Environmental Engineer II

Date: May 2, 2022

Location: Pendleton, SC, US, 29670

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 53430 
Title: Environmental Engineer II 
Division: Arthrex Manufacturing Inc (US02) 
Location: Pendleton, SC









Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education. Arthrex is actively searching for an Environmental Engineer for our Environmental Health & Safety Department. This position is on our Day Shift.  Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.


Main Objective:  

The Environmental Engineer develops, implements, and maintains company-wide environmental processes and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance, and green initiatives where appropriate.  Core objectives are to support each business location related to environmental inspections, training, spill response, sample collection and documentation to prevent environmental harm.  This position supports all areas of the Arthrex Environmental, Health and Safety Management System as needed. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and administer inspection programs ensuring compliance with internal environmental policies in addition to federal, state and local environmental regulations. 
  • Provide training and education to Arthrex personnel related to hazardous materials, recycling programs, and new employee orientation. 
  • Maintain systems to accurately document waste streams and permits within the EH&S work center folders.   
  • Responsible for all environmental compliance records such as manifests, inspection reports, regulatory licenses, permits etc. 
  • Establish proper waste collection, storage and disposal practices. 
  • Capture statistical data and present reports regarding environmental compliance programs. 
  • Assure all records and reports are submitted in a timely manner. 
  • Align internal practices to achieve ISO 14001(International Organization for Standardization) compliance. 
  • Respond and provide direction for environmental emergencies and chemical spills. 
  • Ensure adequate cleanup materials and spill containment resources are readily available.  
  • Serve as Hazardous Materials Response Team at the Specialist level. 
  • Establish and maintain vendor relationships.  
  • Act as backup and support to other EHS functions as needed.   
  • Must have flexible hours with occasional evening and weekend work. 
  • Travel occasionally both local and abroad as necessary. 


Education and Experience: 

  • 4-year degree from an accredited college in Environmental Engineering or a closely related discipline required 
  • 3 years of direct experience required


Knowledge and Skill Requirements / Specialized Courses and/or Training: 

  • Fluid competency in Local, State and Federal laws pertaining to environmental protection. 
  • Has the knowledge and skills necessary to interpret regulations, permits, and other technical data to ensure regulatory compliance  
  • Must maintain First Aid, CPR and AED certification. 
  • Must obtain Haz-Mat First Responder certification. 
  • Works in a timely, organized manner, prioritizing workload and assignments 
  • Competency in sample collection methodologies.  


Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills: 

Proficient with Microsoft Office including PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook 


Reasoning Ability: 

Ability to work with others or alone to solve complex human or environmental issues. 


Physical Demands: 

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.   
  • While performing this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The position may require prolonged walking and standing, awkward postures, working at heights and in hot or cold conditions.  Must maintain medical qualification to serve as a HazMat first responder.  
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   





All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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