Environmental Lead

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Date: Nov 26, 2022

Location: Adrian, MI, US

Company: Wacker Chemie AG



WACKER SILICONES is one of the world’s biggest silicone manufacturers with silicone-based system solutions and over 3,000 different products.
At our Adrian site, we are currently looking for a ​Environmental Lead​ to be a part of our growing team.



This position will be responsible for the implementation and documentation of effective environmental programs, policies, and procedures in accordance with company, state, federal, and local requirements. This position will establish and maintain environmental permits, registrations, and licenses; coordinate RC/ISO14001 program, with emphasis on employee participation; conduct audits of the facility and lead action item corrective action plans and facilitate site activities.  This position at the Adrian site will interface with applicable State, Federal and Local regulatory agencies, as well as represent the organization in environmental related meetings; and provide technical advice to management and employees.


Job Responsibilities

  • Implement and document effective environmental programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Comply with State, Local and Federal regulations related to waste, air emissions, water reporting, SPCC, stormwater, and other environmental regulations.
  • Establish and maintain environmental permits, registrations, and licenses and complete and document ongoing reviews of changes to meet permit requirements.
  • Coordinate RC/ISO 14001 program, lead SWAP committee and aggregate and submit governmental agency, internal company and ACC reporting.  Coordinate B-Grade Materials and scrap program and act as site liaison with Global By-Product Manager.
  • Interface with all applicable State, Federal and Local regulatory agencies
  • Represent the organization in environmental related meetings and liaison with local environmental organizations and other interested parties.
  • Provide technical advice and training to management and employees.
  • Facilitate the Adrian Wildlife Habitat and the Household Hazardous Waste Program.  Site Ambassador for sustainability and other corporate environmental programs.


Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3+ years of experience in environmental management
  • Working knowledge of State of Michigan and EPA environmental requirements.
  • Knowledge of RC/ISO14001 Management System Programs
  • High Level of interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and training skills
  • Project management skills
  • Proficient in office software.
  • Draft various operating documents, permits, etc.
  • Work in a chemical manufacturing environment
  • Preferred Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or equivalent degree
  • Sustainability and Remediation knowledge is a plus.


WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities.


Be part of our WACKER family, across all nations!


We are looking forward to your online application at www.wacker.com.
Reference Code: 22165 





The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent unrestricted basis.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for any type of US permanent residency (e.g., for a Green card).


WACKER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Adrian
Nearest Secondary Market: Ann Arbor