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Sr. Environmental Engineer


Georgia-Pacific has an immediate opening for a Senior Environmental Engineer at our Facility in Toledo, Oregon. The Senior Environmental Engineer creates long term value by ensuring risks are identified and mitigated while sustaining performance improvement and striving for environmental excellence. This is accomplished by providing environmental leadership and strategic direction for the facility through the application of the Market Based Management® (MBM®) and adherence to our Guiding Principles.

The Senior Environmental Engineer will be a key player in the development, implementation, and management of the facility’s environmental compliance programs and management systems. This position will work closely with environmental professionals across the organization to leverage best practices and knowledge to drive the highest value for the company. The role will also help ensure that the site conforms to company policies and procedures, such as Georgia Pacific's Environmental Performance Standards.

The Senior Environmental Engineer must be able to embrace and lead change, possess strong interpersonal skills, and efficiently balance multiple priorities. The position requires strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of audiences. The successful candidate must also lead by example, be self-motivated, possess strong analytical skills, exhibit sound decision-making, and have proficient organizational skills.

This position reports directly to the site Environmental Manager and work closely with the Northwest

Regional Facilities located in Camas, WA, Clatskanie, OR and Halsey, OR.

Located approximately 7 miles from Newport, Oregon and 43 miles from Corvallis, Oregon on State Highway 20, Georgia-Pacific completed the development of the Toledo Facility in 1957. The Toledo Facility utilizes wood residuals from the sawmill process to manufacture corrugated paper for the development of containerboard products for use in the commercial market.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Provide leadership and strategic direction consistent with our Stewardship & Compliance Principle to achieve our Vision 
  • Develop and maintain an evergreen point of view of environmental risks, priorities, key issues, and strategic plans
  • Ensure that an Environmental Management System (EMS) is in place consistent with GP expectations and GP’s Performance Standards
  • Fulfil regulatory compliance obligations in a disciplined manner that leverages technology enablers, common processes, and best practices from across the enterprise
  • Systematically drive the environmental program to be more resilient, effective, consistent, verifiable, and efficient (structured and principled vs rule based)
  • Build solid working relationships with internal and external stakeholders including regulatory agencies
  • Develop and maintain a strong working knowledge of mill processes and their impact on environmental performance that allows you to enable our operations teams to meet their environmental obligations

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Science, or a related field (e.g., Pulp and Paper)
  • Five (5+) or more years of environmental compliance experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment
  • Experience leading projects, people, and/or teams

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer.
  • Experience in leading environmental programs in a large manufacturing environment
  • Experience with developing and improving management systems
  • Experience with improving performance
  • Pulp and paper process and regulatory knowledge

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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