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Environmental Health and Safety

Environmental Sustainability Manager - EHS

Location Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000205345

Career Area:

Environmental Health and Safety

Job Description:


Caterpillar is a global company committed to living Our Values in Action and serving our customers to build a better world. Caterpillar has a long-standing commitment to sustainability, one of our five Values in Action. It is part of who we are and what we do. The Caterpillar Technical Center is the hub of sustainability research at Caterpillar.

The Environmental Sustainability Manager/EHS Manager will play a key role in developing, implementing, supporting, and monitoring green and sustainability initiatives across the Lafayette Engine Center in Lafayette, IN. This position will be responsible for environmental compliance and leading Operational Sustainability initiatives.

Job Duties

  • Drive initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, including Renewables; Hydrogen; Batteries/energy

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement processes and technologies that support the organization’s sustainability goals and targets for greenhouse gas reduction, water conservation and waste reduction

  • Lead facility environmental activities, including audits, permitting, Title V air permit, projects and required regulatory reporting

  • Review new products, equipment, and processes for potential risks and recommend modifications before introduction

  • Responsibility for Class D Wastewater Pretreatment plant and quality of all facility effluents

  • Responsibility for all recycling and reclamation activities

  • Responsibility for all Stormwater monitoring and reporting

  • Organize and lead an on-site hazmat response team

  • Assure compliance with organization and government environmental & sustainability standards.

  • Perform environmental sustainability audits

  • Maintain facility SDS database

  • Perform external audits of waste haulers and treatment facilities

  • Support facility environmental sustainability culture strategy/initiatives

  • Generate and/or review reports for environmental (IDEM/EPA) and other regulatory agencies

  • Reporting to this position are various support personnel

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in a related field OR 5+ Years of EHS Experience

Top Candidates will also have

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience managing Environmental Sustainability Programs

  • Knowledge of Environmental Sustainability standards and best practices

  • Strong knowledge of regulations and standards including but not limited to EPA, OSHA, EPCRA, and TSCA

  • Knowledge of manufacturing, including experience with environmental, quality, safety, and Lean or Six Sigma principles

  • Experience with Title V Air Permit

  • Experience with Hazardous Waste profiling, recordkeeping, and reporting

  • Experience with Tier II and TRI Reporting

  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management & planning skills

  • Ability to work with and influence peers and management

  • Experience working with wastewater treatment methods

  • Self-starter with strong technical leadership skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation & reasoning)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 0365 suite and tools

Additional Information

  • This position will close 6/8/2023 at 11:59 pm

  • The location for this position Lafayette, IN.

  • Domestic relocation assistance is available for this position.

  • This position will require less than 10% travel.

Employee benefit details

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just a salary because we value your performance.  We offer a total rewards package that provides benefits on day one (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of an annual bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Final details

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This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O.  As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at .


Relocation is available for this position.

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