Provide guidance to the plant site regarding environmental programs and permits.
Responsible for the upkeep of documentation and filing of all reports related to permits to keep the plant in good standing with the state and federal environmental regulatory agencies.
Air, water, and waste permitting (complete, monitor, assess, etc.) SARA Title 3 and Tier 2 reporting.
Compliance with Federal and State Programs by monitoring and reporting for all air/water and waste permits.
Ensure management is aware of new environmental regulations and the site impact.
Owner of Environmental Stewardship committee for waste minimization process.
Audit/review of outside waste processing contractors.
Active role in spill and release incident investigations.
Coordinate activity for all corrective action items generated by incident investigations, internal and external health and safety audits.
Provide technical resources for review of new project environmental impact.
Participate in industrial associations and state programs that monitor and influence path of new regulations.
Respond to internal and external auditing of compliance.
Communicate issues that impact compliance to the appropriate stakeholders.
Meeting with agency representatives and negotiation for permits - water discharge permit has been annually and several air construction permits each year. Liaison with these agency inspectors during annual inspection or during an emergency event.
Update compliance program to meet corp., state, federal and internal changes.
Quarterly and/or annual reports for hazardous waste generator status, Form R, lead, asbestos generation reports, and ground water remediation.
Manage environmental training (creation, delivery, review, update, etc.).
Serve as ESSH sponsor for appropriate and/or assigned plant committees.
Serve as site champion and process owner of RCMS registration and continuance.
Responsible for working with area personnel and training as necessary to ensure that environmental compliance responsibilities are communicated and understood across the plant site.
Owner of compliance software system.
Submit reports of environmental deviations to permitting authority.
Comply with all safety/health/environmental related policies and procedures, participates in company sponsored safety programs and activities, and reports to management those conditions or actions by employees or others that might create a hazard to themselves or others in the plant. Reports any work-related injury or illness, no matter how minor, to their manager.
Implement strong environmental stewardship strategies to achieve regulatory and corporate requirements, advance site and corporate procedure development and auditing, and drive reduction of environmental footprints.
Engage and interface with regulatory agencies, prepare required documentation and reports.
Review environmental regulations and determine applicability and strategic path forward direction, including upgrades of corporate/site documentation, programs, projects, and practices;
Communicate environmental issues (with ESSH and site leadership) in community interactions;
Drive continuous improvement in site Responsible Care 14001 Management Systems;
Develop and deliver environmental training.
Identify the key Environmental risks for the site and develop (with the ESSH and site's leadership team) a multi-functional plan to address annually.
Ability to communicate effectively (both oral and written) at various levels throughout the organization and with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies.
Ability to utilize MS Office applications for regulatory data management, training, and reporting.
Excellent organizational and project management skills.
Basic knowledge of general health and safety OSHA regulations.
Degree: BS Degree in Environmental or Chemical Engineering, Environmental Sciences or equivalent.
Experience: 8+ years of experience in the area of environmental regulations within a manufacturing operations facility.