Niles, IL, United States
Jan 05, 2021
Apr 20, 2021
Acts as a shared environmental resource for the business unit, focusing on compliance and implementation of environmental programs. This is a multi-site support role working in partnership to build capability and provide guidance to improve the overall performance.
This role reports to the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Director, dotted line reporting to the Plant Director, and will partner with other support functions within the company to implement and manage environmental programs, training, and may support sustainability efforts. This position will support and drive continuous improvement of key performance metrics through project management and facility initiatives. This role will partner with site leadership and functional management teams, including Engineering, Operational Excellence and Safety.
Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:
Experience in Phase I/II, site characterization, remediation, asbestos and industrial hygiene
Identify improvement opportunities and then capture, deploy and share best practices.
Implementation and management of on-going ammonia, waste water, and storm water programs.
Work with facility and fleet personnel to ensure RCRA, Tier II, and EPCRA reporting.
Conduct risk assessment by identifying and assessing potential magnitude of risk (e.g., environmental, safety, regulatory, production feasibility and quality) and creating contingency plans
Gather & analyze data, develop goals/targets and manage scorecards, databases and dashboards
Develop and deploy environmental awareness and compliance training programs as appropriate to all levels of operations and management
Ensure all state or local licensing requirements are met by working with legal concerning permit applications, compliance queries and responses EPA or other regulatory bodies
During times of serious incident, serve as a site member of the crisis management team by directing efforts when requested, offering recommendations, interpreting regulations and completing communication, including government regulators or agencies
May coordinate and direct internal recycling programs
May help to improve energy and water efficiency of facility operations
May support environmental site clean-up projects (USTs, superfund sites, etc.)
Any other duties as assigned.
Required Skills and Experience:
Five plus years of EHS working experience in the Food & Beverage industry
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively within a team environment.
Ability to design, develop and implement effective environmental management systems for continual improvement and risk reduction.
Knowledge of local, state or federal environmental, health and safety regulations; how to access resources (e.g., regulatory agencies, consulting firms, web-based information); and evaluate resources as applicable to facilities within the company.
Knowledge of Industrial Hygiene procedures used to anticipate, recognize, evaluate and control physical, chemical, biological and ergonomic hazards.
Technical Communication to Non-Technical Audience: Ability to break down or modify complex technical information as needed to communicate it orally or in writing to non-technical Company staff (e.g., senior managers, customers or consumers).
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Ability to travel 30% local and regional (some overnight travel will be required)
Must pass post-offer background check and drug test
Preferred Skills and Experience:
7 years of relevant EHS working experience in the Food & Beverage industry.
3 years of experience in a leadership and/or supervisory role.
Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma methodologies.
Technical knowledge and progress towards one or more industry certifications: licensed CSP (BSCP) , CIH (ABIH)
Safety and Environmental Management System experience (ISO 18001 & 14001)
Knowledge of food/beverage industry practices and programs used in the reduction or elimination of workplace hazards.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Due to the nature of our business in regard to such things as delivery schedules, order inputs, selection, and Department of Transportation Hours of Service, overtime, attendance and punctuality are essential job functions. Should an individual in this classification not be able to adhere to this requirement due to a disability, they should contact their Human Resources department to see what, if any, reasonable accommodation may be made.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Reyes Holdings companies will recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications. Our Practices and Procedures, including those relating to wages, benefits, transfers, promotions, terminations and self-development opportunities, will be administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status and all other classes protected by the Federal and State Government. Drug Free Employer.
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