Brown-Forman Jack Daniel's Environmental Specialist in Lynchburg, Tennessee

Job Description:

Scope of Position:

Manages daily environmental compliance and sustainability activities at various Jack Daniel production facilities. Responsible for tactical environmental compliance activities at facilities, including: auditing, monitoring, reporting, recordkeeping, and training. Executes strategies to maintain compliance for all environmental media (Air, SARA, Water, Waste, and Wastewater) and serve as a resource for facility environmental sustainability activities. Conduct on-site training sessions on all pertinent environmental compliance obligations and policies. Collect data for GHG inventory and other metrics for operations, and assist facility leadership in developing goals and strategies for improvement. Implement and revise all plans and programs relative to operations for environmental programs and permits. Ensure all equipment and operations are appropriately permitted and functioning within applicable limits. Review and update all permits, plans, and processes relative to environmental performance. Execute programs to minimize negative environmental impact of operations; seize opportunities for positive impacts. Maintain working relationship with various NGOs and local, State, and Federal regulatory agencies concerning relevant environmental regulations and environmental sustainability impacts.

Basic Function:

Supports environmental compliance and sustainability activities at various Jack Daniel production facilities. Responsible for tactical environmental compliance activities at facilities, including: auditing, monitoring, reporting, recordkeeping, and training. Execute strategies to maintain compliance for all environmental media (Air, SARA, Water, Waste, and Wastewater) and serve as a resource for facility environmental sustainability activities. Conduct on-site training sessions on all pertinent environmental compliance obligations and policies. Collect data for GHG inventory and other metrics for operations and facilities, and assist facility leadership in developing goals and strategies for improvement. Implement and revise all plans and programs relative to operations for environmental programs and permits. Ensure all equipment and operations are appropriately permitted and functioning within applicable limits. Review and update all permits, plans, and processes relative to environmental performance. Execute programs to minimize negative environmental impact of operations; seize opportunities for positive impacts. Maintain working relationship with various NGOs and local, State, and Federal regulatory agencies concerning relevant environmental regulations and environmental sustainability impacts

Responsibilities:

Supports environmental compliance and sustainability activities at various production facilities. Responsible for tactical environmental compliance activities at facilities, including: auditing, monitoring, reporting, recordkeeping, and training. Assist site in maintaining GHG inventory and environmental metrics recordkeeping (40%).

Execute strategies to maintain compliance for all environmental media (Air, SARA, Water, Waste, and Wastewater) and serve as a resource for facility environmental sustainability activities. (30%).

Review and update all permits, plans, and processes relative to environmental performance (15%).

Prepare regular environmental performance reports for each operation. Maintain working relationship with various NGOs and local, State, and Federal regulatory agencies concerning relevant EHS regulations (15%).

Must Requirements (including any physical requirements):

Minimum BA/BS in environmental sciences or engineering, or civil, chemical, or mechanical engineering with an emphasis on environmental technology plus 2+ years’ experience in environmental consulting, environmental management, or related field.

Demonstrated ability to understand and assimilate diverse concerns and technical data while considering the complete compliance and liability picture.

Ability to independently organize work projects; Collect, analyze data and present results in a concise format.

Demonstrated/proven knowledge of federal, state, provincial, and local environmental regulations, policies, ordinances, and rules. Understand environmental issues, domestic and global.

Demonstrated/proven knowledge of environmental voluntary programs/concepts in the US such as Climate Leaders, carbon trading, WasteWise, etc.

Demonstrated leadership qualities: management, negotiation, and initiative.

Strong interpersonal skills with ability to deal effectively and diplomatically with regulatory agency and personnel at all levels of management, internal/external, with demonstrated leadership ability.

Ability and experience operating a PC, with specific experience and proficiency with related business and regulatory software. Proficiency and knowledge of Windows applications. Ability to quickly learn and utilize new software. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Google Drive, and e-mail.

Demonstrated written communication skills, ability to prepare final draft correspondence and reports, excellent grammar, spelling and punctuation skills. Produce finished material from basic instructions.

Ability to organize, prioritize and complete multiple tasks with accuracy and attention to detail under limited supervision and within established time frame.

Ability to multi-task projects that cross environmental disciplines and Global Production operations.

Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of information.

Ability to travel to Global Production facilities and/or other locations; work a flexible schedule and extended hours as necessary.

Excellent organization skills, maintain accurate and detailed files; self-starter with a high level of initiative to make independent judgments.

Ability to execute responsibilities in a timely and accurate manner, despite frequent interruptions and changing deadlines.

Grasp tasks and assignments at the time of initial request, take responsibility for developing the method and process for completing tasks and keep the Manager, Environmental Compliance informed.

Exercise good judgment, discretion and maturity in responding to handling all job responsibilities.

Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research and to provide written reports & analysis based on that research.

Preferred Requirements:

Experience with Brown-Forman structure and Global Production business implications.

Experience with Environmental Management Systems

Experience with GHG inventory preparation and management

Certifications a plus (CHMM, PE, EIT, HAZWOPPER)

Knowledge of production processes. Experience with industrial/manufacturing facilities.

Legal background/familiarity#SM#TSM

About Brown-Forman:

COMPANY:

Brown-Forman, founded in 1870, is a diversified producer and marketer of fine quality beverage alcohol brands. Headquartered in Louisville, KY, Brown-Forman currently employs about 4,000 people and has offices or facilities in 30 cities across the globe. Starting in the mid-1950s, the company began a series of acquisitions that would place it among the top 10 largest spirits companies in the world, selling its brands in more than 135 countries across the globe. These include many of the most well-known and best-loved wines and spirits brands, including Jack Daniel’s, Finlandia Vodka, Old Forester, Woodford Reserve, Herradura and el Jimador Tequilas, and Korbel champagnes. For more information about the company, please visit http://www.brown-forman.com.

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Business Area: Global Production

City: Lynchburg

State: TN

Country: United States

Req Type: Exempt

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