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EHS Specialist

Macon, GA 31206

Posted: 05/10/2024 Employment Type¬Ć: Permanent Industry: Industrial Job Number: KB639555510

Job Description


Reporting to the EHS Manager, the EHS Specialist will be responsible for leading environmental compliance and driving key sustainability initiatives in the manufacturing setting. As a direct report to the EHS Manager, this team member also plays a key role in contributing to Safety compliance and risk reduction. Additionally, the EHS Specialist must adhere to our guiding principles of integrity, commitment, and excellence.

  • Serve as primary point of contact and SME for environmental concerns; provide immediate guidance for a 24/7 manufacturing operation
  • Prepare and submit regulatory filings required by local, state, and federal agencies including EPA and GA EPD 
  • Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with Corporate EHS staff, contract consultants, and regulatory agencies
  • Ensure site maintains environmental compliance (Air, Water, Waste) including management of Title V Air, NPDES Storm Water, RCRA Waste Generation, NESHAP, and NSPS
  • Establish sustainable processes in conjunction with Operations 
  • Complete internal reporting requirements in a timely manner 
  • Manage the Wastewater Treatment function
  • Support the EHS Team with Safety support function; serve as back-up for EHS Manager
  • Attend daily site meetings to present Environmental data and request resources as needed
  • Establish and maintain regulatory files in accordance with corporate guidelines
  • Produce effective routine plant communication and training
  • Identify and execute Environmental and Sustainability improvement opportunities
  • Guide/lead/manage the responsibilities of four teammates

  • B.S. in Environmental (or related) field 
  • 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing setting 
  • Knowledge of and experience with compliance as detailed in responsibilities 
  • Ability to work effectively within a perse manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to meet Key Performance Indicators and other Performance Objectives
  • Solid document management and recordkeeping approach with ability to leverage technology to support process improvements, accuracy, and efficiency
  • Demonstrated ability to work with production operations in support of compliance and improvement
  • Successful leadership of a small team
  • Proficient computer skills to support compliance reports and plant communication (Microsoft Office, SharePoint, Teams, QCS, AutoCAD, regulatory sites) 
  • Substantial experience in managing Consultants in support of compliance

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