Environmental Compliance Coordinator

  • AdvanSix
  • Hopewell, VA, USA
  • Apr 07, 2021
Full time EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description

Position Summary:  The Environmental Compliance Coordinator (ECC) provides environmental support for operating areas and serves as a liaison between environmental and operations organizations on site-wide initiatives. The ECC leads efforts to improve operating areas’ environmental performance by developing and facilitating the execution of environmental improvement plans.  Additionally, the ECC provides technical expertise, mentoring and coaching for site personnel/departments and the Environmental Team (auditing, requests for change (RFC)/Management of change or MOC).  The ECC supports the Environmental department in the execution of all monitoring, compliance, and improvement activities.  This role reports to the HSE Manager. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Leads by example and engages employees daily to follow AdvanSix Cardinal rules, procedures, and policies

·         Assist in managing the electronic filing for the Management Systems at the site as well as physical file management as required in accordance with record retention policy

·         Provide expert technical safety support across all levels of the organization

·         Act as liaison between operating areas and the environmental functions at the site

·         Assist in establishing AOP, Objectives, goals and targets and programs updates to promote continuous improvements

·         Assist in the development of current computer-based training and other training materials, conduct in-person training as needed on all environmental based topics and coordinate with the training leader to ensure completion in accordance with RC 14001 Standard

·         Participate in Capital project scoping and design as a Subject Matter Expert

·         Complete environmental field walks, audits, and observations with area personnel

·         Participate in investigations and ensure corrective actions are completed and documented properly

·         Lead teams for environmental improvement activities

·         Maintain the electronic Management of Change (MOC) system as it relates to investigations, MOC approvals, Pre-Start Up Safety Review approvals and risk ranking

·         Develop and maintain area specific environmental standards, forms, records, policies, and guidance documents

·         Participate in periodic internal and external audits across all three AdvanSix sites and assist the HSE Management System Leader in organizing RC 14001 Internal Audits and inspections

·         Maintain routine environmental metrics and data entry needs; track and communicate environmental performance to plant operations areas

·         Complete annual Effectiveness of Corrective Action reviews of all significant events in IMPACT (event tracking system).

·         Develop and support the implementation of environmental programs and practices consistent with the regulatory and corporate requirements

·         Participate in HSE activities and teams to improve and drive the HSE maturity to the next level 


Basic Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, operations, environmental science, or similar field

·         7-10 years of experience in an Industrial/Chemical manufacturing environment in lieu of degree

·         3 years of experience in Industrial/Chemical manufacturing environment 


Additional Qualifications: 

·         Experience working within a unionized environment is a plus

·         Chemical manufacturing experience preferred

·         Able to influence non-direct reports

·         Excellent coach & motivator of people, inspires by example

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills

·         Self-motivated with strong initiative and bias for action and a willingness to learn

·         Uncompromising drive for excellence and willingness to escalate issues as needed

·         Good understanding of the HSE Management Systems and Compliance Operating Systems

·         Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of an organization

·         Demonstrated ability to use influencing skills to accomplish goals and objectives

·         Able to prioritize work and manage multiple priorities

·         Strong analytical skills, able to use data, and communicate key trends, develop and execute continuous safety improvement plans

·         Proficient computer skills for use of SAP, SharePoint, and Microsoft Office programs

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