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Environmental Engineer

Lafayette, IN

Arconic creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality and efficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value.  


Arconic Aluminum Extrusion serves the global aerospace and automotive markets with the most specialized engineering, highest quality, and the greatest breadth and depth of forgings and extrusions. Our vertically integrated capabilities and deep materials science expertise in aluminum and titanium structural casting is taking the industry to new heights. AEX is a business unit of Arconic.

Arconic Lafayette Operations is seeking experienced Environmental Engineer to be responsible for helping to ensure compliance with all applicable Arconic, federal, state and local regulatory requirements. In addition, this person will apply their engineering knowledge and expertise to improve environmental operations at the plant. This is a great career opportunity to expand your knowledge within a global company that has best-in-class EHS programs and is committed to operating sustainably.

Reporting to the Environmental Manager, the Environmental Engineer will be a member of Arconic Functional team, in Lafayette, IN. 


Profile: The primary function of this role will that the be responsible for helping to ensure compliance with all applicable Arconic, federal, state and local regulatory requirements.

Essential Functions: The Environmental Engineer within AEX requires technical and interpersonal skills essential to team work. Major duties include but are not limited to: 

  • Assist in the management of all environmental issues, reports and permits as related to Air, Water & Wastewater, Storm Water, Residual Waste, TSCA, TRI, Tier II, Hazmat Reporting and the facility ISO
  • 14001 Environmental Management System. This includes supporting permit applications and having responsibility for the timely and accurate filing of necessary records to demonstrate compliance with applicable federal, state, and Arconic programs. The Environmental Engineer may collect multimedia samples (waste, water, soil) for field and laboratory testing. Interpret and record data, conduct analyses and compare findings to relevant studies and federal, state and local regulations to ensure compliance.
  • Support execution of management systems designed to ensure the plant is in compliance with all Arconic, local, state, and federal environmental regulations and that continual improvement, pollution prevention, and compliance are a part of the plant’s main goals.
  • Coordinate and manage all on-site hazardous materials (waste management and scrap management) as well as develop and maintain recycling programs. This includes facility inspections, profiling/manifesting hazardous waste, interfacing with regulatory officials and completing/submitting regulatory reports. Maintain all records and documents as necessary
  • Drive environmental programs to align with corporate and business unit ESG goals and metrics
  • Effectively support the integration of Human Performance principles and tools into environmental processes.
  • May perform compliance training for EPA, IDEM, HAZMAT, and other in-house subjects. May perform hands-on environmental monitoring, measurements and inspections.
  • Assists in investigations of EHS incidents, root cause analysis, entry into incident data systems and item closure tracking


  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple and diverse work assignments
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Leadership and communication skills to effectively work with internal and external customers across many organizational levels. This includes shop floor employees and departments as well as regulatory agencies.
  • Strong computer literacy and project management skills


Although the Environmental Engineer works primarily days (Mon – Fri), it is expected this person will work off-shifts and on-call as needed to support the function of this role.

Coaches and mentors departmental leadership in the execution of their EHS accountabilities.

Takes appropriate action to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, the location’s EHS policy and Arconic Standards.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental, Chemical, Mechanical or Civil Engineering OR Physical, Biological, or
  • Chemical sciences
  • Minimum of three years’ experience facilitating and managing environmental programs
  • Minimum of one year of environmental experience at an Industrial/Manufacturing facility
  • This position requires access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. §730, et seq.) and/or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Qualified candidate must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or be eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the relevant government agency. Business demands may require employer to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Five (5)+ years of Environmental Engineering experience at an Industrial/Manufacturing facility is strongly preferred
  • Experience in ISO 14001:2015 certification
  • ISO 14001:2004 or 2015 Auditor experience
  • Experience in an environment with forging and/or metal fabrication

Arconic Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading provider of aluminum sheet, plate and extrusions, as well as innovative architectural products, that advance the automotive, aerospace, commercial transportation, industrial and building and construction markets. Building on more than a century of innovation, Arconic helps to transform the way we fly, drive, and build. We are proud that 77% of our employees are happy working for Arconic and would recommend it as a great place to work and that 80% of our employees would recommend their managers to others. 

We live our core values and commit to delivering sustainable value to our customers, our employees, our communities and our shareholders. 

At Arconic, we: 

Act With Integrity. 

We lead with respect, honesty, transparency and accountability. 

Safeguard our Future. 

We protect and improve the health and safety of our employees, communities and environment. 

Grow Stronger Together. 

We cultivate an inclusive and diverse culture that advocates for equity. 

Earn Customer Loyalty. 

We build customer partnerships through best-in-class products and service. 

Drive Operational Excellence. 

We pursue continuous improvement through innovation, agility, people development and collaboration. 

Create Value. 

We achieve success by generating and growing value for our shareholders. 

This position is subject to Export Control Law

This position requires access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. §730, et seq.) and/or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Authorizations from the relevant government agency may be required to meet export control compliance requirements.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Arconic is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics.

ABOUT Lafayette Operations Lafayette, IN is located approximately 60 miles from the state's capital, Indianapolis and is the home to Purdue University. Our Lafayette location has been continuously running in Lafayette community since 1938. We are an Aluminum Extrusions plant for Aerospace, Automotive, Industrial and Defense facility. 

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