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Green Plains Renewable Energy.

Environmental, Health, Safety, & Security Manager

Green Plains Renewable Energy. - Central City, NE

Green Plains Inc. is a publicly traded Fortune 1000, diversified commodity processing business with agribusiness, ethanol production, cattle feed lot operations, commodity marketing, and distribution services. We are a growth company and the second largest consolidated owner of ethanol production facilities in the world. Green Plains, through our wholly owned subsidiary Fleischmann’s Vinegar Company, also provides specialized ingredient solutions for leading food and feed manufacturers.



This position outlines and implements programs concerning environmental regulatory compliance, employee EHSS procedures and accident protection and prevention. Responsibilities also include training on educational materials, inspecting company facilities, and recommending corrections or additional precautions to ensure compliance to established regulations. A strong environmental background is required, and Title V experience is a plus. This position works under immediate supervision of the Senior EHSS Manager and works closely with the Plant Manager at the location.

Essential Functions:

Manage Environmental Regulatory Compliance of a Title V facility

Manage facility air permits, SWPP, SPCC, FRP, TRI, Tier II, HazWaste, FCC, FDA, FAA, HazMat, and other Regulatory Compliance records and reports

Conduct Environment, Health, Safety, and Security (EHSS) training in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements

Promote EHSS awareness at the plant and monitor for EHSS compliance

Elect and provide leadership for the EHSS committee

Communicate with the EHSS committee and follow through with their suggestions and concerns

Implement and enforce policies and procedures to go above and beyond those required by local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to EHSS. Support GPRE programs as defined

Conduct investigations for all EHSS related incidents and near misses

Implement containment and corrective actions for all incidents in a timely manner

Maintain up-to-date records at all times to comply with inspections by state and federal agencies using GPRE file structure

Keep all regulatory related records and reports on file for the required amount of time

Maintain inventory on all EHSS supplies and PPE

Assist production/maintenance team with, but not limited to; housekeeping, testing

Willingness to learn the process of the plant and work in a team atmosphere


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Working knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations dealing with EPA Title V regulations, NPDES, process safety management, OSHA general industry and construction standards, air and water quality, hazardous waste, emergency response and mitigation, water use and discharge, storm water, leak detection and repair, spill prevention controls and countermeasures, risk management and facility response plan

Detail-oriented; proficiency for accuracy; dependable; positive attitude; team player

Knowledge of root cause analysis techniques

Strong MS Office experience and proficiency with developing and using spreadsheets and/or databases.

Ability to multi-task and take ownership of assigned projects

Ability to lead by example

Good communication skills, both written and verbal

Exceptional organizational skills as they pertain to record keeping and reporting

Ability to traverse rough ground, climb or descend stairs and ladders while carrying equipment (weighing up to 25 lbs) and to work at heights or in enclosed spaces

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts.

The employee is regularly exposed to dusty conditions.

The employee is regularly exposed to high noise environments.

The employee is regularly exposed to outside weather in all conditions.

Essential Requirements

Bachelor degree in science, engineering, or related field required

5 years experience in Environmental Management or advancement through EHSS Assistant position required

Some travel is required, approx. 10-15%

Green Plains Inc. offers competitive pay: a generous benefit package including business casual work environment, health, dental, vision, life insurance, paid holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO) and a 401(k) retirement plan with immediate vesting and company safe harbor matching. All potential employees of Green Plains Inc. will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check prior to employment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.

8 days 18 hours ago

Green Plains Renewable Energy.


Environmental, Health, Safety, & Security Manager Green Plains Renewable Energy. - Central City, NE, United States


Location: Central City, NE

Company Profile:
Green Plains is a vertically-integrated ethanol producer based in Omaha, Nebraska. We currently have an ethanol production capacity of approximately 1.0 billion gallons per year with our 12 plants located in Atkinson, Nebraska; Bluffton, Indiana; Central City, Nebraska; Fairmont, Minnesota; Fergus Falls, Minnesota; Lakota, Iowa; Obion, Tennessee; Ord, Nebraska; Riga, Michigan; Shenandoah, Iowa; Superior, Iowa; and Wood River, Nebraska. We also operate an independent third party ethanol marketing business, Green Plains Trade.