This position is required to be onsite full time.
This is an exciting opportunity for you to work with and lead a highly talented Environmental team at the GMCH Lockport, GMCH Rochester and Tonawanda GPS facilities. This role is a Technical People Leader position with the responsibility of providing leadership, growth and development, and fostering sustainable environmental programs. In this role, you will have the opportunity to function as the air, waste or water program lead, provide oversight of environmental activities within the regional sites and foster the growth and development of the environmental team members.
Additionally, you will work cross functionally with diverse groups to create and implement best-in-class, sustainable solutions to improve environmental compliance and sustainability across the site.
As an Environmental Leader, you will be working in an exciting manufacturing environment and be a part of a team fulfilling GM's Vision of Zero, Zero, Zero. As a valued member within the Sustainable Workplaces team, your role is focused on providing technical expertise, developing strategies and looking ahead for the future success of GM. We are currently looking for hardworking individuals who have a passion for the environment and who want to help make the facility a leader in environmental compliance and sustainability.
Experience in environmental engineering or related science, preferably at a manufacturing operation.
Basic knowledge of the automotive manufacturing processes is preferred.
Bachelor's degree with a major in engineering or related sciences with emphasis on environmental engineering preferred.
Commitment to ongoing professional development, such as the pursuit of relevant advanced degrees, certificates or diplomas.
Communicate proficiently to all levels of management with executive presence
Develop and lead effective teams
Determining compliance & data analysis
Timely and effective problem solving
Connects the team to the outside world
Provide results in a manner that is truthful and demonstrates strength of character.
Focus on driving consistent environmental stewardship programs in support of GM's mission to deliver sustainable solutions that improve the communities in which we live and work.
Build bridges by engaging with our Business Partners and environmental leaders to enable success for the organization, ensuring the achievement of Business Plan goals and objectives, as well as meeting regulatory compliance requirements.
Engage with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and any other local regulatory agencies to ensure implementation of robust environmental programs and to build relationships that support innovation and expedient resolution of concerns.
Develop creative solutions to complex environmental challenges.
Utilize technology and information to develop and maintain environmental management systems in support of GM's mission to deliver data driven solutions that allow us to operate efficiently now and in the future.
Monitor environmental parameters and progress to provide recommendations for continuous improvement.
Support and improve system designs that preserve the environment, integrate the latest technologies and provide long-term environmental solutions.
Demonstrate a culture of inclusion by actively listening, embracing change and educating others to work effectively together while providing environmental training and coaching.
Speak up to ensure we are doing the right thing for the right reasons.
Grow to understand the plant manufacturing systems including production processes, wastewater discharges, storm water management, air emissions impacts, sewer systems, chemical usage, and waste management/recycling programs, to ensure effective decision-making and regulatory compliance.
Interface with business partners and regulatory agencies to prepare required regulatory documentation and reports, schedule and perform compliance testing.
Role model and reinforce our vision, mission, drives and behaviors that cultivate our cultural transformation.
Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.Why Join Us
We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.Total Rewards Benefits Overview
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General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.Equal Employment Opportunity Statements
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