Posted on: January 9, 2022
This is where you save and sustain lives
At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your
role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around
the world. You'll feel a sense of purpose throughout the
organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of
Baxter's products and therapies are found in almost every hospital
worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have
pioneered significant medical innovations that transform
Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and
inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.
Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives- where
your purpose accelerates our mission.
Responsible for supporting the development and implementation of
environmental programs for a 1.4 M sq. ft. - medical solution
manufacturing facility. Provide professional, technical problem
solving and administrative coordination of environmental programs,
policies, and regulations. Lead the development and implementation
of projects related to environmental regulatory compliance and
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (these are primary
responsibilities of the role and the incumbent will perform other
duties as assigned) :
Manage environmental and sustainability programs, permits, and
reporting in program areas including but not limited to: Air,
Hazardous Waste, Risk Management, Recycling, Emergency Response,
Spill Prevention, Stormwater Control, ISO 14001 and associated
Knowledgeable and proficient with: Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act,
SPCC, EPCRA, RCRA, ISO 14001
Interpret environmental regulations concerning compliance with
Local, State and Federal laws.
Monitor regulatory updates and changes to applicable environmental
Responsible for employee training, managing and assigning work for
environmental compliance activities.
Management of projects, contractors, consultants, and resources for
regulatory compliance and monitoring programs.
Develop and partner with facility personnel to implement process
related control upgrades and documentation for environmental
regulatory compliance, and safety programs.
Development and management of various environmental,
sustainability, and facility improvement projects from initiation
to execution and final delivery.
Monitoring and controlling the various regulatory obligations and
sustainability metrics, KPIs, while providing updates to - -
internal and external stakeholders.
Develop and manage the facility's Environmental Procedures,
ensuring they are consistent with Baxter corporate guidance
Implement and maintain solid and hazardous waste programs
Interface daily with employees and management to explain
environmental requirements and to answer questions.
Track and communicate regulatory requirements to facility
personnel; work with facility staff to develop plans that can be
executed to assure the site's activities are conducted in
compliance with all applicable Federal, State and local laws.
Support the health and safety program by conducting facility
inspections, incident response/case management, root cause
analysis, and employee training
Job Requirements (Education, Experience and Qualifications ):
Knowledgeable with: Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, SPCC, EPCRA,
RCRA, ISO 14001
Demonstrated project management of environmental capital
Experience with environmental permitting, especially NESHAP and
Demonstrated ability to comprehend written environmental laws and
regulations and apply to an industrial manufacturing setting.
Excellent interpersonal skills both orally and written.
Demonstrated ability to absorb technical information and put into
practical applied use.
Demonstrated ability to use a personal computer with current
Demonstrated skill in setting objectives and managing projects.
Basic understanding of chemistry and safety data sheets
Bachelor's degree in Environmental or - Engineering or similar
technical degree, required.
Two to four years experience with EPA regulations and environmental
Team experience preferred including communicating requirements in
an organizational setting.
Project experience designing and implementing improvements to waste
and recycle streams desired.
Physical / Safety Requirements
Duties may require overtime work, including nights and weekends
Use of hands and fingers to manipulate office equipment is
Position requires standing and walking for extended periods of
Majority of work is indoors with a minor amount outdoors.
Outside inspections of the grounds and the facility roof is
Some overnight travel is required using commercial airlines and
The successful candidate for this position will be required to
provide his or her COVID-19 vaccination status as a condition to
employment, pursuant to -OSHA -ETS requirements. - If the employee
is not vaccinated, then the employee will have to submit to weekly
testing, subject to potential religious or medical exemptions.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified
applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender,
national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or
any other legally protected characteristic.
EEO is the Law
EEO is the law - Poster Supplement
Pay Transparency Policy
Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable
accommodations to individuals with disabilities globally. If,
because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application or interview process,
please click on the link here and let us know the nature of your
request along with your contact information.
Recruitment Fraud Notice
Baxter has discovered incidents of employment scams, where
fraudulent parties pose as Baxter employees, recruiters, or other
agents, and engage with online job seekers in an attempt to steal
personal and/or financial information. To learn how you can protect
yourself, review our Recruitment Fraud Notice .
Keywords: BAXTER, Hickory , Environmental Specialist, Other , Hickory, North Carolina
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!