ERM is hiring a Chemical/Waste Program Lead in Newark, DE. This key role provides leadership for managing and handling of waste at various client sites. This is a full-time contract position through December 2020.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:Provides guidance to researchers and site personnel in all questions related to waste, ranging from non-hazardous to hazardous waste collection, packaging, and shipping. Close collaboration and communication with R&D researchers and managers is essential to success, understanding needs and priorities across multiple businesses.The workload and activities are diverse and require the ability to adapt to new challenges on a routine basis.Coordinates waste shipments at various client sites; signs manifests; this may involve multiple waste/recycling vendors for cost savings and waste reduction.Ensures all waste is shipped offsite within the 90-day limit.Completes required documentation including waste manifest logs and manifest tracking. Documents all requirements are met for each material/ shipment, including EPA/RCRA, DOT and OSHA. Oversees waste vendor providing waste consolidation/lab packing services and 90-day area inspections for various client sites.Determine appropriate waste streams for consolidation based on goals and site needs. Work with Sourcing and vendors to determine most cost effective and environmentally friendly means of removal.Review, approve and sign profiles - determining best processes for recycling/ disposing of materialsCompletes annual and biennial waste reports.Contribute with corporate and recycling reports, as requiredResponsible for writing, simplifying and maintaining the waste procedures for the client, including requirements for various client sites.Updates and maintains waste training packages.Determines resource needs (contractor/vendor staffing) and provides technical guidance and leadership related to all site waste matters.Track waste invoices for all services.Provide budgetary input to Environmental Leader.Monitors and evaluates waste program through audits and attending DNREC inspections/audits.Drives continuous improvement initiatives to benefit quality of work, timeliness of shipments, safety of personnel/contractors, as well as overall effectiveness of the waste program.
QUALIFICATIONS:Minimum of 5-year experience in a waste program role either in R&D or in a manufacturing environment. 2-year degree in a scientific discipline. Equivalent experience will be considered.8-10 years of applicable experience in the chemical/waste industry.1910.120 HAZWOPER Training, Hazmat Technician certification.Six Sigma certification (Green Belt or Black Belt)Familiarity with EPA, DOT and applicable federal, state and local regulations.DOT Manifest training (manifest, packaging and shipping), RCRA McCoy Training or similar. Proficient in ExcelMust be extremely familiar with all aspects of site waste program and regulations, including generation, packaging/shipping, manifesting and reporting.Expertise with handling highly hazardous materials, HTMs, DEA, CFATS chemicals and related waste streams.Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with all levels of personnel (e.g., from entry level to PhD, engineering consultants, and crafts personnel).Strong organizational, multi-tasking and planning skills to manage competing priorities.
Who We Are:
As the world's leading sustainability consulting firm, ERM is uniquely positioned to contribute to the environment and society through the expertise and energy of our employees worldwide. Sustainability is what we do, and is at the heart of both our service offerings and how we operate our business. ERM and our partners are driven by a dynamic vision: By 2021 we will be the clear leader in our chosen markets, we will double in value and we will deliver on our promises to our clients, our people and our investors. For our people, our vision means attracting, inspiring, developing and rewarding our people to work with the best clients and on the biggest challenges, thus creating valuable careers. We achieve our vision in a sustainable manner by maintaining and living our ERM values that include Accountability, Caring for our People, Client Focus, Collaboration, Empowerment, and Transparency.
Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a video questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.
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Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services. We have more than 160 offices in over 40 countries and territories employing more than 5,000 people who work on projects around the world. ERM is committed to providing a service that is consistent, professional and of the highest quality to create value for our clients. We have worked with many of the Global Fortune 500 companies delivering innovative solutions for business and selected government clients helping them understand and manage the sustainability challenges that the world is increasingly facing.
For over 40 years we have been working with clients around the world and in diverse industry sectors to help them to understand and manage their environmental, health, safety, risk and social impacts. The key sectors we serve include Oil & Gas, Chemical, Manufacturing, Power, Mining and Technology, Media & Telecommunications. All face critical sustainability challenges and our clients in these and many other areas rely on our ability to assist them operate more sustainably which has a positive impact on our planet.
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