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Environmental Director (North America)

Company: Danone North America
Location: Dallas
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

About the jobAbout the Job:At Danone, Manufacturing the best products and supplying them to meet demand is a key driver for our plant teams. We are currently looking to hire an Environmental Director (North America) for a hybrid position based in one of our manufacturing plant locations. This role can be based out of plant locations in: Dallas, Texas; Fort Worth, Texas; Portland, Oregon; Eugene, Oregon; City of Industry, California; Chatsworth, California; West Jordan, Utah; Minster, Ohio; Mt Crawford, Virginia; Dubois, Pennsylvania; Bridgeton, New Jersey; Jacksonville, Florida.
As the Environmental Director for North America, you will play a pivotal role in shaping our organization's environmental initiatives. You will lead the development and execution of a comprehensive environmental strategy, ensuring compliance with regulations while exceeding our social responsibility commitments. Your expertise will drive sustainable practices across our network, contributing to a greener future. This role reports into the Senior Environmental Health and Safety Director and has one direct report and linkage to the network plant environmental leads at the sites.In this role, you will be responsible for:
Environmental Strategy Development: Develop and refine a robust environmental strategy aligned with our corporate goals. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate environmental considerations into business operations. Identify opportunities for innovation and continuous improvement. Environmental System Ownership: Oversee the design, implementation, and maintenance of our environmental management system. Ensure effective data collection, reporting, and analysis to drive informed decision-making. Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) related to environmental impact. Compliance and Regulatory Adherence: Stay abreast of environmental regulations and industry best practices. Lead efforts to maintain compliance with local, state, and federal requirements. Liaise with regulatory agencies and participate in audits as needed. Social Responsibility Commitments: Champion our commitment to sustainability, social equity, and community well-being. Collaborate with stakeholders to set ambitious targets for reducing our environmental footprint. Drive initiatives that positively impact local communities and ecosystems. Network Scaling: Leverage your experience to scale environmental practices across our North American network. Collaborate with regional teams to implement standardized processes and share best practices. Foster a culture of environmental stewardship among employees. Network risk assessment process - Gap analysis and CAPA process. Danone North America additionally offers a performance-based bonus and has a strong benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Coverage, 401k Plan, Wellness Program, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Flexible Time Off, and Paid Parental Bonding Leave, among other benefit plan options. To give our employees flexibility, Danone is a hybrid work environment with opportunities to work both remotely and in office when desired.About youAbout You: You have a bachelor's degree in environmental science, environmental engineering, business, or a related field and have a minimum of 10 years of related experience, primarily in a manufacturing environment, required. Prior experience within CPG or Food/Beverage manufacturing environment strongly preferred. You have proven experience in crafting and implementing environmental systems, and have familiarity with relevant regulations (e.g., EPA, OSHA) and industry standards. You have strong analytical skills and the ability to translate data into actionable insights. You have excellent communication and leadership abilities. You have a passion for sustainability and a vision for a greener future. You have the ability to travel 50% of the time or greater, which could include overnight stays through the weekend. The position will be located within one of our manufacturing plants, but travel would be required to our corporate offices or other plant locations, with some global travel possible. If you are a forward-thinking environmental leader with a passion for making a positive impact, we encourage you to apply. Join us in shaping a more sustainable and responsible future for North America!About usAbout Us: At Danone North America, you'll work with some of the best-known food and beverage brands in the world like Activia, Silk, Two Good, Oikos, evian, and Happy Family. You'll be part of one of the largest Certified B Corps--- in the world, working together to make sure our brands create real benefits for people, communities, and the planet. We have 6,000+ employees across the U.S. and Canada. Come join our movement for a healthier world: One Planet. One Health BY YOU.Danone North America doesn't just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We're proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all of our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf
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