Environmental Health and Safety Engineer

  • Whirlpool
  • Cleveland, TN, USA
  • Apr 22, 2019
Full time Air Quality EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Science - Engineering Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater

Job Description

Whirlpool is currently seeking an Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Engineer for our Cleveland, TN location.  This EHS professional will lead, direct, and support the initiatives to ensure a culture where environmental compliance, protection and reduction of risk are a priority. This position reports directly to the plant's EHS Leader.  Candidate will provide leadership and direction for EHS programs at the site and promote a proactive EHS culture and will also assure compliance with all federal, state and local environmental and EHS regulations, and company EHS policies.

Job Description

  • Implements and maintains company policies adhering to local, state and federal environmental, health and safety regulations.
  • Responsible for preparing, maintaining and implementing EHS policies and procedures as required
  • Provides site leadership for World Class Manufacturing Environment Pillar, including management of Energy, Water and Waste reduction targets and delivery of associated projects.
  • Facilitates tracking of all environmental data & responsible for execution of associated targets
  • Supports compliance with all environmental, health and safety regulations, and keeps abreast of any changes to laws and regulations that impact the organization.
  • Responsible for completion of applicable regulatory environmental compliance reports, including: Storm water, Industrial Wastewater and SPCC Programs
  • Tier 2 "Emergency and Hazardous Chemical Inventory" SARA Title III
  • Toxic Chemical Release Inventory (Form R) o Air Emissions Inventory/ Air Permit
  • Waste Management - Implementing management system for environmental record keeping requirements
  • Responsible for compliance activities to support the following permitted activities, including preparing permit applications, fees and other submittals to agencies
  • Actively participate in team meetings & demonstrate willingness to partner closely with Operations Directly supervise Waste Treatment Technician Support the Safety Technicians as needed.
  • Ability to manage functional site costs, process payments and track EHS spending

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3+ years working in an EHS or Safety role

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, or Engineering or Safety
  • Waste Management and Storm water compliance
  • Experience preparing/reviewing reports and permits listed above Health and Safety Experience Broad problem solving capabilities
  • Ability to utilize Google computer applications
  • Customer focused and team-oriented; able to lead projects to drive sustainable business to solutions

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