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Environmental Specialist

Employer
Church & Dwight
Location
Lakewood, New Jersey, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Nov 29, 2022

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Energy
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We're a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact becauseTogether We Have the Power to Win.

General Summary:

This position is responsible for planning, establishing, implementing and maintaining all environmental programs at the site to ensure compliance with all federal, state and local regulations. This role reports to the EHS Manager and acts as a back up to the EHS Manager in their absence.

Major Responsibilities:

I. Leadership Responsibilities

a. Responsible for providing to their work team and contractors all job-related Safety training, and for ensuring team compliance with all safety policies and procedures. Personally complies with all safety policies and procedures.

b. Ensures that all subordinates receive a general orientation, initial training, job specific training and refresher training relative to the hazardous chemicals they may handle in the course of performing their jobs.

c. Responsible at all times for promoting a safety culture and environmental awareness within the facility. Support and enforce all plant policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner.

d. Maintain a clean work environment

II. Assure the plant complies with all applicable federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations. Adhere to both Company and industry guidelines as well as best management practices. Manage the plant's environmental permits and programs as follows:

a. Responsible (with 3rd party consultant assistance) to keep all permits, programs, plans and associated documents, submissions and required tasks current including but not limited to:

· TCPA/PSM Aerosol Program

· Discharge Prevention Containment & Counter Measure (DPCC) Plan

· Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan

· Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)

· Emergency Response Plan (ERP)

· Risk Management Plan (RMP)

· Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Waste Management Plan (Large Quantity Generator)

· Chemical Reporting Management - SARA Title III/RTK

· Department of Transportation (DOT) shipping program

· Air Permits

· Water Permits for usage and discharge

b. Responsible for permit monitoring and reporting requirements

c. Ensure training programs for all employees meets the needs of the environmental plans

III. Conduct and/or coordinate routine site environmental audits and environmental compliance activities including, but not limited to:

a. Inspections (SPCC inspections, hazardous waste inspections, DPCC inspections, etc.)

b. Monitoring (NPDES/wastewater discharge sampling, air emissions tracking, water consumption, etc.)

IV. Manage the Aerosol Process Safety Management/TCPA Risk Management Plan including:

a. Ensuring compliance to programs

b. Training completion for all operators, affected employees and contractors

c. Consultant management for plan reviews/revalidations and assessments

Liaison with New Jersey Dept of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) auditors.

V. Manage Waste and Scrap Disposal Process

a. Coordinate disposal of production scrap materials, expired raw materials and lab wastes in hazardous, non-hazardous and universal waste forms.

b. Coordinate recyclable materials program

c. Track costs and savings

d. Identify waste minimization and cost saving opportunities

e. Aid Engineering and Operations departments in identifying and implementing sustainability projects

VI. Act as back up to EHS Manager for key safety related issues in their absence.

VII. Ensure DOT hazardous material shipping compliance requirements are met, and maintain all appropriate records retention.

VIII. Maintain all professional certifications and training requirements in order to effectively maintain the facility's environmental compliance in all areas as required by environmental laws/regulations.

IX. Perform other duties as assigned

Education and Work Experience Required:

· Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related field with 2-4 years of EHS experience with emphasis on environmental media.

· Working knowledge and understanding of Environmental Regulations.

· MUST be able to work independently and be a self-starter.

· Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to build positive relationships at all levels of the organization including Corporate ESO (environmental and safety operations) personnel.

· Excellent communications skills with ability to communicate clearly and concisely in multiple media - verbal, written, etc.

Required Knowledge/Computer Skills:

Microsoft 365 Tools including Word, Excel, Outlook and Teams

Preferred but Not Required Knowledge and Skills

· Current HAZWOPER/RCRA/DOT training for waste and shipping

· Experience managing or implementing safety program or improvements

· Thorough working knowledge of Aerosol Propellant TCPA and DPCC regulations. 1-3 years in a TCPA regulated environment with aerosol manufacturing preferred.

· Strong ability to read and understand schematic and P&IDs.

· Evidence/history of Interfacing with outside agencies.

· Chemical, Flavor and Fragrance or Consumer Packaged Goods Manufacturing plant experience

· Lean manufacturing tools such as Green Belt Certification

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Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.com/

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