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General Motors Environmental Leader in Ingersoll, Ontario

Job Description

At General Motors we are committed to developing innovative solutions to complex problems. Our Sustainable Workplaces team members are focused on providing technical expertise, developing strategies, and looking ahead for the future success of GM. Our Mission within the Sustainable Workplaces organization is to bring our unique capacity to transform the environment in which we live and work thereby championing our Vision of “creating places you want to be”.

General Motors of Canada - CAMI Assembly Plant is Canada’s first large-scale electric commercial vehicles manufacturing plant and the home of BrightDrop. https://www.gobrightdrop.com

Currently, the new 400,000 sq.ft. battery module assembly facility is being built at GM CAMI Assembly Ingersoll for BrightDrop Zevo production as well as additional Ultium EVs built at other GM plants.

This is an opportunity for you to join a team that builds quality and cost competitive vehicles for our customers within a safe work environment. The GM CAMI Assembly Plant is a benchmark facility, receiving the London Chamber of Commerce Business Achievement – Environmental Leadership Finalist Award 2020 and Wildlife Habitat Council Gold Program Award 2018 . GM CAMI Assembly was the only automotive manufacturing facility in Canada that received the Natural Resources Canada ENERGY STAR for Industry certification during two consecutive years (2018, 2019) and recognized as three-time winner of the ENERGY STAR certification (2018 – 2020).

Key areas of responsibility include :

As an Environmental Leader supporting the CAMI Assembly Plant onsite you will have the opportunity to lead the waste (hazardous & non- hazardous) and process wastewater compliance program (onsite WWTP), air and GHG regulatory reporting (NPRI, GHG, EPS) and support the environmental management system (ISO 14001 certification) while being responsible for developing programs to reduce environmental risk and improve operational efficiency.

You will work collaboratively with a team of Environmental Leaders and engage with subject matter experts and plant personnel to develop and implement solutions to improve environmental performance and reduce risk. We are looking for talented individuals who have a passion for the environment and who want to help make the Ingersoll CAMI Assembly Plant a leader in environmental compliance and sustainability.

  • Engage with the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks and any other local regulatory agencies to ensure implementation of robust environmental programs and to build relationships that support innovation and expedient resolution of concerns. (One Team)

  • Develop creative solutions to complex environmental challenges. (Innovate Now)

  • Utilize technology and information to develop and maintain environmental management systems in support of GM’s mission to deliver data driven solutions that allow us to operate efficiently now and in the future. (Innovate Now)

  • Monitor environmental parameters and progress to provide recommendations for continuous improvement. (Be Bold)

  • Support and improve system designs that preserve the environment, integrate the latest technologies and provide long-term environmental solutions. (Look Ahead)

  • Demonstrate a culture of inclusion by actively listening, embracing change and educating others to work effectively together while providing environmental training and coaching. (Be Bold)

  • Grow to understand the plant manufacturing systems including production processes, wastewater discharges, storm water management, air emissions impacts, sewer systems, chemical usage, and waste management/recycling programs, to ensure effective decision-making and regulatory compliance. (It’s on Me)

Additional Job Description

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated understanding of provincial, federal and municipal environmental regulations and the ability to interpret how those regulations apply to site operations and activities.

  • Demonstrated understanding of GM environmental requirements and how those requirements supplement environmental regulations and apply to site operations and activities.

  • Working knowledge of Global Manufacturing System (GMS) principles and ability to integrate environmental requirements into the GMS framework at the site.

  • Expertise to investigate complex environmental problems and apply sound technical judgment to develop possible solutions (e.g., complicated air regulatory reporting issue, significant waste issue, significant water permitting or compliance issue).

Additional Skills:

  • Work well both independently and on teams.

  • Highly developed oral and written communications skills.

  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others.

  • The ability to develop and lead teams.

  • Experience with analytical problem-solving skills and the ability to communicate complex data or situations so that others, including senior leadership, can comprehend, respond and contribute.

  • High level of enthusiasm, persistence, leadership ability, initiative, and experienced judgment to identify priorities, initiate projects, and complete activities in a timely fashion.

  • Experience working externally with regulators or other public or private sector individuals.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage smaller projects and assignments with high level of autonomy and accountability for results.

Experience

  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in environmental engineering or related science, preferably at a manufacturing operation.

  • Understanding of manufacturing operations, preferably at more than one location.

Education

  • Post Secondary Education is required, preferably in engineering or related environmental sciences

  • P. Eng preferred

Compensation and Benefits:

  • GM’s comprehensive compensation and benefits plan is carefully designed and thoroughly benchmarked against the companies that we compete for talent in the local market .

The goal of the General Motors of Canada total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan currently includes the following benefits, in addition to many others:

  • Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and supplemental benefits for pregnancy, parental and adoption leave.

  • Healthcare, dental and vision benefits including health care spending account and wellness incentive.

  • Life insurance plans to cover you and your family.

  • Company and matching contributions to a Defined Contribution Pension plan to help you save for retirement.

  • Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values.

  • Tuition Assistance and Employee Assistance Program.

  • GM Vehicle Purchase Plan for you, your family and friends.

About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities. Should you be contacted by General Motors of Canada, please advise if you require accommodation. General Motors of Canada values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

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