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Environmental Manager, Americas

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Date: Jan 15, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 51786


Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, building and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems. Corning’s history is filled with breakthrough technologies that have played a meaningful role in the way the world works. We thrive on solving difficult, commercially relevant problems through a creative and collaborative research and development process.


Corning Incorporated focuses on building a diverse global workforce where differences are celebrated, and employees feel safe bringing their “whole selves” to work. Our Diversity Network hosts 18 active and distinctive Employee Resource Groups. Employees have access to Allyship resources, podcasts, an internal video channel, digital learning series and trainings, all focused on building and celebrating global diversity and inclusion. Corning has been recognized as a leader in this regard and has been consistently recognized as a national employer of choice.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Lead all aspects of the execution and implementation of environmental programs for the Corning Americas region – supporting approximately 30 manufacturing sites. Includes oversight and management of environmental staff.
  • Deep technical expertise in environmental regulations, compliance assurance, auditing, mergers/acquisitions and divestitures. Expertise includes, but is not limited to air, water, waste, dangerous goods and remediation matters.
  • Oversee implementation of various environmental sustainability programs, including the implementation of air, water and waste goals, and facility environmental management systems (ISO 14001 systems).
  • Manage and/or supporting multiple new and facility expansion projects with regards to environmental permitting and compliance.
  • Collaborate with federal, national, state and local government agencies, domestic and international, relating to environmental matters.
  • Architect in the development and driving of environmental policies and engagement across the organization, in concert with the functions described above.


Travel Requirements:

  • We estimate travel at 25% - 50%, domestic and international.


Required Education and Years of Experience:

  • BS or MS in Environmental, Civil or Chemical Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience and 10+ years of manufacturing and consulting experience
  • PE License Preferred


Required Skills:

  • Deep environmental experience within Industry, consulting, or equivalent
  • Strong environmental technical skills associated with environmental matters (air, water, waste, remediation and dangerous goods)
  • Strong problem solving and analysis skills
  • Project management experience
  • Demonstrated ability to balance multiple tasks and assess priorities effectively


Desired Skills:

  • Experience with risk and statistical analysis
  • Ability to communicate across diverse communities (senior leadership, workforce, educational, regulatory, commercial, etc.)
  • Ability to motivate others toward a desired vision, drive change and long-lasting enthusiasm


Does this sound like you? Apply today!


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.


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