3M is seeking a Senior Environmental Engineer/Scientist for 3M’s Environmental Operations located in Maplewood, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.
The person hired for the position of Senior Environmental Engineer/Scientist will lead environmental construction and operating permitting projects and serve as a Business Group Contact to provide environmental compliance support to 3M facilities and divisions across the U.S. and globally.
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This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.
Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Compliance duties include:
- Analyze U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), state and local regulations to determine applicability and/or permit implications, identify facility-specific compliance requirements, and facilitate implementation.
- Coordinate necessary actions to prepare and submit environmental permit applications including (but not limited to) emissions calculations, emission source characterization, and analysis of air dispersion modeling results.
- Identify strategic flexible permit provisions based on current and future plans for operations and legal requirements.
- Negotiate permit terms with agency staff and obtain environmental permits in a timely manner for 3M operations.
- Document environmental compliance requirements, communicate to facilities and provide support to those facilities to develop strategies and systems to maximize operational flexibility and ensure compliance.
- Develop and maintain relationships with relevant agency staff and engage as appropriate to resolve ambiguities or non-compliance with regulations or permits.
- Advise management of gaps and improvement opportunities in permit management process.
Business Group Contact duties include:
- Serve as key point of contact for all environmental issues and questions originating from assigned Divisions or manufacturing sites.
- Lead environmental communications on a Business level, which typically include but are not limited to Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Planning activities of the Business, capital project forecasting, and compliance resolution.
- Provide guidance to Business on corporate goals/environmental metrics, and coordinate the sharing of best practices
- Assist facilities with corporate initiatives, audits, inspections and external engagement activities
- Serve as a team member for internal environmental audits.
- Possess a Bachelor's degree or higher in a science or engineering discipline (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
- Minimum seven (7) years of combined experience in the field of environmental permitting and/or regulatory compliance as it applies to air, water, and/or waste in a private, public, government or military environment
- Minimum five (5) years of experience working directly with U.S. EPA Clean Air Act (CAA) regulations
- Bachelor's degree or higher in Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited institution
- Minimum five (5) years of experience interpreting and managing U.S. environmental industrial regulatory compliance
- High attention to detail, with process-oriented view and ability to document conclusions clearly and concisely
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to maintain good working relations with clients
- Ability to communicate with varying levels and functions within the organization as well as in one-on-one, small groups, and large audience settings
- Minimum of six (6) year experience with project management and prioritization skills
- Demonstrated self-starter with the ability to multi-task.
- Minimum of one (1) year of Lean Six Sigma or Continuous Improvement experience
- Demonstrated ability to develop into a new position via acceptance of coaching, mentoring and networking to strengthen knowledge and expertise
- Experience managing air permitting projects involving New Source Review (NSR)/Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD), New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) and National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) regulations
- Experience interpreting state-specific air permitting regulations (several states a distinct plus)
- Ability to understand and apply analytical and statistics tools
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