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Environmental Specialist

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
Seeking candidates interested in working in the recycling and environmental sustainability industry. This position is responsible for advising, coaching, mentoring and upskilling site supervision and leadership to instill a culture of environmental stewardship. The role will facilitate and apply preferred environmental practices to protect Sims Limited s ability to operate and enhance our environmental position in the communities which we operate. The successful candidate will be part of a team and will work under the supervision of a knowledgeable and supportive Environmental Partner. Key Responsibilities Drive implementation and application of environmental strategic initiatives. Implement, monitor and adjust company wide environmental key performance indicators and provide site level management guidance and direction to meet improvement milestones to reach environmental strategic goals and objectives Oversee the implementation of site level environmental operating procedures. Systematically monitor management of environmental permits and compliance activities within the region (e.g. air quality, water quality, etc.) to ensure that all anticipated environmental related activities are in compliance. Remain current on all training requirements (applicable Air Permits, RCRA, SPCC, SWPPP, etc.). Provide guidance and support to regional EHS team, to track, manage and report compliance activities and results to environmental company expectations. Support external/internal environmental audits of facilities and interface with key external audit entities on compliance activities; Supports Sims Internal Audit department to support environmental components for annual audit requirements. Systematically manage the data collection, operation, maintenance, and compliance of environmental systems. Support remediation projects and activities to ensure remediation efforts are managed with best practices to achieve optimum outcomes. Monitor the generation and completion of environmental reports as required. Oversee contractor management and vendors to conformance with environmental company standards, expectations and local regulatory compliance. Support regional EHS with the investigation of significant environmental non-conformances or incidents, and the identification and communication of corrective actions. Oversee testing and monitoring of environmental emissions. Affiliate with environmental associations to keep informed of environmental technologies and innovations for potential company application. Liaise with governmental stakeholders to drive environmental activities within local regulations. Demonstrate personal responsibility for all Safety, Health, Environment, Community, and Sustainability (SHECS) policies, procedures, and initiatives Key Skills/Competencies Good computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and EHS data management systems. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication, and presentation skills Self-starter with high level of resilience and ability to work independently with limited direction Excellent attention to detail and organisational, analytical, and time-management skills Ability to prioritize tasks, meet strict deadlines, and work in fast-paced environment Qualifications Studying or has a degree in earth sciences (or below) or related field experience; ecology; energy; environmental engineering; environmental health; environmental sciences or management; engineering - with a sustainability focus. Relevant experience in environmental management, having site, regional and global experience for environmental compliance requirements Experience implementing workplace environmental regulations and standards and working with authorities involved in workplace EHS oversight Experience in metal or electronics recycling, or related industry, preferred Environmental 14001 ISO standard management experience preferred Strong understanding of regulations affecting manufacturing companies
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  • Job Reference: 706349596-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Sims Metal
    Sims Metal
  • Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent