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Corporate Environmental Specialist

Tekni Plex
Wayne County, Pennsylvania, US
Closing date
Dec 15, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Full time
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Job DescriptionOpportunity Summary - Corporate Environmental SpecialistResponsible for planning, coordinating, completing, and delivering environmental support and services for a wide range of technical, environmental, and sustainability activities, directly and by supervision, in support of facility environmental programs and compliance, as well as Tekni-Plex global environmental & sustainability objectives. Manages and completes multiple projects including projects of low to medium complexity; leads and/or supports broader projects and program development support compliance and program needs of multiple facilities both within the US and internationally. Develops and maintains specific program areas within Tekni-Plex as assigned.

Here's a look at some of the work you'll be performing:
  • Provide direct support, guidance, and oversight to Tekni-Plex facilities for environmental program development, coordination, and implementation.
  • Identify opportunities to add value and support across Tekni-Plex and other outside agencies as appropriate.
  • Support and lead the development and implementation of environmental compliance management systems, "tools", and processes at facilities including environmental compliance manuals/databases/tracking and management systems (i.e. Intelex).
  • Track, interpret, summarize, and communicate applicable environmental regulations/requirements.
  • Interface with plant and corporate personnel, customers and regulatory agencies to manage environmental issues.
  • Work with external contractors/consultants and/or provide "project supervision" for small to medium-scale projects as assigned.
  • Provide objective assessments of facility environmental performance to the Global Director of Environmental Affairs and the applicable Operations Director. Develop recommended actions as appropriate.
  • Provide support for the sustainability program through project work and assist in Scope 1 and 2 metrics tracking.
  • Provide (either directly or through supervision) expert multi-media environmental research and guidance in specialized environmental areas.
  • Identify, develop, and communicate "lessons learned", best practices and effective tools and approaches to improve performance in environmental areas.
  • Support the development and execution of initiatives to improve both specific projects and broader group environmental & sustainability knowledge and awareness.

Your background
  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental, Health & Safety, or Engineering is required and minimum 4 to 6 years of demonstrated HSE experience with a strong focus in environmental multi-media programs.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing setting is highly recommended.
  • Prefer experience concurrently supporting multiple sites domestically and internationally.
  • Understanding of Sustainability function with an ESG framework approach.
  • Environmental and/or Safety certifications a plus.
  • A proven ability to implement innovative and sustainable cultural change.
  • Ability to coach, influence and provide solutions to all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to prioritize work, effectively handle multiple tasks and possess sound reasoning and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong computer and presentation skills are a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal/written).
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for Tekni-Plex in the US.
  • Ability to travel domestically 25% of the time (typically one week per month) with occasional travel twice a month. Minimal travel internationally.

  • 401K plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Wellbeing program
  • Bonus program eligible
  • Healthcare plan

    About Tekni-Plex:

    TekniPlex is a globally integrated company that provides innovative solutions through materials science and manufacturing technologies.A global leader in the Healthcare and Consumer Product markets, TekniPlex provides medical device components and a multitude of material science solutions that lead to a healthier and more sustainable world. Its solutions are found in some of the most well-known names in the Healthcare, Personal Care, Household, and Food and Beverage markets.Headquartered in Wayne, Pennsylvania, TekniPlex employs 7,000 people throughout its operations in Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Germany, India, Italy, Mexico, Northern Ireland and the United States.Tekni-Plex Rewards:At Tekni-Plex, we value all of our people across the globe. We strive to provide a work environment that leads to your professional fulfillment. Since fulfillment means something different to everyone, the rewards that Tekni-Plex provides globally are appropriately diverse and suited to help you perform your best inside and outside the company. We offer a full complement of valuable Health, Wellness, and Welfare benefits which include:--Medical, Dental, and Vision--Life and Disability--401(k) and Match--Wellness Program including EAP--Pay for Performance philosophy
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