Environmental Lead

  • Company: Owens Corning
  • Posted: January 26, 2017
  • Reference ID: 3882959
Location: Waxahachie, Texas - United States

The Environmental Lead is a critical member of the Waxahachie plant EHS department, providing guidance and coaching to drive ownership and accountability in the areas of environmental compliance and stewardship related to all plant activities.
Join an organization that believes that every employee owns a piece of our bold growth goals and ultimate success. We are a market-leading innovator that has placed on the Fortune 500®. Owens Corning is devoted to delivering sustainable solutions across our three business segments while striving to ensure our people and products make the world a better place. We take pride in having an inclusive and diverse workplace with employees around the globe. A holistic sense of community exists across our entire organization as our talent grows globally. We are a company that fully recognizes the importance of paving a path to a sustainable and safe enterprise through investing in our people. Our desire to make an impactful difference in the world flows from top down to all levels of the organization. By being a company that instills pride within each and every employee, we aspire to build market-leading businesses; global in scope - human in scale.

1. Leading and executing sound Environmental Management in the plant
  • 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 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.
  • Develop and maintain environmental monitoring and recordkeeping to satisfy requirements of the plant's operating permits.
  • Knowledge of key required Environmental recordkeeping or reporting tools like, "STEERS," "TierII Submit," "TriMe," "Lotus Notes," etc.
  • Lead and support Environmental initiatives and processes to drive towards zero non-conformities and NOVs.
  • Manage all aspects of the plant's Hazardous waste, Solid waste, and Universal waste within Federal, State and Local guidelines.
  • Assess product, process and operational changes to determine environmental impact.
  • Implement, facilitate and drive a robust Environmental Management System.
  • Provide regulatory guidance to facility leadership team and operating personnel.
  • Guide the environmental committee in annual energy, waste and water goals, and ensure proper training and resources in order for the team to accomplish goals.
  • 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, GHG reporting, MACT and other current or pending regulatory requirements
  • Interact with outside consultants on regulatory and permitting changes.
  • 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.
  • Provide leadership required ensuring operations and, maintenance personnel are aware of and held accountable for environmental compliance.
  • Enroll and engage the entire workforce to build a powerful safety culture.
  • 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.
  • Live the Safety Stand, adhere to the safety responsibilities.
  • Grow and develop the plant EHS Advocate.
  • Federal, State and Local Environmental requirements.
  • Plant Environmental metrics, including ENCs and NOVs
  • Corporate and Division Metrics for Sustainability improvements/footprint reductions.
  • Plant Safety metrics, including required training
  • Feedback from plant NLT members.
2. Knowing Our Customers
Continuously elevates the Environmental awareness and perspective of self and others by knowing our environmental responsibilities and our products, and manufacturing processes. The Environmental Lead applies this knowledge to successfully influence other leaders to make the best business decisions.

  • 3-5 years of experience working in an industrial or manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor's degree - in Environmental discipline is strongly preferred, engineering, business management or related discipline
  • Management Systems experience is a plus
  • Leading change management efforts
  • Air emissions calculations and reporting strongly preferred
  • 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.
  • Experience with programs like Excel, Access, and Process Explore/IP-21 required.
  • Experience with management systems is beneficial.
The specific Leadership Capabilities required for success:
  • Act on Analysis
  • Collaborate and Foster Teamwork
  • Follow Through on Commitments
  • Generate Ideas
  • Think Strategically
  • Inspire and Energize Others
  • Leadership Presence
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 2015 sales of $5.4 billion and employs about 16,000 people in 25 countries. It has been a Fortune 500® company for 62 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.

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