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John Deere Environmental Engineering Manager in Ottumwa, Iowa

There are over 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we're all about at John Deere. And it's why we're investing in our people and our technology like never before! Here the world's brightest minds are tackling the world's biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we'll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa - Ottumwa

Function: Environment / Health / Safety

Title: Environmental Engineering Manager - 106852

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position

Your Responsibilities

As an Environmental Engineering Manager for John Deere Ottumwa Works located in Ottumwa, IA , you will have the following responsibilties:

  • Provide technical and process support to major manufacturing facility in Ottumwa, IA to maintain compliance with environmental regulations.

  • Directly responsible for the major environmental compliance programs for the facility (e.g. Air, Chemical Management, Waste, Water, etc.)

  • Collect, analyze, and report environmental data related to compliance and sustainability for the facility.

  • Manage an entry level environmental engineer that is responsible for a portion of the environmental compliance programs.

  • Directly responsible for the facility ISO 14001:2015 EMS certification requirements.

  • Respond and mitigate environmental emergency situations at the facility inside or outside of normal business hours.

  • Lead the environmental team, facility leadership, and operations to champion our 2030 sustainability ambitions.

VISA Sponsorship is NOT Available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 5 or more years of experience in environmental compliance with federal, state, and local regulations

  • An enthusiastic communicator able to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with regulatory officials, the workforce, and factory leadership

  • Experience preparing and/or updating environmental plans, permits and standard operating procedures

  • Experience managing environmental programs and connecting associated stakeholders to support facility compliance and corporate strategies

  • Ability to travel domestically up to 10%

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience with managing environmental compliance in a manufacturing setting

  • Experience managing and developing people

  • Experience working with complex environmental regulations such as Title V air permitting

  • Experience working with Office 365 tools (Power Bi, SharePoint, etc.)


Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering or related field

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go while working in an inclusive team environment. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses

  • Savings & Retirement benefits (401K and Defined Contribution)

  • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account

  • Adoption assistance

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Tuition assistance

  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations

  • Charitable contribution match

  • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use

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The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.

The terms of the applicable benefit plans, and all company actions administering or interpreting these plans, continue to control. Deere & Company reserves the right to suspend, amend, modify, or terminate the Plan(s) in any manner at any time, including the right to modify or eliminate any cost-sharing between the company and participants. Changes, which can be made at any time, are made by action of the company's board of directors, or to the extent authorized by resolution of its board of directors, or by the Deere & Company Compensation Committee. In the event of a conflict between the language of the official Plan Documents and this document, the language of the official Plan Documents will control.

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