Title:  Mgr., Environmental (Mill)

Requisition ID:  20595-159

Macon, GA, US, 31206

Category:  Health, Safety and Environmental
Travel:  No Travel Required

The Environmental Manager will work to develop, implement, and support environmental compliance programs and proactive environmental stewardship initiatives at the Macon, GA Mill.

  • Ensure compliance with environmental regulations such as Clean Air Act (including Title V Air Program), Clean Water Act (including NPDES and Storm Water Programs), RCRA, TSCA, SARA, etc.
  • Provide technical assistance on environmental compliance projects, auditing, and management systems.
  • Develop and/or review and recommend improvements to existing environmental programs for compliance assurance.
  • Plan and lead self-assessments to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Proactively maintain a broad knowledge of current and emerging federal, state, and local environmental regulatory requirements.
  • Build solid working relationships with internal and external stakeholders including regulatory agencies.
  • Interact with the mill personnel and management to communicate environmental requirements, identify compliance issues, and implement compliance requirements.
  • Develop and provide training on key environmental issues, environmental requirements and compliance.
  • Develop and implement environmental guidelines and best practices.
  • Manage all regulatory reporting requirements, permitting processes, and response to regulatory activities, inspections, and citations.
  • Investigates environmental incidents and develops recommendations to prevent future incidents.
  • Maintains up-to-date, comprehensive knowledge of federal/state/local environmental laws, EPA regulations, and corporate policies.
  • Align business operations and corporate objectives.
  • Provides solutions to complex environmental issues serving as the Senior Environmental Leader.
  • Accountable for managing (1) environmental professional, setting direction and deploying environmental resources in a union environment.
  • Accountable for managing Environmental departmental budget and environmental performance for mill.

Required Skills

  • Must have a strong working knowledge of federal and state environmental laws.
  • Must have effective organizational and management skills.
  • Ability to prioritize numerous tasks with conflicting deadlines.


Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in environmental science, environmental engineering, or related field
  • 5 years’ experience (10 preferred) managing environmental compliance in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in the pulp and paper industry preference 

At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. We’re one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry’s best to reward the talented people who make our company successful. If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

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