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Environmental Leader



At INVISTA, we make the chemicals, polymers, fabrics, and fibers that can handle life’s toughest demands, create new solutions for life’s biggest needs, and deliver products and brands incorporated into your clothing, your car, and even your carpet. With a business presence in more than 20 countries, INVISTA delivers exceptional value for its customers through market insights, technology innovations, and a powerful portfolio of global trademarks including Dytek® intermediates, and Cordura® Advanced fabrics.

The Environmental Leader is responsible for leading and developing the capabilities of the environmental team, building sustainable environmental programs, transforming environmental data through applications and tools, and focusing on environmental reporting to support the INVISTA Orange Nylon Intermediates manufacturing facility in Orange, TX.

Be part of a team providing environmental support and assistance to INVISTA Nylon Intermediates manufacturing facility in Orange, Texas. The Environmental Team leader will report to the EHS Manager. Responsibilities include transforming and innovating environmental tools, establishing a sustainable program for compliance assessment and reporting, establishing system to identify and communicate environmental requirements and risks to the organization in a timely manner, managing environmental personnel to ensure roles and responsibilities are understood and maintained, resolving constraints, change management, mentoring environmental personnel for professional growth, and training.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Provide transformational leadership, direction, and influence to achieve a culture of environmental excellence, producing high-quality work.
  • Build a well-rounded Environmental team by identifying needed capabilities and bringing in the right talent to create an environment of Transformation and Self-Actualization.
  • Be able to inspire employees to operate as a site entrepreneur.
  • Capable of developing knowledge other team members in several air programs and other media.
  • Possess strong communication skills, initiative, and the ability to work with minimal supervision as part of a team
  • Be able to organize, prioritize, and exemplify team ownership of tasks to meet and exceed deadlines.
  • Leading transformational and innovative initiatives that advance the operational vision, visualizing on “outside the box” ideas, delivering employee driven solutions, and successfully managing environmental programs.
  • Supporting the follow-up and closure of Environmental action plans from activities such as internal and external investigations, audits, and PHAs, and providing oversight; ensuring sustainability is achieved through proper control measures.
  • Interface with State and Federal environmental regulatory authorities so that Invista Orange is received well.
  • Interface with nongovernmental entities as needed to help Invista Orange to be a welcomed entity in the industrial neighborhood
  • Interface with DOW chemical to ensure environmental contractual requirements are met.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Manage and develop sustainability in multiple compliance programs.
  • Supervise and lead up to 5 direct reports, building their knowledge and capabilities.
  • Develop tools and templates while ensuring consistency in program compliance management.
  • Support reasonable inquiry, reporting, and compliance management processes through validating data, building, and running data queries and reports, managing environmental share drives, SharePoint sites, etc.
  • Drive continuous improvement through integration with site-wide processes, “right-sizing” tools, eliminating data management redundancy, and ensuring controls are in place for critical environmental data, and improving environmental information management and reporting activities.
  • Ensure program requirements are understood and sustainable through the development of rigorous, robust, and integrated compliance systems.
  • Perform periodic self-assessments and participate in audits to verify compliance and system effectiveness.
  • Perform required inspections and field reviews for maintaining compliance with permits and regulations.
  • Ensure that all deadlines are met for the site Compliance Plan and Periodic Reports.

The Experience You Will Bring


  • A Bachelor of Science degree (chemistry, environmental science, biology, etc.)
  • 3+ years in environmental air or water programs (ex: Title V)
  • 8 years of experience in an industrial/manufacturing setting OR
  • At least 5 years of supervisor experience

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Proven ability to lead an organization of varying skills and experience
  • Ability to work effectively with personnel at multiple levels of the organization

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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