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Johnson Matthey
West Deptford, New Jersey, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
Johnson Matthey
West Deptford, New Jersey, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago


Together for a cleaner, healthier world.

Johnson Matthey, a FTSE 250 organisation, is a global leader in sustainable technologies specialising in catalysis, precious metal products, chemicals and process technology. With operations in over 30 countries, we employ more than 12,600 people. We have more 200 years of success behind us; be part of the next stage of our growth journey and help maintain our reputation as one of the most admired organisations in our field. Our unique culture and people give us competitive advantage and will ensure our success for years to come. You can be part of that success story.

Platinum Group Metal Services (PGMS) is a leading refiner and recycler of precious group metals. The growing demand for low carbon and responsibly sourced products is creating growth opportunities in critical metals recycling and secondary refining, and as the world's largest precious metals recycler, PGMS is a key player in the circular economy.

Under the direction of the West Deptford Sr Environmental Compliance Engineer and the Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager, this position is responsible for the execution of site environmental programs and activities in support of the Chemicals and Refining business.

An employee in this position shall be trained in Discharge Prevention Containment and Countermeasures (DPCC) regulations and are responsible for proper identification and notification of spills and leaks of hazardous substances. Employees assigned to work with Extraordinarily Hazardous Substances (EHS) or processes, as defined within the scope of the New Jersey State Toxic Catastrophic Prevention act (TCPA), must be fully trained and qualified in accordance with State-mandated regulations and company requirements. Additionally, employees assigned to work with hazardous wastes shall be trained and qualified in proper management practices for hazardous wastes that they manage per the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).

Your responsibilities:
  • To develop, lead, organize and execute JM programs in environmental, health and safety that are effective in protecting the community, employees and property. (site basis)
  • To direct and perform the audit of practices, procedures, programs, designs, and methods of operation to assure compliance with JM standards, regulatory requirements, ISO14001 and RC14001 standards, and acceptable work practices.
  • To monitor compliance with the Title V air permit, NESHAP and NSPS requirements, Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems, CERCLA/EPCRA Continuous Release Report and Toxic Release Inventory, and other relevant air regulations.
  • To conduct regulatory inspections and plan reviews, environmental incident reports and investigations.
  • To support other team members on matters of wastewater compliance, hazardous waste management, TSCA Compliance, and training for new and current employees in environmental topics.
  • To interface with line and staff organizations and assist in the development and strengthening of employee environmental training programs.
  • To interface with Corporate EHS, legal, insurance, human resources, and public affairs in environmental matters.
  • To maintain a safe, clean, and orderly work area in accordance with applicable company health, safety, and environmental policies.
  • To adhere to company policies regarding the proper accounting, handling, and disposal of controlled dangerous substances.
  • To attend company sponsored safety meetings (mandatory).
  • To assist facility managers in the development of environmental targets and investigation of incidents.
  • To represent JM at discussions with state and local authorities on significant issues dealing with environmental matters.
  • To perform other duties as required.

Requirements for the role:
  • B.S. Degree in Environmental/Chemical Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in support of a pharmaceutical, organic chemical or petrochemical facility operation.
  • A working knowledge of Federal laws and regulations, governing environmental issues is required. Familiarity with New Jersey laws and regulations is preferred. Experience with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) strongly preferred.
  • Experience with reports such as Periodic MACT, Batch Plant, Emission Statements, TRI, EEMPR, and Title V is required.

How you will be rewarded:

We offer a competitive compensation and JM Elements benefits package including bonus, excellent pension contributions and 20 days annual leave (varies for shift- based roles). Our JM Elements Benefits programme helps our employees understand and manage the JM benefits, as well as helping you focus on your overall wellbeing - for you and your family.

We use our inspiring science and technology to enhance lives. For those who are passionate about sustainable solutions and shaping our markets, we offer stretch and a wealth of diverse opportunities.

We'll give you freedom to bring your whole self to work and be part of a team where difference matters and all voices are heard, that genuinely cares for you and where your contribution is appreciated. We'll empower you to lean in and make things happen, to create solutions and value for our customers. United by our values and vision, we're self-starters sharing the same values and accountability and always with a shared commitment to doing the right thing. We're passionate about making a difference and delivering a better tomorrow for us and for you - a cleaner and healthier world, today and for future generations.

Johnson Matthey is open for discussion on part time, job share and flexible working patterns.




How to apply:
If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please apply online. For any queries or should you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application please let your recruiter know when they contact you.

If you are already a Johnson Matthey Employee, please visit the internal careers site to apply: Find Jobs - Workday (

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Johnson Matthey Plc is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 71352067
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    West Deptford, New Jersey, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Johnson Matthey
  • Position Title: Environmental Specialist
  • Job Function: Health and Safety

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