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Sr. Environmental Engineer

Company: Nippon Dynawave Packaging Co.
Location: Longview
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Sr. Environmental Engineer

Nippon Dynawave Packaging Company (NDP) has an immediate opening for an Sr. Environmental Engineer to support its Longview, Washington Liquid Packaging manufacturing facility.

The Longview Liquid Packaging facility produces market pulp and bleached paperboard used to make cartons and cups for liquids such as milk, juice, coffee and sake. The facility employs about 525 people and produces 260,000 metric tons of paperboard each year -- the equivalent of 6 billion liter-sized milk cartons.

Sr. Environmental Engineer

As a member of the Environmental Team, the Environmental Engineer provides regulatory compliance support to site manufacturing operations, including air and water quality compliance monitoring and reporting, permit development and capital project support, and emergency response.

Each member of the Environmental Team takes lead responsibility for one or more regulatory program, e.g., air quality, water quality, solid waste management, chemical reporting, and remediation. Depending on the candidate's expertise and interests, the Environmental Engineer may lead or support one or more of these program areas and will assist other team members as needed in other regulatory program areas.

Key Functions

  • Promote site safety policies and initiatives and perform risk assessments as a routine part of daily work in a heavy industrial manufacturing facility.
  • Ensure compliance with the site's Title V Air Operating Permit, NPDES Permit and related permits.
  • Support and back up other team members as needed in other environmental program areas.
  • Oversee compliance monitoring programs within their area of expertise to assure monitoring data are accurate and satisfy regulatory requirements.
  • Prepare timely, complete, and accurate compliance reports for certification.
  • Ensure timely submissions to State & Federal Agencies, including monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual reports.
  • Manage and oversee contracted support staff performing regular or specialized compliance functions.
  • Assist Lab Manager as needed with lab quality assurance efforts to ensure integrity and accuracy of NPDES required laboratory data.
  • Actively participate in and promote the facility's environmental policy, and procedures as they relate to permit compliance and performance.
  • Perform engineering calculations as required to support projects and environmental compliance (NPDES, MACT, RMP, etc.) activities.
  • Develop and train affected personnel in understanding environmental compliance issues and requirements.
  • Lead/support environmental initiatives, environmental capital and maintenance projects, company initiatives, and facility strategies. Use effective communication to interact with federal and state agencies as necessary.
  • Provide 24-hour environmental emergency response as part of rotating team of on-call environmental engineers.
  • Other duties as required. Required Qualifications
    • Proven commitment to safety leadership and safety performance.
      • BS degree in engineering, chemistry, or related discipline.
      • 5 or more years experience with the ability to review extensive laboratory results and process data, identify discrepancies, accurately summarize into meaningful information or conclusions, and effectively communicate those results.
        • Strong interpersonal and communications skills with an ability to work effectively with peers, site leadership, regulatory officials, operating personnel, laboratory personnel and the community.
        • Team oriented, with a good work ethic, positive attitude, and the ability to work independently.
          • Must have the ability to work multiple projects and adjust to rapidly changing priorities.
          • Must be physically able to perform inspections and oversee environmental sample collection in remote locations and at heights in an industrial facility, climbing steep terrain, stairs and ladders as needed to access work areas.
          • Willingness to work extended hours and off shifts when conditions warrant.


            At NDP, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive 20+ Paid Vacation, Holidays, Personal Days and an annual discretionary Bonus.

            Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Keywords: Nippon Dynawave Packaging Co., Portland , Sr. Environmental Engineer, Engineering , Longview, Oregon

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