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Company Name:
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Location:
Reno, Nevada
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
Environmental Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Industry Segments:
Automotive, Electrical & Electronic Products, Manufacturing - Miscellaneous
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Environmental Manager

Do you want to join a team that's changing the world? Do you have a strong background as an Environmental Manager? Then we're looking for you!

Check out the job description and apply now! Put your skills to meaningful use, gain unique experience, and work with world-class team members with diverse backgrounds and expertise who share the same vision. Join the PENA team today! 

Description

The Environmental Manager will help manage and support the development, implementation, and maintenance of a comprehensive environmental management system and create a culture supporting sustainability.

This person is responsible for compliance with applicable federal, state, and local environmental regulations and implementation of ISO14001. In addition, responsibilities will include creating and implementing PENA environmental goals such as recycling, energy efficiency and reduction of hazardous waste and materials in support of Panasonic’s environmental goals.

Essential Duties:

• Areas of responsibility include but are not limited to chemical management, hazardous material storage, hazardous waste, recycling, air compliance, and sustainability

• Ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local environmental laws, regulations, and standards

• Prepare and submit timely and accurate environmental reports and permitting requirements as needed

• Conduct routine audits to identify any deficiencies and develop appropriate corrective actions to assure the protection of the environment and maintaining full compliance

• Serve as a technical consultant/subject matter expert for environmental questions, concerns and compliance issues

• Effectively interfaces with personnel at all organizational levels, along with state and federal regulators/officials

• Manage contractors supporting environmental programs and waste services

• Develop Key Performance Indicator metrics for review and performance monitoring

• Develop and implement written environmental, health & safety programs, policies, and procedures

• Create, implement, and achieve company environmental goals focused on hazardous chemicals usage, hazardous waste generation, recycling and energy reduction

• Evaluate, advise, and stay current with emerging environmental regulations, compliance issues and best practices

• Perform other EHS duties as needed including but not limited to hazard assessments, incident investigations, safety inspections and assistance with evacuation and emergency response

 

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirements:

• To ensure the health and safety in the workplace and for the protection of our employees, wearing PPE is a possibility and may include equipment such as a full Tyvek suit, safety shoes, gloves, safety glasses, face mask, bump cap, and a full hazmat suit that includes a respirator.

The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

Qualifications: Requirements - Required and/or Preferred

Education:

• Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental or Chemical Engineering, or related technical field from an accredited four-year college or university

• Preferred: Masters preferred

Essential Qualifications:

• 5-7+ years of experience in a supervisory or managerial role in Environmental programs

• Experienced with Environmental, Health and Safety regulations and guidelines, including CAA, CWA, EPCRA, RCRA, DOT, and OSHA

• Knowledge of Environmental management systems such as ISO 14001

• 3+ years of progressive manufacturing/operations experience in a high pace/high volume manufacturing environment

• Self-starter, with general instructions

• Work effectively and efficiently in a cross-discipline environment as well as independently.

• Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work in an extremely fast-paced and changing environment

• Results orientated with the ability to plan and deliver against production deadlines and goals

• Superior communication and interpersonal skills

• Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English

• Alignment to Panasonic’s seven (7) core principles

• Skills in MS Office (Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook)

Preferred Qualifications:

• Strong commitment to safety and continuous improvement mindset

• An appreciation of and an ability to positively resolve issues arising from different cultures

• Resilient, self-motived and able to work well under pressure

• Familiarity with Lean Six Sigma and 6S principles

Preferred License(s): None

Preferred Certification(s): CHMM, CPEA, or P.E. preferred

Supervisory Responsibility

• This position has supervisory responsibility of vendors and contractors with a potential of 1-2 direct reports

Physical Demands:

Physical Activities: (Percentage of time (equaling 100%) during the normal workday the employee is required to)

• Sit: 25%

• Walk: 25%

• Stand: 25%

• Lift: 25%

 

Tools and/or Equipment: (Required frequency is: Not required (0%), Occasional (1-33%), Frequent (34-66%, Continuous (67-100%)

• Keyboard/Computer: Continuous

• Office Equipment: Continuous

• Phone Continuous

 

Required Lifting and Carrying: (Required frequency is: Not required (0%), Occasional (1- 33%), Frequent (34-66%, Continuous (67-100%)

• Up to 10 lbs.: Continuous

• Up to 20 lbs.: Continuous

• Up to 35 lbs.: Occasional

• Team-lift only (over 35 lbs.): Occasional

 

About Us: Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA) is collaborating with Tesla Motors, Inc. in a largescale advanced battery manufacturing facility known as the Gigafactory near Reno, Nevada which is known for its quality of life and expansive outdoor adventures. Panasonic manufactures and supplies cylindrical lithium-ion cells for the world’s leading electric vehicle manufacturer, Tesla Motors, Inc. Based on the battery demand from Tesla, the Gigafactory is producing cells which will double the world’s current production.

Our mission at PENA is to make the vision of affordable Electric Vehicles a reality by production of the world’s safest, highest-quality, and lowest-cost batteries. Through this effort we will create a clean energy society and our products will change society’s use of and perceptions of electric power. In addition to an environment that is as innovative as our products, we offer competitive compensation and benefits. Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer.

Supplemental Information: Pre-employment drug testing is required. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. without restriction. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Energy of North America.