Environmental Manager


NC-Clayton, US

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Maintenance / General Services / Facilities
Req Id:  512163

Would you like to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to enhance the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company that since 1909 has been working to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are leaders in plasma-derived medicines and transfusion medicine and develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 110 countries and regions.

This is a hybrid position at our Clayton, NC Facility.


Do you want to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to improve the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company which, since its foundation in Barcelona in 1909, has been working to improve the health and well-being of people all over the world. Our four divisions – Bioscience, Diagnostic, Hospital and Bio Supplies – develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 100 countries and regions.




The Environmental Manager will be responsible for the development and implementation of environmental programs for Biomat Facilities throughout North America. Biomat sites consist mainly of plasma & blood donation centers, but also include laboratories and offices. The position will be stationed in Clayton NC. Travel will be required - up to 25%.



Primary Responsibilities:

Considering Grifols global vision and with respect to global environmental standards, processes and systems -

  • Manage compliance activities associated with all applicable local, state and federal regulations related to environmental rules
  • Oversee the development of environmental procedures, approval and implementation
  • Establish and lead regulatory tracking system and compliance systems
  • Develop, implement and monitor site recycling programs
  • Develop, implement and monitor site waste reduction efforts
  • Work with energy reduction teams to promote an efficient use of resources
  • Develop the environmental implementation and training programs across diverse workplace settings operating at multiple sites in NA
  • Conduct incident investigations including root cause analysis and recommendations
  • Visit sites to gain process knowledge, conduct assessments, introduce new programs and provide training
  • Oversee the developing and implementing of the ISO 14001 requirements
  • Program development and progress reporting
  • Identification, development and justification of environmental projects to include development of concept, feasibility study, scope of work, ROI calculation, budget development, timeline development and funding request



Abilities, Knowledge & Skills:

  • Driven individual with self-accountability, capable of accomplishing goals with minimal management oversight
  • Experienced self-starter with the knowledge and capability to lead and drive change
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven ability to develop and document processes, and to author guidance and standard operating procedures
  • Ability to review engineering drawings, process schematics, and design plans to identify environmental risks



Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s of Science degree in Environmental Sciences, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Occupational Health or closely related discipline is required.
  • Equivalency:  In lieu of 7 years of experience, candidate must have a minimum of a Master's degree in a closely related scientific / technical discipline, and 3 years of related experience.
  • Minimum 7 years management experience in an industrial facility setting focused on implementing and sustaining ISO 14001 certification as well as other Environmental programs.  
  • Depending on the area of assignment, directly related experience or a combination of directly related education and experience and/or competencies may be considered in place of the stated requirements.  Example:  If a job level requires a Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years of experience, an equivalency could include 8 years of experience, an Associate’s degree with 6 years of experience, or a Master’s degree with 2 years of experience.                                                                 


This position is eligible to participate in up to 8% of the company bonus pool. We offer a wide variety of benefits including, but not limited to: Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, up to 5% 401(K) match and tuition reimbursement. Final compensation packages will ultimately depend on education, experience, skillset, knowledge, where the role is performed, internal equity and market data. We are committed to offering our employees opportunities for professional growth and career progression. Grifols is a global healthcare organization with employees in 30 countries focused on patient health and providing impactful results. Since our humble beginnings in 1909, Grifols has been a family company that prides itself on its family-like culture. Our company has more than tripled over the last 10 years, and you can grow with us!


Work is performed in an office and a laboratory/manufacturing environment. Exposure to biological fluids with potential exposure to infectious organisms.   Exposed to occasional extreme cold below 32* in production areas. Exposure to electrical office and laboratory equipment. Personal protective equipment required such as protective eyewear, garments and gloves. Frequently sits for 4-6 hours per day. Stands for 2-4 hours per day. Frequent movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.  Ability to make precise coordinated movements, of the fingers to grasp and manipulate objects. Occasionally walks. Occasionally bends and twists neck and waist. Frequent foot movements.  Color perception/discrimination, depth perception and far vision correctable in one eye to 20/30 and to 20/100 in the other eye. Light to moderate lifting and carrying objects with a maximum lift of 50lbs. Able to communicate complex information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken and written words and sentences.  Frequently performs routine tasks by following a set of written or oral instructions/procedures.




Third Party Agency and Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that present a candidate to Grifols must have an active, nonexpired, Grifols Agency Master Services Agreement with the Grifols Talent Acquisition Department. Additionally, agencies may only submit candidates to positions that they have been engaged to work on by a Grifols Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to a Grifols Recruiter under these terms or they will be considered a Grifols candidate.


Grifols provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristic or status protected by law.  We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.


Location: NORTH AMERICA : USA : NC-Clayton:USNC0002 - Clayton 


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