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Environmental Manager

Houston, TX

The Environmental Manager will develop and implement company policies adhering to corporate and government (Federal, State and Local) regulatory programs in a manner that ensures compliance with the regulations, permits, and directives resulting from these programs.

Provide supervision, guidance, and direction to the environmental department staff including employees, contractors, consultants, and vendors. Identify training needs and monitor career development opportunities of junior staff. Prepare the annual operating budget for the environmental department; monitor and track costs, prepare weekly financial accruals and report the financial performance to the leadership team.

Interact with other plant (and corporate) departments to ensure the efficient operation of the plant and serve as a facilitator to promote and enhance environmental performance improvements and compliance.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee compliance with air, waste, and water regulations and operating permits.
  • Monitor, evaluate and interpret environmental legislation and regulations for the purpose of determining applicability to the plant. Prepare strategies to meet those requirements, establish systems to ensure they are incorporated into plant operations (via operating procedures, recommendations and/or equipment changes).
  • Develop systems for maintaining and documenting regulatory and permitting compliance.
  • Prepare and coordinate periodic reports required for permits and meeting regulatory requirements.
  • Prepare for and facilitate internal/external audits, evaluate/challenge audit findings and develop/document action plans.
  • Represent the company at meetings with regulatory agencies and respond to inquiries.
  • Prepare the annual operating budget, monitor/track costs, prepare weekly/monthly financial accruals and report the financial performance to stakeholders.
  • Supervise staff of environmental professionals working on air, waste, and water compliance programs. Prioritize and direct work assignments, duties, responsibilities and projects to ensure productivity and compliance. Guide the personal development of the Environmental Department staff.
  • Facilitate learning about terms and conditions of environmental permits and requirements of environmental rules and regulations, and compliance tools across the organization.


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a Technical/Science Major. Master’s degree is desired.
  • 7 or more years of experience in environmental compliance programs (Air, Waste and Wastewater), including interactions with city, county, state and federal regulators, negotiating compliance terms and conditions. Chemical or related industry experience (desired).
  • Regulatory knowledge required - TCEQ 30 TAC Chapter 115, 116 and 117 Requirements, TCEQ HRVOC and MECT Programs, TCEQ Waste and Wastewater Regulations, RCRA, Sara 311, 312 and 313 Reporting Requirements, TSCA, TPDES Permitting (including TCEQ DMR on-line reporting and Annual Waste Summary Reporting), State and Federal New Source Review Permitting, TCEQ Air Permitting Programs (including Permits By Rule, Standard Permits, Title V and Flexible Permits).
  • Experience managing a Waste Program (including knowledge of waste characterization, labeling, manifesting and reporting in the TCEQ STEERS System and RCRA.
  • Knowledge of a multimedia environmental program with a direct management or compliance oversight role using the support of facility environmental and operational personnel and managing the activities of environmental consultants.
  • Knowledge of Air Quality Programs including air permit application preparation, ambient air monitoring programs and fundamental understanding of the role of air dispersion modeling in permitting.
  • Experience managing a water compliance program including knowledge of TPDES and drinking water programs.
  • Knowledge of root cause investigations and developing/tracking key performance indicators (KPI's) to improve program performance.


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry.

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.

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