement of a broad range of insulation, roofing and fiberglass composite materials. Leveraging the talents of 19,000 employees in 33 countries, Owens Corning provides innovative products and sustainable solutions that address energy efficiency, product safety, renewable energy, durable infrastructure, and labor productivity. These solutions provide a material difference to the company's customers and make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2020 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 66 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com.

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.
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