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Environmental & Sustainability Project Engineer

Company: S & C Electric Company
Location: Chicago
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Environmental & Sustainability Project Engineer -"Job Details" Chicago, IL, United States Job Identification 102455 Job Category Health, Safety & Environmental Locations

  • Chicago, IL, United States Posting Date 03/02/2023, 04:05PM Degree Level Bachelor's Degree Job Schedule Full time Job Shift 1 Job Description JOB SUMMARY Reporting to the Sustainability Sr. Manager-Global Health, Safety & Environmental this position is responsible for the end-to-end management of Environmental and Sustainability activities across global S&C locations. These activities may include - but not limit to - embedding Environmental Sustainability into business decisions, assessing global regulations and market trends, and executing against short, medium, and long-term targets. The person in this role will work closely with cross-functional global teams to execute key initiatives and provide technical consultation, support, and guidance on Environmental and Sustainability matters, while also providing high-level updates to Sr. Leadership. - The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • Act as the Environmental and Sustainability subject matter expert on best practices to manage current and future compliance and regulations, and meet short, medium, and long-term targets on climate change risks and opportunities, carbon footprint and greenhouse gas emissions, waste generation, air emissions, energy, and water consumption, pollution, and resource conservation.
    • Identify and drive the implementation of key initiatives tailored to S&C's global locations to manage scope 1, 2, 3 greenhouse gas emissions, including management of SF6 fugitive emissions, combustion equipment, fuels, refrigerants, energy efficiency, renewable energy generation, commuting and travelling, waste, purchased goods, end-of-life, etc.
    • Lead cross functional teams to assess and recommend ways for S&C to increase its share of renewable energy consumption, either through onsite generation, offsite generation, virtual/physical PPAs, etc.
    • Spearhead program to baseline and manage scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions with focus on purchased goods from S&C's global supply base, evaluating current practices and proposing changes.
    • Provide input to the development of metrics and KPIs to formally assess Environmental, Sustainability and overall lifecycle practices on S&C's products, processes, and business decisions globally including a framework for sourcing, designing, and manufacturing new products, processes, capital purchases, product and building expansions and moves, etc.
    • Drive the creation of Environmental and Sustainability programs based on key market and customer needs such as Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), End-of-Life product management, REACH and RoHS compliance, etc.
    • Manage global waste program to achieve and maintain landfill free certification, while developing strategies to manage S&C's overall waste generation through waste reduction efforts including increased circularity, use of recycled content in new designs, processes and products, reusable and recyclable packaging from suppliers and to S&C customers, etc.
    • Support and help continuously improve internal and external audits including ISO 14001:2015.
    • Develop, coordinate, and lead Environmental and Sustainability related processes, practices, and training for new hires and current team members.
    • Prepare and communicate Environmental and Sustainability meeting minutes, action items, project schedules, risk status, and presentations up to Sr. Leadership while staying current on applicable Environmental and Sustainability regulations and market trends, and their impact to S&C's operations. To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the following:
      • 4-year engineering or other technical degree with Environmental and Sustainability-related experience.
      • Minimum of 5 years' experience in an Environmental and/or Sustainability role.
      • Demonstrated sustained high-level performance and ability to provide Environmental and Sustainability insights and best practices to guide corporate decision making and establish rapport with strong oral and written communication skills to effectively coach, teach, train, collaborate and report to team members, experts in different areas, and Sr. Leadership throughout S&C globally.
      • Demonstrated use of technical expertise to build effective solutions, and successfully represent the HSE team and how the group can contribute to S&C's business objectives.
      • Ability to simultaneously handle a variety of Environmental and Sustainability initiatives, and to bring an effective approach to the solution of technical objectives.
      • Proven ability to design and deliver training.
      • Up to 25% international travel and ability to occasionally travel to other S&C Locations
      • Previous experience working with data management software and tools such as Oracle, PowerPoint, Excel, PowerBI, SharePoint Online, GaBi, Sphera, Intelex, etc.
      • Previous experience with project management and PMP certification is a plus. -MAJOR PHYSICAL DEMANDS
        • This job may require periodic travel up to 25% by car and/or air to S&C locations to perform in-person inspections and investigations in a wide variety of factory and office environments, attend offsite seminars and training activities for continued Environmental Sustainability development.
        • Activities such as standing, extensive walking, climbing stairs & ladders, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, bending, reaching, handling and may be exposed to hot/cold temperatures will occasionally be required.
        • Frequent use of computers and office equipment is required. Job SummaryThis position requires a driven engineer capable of executing complex projects for internal customers through flexibility and resourcefulness. This role will lead projects to develop new and improve existing manufacturing processes with a focus on improving flow and capacity while enhancing Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost to meet ambitious company growth goals. Responsibilities include identifying, planning, and implementing lean processes to drive the improvement of KPI's (Key Performance Indicators) and operational objectives. Essential capabilities include a self-motivated, results-driven team-member with the ability to develop and manage the scope, schedule, and cost of projects. Requires the ability to successfully collaborate with all areas of the business most notably, internal customers and suppliers, external suppliers, contractors, supervision, and maintenance. Will work closely with team members and leadership to ensure changes to processes are sustained. Job SummaryPerform project engineering on process systems as assigned by the Sr. Manager - Facilities & Process Engineering & Maintenance. This may include cleaning-phosphating-powder paint systems, electroplating, liquid painting, vacuum systems, vacuum brazing, waste treatment, material handling and related automation. Activities are typically related to engineering/design/construction of new processes or improvements to manufacturing operations. Engineering tasks will include preparation of design criteria, feasibility assessments, treatability and pilot trials, functional descriptions and sequence of operation, calculations, equipment selection, drawings, sketches/layouts and specifications. S&C is the specialist in high-voltage switching, protection and control, providing products for the electric power industry since 1911. Product Engineering-Fuses and Circuit-Switchers is responsible for the design, application and support of fuse products including SM-4/SM-5 Fuses, SMD Transmission Fuses, Fault Fiter, Fault Tamer, Fuse Links, and circuit-switcher products including Series 2000, Mark V and Mark VI, Line-Rupter and Trans-Rupter II. The job of Project Engineer will be to develop, maintain and enhance new and existing transmission switch products. The position reports to the Assistant Manager-Product Engineering - Fuses & Circuit-Switchers. JOB SUMMARYThe candidate will be responsible for executing analytical studies with the focus on the transmission planning and generation interconnection. The candidate is expected to also provide support on proposal development, and commercial team for new business opportunities. The candidate will report to the Manager of Transmission Planning in Consulting Analytical Services department. Remote working option is available.

Keywords: S & C Electric Company, Chicago , Environmental & Sustainability Project Engineer, Engineering , Chicago, Illinois

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