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Environmental Engineer, Air

Pactiv Evergreen
Valley Falls, Kansas, US
Closing date
Jul 16, 2024

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Pactiv Evergreen Inc. (NASDAQ: PTVE) is a leading manufacturer and distributor of fresh foodservice and food merchandising products and fresh beverage cartons in North America and certain international markets. It supplies its products to a broad and diversified mix of companies, including full service restaurants and quick service restaurants, foodservice distributors, supermarkets, grocery and healthy eating retailers, other food stores, food and beverage producers, food packers and food processors. To learn more about the company, please go to the company website at

44 miles southeast of Little Rock, Pine Bluff is the tenth-largest city in the state of Arkansas and the county seat of Jefferson County. It is the principal city of the Pine Bluff Metropolitan Statistical Area and part of the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Pine Bluff Combined Statistical Area.

This position is eligible for an annual incentive bonus, 401(k) plan with no waiting period and dollar for dollar match up to 6% and immediate vesting, comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, flexible spending and health savings accounts, paid time off, paid parental leave, up to nine paid Holidays and two floating Holidays, wellness program, tuition reimbursement and family care benefits.

The Environmental Engineer is responsible for environmental programs and compliance for the Pine Bluff, AR facility. Direct and influence site leadership to assure regulatory and company compliance, achieve continuous performance improvement, and integrate EHS performance objectives into standard work processes. Develop strategies to achieve these goals in alignment with the site business goals and values. Assist all operations managers in understanding compliance measures and assist directly when needed.
  • Ensure assigned Environmental permits are up adequate and properly implemented.
  • Coach site operational leaders to be visible EHS advocates in areas of responsibility.
  • Assessing the environmental risk of activities and advising management on impacts.
  • Implement and/or drive corporate EHS strategy at the site operations level.
  • Audit facilities and systems to identify improvement opportunities and provide assistance in reaching goals and objectives.
  • Assist in completion of any regulatory submissions, notifications, etc. required to maintain compliance with federal, state, and local EHS requirements.
  • Navigate pending and proposed regulations and position the facility to be in compliance with the least impact to the facility.
  • Evaluate performance trends and provide feedback and assistance in correcting deviations.
  • Interpret data and observations to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry guidelines and advising management accordingly.
  • Lead the development and ensure delivery of company EHS policies and procedures.
  • Monitoring, recording and disposal of hazardous waste generated at the facility.
  • Conduct routine Environment, health and safety audits.
  • Conduct annual required training, new employee training and tracking of training.
  • Maintaining working knowledge of the new technologies developed by the industry and government regulators.
  • Maintains accurate documentation and required records.
  • Tracks effectiveness of Company safety and environmental programs and adjust appropriately.

Specific Responsibilities

This position will have primary responsibility for the mill's Air Compliance & Permitting programs, SARA Title III - Tier II & Form R reporting, coordination of Land Application activities as regulated by a state issued no discharge permit and management of a Class 3N facility landfill. Applicant should have demonstrated experience with:
  • Title V reporting and permitting requirements
  • Reviewing process and continuous monitoring data for identification of deficiencies or adverse trends in air compliance parameters
  • Preparation of various compliance reports, including annual emissions inventory reports, annual certification, semi-annual & annual monitoring reports, NESHAP and NSPS reports & compliance testing reports
  • Preparation & submittal of the various SARA Title III reports
  • Management of a Land Application Program as authorized by a no discharge permit to include execution & reporting
  • Management of a Class 3N facility landfill to include the performance of waste tracking, coordination of an annual regulatory required survey & corresponding reporting to the state.

  • Bachelor of Science or closely related field
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in an EHS role within a manufacturing environment.
  • Energetic and dynamic with excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Comfortable and proficient at speaking in front of a group.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Ability to motivate, train and delegate responsibility.
  • Ability to lead, build consensus and work within a team environment.
  • Initiate and manage change.
  • Strong leadership and change leadership skills.
  • Ability to travel on occasion for training.

**This role is not eligible for sponsorship**

Pactiv Evergreen is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Pactiv Evergreen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics or statuses protected by law. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please call (847) 482-4320 or email

All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines and applicable laws.

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