Business Segment: Power Water & Process Technologies
Location(s): United States; Minnesota; Minnetonka
About Us: GE announced they signed a definitive agreement to sell the Water & Process Technologies business to SUEZ, a services and solutions company with global operations primarily in water and waste management. The deal will be subject to customary closing conditions such as regulatory review and appropriate consultation and we expect this to be complete by late 2017. Water & Process Technologies will operate business as usual through this process and will continue to meet its commitments to its valued customers and employees. This includes hiring strong talent to help the business grow and be successful. GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Role Summary: As the nation's largest GE Water manufacturing facility and part of a global organization, the Minnetonka location is a 450,000 square foot, 32 acre site with 24/7 operations and over 450 employees. The site manufactures water filtration and purification products as well as process systems solutions, with its goal to help solve complex challenges related to water availability and quality. We strive to increase productivity, reduce costs and help our customers meet environmental regulations.
Essential Responsibilities: Reporting to the site's EHS Leader, the Site Environmental Leader will be responsible for developing and maintaining all Environmental programs across the site, including: Air, Water, Waste, Hazardous Materials Transportation, EPCRA, SPCC etc. In this role you will have the freedom and flexibility to develop innovative solutions to meet site operational goals.
As the Site Environmental Leader, you will:
Maintain an in-depth knowledge of existing and proposed regulations
Implement environmental compliance programs and maintain monitoring / record keeping systems
Develop and provide effective education and training related to EHS programs
Identify and implement site Eco and pollution prevention efforts, continually reducing site EHS impacts
Build trust needed to gain influence and integrate EHS policies and practices into the business
Provide expert advice, guidance and coaching to ensure site compliance with local, state, and federal environmental regulations, guidelines, and permit requirements
Identify, assess and provide practical, effective controls for environmental risks and concerns
Gather and process data efficiently to complete environmental reporting within established deadlines
Collaborate with operations, engineering and technology to assess EHS impact of process and facility changes
Perform inspections in operations with respect to chemical and hazardous waste handling, labeling, disposal, and manifesting to ensure compliance
Prepare for and respond to chemical spills, leaks or other EHS concerns
Provide direction to and coach Environmental Technician and Project Interns
Develop and work with site teams focused on EHS program development, implementation and improvement
Bachelor's Degree in environmental, chemical, related science or engineering
Minimum of 3 years of environmental experience
Prior EHS experience in a manufacturing or industrial setting
Prior experience in developing or amending environmental permit applications including air and water
Prior experience with Safety program implementation
Strong team player and ability to interact / communicate well with a variety of functional groups both internal & external to the site
Ability to self-prioritize workload commitments
Strong computer, data analysis and project management skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership attributes
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