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Job Title:  Environmental Specialist

Requisition ID:  7907

Springfield, MO, US, 65803

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. We complement our extensive line of Motive Power and Energy Systems with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products. 

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Job Purpose

Implements Federal, State, Local, and Corporate environmental programs for EnerSys, Springfield, MO facility. Ensures that plant management is kept informed on environmental issues and that the plant is in compliance with applicable environmental laws, rules, and regulations. Insures Environmental Management System (EMS) is effectively implemented and maintained.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for hazardous waste management activities including: registration, identification, transportation, disposal, internal audits, TSDF audits, SPCC program, and training.
Responsible for air quality program activities including, permitting, monitoring control devices, and identifying problems/issues with environmental protection systems.
Responsible for the wastewater compliance program, including coordinating compliance activities such sampling, monitoring and identifying critical issues.
Responsible for the storm water compliance program, including coordinating compliance activities such sampling, monitoring and identifying critical issues.
Overall responsibility to assure that the ISO 14001 EMS is effectively implemented and maintained.  Acts as EMS Management Representative or designee to ISO 14001 registrar.
Submits required reports to regulatory agencies (Environmental Protection Agency, Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Department of Transportation, and City of Springfield). Maintains all related records and documentation. Interact both verbally and in writing with above listed agencies on a regular basis.
Maintains current knowledge of regulatory environment through attendance at workshops and seminars and the review of The Code of Federal Regulations, The Federal Register, The Code of State Regulations, Springfield City Code, trade publications, and other literature.
Develops plant manufacturing environmental operating procedures to maintain compliance with laws, rules, and regulations. Recommends course of action and develop procedures for compliance with new and revised laws, rules, and regulations. Formulation and implementation of required waste minimization procedures.
Evaluates all new and existing pollution control equipment requirements. Develops specifications and recommends improvements and changes as required. Completes and submits environmental permits to regulatory agencies as required.
Advises plant facility maintenance personnel regarding pollution control and treatment systems and assists in operations and maintenance as required.
Responsible for ensuring required environmental monitoring and sampling is conducted in compliance with regulatory standards. Coordinates major environmental monitoring projects.
Researches and documents compliance with customer required environmental specifications.
Acts as the plant liaison with the local community, regulatory agencies, and other outside agencies involving environmental issues. Facility representative to the Local Emergency Planning Committee as required by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. Attends scheduled meetings. Acts as the plant's primary emergency coordinator.
Tracks customer battery return program.
Miscellaneous Projects and Assigned Duties.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

BS in Engineering/Technology/Business, an Environmental Specialist must have skills and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Knowledge of Environmental Science and Technology.
  • Technical and environmental aspects of facility operation.
  • A relevant requirement of environmental laws, regulations and related documents.
  • Environmental management systems and standards including audit procedures, processes and techniques.

General Job Requirements

  • Generic


EnerSys provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  EEO/Minority/Female/Vets/Disabled

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