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Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.
This position is responsible for compliance with all current and future Federal, State, and local Environmental Regulatory requirements. The protection of the environment by positive actions of Company associates will greatly enhance our Company’s public image and reduce Company liability in the environmental arena. The environmental complexity and resultant liabilities for the areas of responsibility of this associate include, but are not limited to, all pretreatment waste water operations or land application, and air emissions sources. The environmental manager will be expected to champion all opportunities that will reduce the facilities “carbon foot-print”. This will include the development and implementation of sustainable waste recycling programs. It will also include the establishment and implementation of activities that will reduce this facilities consumption of natural gas, diesel fuel, electricity, compressed air, steam and water.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Bachelors degree in Engineering, Environmental Science or Biological Science
5 - 6 years related work experience. Requires strong reading, math, writing, communication and analytical skills. Must possess strong organizational skills and the ability to effectively communicate in other verbal and written form. Waste water license to the degree required operating the largest waste water treatment facility with the complexes. Must meet requirements of the Company safety handbook. Must have knowledge of federal, state and local environmental regulations. Requires travel to remote facilities and/or offices for meetings.
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements
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Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.