Environmental Manager


Stickney, IL

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversees all aspects of environmental compliance at the Stickney Plant
  • Submits reports required by regulations, permits or agency requests in a timely fashion
  • Collaborates with production and supports leadership to maintain compliance with all permits and applicable regulations
  • Conducts and/or ensures environmental training is completed per DOT/IATA, RCRA, SPCC, HAZWOPER, etc.
  • Approves all plant CERs for environmental compliance and potential impacts
  • Acts as the regulatory liaison with governmental agencies
  • Assists and advises plant personnel in all areas of environmental compliance
  • Key participant in environmental incident investigations
  • Responsible for maintaining RC14001 management system. Frequently collaborates with plant leadership team and key personnel to maintain RC14001 management system certificate; participates in audits (internal and external), management-of-change events and management review
  • Collaborates with the plant leadership team and key personnel to ensure timely reporting of incidents, inspections/audits, agency interaction and sustainability performance indicators in the management information system (FOCUS)
  • Closely monitor contractor work for various environmental projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering or Chemical Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • At least three years of environmental compliance experience at industrial or plant facility
  • Knowledge of RC14001, ISO14001, ISO9001 and/or other ISO-based management systems preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Illinois and USEPA laws and regulations (air, wastewater, waste, DOT, and any other applicable regulations) and required reports
  • IEPA Class K Wastewater License preferred
  • Excellent planning, analytical and communication skills
  • Self-starter and problem solver
  • Organized and able to maintain good records/files
  • Process simulation in ChemCAD
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Koppers Inc. and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other category or characteristic protected by federal law, state or local law.