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Title:  Mgr., Sr. Environmental

Requisition ID:  9770-159
Location: 

West Monroe, LA, US, 71294

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  97

 

At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child’s cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! 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 care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

 

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader 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.

 

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.

 

 

MISSION / SUMMARY:

The Environmental Manager will provide world class expertise to fully support the West Monroe Mill’s environmental objectives through demonstrated leadership. This position is a member of the Mill Senior Leadership team directly responsible for managing the environmental systems ensuring compliance with federal/state/local environmental laws, EPA regulations, and corporate policies.  The Environmental Manager is responsible for program design and monitoring, executing projects and ongoing management of day-to-day activities involving environmental compliance.

 

JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include but, are not limited to, the following.

  • Accountable for managing (4) environmental professionals, setting direction and deploying environmental resources in a union environment
  • Align business operations and corporate objectives
  • Develops plans and delivers results in a fast-changing business and regulatory environment by participating in Mill Divisional environmental initiatives.
  • Manage all regulatory reporting requirements, permitting processes, and response to regulatory activities, inspections, and citations.
  • Provides input to Mill and departmental strategy and contributes directly to Mill priorities and planning
  • Accountable for managing departmental budget and environmental performance Coordinates and supervises the daily activities of the environmental department
  • Safeguard employees and surrounding community by establishing methodologies for measuring the effectiveness of Mill compliance with federal/state/local environmental laws, EPA regulations, and corporate policies
  • Provides solutions to complex environmental issues serving as the Senior Environmental Leader (i.e. best practice/quality environmental, technical expert, train/mentors managers, supervisors and staff)
  • Conducts studies and investigations to ensure compliance with all environmental regulations including industrial hygiene.      
  • Established rapport with local agencies.
  • Investigates environmental incidents and develops recommendations to prevent future incidents.
  • Determines environmental training requirements and provides employees with environmental training applicable to their work processes.
  • Maintains up-to-date, comprehensive knowledge of federal/state/local environmental laws, EPA regulations, and corporate policies.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

  • 10 years of progressive environmental experience in heavy manufacturing required
  • Experience in the pulp and paper industry preferred
  • Union experience preferred

 

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably engineering) or, in lieu of degree, a minimum of 20 years of compensatory closely related work experience required.

Required Skills

SKILLS:

  • Must have demonstrated success in environmental management
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, solve problems, and be results oriented
  • Possesses broad technical expertise, business and industry knowledge, and process and people leadership capabilities.
  • Paper manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Union environment experience preferred.

 

SCHEDULE DEMANDS:

  • General schedule is an 8-hour M-F assignment, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.
  • Willingness and ability to fully manage 24/7 operation directly and through direct reports
  • Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 8-hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.

 

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Quality
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Process Management

 

 

 

GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, religion, natural origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.


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At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! 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 care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader 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.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.


Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.