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Environmental Manager - Sagamore

Company: 1101 Tate & Lyle Ingredients Americas LLC
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: July 12, 2021

Job Description:

Role purpose

The Environmental Manager leads local environmental compliance, sustainability, and outreach efforts including the development and implementation of programs and objectives and day-to-day hands-on support for environmental initiatives. 

The position requires 10% - 50% of work time out in the plant. 

Main accountabilities

Responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable legal and other environmental requirements:

  • Implement, maintain, monitor, analyse, report, and improve Tate & Lyle’s environmental compliance and sustainability programs at the facility
  • Write and timely submit environmental compliance reports
  • Orchestrate environmental permit modifications & renewals
  • Coordinate successful stack testing
  • Manage, maintain, and improve environmental compliance assurance system
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements
  • Engage site leadership by frequently reporting to interested parties the sites’ environmental performance
  • Monitor environmental regulatory trends
  • Lead and/or participate in regular audits and inspections to ensure compliance with applicable legal requirements and requirements of the Environmental Management System
  • Identify environmental risks, reviews and advises risk impact assessments, and develops programs to eliminate and reduce identified environmental risks
  • Develop and drive performance against annual environmental sustainability targets to continuously minimize the plant’s environmental footprint
  • Investigate all environmental events, ensure implementation of corrective and preventative actions, inform interested parties
  • Serve as project manager or technical expert on environmental impact projects including sustainability, compliance, efficiency, remediation, and reclamation
  • Conduct training needs analysis, develops and present environmental training
  • Ensure Element Owner and worker understanding of the environmental aspects of the J2EE and the Management System
  • Engage employees in environmental improvement by organizing and leading an environmental team
  • Coordinate environmental outreach activities that develop positive community relationships
  • Active positive promotion of J2EE & EHSQS

Physical Demands

This position requires the ability to safely perform the following tasks:

•           Lifting of up to 55 pounds without mechanical assistance.

•           Climb a vertical ladder up to 15ft

•           Climb several flights of stairs, several times a shift

•           Stand for up to 1 hour without sitting

•           Bending and twisting motion at the waist and knees

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions on site. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. The position regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust. In addition, this job also operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Skills and experience required 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical or Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management or Science, or other related field.
  • 5 years of environmental working experience in heavy manufacturing or construction environment.
  • Experience demonstrating measurable results in continuous improvement of environmental compliance and environmental culture
  • Demonstrated ability to understand environmental legal requirements
  • Experience with implementation of ISO 14001
  • Metrics- and performance driven
  • Strong organizational, analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills
  • Experience auditing compliance performance and EHS management systems

Safety accountabilities – EHS Critical Role Level

Protecting our people and the environment is foundational to our business

Each team member is expected to support the Tate & Lyle culture where Environment, Health and Safety are the overriding values in all activities. Every team member is accountable for working safely and complying with all EHS policies, procedures and regulations relevant to their work and is expected to speak up and intervene to prevent unsafe conditions and to respect fellow workers and the communities in which we work.  Included in this is abidance with our Life Saving Principles (LSPs) and our STOP WORK AUTHORITY which are developed to strengthen our workplace safety, prevent serious injury or loss of life.

Level 1-Strategic Role –

  • Drive Environmental and HSQS Excellence Culture & Improvements for the Sagamore Plant
  • Develop/Design Environmental Policies, Procedures and Best Practices
  • Set & Ensure Performance Against Environmental and HSQS Goals & Objectives for the Sagamore Plant

As a strategic role and site environmental professional, the incumbent is responsible for:

  • Preparing and implementing EHSQS Management Systems (J2EE) 
  • Reviewing environmental performance to ensure company objectives and expectations are met
  • Involving all employees in the relevant environmental plans for activities and services
  • Assessing the existence and effectiveness of environmental plans through appropriate audits and reviews
  • Effectively reviewing and tracking corrective actions for all incidents, defects, hazards, inadequacies of procedures and suggested improvements that are escalated
  • Implementing leadership requirements specified in the EHSQS Management Standards

As a member of the Management Team the Environmental Manager shares overall responsibility for:

  • Leading, modelling, and area accountability of adherence to global / local EHSQS Policy and Procedures
  • Setting objectives and targets for EHSQS performance and improvement
  • Assigning responsibility and authority for EHSQS implementation activities
  • Providing the adequate resources needed to implement the Policy
  • Ensuring knowledge and skills are developed to effectively apply the EHS systems and standards
  • Reviewing the EHSQS system to ensure its continuing suitability, adequacy, effectiveness
  • Actively communicating leadership and commitment that is visible to the organization

California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA")

The Company is committed to complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) and all data privacy and laws in the jurisdictions in which it recruits and hires employees. We collect the following categories of personal information for the purpose of hiring the best qualified applicants and to comply with applicable employment laws: Name and contact information; Job preference and work availability; Social Security Number and/or other identification information; Education and qualifications; Employment history and experience; Military service; Reference and background check information, including relevant criminal history and credit history; Social media information; Pre-employment test results; Post-offer medical examination information and results, including drug test results; Voluntary self-disclosure information regarding minority, veteran, and disability status; and Information provided by you during the hiring process.

Tate & Lyle is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of an inclusive workforce.

Keywords: 1101 Tate & Lyle Ingredients Americas LLC, Lafayette , Environmental Manager - Sagamore, Other , Lafayette, Indiana

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