Environmental - Entry Level Professional Program
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Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?
Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are among the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of tissue, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, non-woven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. Our familiar consumer brands include: Quilted Northern®, Angel Soft®, Brawny®, enMotion®, Sparkle®, Mardi Gras®, and Vanity Fair®, as well as the Dixie® brand of disposable cups, plates and cutlery. Its Harmon subsidiary is among the world's largest recyclers of paper, metal and plastics. The company employs approximately 30,000 people directly.
The Georgia-Pacific Environmental Entry Level Professional (ELP) Program is an unprecedented skill-building opportunity which prepares its participants for a career in the environmental field at Georgia-Pacific. As part of the ELP program, you will perform the role of an Environmental Associate. You’ll spend approximately 12 to 18 months working on projects and gaining exposure to subject matter experts, as well as key leaders in our facilities.
This posting is seeking new Environmental Associates for the program's 2023 class. Ideal candidates should have the ability to manage multiple priorities at once, illustrate strong organizational, verbal, and written skills, and demonstrate leadership. Knowledge of major technical/regulatory programs, understanding the importance of environmental management systems, experience with data management and sampling procedures are beneficial to the success of someone in this role.
Upon successful completion of the Environmental ELP program, participants may move into another position within the organization and continue to advance their career as an environmental professional.
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
During your field assignment you will engage with our facility and regional environmental teams while performing assignments and projects that may include some of the items listed below:
- Supporting day-to-day environmental compliance requirements
- Developing and managing environmental training programs
- Assisting in design, management and permitting of projections in air, water, and remediation
- Supporting the implementation of environmental management systems to maintain sustainable practices
- Participating in internal auditing programs
- Assisting in identifying and mitigating environmental risks to support continuous improvement
- Participating in activities to drive environmental excellence and sustainability
What You Will Need:
- Completion of a bachelor’s degree, or will have completed a Bachelor’s Degree by June 2023 in one of the following: Engineering, Environmental Science, Environmental or Occupational Health, Biology, Natural Resources, or science degree/discipline.
- Ability to relocate per program requirements – at least twice within the first 12-month period
What Will Put You Ahead?
- Previous environmental or engineering internship/co-op
- Work experience in a manufacturing environment
Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.
At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.
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