Environmental Manager

Ionia, MI

Job description
Job LocationsUS-MI-Ionia
Posted Date2 months ago(6/1/2021 3:36 PM)
ID2021-6608# of Openings1CategoryEnvironmentalCompanyVentra Ionia Main, LLC

Flex-N-Gate is a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for the automotive industry, recently ranked 10th of the 150 Top North American Suppliers in Automotive News. A growing and vital company, Flex-N-Gate provides a great opportunity for hard-working and skilled individuals.

Scope of the Position

The Environmental Manager develops, administers, implements and maintains environmental programs to ensure compliance with corporate standards, ISO 14001 requirements, and local, state, and federal regulations and permits for 5 Ionia locations. Manufacturing operations include metal stamping, injection molding, buffing, chrome plating, robotic painting, assembly, sequencing, and warehousing.


Job Duties
Developing and implementing various environmental compliance programs, including but not limited to air emissions, storm water, waste water, DOT, and solid/liquid/universal/hazardous waste programs.
Implementing and maintaining an ISO 14001 Environmental Management System. Represent facility during audits.
Responsible for environmental management training, job site inspections, and reporting
Contingency planning (SPCC, PIPP and RCRA)
Management of on-site chemicals, including inventory, ordering, and compiling periodic summaries of chemical use.
Management of waste streams, including, hazardous, non-hazardous, liquid industrial wastes, and recycling programs.
Ensure compliance with facility specific air permitting requirements, NESHAP requirements, and air emission reporting requirements.
Ensure compliance with local waste water permits, US EPA categorical pre-treatment standards, and PFAS related requirements.
Ensure compliance with State and Federal storm water permit requirements and standards. Act as the facilitys Certified Storm Water Operator.
Ensure compliance with corporate environmental requirements.
Review new projects, process changes, and chemical changes to determine the need for environmental permits, controls, or procedural changes.
Organize cost improvement programs associated with wastes, chemicals and environmental improvement programs.
Represent facility during regulatory inspections.
Assist with management of Anodco Superfund site.
Maintain up-to-date environmental regulatory knowledge and stay current with industry trends and best practices.
Additional responsibilities, duties, tasks and/or assignments as needed.


University Bachelors Degree in environmental management or related field or;
Community College associates degree in environmental management or related field or;
Ten years environmental management work experience in a manufacturing environment
Current Michigan industrial waste water and storm water operator certifications (or ability to obtain these certifications.)
Thorough knowledge and understanding of environmental regulations, compliance and reporting
Thorough understanding of ISO 14001 standard requirements. ISO 14001 Lead Auditor certification (or ability to obtain this certification).
US DOT Hazmat transport certification (or ability to obtain this certification).
Current OSHA HAZWOPER certification (or ability to obtain this certification).
Ability to work effectively alone and prioritize.
Ability to effectively work with a team to successfully implement a project.
Must be a highly motivated, service and team-oriented individual with an attention to detail
Strong analytical ability
Troubleshooting ability is required
Demonstrated good communication and internal customer service skills
Ability to manage multiple projects
Detail orientated


Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance; and a flexible spending account
401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement
Paid holidays and vacation time

What do our employees have to say?
It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.
Lots of growth opportunity.
The companys young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable.
Not just a joba great place to work!

Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.