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Environmental Specialist - Cedar Rapids, IA

Company: ADM
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description Environmental Specialist - Cedar Rapids, IAADM Corn ProcessingThis is a full-time, exempt level position.The Cedar Rapids, Iowa, corn processing complex is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Environmental Specialist.Job Summary:The Environmental Specialist reports to the Environmental Manager and supports the Cedar Rapids Corn Complex.
While working in both an office and industrial facility environment, the Environmental Specialist supports the plant operations teams in improving and maintaining the site's environmental compliance programs and Environmental Management System (EMS).Responsibilities:Assist with the implementation and sustainment of the site's EMS program, including, but not limited to, policy, standardization, procedure development, incident investigation, (root cause analysis), continuous improvement and risk reduction efforts, assessments, and trainingWork closely with plant management, operations, engineering, and environmental groups in developing strategies or solutions for environmental issues such as sustainability goalsWork closely with the operations and engineering groups to ensure environmental compliance of federal, state, and local regulations and company requirementsInteract with plant personnel to collect/verify routine data necessary for environmental reporting and recordkeeping requirementsFollow ADM's recordkeeping process to maintain records as supporting documents of complianceAssist in permitting activities for the site, including Title V and PSD air permittingPrepare environmental reports such as Title V, Emissions Inventory, TRI, Tier II, CEMS report, GHG report, etc.Interact with environmental consultants and regulatory agencies as neededIdentify environmental requirements and needs, and ensure that such are considered in the development of new equipment or facilitiesServe as the lead on various environmental projects including pollution prevention, pollution control, and compliance testingDevelop and provide required and as needed environmental training to plant personnel and contractors such as Storm Water Pollution Prevention, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure, Spill Reporting, Hazardous Waste, Risk Management, and others as assignedPerform duties in a safe manner, utilizing all approved safety equipment and successfully complete all safety training requirementsFamiliarize themselves with the hazards in their work area and how to protect themselves and othersRequirements:BS degree in Environmental/Engineering/or related discipline preferred2-4 years' experience in an environmental compliance rolePrevious industrial plant experienceStrong knowledge of environmental regulations with an emphasis on air, waste, water/wastewater management, and hazardous material handling/storageEnvironmental Management System (similar to a ISO 14001-ready program) development and implementation experience preferredStrong leadership skills with the ability to impact and influence others at all levels of the organizationEffective verbal and written communication skillsProven ability to work within a team-based work environmentProven ability to assess risk and exercise sound judgment in decision-makingWillingness to work flexible hours, occasionally other than normal business (day shift) hours to accommodate plant needs, e.g., training, projects, etc.
The Environmental Specialist may be contacted after hours for emergencies.Minimal travel may be required for activities such as meetings and trainingProficient with Microsoft programs, with emphasis on ExcelExcited about this role but don't meet every requirement listed? Studies show that often applicants will self-select out if they don't check every box. We encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role or another one of our openings. ADM requires the successful completion of a background check. "AJCIND" REF:83912BR

Keywords: ADM, Cedar Rapids , Environmental Specialist - Cedar Rapids, IA, Other , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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