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Environmental Manager



mill hall, pa, usa
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides a wide range of branding and information solutions that optimize labor and supply chain efficiency, reduce waste, advance sustainability, circularity and transparency, and better connect brands and consumers. Our products and solutions include labeling and functional materials, radio frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, software applications that connect the physical and digital, and a variety of products and solutions that enhance branded packaging and carry or display information that improves the customer experience. Serving an array of industries worldwide — including home and personal care, apparel, general retail, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive — we employ approximately 34,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Our reported sales in 2023 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

At Avery Dennison, some of the great benefits we provide are:

  • Health & Wellness benefits starting on day 1 of employment
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401K eligibility
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program eligibility / Health Advocate
  • Paid vacation and Paid holidays

Job Description

We are looking for an Environmental Manager to join our Mill Hall, Pennsylvania site within Avery Dennison. In this role, you will participate on our leadership team and report to the Plant Manager. If you are a motivated individual that enjoys driving environmental compliance and engaging employees at all levels, and on all shifts to improve performance and drive a zero tolerance culture - this job is for you!

What you will be doing:

  • Organizing and controlling the Environmental functions of the site; this includes managing the onsite Wastewater Treatment facility, waste management programs, air permitting, solid waste, and other regulatory permitting as necessary.
  • Implementing environmental education and training to support regulatory and corporate requirements.
  • Investigating and reporting all releases, injuries and near-misses.
  • Managing all environmental compliance program and permitting requirements
  • Develop standardized SOPs and programming for critical processes (e.g. Air Pollution Control Devices, VOC analysis, ERP, etc)
  • Assist site EHS team on newly added or modified manufacturing projects requiring environmental permitting evaluations
  • Responsible for the onboarding of all EHS related employees in the area of environmental compliance
  • Maintaining the facility's compliance records for permits. Reviewing Federal, State and local regulation changes that impact permits and permit compliance.
  • Managing the environmental program to assure compliance with corporate audit protocols.
  • Identifying and evaluating hazardous conditions and implementation of programs to mitigate the conditions.
  • Reviewing plant waste statistics and making recommendations for correction of problem areas.
  • Conducting periodic risk assessments of plant machinery, equipment, and working conditions to ensure conformance to appropriate environmental and sanitary standards and regulations.
  • Provide advice, assist, and audit the front line leadership to ensure that effective EHS is implemented and working.
  • Maintain working relationships with Regulatory Agencies
  • Assist with maintaining the Site Preparedness and Emergency Plans & Procedures.
  • Actively participate in the Corporate EHS Network.
  • The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.


What you will need to bring to the team:

Avery Dennison has a long history of being a market leader. Your history is important to us. It should include the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum 5+ years of environmental leadership experience with progressive work assignments. Advanced professional certification desired.
  • Strong leadership, managerial, training, and mentoring skills.
  • Environmental experience within a manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Detailed knowledge of regulatory requirements and policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Experience in industry permitting requirements, codes, and standards.
  • Strong Project/Problem resolution skills.
  • Understanding of applicable computer systems, such as Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, and function-specific software.
  • Good written, verbal, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Strong coaching, facilitating, and training skills.

Additional Information

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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