Owens Corning Environmental Specialist in Joplin, Missouri
Location: Joplin, Missouri - United States PURPOSE OF THE JOB The Senior Environmental Specialist is a critical member of the plant team who provides guidance and coaching to drive ownership and accountability in the areas of environmental compliance and stewardship related to all plant activities. Reports to : Plant EHS Leader Span of Control : All environmental and sustainability plans, initiatives and results for the plant; including implementation of business and corporate standards. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Drive a Safety-Focused Plant Culture Enroll and engage the entire workforce to build a powerful safety culture Live the Safety Stand , adhere to the safety responsibilities Lead Sustainable Environmental Management Drive and maintain compliance with Environmental operating permits, such as US EPA Title V air permits, Municipal Waste Water permits, and State or local Storm Water permits Develop and maintain environmental monitoring and recordkeeping to satisfy requirements of the plant’s operating permits Manage all aspects of the plant’s Hazardous waste, Solid waste, and Universal waste within Federal, State and Local guidelines Provide regulatory guidance to facility leadership team and operating personnel Review or change policies and procedures to comply with changes to Environmental regulations and standards Facilitate required Environmental testing of air, water and water sources Work with Division resources to facilitate Corporate Sustainability reporting, Green House Gas (GHG) reporting, Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT), and other current or pending regulatory requirements Interact with outside consultants on regulatory and permitting changes. Provide leadership required ensuring operations and, maintenance personnel are aware of and held accountable for environmental compliance Drive Plant Environmental Impact Improvements Develop and implement environmental programs such as air and water compliance, above-ground and underground storage tanks, spill prevention and control, hazardous waste and materials management, solid waste recycling, and employee training Lead and support Environmental initiatives and processes to drive towards zero non-conformities and/or Notice of Violation (NOV’s) Assess product, process and operational changes to determine environmental impact Drive and sustain environmental excellence through use of the Environmental Management System Utilize process and engineering knowledge to identify and lead process improvements to reduce environmental impact and/or improve sustainability goals Enroll as the plant liaison on environmental issues affecting community and industrial neighbors Maintain a leadership presence on the plant floor, influence employee and Supervisory behaviors, and fully engage employees in the sound environmental process management process Guide the Natural Leadership Team (NLT) in developing risk-ranked strategic plans, prioritize and advocate capital/resource requests, and advise the leadership team on all aspects of environmental requirements and responsibilities Develop, implement, and evaluate the effectiveness of all critical Environmental processes, programs, and procedures Sets and accomplishes critical environmental metrics regularly to ensure continuous improvement in the processes that lead to a 100% engaged culture on the floor Grow and develop the plant EHS Specialist or Advocates Metrics Federal, State and Local Environmental requirements. Plant Safety metrics – Recordable Incident Rate (RIR), first aids, near misses, SAFE and Critical 6 Scores. Plant Environmental metrics including Environmental Non-Conformities (ENC’s), NOV’s and Environmental Management System (EMS) Corporate and Division Metrics for Sustainability improvements/footprint reductions. Feedback from plant NLT members. JOB REQUIREMENTS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : 3-5 years of experience working in an industrial or manufacturing environment Bachelor’s degree required PREFERRED EXPERIENCE : Bachelor’s degree in Environmental or Engineering related disciplines strongly preferred Environmental Management Systems KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES : Leading change management Forward thinking leadership abilities including the ability to motivate, lead by example, and encourage teamwork and effective communication. Past work with work with Government agencies is beneficial Proficiency in Excel Experience with Access and Process Explore/IP-21 preferred Aptitude for data analysis and information management This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship. *LI-NM1 About Owens Corning Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) develops, manufactures and markets insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composites. Global in scope and human in scale, the company’s market-leading businesses use their deep expertise in materials, manufacturing and building science to develop products and systems that save energy and improve comfort in commercial and residential buildings. Through its glass reinforcements business, the company makes thousands of products lighter, stronger and more durable. Ultimately, Owens Corning people and products make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, Owens Corning posted 2017 sales of $6.4 billion and employs 19,000 people in 37 countries. It has been a Fortune 500® company for 64 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com . A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, we’ll empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact. Must be eligible to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis. Owens Corning is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.