Environmental Department Manager

Location: 

Baltimore, MD, US

Req ID:  38218
Date:  Mar 20, 2024

ASR Group is the world’s largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, ASR Group owns and operates six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal.  ASR Group also owns and operates mills in Mexico and Belize.  The company’s brand portfolio includes the leading brands Domino®, C&H®, Redpath®, Tate & Lyle®, Lyle’s® and Sidul®.

 

 

OVERVIEW:

The Environmental Manager will be responsible for implementing, managing and monitoring all environmental programs for the site while working with internal and external stakeholders. The ideal candidate will take initiative to solve complex challenges and have a strong ability to think laterally in delivering project solutions.

 

 DETAILED ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages a variety of air, water, emergency response, and groundwater assessment and remediation compliance projects.
  • Manages multiple permitting requests for Air, Water, Industrial Wastes as well as compliance.
  • Works with the management teams and associates to instill a genuine culture of awareness and responsibility at the site
  • Partner with Waste Water Treatment contractor on operations at Joint Treatment Plant.
  • Provides management team with guidance on environmental regulations in accordance with federal, state, and local guidelines and regulation
  • Responds to on-site emergencies and incidents and walks the site on a regular basis to establish environmental presence and provide support.
  • Prepares and submits various types of incident reports, environmental permit applications and compliance reporting, including but not limited to: NDPES, SMR/DMR, SWPPP SPCC, Title V, annual permit reporting, GHG verification, etc.
  • Perform a variety of duties for various assessments / projects within the Crockett Refinery including management, investigation, remediation, and monitoring of environmental projects
  • Prepare routine correspondence, data reports, standardized documents and work plans for internal and external reviews.
  • Manage projects, write proposals, complete field work, and write summary reports as needed.
  • Managing and staying current on community development to respond to and protect company interests through implementation of agreements, measures and/or solutions that ensure our continued ability to operate and maintain compliance with our site environmental permits.
  • Ability to manage relationships with Federal, Local and State agencies, community associations, legal teams, consultants, and developers.
  • Lead environmental and sustainability training for the site
  • Lead employee engagement efforts including oversight of environmental committees and the internal environmental audits/inspections
  • Participate and lead response to all internal or external audit and/or inspections.
  • Prepares weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports as required
  • Performs other duties and assigned.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledgeable of federal, local, and state regulations for environmental compliance
  • Minimum 4-5 years of experience in air, water and waste reporting, permitting and approvals in a manufacturing environment
  • Candidate must have excellent technical writing and verbal communications skills. 

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of a B.S. Degree in Environmental or Chemical Engineering. Environmental Science or closely related field required.

 

 

COMPETENCIES & PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

Those candidates who demonstrate a high degree of the following traits will be considered a strong motivational/ cultural fit:

  • MANAGING COMPLEXITY - Keeping focused on key objectives and results when addressing the details of a situation. Makes timely decisions using available facts in ambiguous situations.
  • PROCESS IMPROVEMENT - Ability to reduce waste, inefficiency; standardize or simplify activities to the benefit of the customer.
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT - Managing resources, time, money, and scope in the completion of a set of activities, which lead to the achievement of an objective(s).
  • SYSTEMATIC THINKING/ACTION - Understanding how things influence one another as a whole. Ability to manage inter-connections in a way that creates better processes.
  • ADAPTABILITY/FLEXIBILITY - Maintaining effectiveness in varying environments and with different tasks, responsibilities, and people. Ability to adjust to changes in context.
  • BUILD STRONG WORK RELATIONSHIPS - Seeks, listens to and acts on the input of people at all levels.
  • CONTINUOUS LEARNING - Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.
  • DEPENDABILITY/RELIABILITY/RESPONSIBILITY - Taking responsibility for one’s action. Being known as someone that will deliver on their areas of responsibility and can be counted on, even under difficult circumstances.
  • FOCUS ON RESULTS - Persists to overcome obstacles; Challenges people at all levels to exceed current levels of performance; Move peoples focus from analysis to action.
  • INITIATIVE - Self-starting rather than accepting passively; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive; asserting one's influence over events to achieve goals.
  • TEAMWORK - Working effectively with team/work groups or those outside the formal line of authority (e.g., peers, senior managers, etc.).

 

 

LOCATION OF ROLE

  • Baltimore, MD

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. 


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore