FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports To: VP of HR & EHS
Department: HR & EHS
Amount of Travel: Minimal
Grade Level: 12
Location: Locks Mill
Work Schedule: M-F, flexible scheduling; after hours and on-call as needed
Supervisor Responsibility: None
Date Posted 2/16/17 - 3/2/17
Responsible for actively and aggressively managing environmental programs and compliance, including reporting, permitting, testing, training and strategic planning. Mentors, coaches and directs employees in their assigned environmental areas. Leads efforts to achieve compliance with environmental regulations, standards, and best practices. Assists VP of HR & EHS in implementing and maintaining an effective Environmental Management System.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Completes and maintains required government reports with respect to air, water quality, and solid waste management.
Responsible for preparing applications, and receiving and maintaining all necessary environmental permits.
Provides technical assistance to operations thorough data analysis, process monitoring, and up-to-date knowledge of environmental systems and procedures.
Champions and leads the daily execution of the Environmental Management System. Leads efforts to achieve compliance and fosters a continuous improvement attitude within EHS and the Mill Organization.
Maintains Locks Mill SPCC (Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasures).
Maintains professional affiliations with outside organizations (WDNR, EPA, WPC) to stay abreast of environmental regulatory requirements, potential changes to federal and states rules that could impact the facility, and means for achieving regulatory compliance.
Maintains appropriate compliance documentation.
Demonstrates compliance with all State and Federal environmental permitting.
Conducts engineering project reviews for all environmental related projects.
Compiles and submits environmental data as requested by marketing department and executive team.
Trains and coaches managers to develop skills to improve engagement in environmental efforts and programs.
Supervise annual air emission compliance tests.
Maintain Environmental Incident Report database.
Manages all waste, recycling and universal waste programs for the facility.
Maintains the monthly regulatory documentation and submits the State/Federal environmental reports as required in permits and environmental rules.
Serve as a champion for implementation of sustainable business practices within the firm
Review environmental impact of proposed chemicals & materials.
Prepare and maintain facility Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans
Excellent attendance and punctuality in daily activities and long-term projects.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Maintain ISO 14001 Certification and progress development of Appleton Coated's Environmental Management System.
Represents Company and Industry in a variety of settings and forums in the community in general.
Works with environmental education groups as appropriate.
Knowledge: Strong understanding of EPA and WDNR management rules and regulations that affect the facility, include CAA, CWA, EPCRA/SARA Title 3, RCRA, CERCLA (relese reporting), DOT (Haz. Material Transportation), and other Federal laws and regulatory requirements. Versed in ISO 14001 standards and Environmental Management Systems.
Accurate: Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
Communication: Ability to communicate effectively with others using written and spoken word.
Problem Solving: Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related issues.
Technical Aptitude: Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information.
Leadership: Ability to demonstrate leadership skills at best practice levels with high consistency and to coach/support others in their leadership development.
Working Under Pressure: Ability to complete multiple assigned tasks under stressful situations.
Company Core Values
Every employee must adhere to the following core values of Appleton Coated, LLC.
Customers: Deliver products and services that help our customers succeed.
Integrity: Commit to mutual trust and conduct consistent with the highest ethical standards in all relationships.
People: Create the environment and opportunities for employees to maximize talents and contribute to our success.
Performance: Pursue ambitious improvement and financial goals with relentless determination.
Safety: Improve employee safety.
Teamwork: Work together to achieve shared goals.
Champion Change: Aggressively seek out best practices and challenge the status quo.
Environmental Sustainability: Actively support our community, environmental improvement, and long-term economic viability.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
Bachelors degree in environmental engineering, science, or related discipline is required; masters in engineering, science or related discipline or an MBA is a plus.
Years of Experience: 5+ years of environmental experience working in a manufacturing setting is preferred.
Excellent analytical skills, strong ability to read and interpret technical and regulatory material. Intellectually curious and passionate about environmental affairs.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with state or federal regulatory agencies.
Must have a good command of the English language, both written and spoken.
Certificates and Licenses
CHMM preferred or equivalent. PE in Wisconsin also preferred.
High energy level, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities; ability to manage multiple projects at the same time successfully, ability to get along with diverse personalities in a tactful, respectful, and mature manner; good reasoning abilities; sound judgment; resourceful and well organized; participative management style-advocate of team concept; ability to establish credibility and be decisive; results and people oriented; forthright and honest with high ethical standards; process minded with an affinity for continuous improvement; strong analytical and problem-solving ability and operational focus; ability to assess the abilities of others and act as coach in the development of leadership skills, diplomatic; an intelligent and articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office 2000 or later, particularly Excel and Word, and ideally Access or similar database to basic level.
Ability to learn specialized software as necessary
Proficiency in the Internet and e-mail
Specific vision abilities required to this job include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.
The employee frequently is required to use hands, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
Verbal communication (talking and hearing) is frequently required.
Personal Protective Equipment
This position is required to go into the manufacturing setting, which requires the use of personal protective equipment.
The standard environment for this position is a Business Casual Office environment.
The foregoing job description is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. In no way is this document intended to capture every possible assignment the incumbent could be asked to perform. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and Appleton Coated, LLC reserves its right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform as the Company may deem appropriate. Employment at Appleton Coated is "at will" and may be terminated by the incumbent or the Company, with or without notice or cause.