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Environmental Manager - Gulf Coast

Company: Air Products
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description and QualificationsENVIRONMENTAL MANAGER - Gulf Coast Region - Baton Rouge, LA-BasedAir Products and Chemicals, Inc., a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases and chemicals, has an immediate opening for an Environmental Manager in the Gulf Coast region. This is a leadership position for the environmental team in the Gulf Coast region that is responsible for multimedia environmental support and coordinating environmental compliance activities for Air Products' facilities. This position will be based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.Responsibilities:Lead team of environmental professionals in the Gulf Coast region. Team consists of five (5) individual contributors.Maintain and improve programs across all environmental media (air/water/waste) to comply with environmental regulations, permit requirements, internal policies and standards for assigned facilities primarily along the Gulf Coast (3-4 larger sites; 2-3 smaller sites).Develop, maintain, and improve environmental compliance tools, monitoring, sampling, and testing programs to demonstrate compliance with regulatory and permit limits for assigned facilities.Direct and train facility personnel in environmental compliance, permitting, and regulatory requirements and using tools for compliance.Prepare and maintain waste profiles for assigned facilities and secure approvals from waste disposal facilities. Advise, as necessary, on completion of manifests.Prepare and submit environmental compliance reports to local, state, and federal agencies for assigned facilities.Prepare and submit permit applications and conduct permit negotiations with regulatory agencies for assigned facilities.Prepare environmental regulatory assessments of plant projects to define and secure environmental approvals. This includes developing an environmental permitting strategy, preparing (or coordinating preparation) of applications, interaction with the customer and regulatory authorities as required, and the creation of appropriate project documentation.Monitor agency rulemaking and analyze emerging regulations to determine impact on plant operations.Maintain and improve compliance assurance tools and overall effectiveness of compliance performance for assigned facilities.Participate in company-wide work groups and improvement teams, as assigned.Provide project leadership with data-driven strategies and abilities to analyze requirements, identify trends, collaborate with stakeholders, and lead cross-functional teams to develop practical solutions that improve EHS performance.Meet with regulatory agencies and internal company audit personnel during environmental audit/inspection visits to assure compliance.Qualifications / Requirements:Bachelor's degree in an engineering or science discipline - chemical engineering preferred. An advanced degree in environmental engineering desirable.Approximately 7-10 years of environmental regulatory compliance knowledge and experience in all media, e.g. air, water, waste. Title V air permit experience is required. Experience must be demonstrated at a minimum for Federal and Louisiana environmental programs but must have broad enough skills to quickly learn requirements in other locations for assigned facilities. Experience with defining and securing environmental permits, approvals, and regulatory requirements for new corporate facilities.Experience with demonstrating compliance with Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems (CEMS) requirements.Training experience is necessary as communicating compliance requirements to facility personnel is an essential element of the position.Must be computer savvy using existing programs and systems and able to quickly learn and adapt to new ones. These include but are not limited to the Microsoft Office Suite (including strong Excel skills), SAP Compliance and Event Management, and various regulatory agency systems for compliance (e.g., ERIC, Tier II submit, CDX net-DMRs, TRI, etc.).Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills along with project management skills and a work process orientation.Able to work in both field and office settings.Able to travel to visit facilities as required for compliance purposes (25%).At Air Products, we work in an environment where diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter. To learn more, visit About Air Products.We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans. You will be eligible for benefits and also be 100% vested in your retirement benefits on your first day of employment.Air Products thanks all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.) You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.Req No.39919BREmployment StatusFixed Term (direct AP employee) - Full TimeOrganizationGlobal Industrial GasesBusiness Sector / DivisionIndustrial Gases AmericasRegionNorth AmericaCountryUnited States

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