OMNOVA Solutions Inc.

  • Environmental Specialist

    Job Locations US-OH-Beachwood
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    Saftey, Health, Environment & Security (SHE&S)
  • Who is OMNOVA Solutions?

    OMNOVA Solutions is a specialty chemicals and functional surfaces company, whose technologies enhance the performance of a wide variety of well-known products across the globe. We are proud to offer "The Science in Better Brands."

    What are we looking for?

    This position is part of the corporate Safety, Health, Environment and Security organization and will assist in the implementation of Environment programs and initiatives in support of compliance programs, Responsible Care Management System, and company goals. The Specialist will provide administration support for the SHE Management System and be responsible for development, coordination, evaluation, and improvement of SHE policies, procedures and training.

    Your tasks and responsibilities...

    • Coordinate and assist sites in developing/maintaining environmental management systems to assure compliance with all environmental permits, laws, regulations and company policy.
    • Support development and preparation of plans to include, SPCC, SWPP and Contingency plans.
    • Coordinate and assist sites with establishing effective material tracking systems for materials used at each site. Tracking system include those for raw materials, processed materials, fugitive emission points, air emissions, effluent emissions, energy usage and wastes.
    • Assist and support the preparation of required federal, state and local reports for sites. Reports include Title V air emission inventories, compliance certifications, annual waste, hazardous waste, waste water, Tier II and Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) reports.
    • Assist sites with new permit applications, permit renewal applications, and/or permit modifications.
    • Assist in the performance of audits and inspections of site programs (i.e., environmental, RCMS, ISO Standards, TSCA, RMP, etc.)
    • Assist with the maintenance/development of Corporate environmental policies and programs. Assist sites with implementation of programs.
    • Develop and provide training on environmental programs.
    • Assist sites with Incident Investigations that drive down to root-cause. Assist with corrective actions and follow-up.

    Who you are...

    • Bachelors in Environmental Sciences, Environmental, Safety & Health Management or related technical/engineering degree
    • 3-5 years of experience in a chemical manufacturing environment
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to work independently and under pressure to meet deadlines
    • Periodic travel will be required
    • Knowledge and understanding of DOT, OSHA, NPDES, SPCC, Title V, SARA, SWPPP, TSCA, DHS, FDA rules and regulations and training requirements.
    • Responsible Care Management System (RCMS) and/or experience

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation preferred



    Why OMNOVA?

    The science of better careers. Come formulate yours.

    Bring your ingredients for success and together we’ll create a unique plan for your development and career growth. We recognize that without our talented employees and their passion and curiosity (which really are the backbone of our organization), we would not be where we are today. Click here to learn more about why you should join OMNOVA.


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