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Environmental Specialist, Manufacturing

Emerson Electric Co
Marshalltown, IA 50158
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At Emerson, we are innovators and problem-solvers, focused on a common purpose: leaving our world in a better place than we found it. Each and every day, our foundational valuesintegrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovationinform every decision we make and empower our employees to keep reaching higher. As a global technology and engineering leader, we provide groundbreaking solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $15.3 billion in sales and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers.
Whether youre an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, youll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.


  • Serve as site liaison for state, local and federal authorities. Provide technical environmental support for proposed and approved manufacturing projects.
  • Responsible for management and manifesting of hazardous and universal wastes including but not limited to scheduling shipments, proper storage, labeling, employee training and spill prevention.
  • Provide environmental training for compliance programs including DOT/RCRT, waste handling and emergency responders; provide general environmental awareness orientation and ongoing training for site personnel.
  • Responsible for maintaining compliance with site air permits, required monitoring data and MSEIQ (Minor Source Emission Inventory Questionnaire).
  • Maintain site chemical inventory and MSDS database in compliance with the OSHA Standard Communication (29 CFR 1910.1000) and EPA guidelines.
  • Complete environmental reports for IDNR and EPA, including NPDES DMRs, Tier II and EPCRA Form R.
  • Maintain compliance with Marshalltown Waterworks Sewer Ordinance including daily flow monitoring, sampling and reporting.
  • Responsible for environmental inspection programs for the operation including but not limited to good environmental management practices, hazardous waste areas, SWPPP & SPCC and TSDF reviews of waste handlers.
  • Manage recycling programs for wood, paper, steel, cardboard, paper and plastic.
  • Participate in Emerson and Business Unit Environmental Audits; ensure timely completion of open action items.
  • Develop and manage cost reduction programs for the site relating to environmental (i.e. waste minimization, energy and water conservation, material substitution, etc.). Monitor and report progress of environmental improvement programs.
  • Ensure adequate records are maintained and available as required by local, state and federal regulations and conform to internal record retention guidelines.
  • Provide technical environmental support for proposed and approved manufacturing projects.
  • Monitor progress of environmental improvement programs.
  • Review practices, processes, procedures and programs evaluate operational effectiveness and ensure compliance with environmental regulations.

  • Bachelors Degree (B.A./B.S) from four-year college or university in Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene/Safety, Environmental Mgmt./Engineering, Safety engineering or related field.
  • 2 - 4 years related experience in health and safety; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience with environmental management in a manufacturing environment and facility.

  • Superior understanding of root cause analysis.

  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Solid computer skills including MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint) and MS Outlook.

  • Strong organizational, planning and decision making skills required with ability to work as a team member.

  • Aggressive self-starter

Work Authorization

No calls or agencies please. Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request help by sending an email to idisability.administrator@emerson.com.

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Posted: 2019-11-01 Expires: 2019-11-30
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