Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive — a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of
ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field.
With 150 years of experience
From frosting on birthday cakes to the fuel in your car, Cargill Starches & Sweeteners North America (Starches & Sweeteners NA) is a part of your life in more ways than you would imagine. Leading national brands choose Starches & Sweeteners NA to develop, manufacture, and deliver ingredients that differentiate their food and beverage products in the marketplace. In addition, Starches & Sweeteners NA unlocks the goodness of the common corn kernel to create ingredients that are used in cattle feed, plastics, food packaging and medicines. Starches & Sweeteners NA also markets its own national brands, such as Truvia®, a zero-calorie sweetener, and Sweet Bran®, a value-added cattle feed. BIOasis™ is a feedstock co-location partnership program that offers over the fence product to bio-processing and biotechnology companies. Starches & Sweeteners NA employs more than 2,400 people and operates facilities in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas.
The Environmental Professional position is responsible for providing facility wide coordination in all environmental arenas including air, water, and waste program management as well as assisting in compliance strategies for these programs. This position will also be one of the facility interfaces with local, state and federal agencies as well as customers with regard to sustainable operations, and environmental regulations. Coordination of the facility environmental data management and processes, program development and implementation. Principal Accountabilities
- 35% Provide coordination and assist plant operations in environmental compliance by ensuring proper record keeping of our requirements. Responsible for reporting obligations as required by local, state, federal and corporate requirements.
- 25% Develop, maintain, and monitor compliance tools at the facility for environmental compliance and communicate and implement environmental requirements/regulations for the facility to support plant operations and the corporation.
- 15% Train plant personnel on Environmental subjects and perform internal assessments of environmental compliance systems.
- 15% Implement and champion existing programs and ISO standards and help support Starches and Sweeteners North America employee’s understanding of them.
- 5% Promote Cargill through involvement in community activities and professional organizations
- 5% Assist in any other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Minimum 3 years of operations experience in an industrial setting
- Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with environmental regulations
- Knowledge of OSHA regulations such as, but not limited to, process safety management, process hazard analysis, and hazard recognition/control
- Knowledge of EPA regulations
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Individual must be able to build strong relationships with both internal and external customers and participate effectively on
- cross-functional teams
- Ability to effectively interact throughout all levels and functions of the organization and with outside agencies
- Ability to be on-call outside normal business hours to assist when needed.
- Ability to travel 15% - 25%
- Bachelor’s degree or higher in environmental science, biology, or chemistry
- Understanding of basic reliability concepts
- Professional certifications such as Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or Professional Engineer (PE)
- Implementation of ISO 14000
- Negotiations experience with regulatory agencies
- Process Safety Management (PSM) and Risk Management Program (RMP) experience
- Experience with facility response plans (FRP)