Environmental Engineer

Thibodaux, Louisiana

At John Deere, we run so life can leap forward. This powerful purpose is our promise to humankind that we will dream, design and deliver breakthrough products that sustain our world for generations to come. The world is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructures in villages, towns, and megacities. We live up to the legacy our founder forged in a one-room blacksmith's shop nearly two centuries ago by creating a culture that brings out the best in all of us. A culture where great ideas thrive because every voice is heard.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Louisiana - Thibodaux
Function: Environment / Health / Safety
Title: Environmental Engineer - 83826
Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position

Your Responsibilities

As an Environmental Engineer for John Deere located in Thibodaux, LA, you will work on a team to manage environmental programs and the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) to assure compliance with environmental laws and regulations. In addition, you will:

  • Compile necessary data, documentation, and correspondence to comply with environmental regulations and EMS requirements
  • Coordinate and conduct environmental audits to verify conformance with the EMS standards, applicable environmental laws, and regulations
  • Oversee implementation of assigned programs by factory personnel. Provide work direction to specific factory employees concerning environmental requirements
  • Develop recommendations for environmental processes/programs to meet and improve upon the environmental program and EMS requirements
  • Respond to requests for information relevant to environmental issues from workgroups inside and/or outside the company
  • Develop and deliver relevant and effective training to employees
  • Respond to emergency situations that could occur inside or outside of standard working hours

What Skills You Need
  • 2 or more years of work experience as an environmental professional
  • Knowledge of environmental regulations at the state and federal level
  • Skill in interpersonal communications, negotiations, and conflict resolution to allow successful implementation of environmental programs and ISO 14001 EMS requirements
  • Experience in developing and/or updating environmental plans, permits, and standard operating procedures
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 25%
What Makes You Stand Out
  • Experience working in the environmental compliance field at a manufacturing facility
  • Experience with environmental management systems
  • Experience with Clean Air Act regulation including permitting and compliance activities
  • Experience with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
  • Experience with wastewater sampling and operation
  • Experience with Stormwater and NPDES Regulation
  • Experience with Office 365 tools

Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental or Chemical Engineering

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What You'll Get
At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business. John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.