Environmental Manager II

American Falls, ID

Provides program oversight and strategic direction for the environmental management system at a highly complex production facility or at multiple production facilities. Drives technical solutions and provides leadership and direction for environmental aspects of plant operations, including engineering and maintenance projects. Oversees and drives results to meet sustainable development program goals and objectives. Oversee and supervise environmental manager I and/or junior level environmental professionals. Participate in development of corporate environmental management system program and roll out implementation plans to establish an effective environmental management program at each facility within region.

People Development Responsibilities

  • Professional coaching/mentoring
  • Alignment/standardization to corporate standards
  • Mentor and train junior environmental staff
  • Ensure all facility staff receive appropriate environmental training

Program Responsibilities

  • Represents LW internally & externally as environmental subject matter expert (SME)
  • Oversees environmental activity at high-complexity or multiple production facilities
  • Consistent implementation of LW corp. policies/stds
  • Monitors & communicates impending regulatory changes in conjunction with corp. ENV leadership
  • Provides overall direction for environmental performance consistent with corporate policies & standards
  • Targets objectives at each site (builds consensus with PMs)
  • Develop environmental risk register at each site
  • Communicate potential risks to facility operations leadership and corporate environmental leadership based on evaluation of environmental data
  • Owner of environmental KPIs and strategic plans
  • Guide process of environmental audit/regulatory inspection preparedness
  • Ensures environmental data are collected and evaluated to identify trends & potential areas for risk reduction
  • Retains/project manages environmental consultants
  • Environmental engineering/capital planning:
  • Work with corp. and plant environmental/engineering resources to develop environmental capital plan
  • Work with corporate and plant environmental /engineering resources to identify potential environmental impacts from capital investment projects as well as R&M projects
  • Process safety management
  • Ensure corporate and regulatory required programs are being managed, supported and fulfilled in coordination with facility engineering and safety management
  • Support sustainable development initiatives and goals
  • Support permitting processes and dealings with regulators
  • Participate in environmental audit process at other facilities

Basic & Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sciences (Engineering, Biology or Chemistry)
  • Masters in Engineering or Science preferred
  • Licensed Professional Engineer preferred
  • 6 – 12 years progressive experience in the environmental/engineering field
  • Expert knowledge of all environmental regulations and their impact on the food industry
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Experience with acquisitions/divestitures
  • Experience with developing engineering scope for new equipment to fulfill compliance needs

Industry-Competitive Benefits

Coupled with our compensation and bonus incentive programs, our benefits deliver rewards that are market competitive. Some of the most attractive elements of our benefit programs include:

  • Health Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement Accounts
  • Well-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Financial Wellness – Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insurance
  • Family-Friendly Employee events
  • Employee Assistance Program services – mental health and other concierge type services

Benefits may vary based on location, job role/level, job status, and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreements.


Time Type: Full time


In compliance with applicable state and local laws, Lamb Weston has opted to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. This compensation is specific to this position and takes into account a number of variables. Actual compensation may be higher or lower in the range posted based on various factors, including, but not limited to, job duties, experience and expertise. A candidate’s work location could also impact the actual compensation being outside of the range to reflect local cost of labor. A reasonable annual estimate of the range for this role based on the variables previously mentioned is: $92,420.00 - $138,640.00


Lamb Weston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law

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