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Senior Environmental Engineer
Rocky Mount, NC

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Opportunity Summary: We have an opening for an Environmental Engineer to work in partnership with leadership and employees at our Mill centrally located between Raleigh, NC and Richmond, Va.  This is a unionized facility with approximately 400 employees. Experience ownership firsthand as you ensure the compliance and performance management of one or more environmental media areas (air, water, solid/hazardous waste, hazardous substances) at a world class integrated corrugated medium paper production facility. 

How you will impact : 
  • Serve as a technical expert for the mill’s business units (pulp, power, wood yard, and paper)
  • Primary contact with regulatory agencies and other outside stakeholder groups
  • Maintains complex environmental permitting and regulatory tracking
  • Resolves high profile environmental issues
  • Knowledgeable of emerging state and local environmental regulations
  • Provides support during development of regulatory compliance programs
  • Drives continuous improvement opportunities including system development
  • Promotes employee engagement to achieve desired results
  • Ability to explain complex processes and regulatory requirements in layman’s terms
  • Supports operations in reviewing environmental controls systems
  • Ability to maintain records in “audit ready” condition
  • Establish, write, and communicate programs and policies to comply with regulatory programs
  • Conduct training to both hourly and salaried personnel
  • Participate in the on-call weekend duty rotation
  • Vacation relief, and miscellaneous water treatment lab bench work (BOD, TSS, TOC, etc.)
  • Implement programs and prepare a variety of regulatory reports which include data collection, calculations, accurate record keeping, and an adherence to regulatory guidelines with minimal supervision 

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field
  • Must have experience in air program (Title V, including stack testing) in a large integrated facility
  • 2+ years environmental experience in a manufacturing facility.  
  • Pulp & Paper experience strongly preferred.
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Excellent Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word) Skills
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal environmental regulations
  • North Carolina wastewater treatment certification, or the ability to achieve at least Grade III. 
  • Excellent organizational, planning, time management, and prioritization skills 
  • Good Customer Focus, Decision Making Skills Excellent Problem Solving and Written Communications Skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills 
  • Working Knowledge of VBA or Pi 

What we offer:

  • Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence
  • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities
  • An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential
  • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

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