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Cobham Mission EHS Engineer in Davenport, Iowa


Cobham Mission Systems in Davenport, Iowa is seeking an EHS Engineer to work with the Safety, Health and Environmental Director to ensure our site’s compliance with environmental regulations and drive sustainability.

**Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the ISO 14001 environmental management system program and continuous improvement of the system.

  • Develop strategic and tactical environmental/sustainability plan, including preparation of environmental objectives targets, and metrics.

  • Provide technical oversite to assure compliance with local, state and federal environmental regulations including: RCRA, SWPPP, SPCC, CAA, CWA, etc.

  • Ensure all compliance reports are submitted accurately and on time. Examples include: monthly waste water, annual Tier 2, biennial hazardous waste, minor source emission inventory, TRI, etc.

  • Serve as liaison with applicable external regulatory agencies during environmental compliance audits and follow-up on audits to ensure satisfactory compliance.

  • Develop and manage compliance trainings and site-wide communications to address near misses, incidents, and to promote employee engagement.

  • Conduct incident investigations related to spills, employee chemical exposure incidents, waste disposal issues, and illnesses, etc. and ensure necessary corrective actions.

  • Provide technical- level environmental support and guidance for new projects, facilities changes, and process changes.

  • Motivate and drive culture change/ awareness.

  • Follow all prescribed safety and environmental principles.

  • Provide support and assistance to the SHE Department.

  • Help direct and facilitate active employee SHE team.

  • All other related duties as assigned.

**Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Do you have detailed knowledge of EPA and experience in specific environmental programs

(For example, TIER II, TRI (EPCRA), NESHAP, NSR, (Clean Air Act), Storm Water, Industrial Wastewater (Clean Water Act), RCRA, CERCLA, SPCC etc.)

  • Experience with Environmental Management Systems (ISO14001 or equivalent)

  • Knowledge of manufacturing practices and processes and the specific relationship to environmental risk

  • Experience with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and basic computer applications

  • Ability to work in an office, indoor, and outdoor industrial environment?

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally

  • Ability to climb stairs to complete job responsibilities

  • Ability to Occasionally Travel

  • *

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Management, Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering or other EHS related field preferred; other four-year degrees will be considered

  • 3+ years related work experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • CSP or CHMM certification.

  • Experience conducting group training.

  • Strong people skills and willing to work with employees in different functional areas.

  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills with the ability to develop multiple solutions to an issue and make valid recommendations for resolution.

  • Ability to listen effectively and express ideas clearly to exchange information in a team environment.

  • Good organizational skills to independently prioritize daily activities to meet department objectives.

  • Strong verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to make independent judgments on technical issues.

  • Ability to lead the work of subcontractor staff.

  • Skilled at detailed tasks.

For more information regarding the Davenport facility and products manufactured there, please visit the below links:

Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it’s the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

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Job Category

Job Category: Operations

Primary Location: US-Iowa-Davenport

Organization: CMS - Davenport

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 16-Oct-2020, 11:49:08 AM

Recruiter: Mark Whalen

Req ID: 319320