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Environmental Specialist

Irving, TX


To develop and support plant-wide procedures, policies and training related to the identification and control of environmental and chemical exposures at the Dallas Metroplex sites (Irving, Arlington, Dallas Service Center). The job focus of this position will be primarily on environmental compliance, monitoring and reporting for the entire manufacturing site. 

EHS programs led and managed by this position include but are not limited to Hazard Communication, Hazardous Materials Storage & Handling, Wastewater Treatment & Discharges, Atmospheric Emissions which includes Title V (1st year with Title V permit requirements), Spill Prevention & Response, Emergency Planning & Community Right-to-Know which includes Form R, Tier II, and Emergency Planning/ Spill Reporting, Hazardous Waste Management, Stormwater Management, Solid Waste Management, Asbestos, and Water Supply.

Essential Functions: 

The list of Essential Functions below highlights the Environmental leadership responsibilities at a typical manufacturing facility. 

  • Provide support in the communication of environmental policies and standards to assure effectiveness of environmental programs; define minimum standards of program quality; promote consistency among departments; and facilitate compliance with regulations and accepted standards of practice.
  • Develop/deliver systems for environmental training to employees.
  • Remain up to date on current and proposed environmental and chemical safety related standards, and social concerns which may affect the Company or its employees; provide user-friendly and timely interpretations to key line and staff managers.
  • Assists outside technical services such as environmental monitoring and environmental consulting.   
  • Anticipate and identify current and potential chemical and environmental hazards and practices within Quaker that could affect employee safety and health, the public, or the Company. 
  • Manage the process and database for tracking all SDS’s throughout the plant.
  • Serve as technical advisor and oversee performance against the facility’s annual environmental compliance calendar by participating in the planning, development, and implementation of internal auditing and training systems related to applicable environmental and chemical hazard program elements. These include Hazard Communication, Chemical/Physical exposure monitoring, hazardous materials management, and EPCRA reporting.
  • Provide support to ensure that all environmental permits and reports are submitted to the appropriate governmental agency on a timely basis. First year for Title V permitting requirements at the Irving Frito-Lay Manufacturing facility. 
  • Assists the EHS Manager with implementing PEPSICO’s Global Environmental Health and Safety Management System (GEHSMS), capturing key performance indicators (KPI’s), and other projects and administrative responsibilities, as requested, to improve the quality of programs and services, enhancing teamwork among staff and colleagues, and assure a productive and efficient department.
  • Provide support to address deviations/ violations as identified during self-assessments and regulatory visits.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • The expected compensation range for this position is between $50,600 - $75,950 based on a full-time schedule.
  • Location, confirmed job-related skills and experience will be considered in setting actual starting salary.
  • Paid time off subject to eligibility, including paid parental leave, vacation, sick, and bereavement.
  • In addition to salary, PepsiCo offers a comprehensive benefits package to support our employees and their families, subject to elections and eligibility: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Insurance (Accident, Group Legal, Life), Defined Contribution Retirement Plan.


This position serves as a critical support function in the management of Environmental programs at the local site. The incumbent provides technical assistance, leadership, coaching, and guidance to all local site employees on a wide variety of Environmental subjects. 

The recommended minimum technical background and experience for this position includes: 

  • Required - Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or Environmental Engineering, related field or closely aligned science or engineering discipline, or 
  • Preferred - Professional certification in Environmental Management (REM or CHMM) or ability to obtain such certification. 
  • Strong knowledge of Environmental regulatory requirements, concepts, and best practices
  • Good understanding of the Environmental issues, regulations, and technology that impact the food processing industry.

EEO Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy.

Please view our Pay Transparency Statement

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