Our Mission: At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.
Who we are: STERIS is a growing provider of infection prevention and other procedural products and services through our family of wholly owned subsidiaries.
The Manager, Environmental Compliance is responsible for providing direction, support and guidance to each designated facility to ensure success in achieving and maintaining World Class Environmental Compliance. Collaborate with Environmental Director in the development, implementation and maintenance of all internal procedures relative to environmental regulatory compliance by studying new and existing environmental laws, regulations and standards, determining the potential impact on operations, and ensuring corporate expectations are being met. Develop relationships and direct facilities with compliance programs by enforcing established programs, including the development of assessment tools and models, and environmental reporting requirements. Lead the environmental regulatory analysis and review of pertinent business opportunities, mergers and acquisitions as STERIS Corporation pursues growth both locally and globally.
This position is an excellent opportunity for an Environmental Compliance Specialist looking to move into a management role.
- Direct the development and implementation of group and site-specific procedures and programs designed to help ensure internal corporate group and local environmental compliance as well as environmental and transportation safety regulatory agency compliance to rules and regulations.
- Lead environmental regulatory reviews of business developments locally and globally to ensure that environmental compliance considerations are well understood in the decision-making process and that recommendations are implemented as STERIS Corporation expands in Europe, China, and other markets in the Pacific Rim.
- Direct facilities to be compliant with environmental and transportation safety regulatory reporting by analyzing requirements, establishing and communicating a process to assist facilities in filing required reports in an accurate and timely manner.
- Assess and work with facilities on pollution prevention strategies and developments to provide effective, cost-saving solutions and alternatives to challenging facility concerns, with a goal of minimizing emissions and operating expense while improving process efficiency.
- Direct corporate waste minimization strategies and programs with a goal of continuous improvement in the elimination of waste expense and disposal.
- Participate as a member of the various business unit HSE teams. Throughout the audit process facilitate effective immediate corrective actions, prepare and deliver narratives and presentations of audit findings and assist in the development of and implementation of compliance plants. Establish follow-up and review processes as well as appropriate education and training to ensure sustainable solutions.
- Provide as-needed updates to corporate management on the status of environmental programs within STERIS Corporation and provide sufficient information relative to environmental impacts to assist in making informed business decisions.
- Provide direct support and guidance to facilities in conducting consistent efficient and effective source testing. This includes communication templates, protocol documentation and contractor selection, preparation, checklists and final test report reviews.
- Direct the proactive response to regulatory changes as well as potential or pending changes through ongoing monitoring, research and analysis of regulator trends and directives and the potential impact to STERIS Corporation.
- Continue to develop the productive relationships with applicable local, state, federal and international environmental offices.
- Provide ongoing education and training to STERIS Corporation business teams relative to corporate environmental objectives and initiatives, as well as trends in environmental and transportation safety law and regulations, along with their applicability to STERIS Corporation.
- Completion of other duties or projects assigned by the Director of Environmental Compliance: Such as collaborating with the Global Manager Transportation Safety on CHEMTREC Response phone calls and other HSE projects that could lie outside the Environmental discipline.
- Provide direction for compliance with permitting requirements in coordination with operational changes, expansions or facility construction projects through appropriate regulatory research followed by coordination with operations and engineering management functions.
- Maintain professional skills, knowledge and abilities by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and participating in professional societies.
- Contribute in a team effort by performing according to the guidelines outlined in the STERIS Code of Business Conduct and other directives; supporting the directives and decisions of higher-level management and accomplishing other duties as assigned.
- Communicate in an effective manner by utilizing accepted business practices in a courteous and professional manner to provide timely and accurate responses and service-oriented offers of assistance.
- Support the STERIS Corporation values of Customers First, People, Innovation, Teamwork, Accountability, and Integrity to execute the STERIS Mission and Vision.
- Travel up to 30%, mostly US, but occasionally international
- Minimum of five years experience in environmental compliance. Previous management experience is a plus. Prior experience in the implementation of HSE systems (e.g. ISO 14001) is beneficial.
- Ability to effectively read, write and verbally communicate in English.
- Requires ability to work independently under limited guidelines and supervision.
- Requires computer literacy to include work processing, spreadsheet and software capabilities.
- Effective interpersonal and cross functional group leadership skills as demonstrated through prior experience.
- Above average organizing, analyzing and math skills (advanced algebra and/or calculus and/or statistics) to determine organizational customer and regulatory problems and formulate corrective action plans; attention to detail.
- Ability to adapt to changing duties and responsibilities.
- Ability to influence people in the opinions, attitudes or judgments to generalize, evaluate and decide to adapt to situations under stress.
- Normal hearing range sufficient to hear alarms, bells, horns, etc.
- Ability to develop and manage Environmental Management System databases, ensuring completion of all requirements.
- Competency in the implementation and management of federal, state and local hazardous waste requirements.
- Competency in the implementation and management of Clean Air Act and state air permitting requirements.
STERIS plc is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with more than 14,000 employees worldwide. We are dedicated to providing our Customers with innovative infection prevention, decontamination, and health science technologies, products and services.
STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law. We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.
We assure you that your opportunity for employment depends solely on your qualifications. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation(s) to complete this application and/or during the interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources department at 440-392-7047.