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GKN AEROSPACE: Environmental Engineer

The following information was provided by GKN Aerospace

GKN Aerospace is reimagining air travel: going further, faster and greener! Fuelled by great people whose expertise and creativity sets the standards in our industry, we’re inspired by the opportunities to innovate and break boundaries. We’re proud to play a part in protecting the world’s democracies. And we’re committed to putting sustainability at the centre of everything we do, opening up and protecting our planet. With over 15,000 employees across 41 manufacturing sites in 12 countries we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. There are no limits to where you can take your career.


Salary Range: $117,149 - $93,719


Following routine protocols and procedures under the supervision of the Director of Health, Safety and Environmental; performs environmental compliance activities. Prepares AQMD emission reports, Toxic Release Inventory reports, storm water reports, CUPA, and other regulatory reports and conducts environmental and safety audits. Investigate safety mishaps. Completes the actions derived from internal audits and manages the internal document control system.


  • Prepare environmental compliance reports and documents, maintain chemical usage logs, and calculate emissions.

  • Conducted facility audits for various regulatory compliance and maintained records.

  • Manage wastewater and process chemistry analysis. Safety, environmental, and facility project management, Wastewater treatment monitoring. Hazardous waste management Will be required to interact with regulatory agency inspectors.

  • Must exchange routing information appropriately, requiring good oral and written communication skills.


Work produced is subject to precise measures of quantity and quality. The work environment may include unpleasant cold or heat, wet and hazardous conditions such as the risk of exposure to fumes or particles, and toxic or corrosive chemicals that mandate attention to safety considerations. Proper safety training and equipment are provided to an employee for the safe performance of required duties. This description indicates the general nature of the tasks and responsibilities of positions given this classification. It is not intended as a complete list of specific duties and responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of management to assign, direct, and control particular duties of individuals performing this function. The work environment characteristics described here represent those an employee encounters while performing this job's essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Ability to manage and maintain site-specific HSE standards, metrics, and compliance management systems; maintain EHS programs such as HAZCOM, emergency response, ergonomics, Health monitoring program, lock-out/tag-out, machine guarding, fall protection, electrical safety, Job safety assessment, incident investigation, hazardous waste management, and spill prevention.


  • Bachelors degree in Chemical, Environmental, or Industrial Engineering or equivalent. 

  • Three (3) years of experience in the environmental health and safety field with working knowledge/experience in emissions calculations, industrial safety, AQMD, Storm water, Hazardous waste/material regulations, and OSHA regulations. 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Visio. 

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


  • Stoichiometry for chemical calculation, and knowledgeable in chemistry.

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and Microsoft Access is a plus but not required. 

  • Experience in ISO 45001 and ISO 18001 is a plus. 

  • Ability to address issues involving several concrete variables, in standardized situations.

  • Ability to lead small groups in problem-solving exercises.

We’ll offer you fantastic challenges and amazing opportunities. This is your chance to be part of an organization that has proven itself to be at the cutting edge of our industry; and is committed to pushing the boundaries even further. And with some of the best training on offer in the industry, who knows how far you can go?

A Great Place to work needs a Great Way of Working

Everyone is welcome to apply to GKN. We believe that we can only achieve our ambitions through a coming together of diverse minds who enjoy collaborating in an inspirational environment. Through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging and by living our five powerful principles we’ve created a culture where everyone feels welcome to contribute. It’s a culture that won us ‘The Best Workplace Culture Award’. By embracing and celebrating what makes us unique we encourage everyone to bring their full self to work. We’re also committed to providing an accessible recruitment process, so if you require reasonable adjustments at any stage during our recruitment process please get in touch and let us know. We are the place where human dreams, plus human endeavor, shape the future of aerospace innovation and technology.

(EHS) Environmental Engineer Job Description
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