EHS - Superintendent of Environmental Engineering

Deerfield, IL 60015

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Executive/ Management Job Number: It70678855 Compensation: $130000-150000 / year

Job Description

Title: Superintendent of Environmental Engineering

Location: Deerfield, IL

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Job Summary:
Develop, plan, and efficiently coordinate all activities involving air emissions, water use and discharges, waste material generation and disposal, and regulatory agency communication in identifying, solving or alleviating environmental problems at the network of Distribution Facilities locations. Advise management on the practical and necessary steps to ensure that the Distribution Facilities locations comply with all Federal, State, Provincial, and Local ordinances concerning environmental matters. Align objectives with the overall Corporate and Distribution Facilities EHS strategic plan with a goal of EHS excellence. Drive efforts to continuously improve the Distribution Facilities’ environmental performance.

Job Duties:
  • Manage environmental programs/processes/policies, provide tools to facilitate completion of requirements, and provide training to ensure all Distribution Facilities locations have the knowledge and means to comply with all Federal, State, Provincial, and Local laws and regulations and facilitate continuous improvement of environmental performance.
  • Direct Distribution Facilities’ environmental program; inform management of environmental activities involving employees, the organization and the public.
  • Maintain permits and appropriate reference files of all Distribution Facilities locations with their current status with regard to compliance with Federal, State, Provincial, and Local regulatory laws.
  • Review existing and proposed Federal, State, Provincial and Local regulations; provide comments on regulatory impact to management, as necessary.
  • Represent Distribution Facilities with environmental regulatory agencies, legal issues, legislative, and trade associations.
  • Manage environmental compliance information in the Corporate EHS Management System.
  • Manage environmental issues at legacy/non-operating sites.
  • Review construction plans and Management of Change documents to assess environmental impacts and ensure pollution control considerations are adequate.
  • Provide necessary technical management and expertise for construction, installation and testing of pollution control equipment.

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, or Environmental-related field.
  • 5 years of multi-media environmental compliance experience in a regulatory, consulting, manufacturing, or distribution system role.
  • A recognized EHS certification that requires a formal rigorous screening process, a minimum of formal education and experience, and/or a written examination and continuous maintenance education requirements – PE, CHMM, REM, CESCO, or equivalent. 
  • Advanced knowledge of environmental regulations, and the application of pollution abatement processes, equipment, and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of general occupational safety, process safety, emergency response, hazardous materials transportation, industrial hygiene, and security.
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal) with peers and leadership.
  • Ability to facilitate effective meetings with multiple departmental customers and interests to a successful resolution.
  • Ability to make convincing presentations or cases for difficult change to all levels of leadership.
  • Ability to be decisive during crises.
  • Skills to recognize and act on emerging problem

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

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