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Environmental Specialist (PENA)

REQ: REQ-133773 General

Panasonic Energy of North America
  • Sparks, NV, United States
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Essential Duties:
• Promote a culture of quality, safety, environmental compliance, and continuous improvement throughout the PENA organization
• Serve as a support for environmental questions, concerns, and compliance issues
• Ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local environmental laws, regulations, and standards
• Assess and evaluate process and activities on the production floor and guide production teams in environmental practices and adoption of best practices
• Develop and implement written environmental programs, policies, and procedures
• Work collaboratively with Quality, Safety, and other business teams to create an integrated management system.
• Support or lead incident analyses to determine root cause(s), prevention, and corrective measures for environmental incidents
• Conduct environmental risk assessments with cross-functional support teams and identify environmental risk mitigation strategies
• Collect and analyze data using commercial software or in-house platforms. Effectively communicate information to verify compliance and continuous improvement efforts
• Conduct routine audits to identify any deficiencies and develop appropriate corrective actions
• Prepare and submit timely and accurate reports and permitting requirements as needed
• Interact and support personnel at all organizational levels, both internal and external to the company. Work effectively and efficiently in both team-based and independent working environments to add value to the organization
• Perform any other tasks that may be assigned by EHS leaders
• Provide support for the implementation, management, and maintenance of program elements for the company’s environmental management system (EMS) based on integration and adaptation of recognized and generally accepted industry practices in accordance with ISO-14001 as far as practicable to company operations
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirements:
• To ensure the health and safety in the workplace and for the protection of our employees, wearing PPE is required in some areas 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:
• Basic/Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, EHS, Engineering or related technical field or/and master’s degree in similar field
• Preferred: None
Essential Qualifications:
• Experience in working in manufacturing environment
• Working knowledge of EPA, ISO, NDEP, etc.
• Experience conducting risk assessments, incident investigations, and root cause analysis
• Experience working with contractors and external personnel regarding field-based safety
• Self-starter with general instructions. Strong attention to detail
• 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
• Strong analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills
• Results orientated with the ability to plan and deliver against production deadlines and goals
• Superior communication and interpersonal skills
• Skills in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Power Point, Excel, and Outlook
• Ability and willingness to respond to site emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, as needed
• Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English
Preferred Qualifications:
• Minimum of 3+ years of experience with EHS
• 1-2+ years of people leader experience
• Resilient, self-motived and able to work well under pressure

• Alignment to Panasonic’s seven (7) core principles (contribution to society, fairness and honesty, cooperation and team spirit, untiring effort for improvement, courtesy and humility, adaptability, gratitude)
Preferred License(s):
• None
Preferred Certification(s):
• None
Physical Demands:
Physical Activities: (Percentage of time (equaling 100%) during the normal workday the employee is required to)
• Sit: 40%
• Walk: 30%
• Stand: 20%
• Lift: 10%
Required Lifting and Carrying: (Required frequency is: Not required (0%), Occasional (1-33%), Frequent (34-66%, Continuous (67-100%)
• Up to 10 lbs.: Occasional
• Up to 20 lbs.: Occasional
• Up to 35 lbs.: Occasional
• Team-lift only (over 35 lbs.): Occasional

REQ: REQ-133773 General

  • Sparks, NV, United States
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