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Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of embedded control applications. Our product portfolio comprises general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, 32-bit microprocessors, field-programmable gate array (FPGA) products, a broad spectrum of high-performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, radio frequency (RF), timing, safety, security, wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices, as well as serial Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM), Serial Flash memories, Parallel Flash memories, and serial Static Random Access Memory (SRAM). We also license Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a broad range of products.
Microchip Technology Incorporated is a leading provider of smart, connected and secure embedded control solutions.
The Environmental Engineer manages all aspects of environmental programs as a member of Colorado Springs Operations (CSO) Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Team.
The candidate will primarily manage environmental programs as a member of the CSO Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Team. The preferred candidate demonstrates expertise in a broad range of environmental, health and safety regulations with experience in semiconductor, electronics manufacturing or other chemically intensive manufacturing industries. The candidate will be the primary technical contact for environmental compliance and therefore must have the ability to effectively interact with local, state and federal agency representatives. The candidate will develop and implement procedures to meet regulatory requirements partnering with Facilities, Manufacturing, Quality, Engineering and other various organizations.
The essential functions of this position include planning, coordinating, and providing EHS compliance support to ensure sound principles and technical information are used to identify potential environmental, health and safety concerns and associated solutions at Microchip. Usual shift hours and days: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. On-call will be shared within the department.
Degree and Experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Preference for engineering, chemistry or science background including environmental science, chemical engineering, or chemistry.
Minimum of 3-years experience is preferred with various environmental compliance programs including air, water, soil, and hazardous waste.
Semiconductor environmental experience preferred
Practical chemistry knowledge including ability to discuss chemical processes and alternatives with engineering and interpreting Safety Data Sheets.
Knowledge of EPA and State of Colorado environmental rules and regulations, permitting, and compliance processes and procedures including the ability to establish and maintain proactive and positive working relationships with appropriate regulatory agencies.
Ability to interpret federal and state laws and regulations as they apply to EHS practices.
Ability to effectively interact with local, state and federal agency representatives.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
This position will be responsible for:
conducting monthly calculations for air permit reporting,
tracking and reporting greenhouse gas emissions,
compiling monthly wastewater reports,
conducting routine site RCRA inspections
managing hazardous waste storage and shipments,
conducting stormwater compliance inspections and reports,
processing air and wastewater permit changes,
creating/updating/administering environmental training modules and programs,
serving on the Emergency Response Team, and
being a member of the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Team
Must be able to work independently (self-directed) and as a team member.
Ability to organize, plan and manage numerous multidisciplinary projects while meeting regulatory deadlines, department objectives, and customer commitments in a timely manner.
Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions in controlled situations, read and understand engineering plans and specifications.
Must be able to apply practical chemistry and environmental knowledge including ability to evaluate alternatives with engineering and interpret SDS’s.
Ability to plan, develop, and implement cost-effective technical solutions to resolve potentially complex problems in conjunction with Facilities, Manufacturing, and Engineering organizations in a fast-paced working environment to reduce risk and protect company assets.
Must be able to effectively communicate across functional departments, as well as with external customers, contractors and suppliers.
Strong analytical, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills required.
Proficiency with computer software, including environmental management systems and environmental testing or analytical equipment.
Well-developed problem solving, communication, troubleshooting, and computer skills.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Microchip is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Disabled / Veterans / Minorities / Women. We provide equal employment and affirmative action 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 basis protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.
For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to the EEO is the Law Poster and the EEO is the Law Poster Supplement. Please also refer to the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.
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