Waste Stream Profiler* (Mankato)

3M in Mankato, MN

  • Industry: Engineering - Environmental Engineer
  • Type: Full Time
  • $87,360.00 - 133,390.00
position filled

Position Description

3M is seeking a Waste Stream Profiler for the Film & Materials Resource Division Plant located in Cottage Grove, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary :

Responsible for partnering with waste generators to profile waste to ensure regulatory compliance, meet safety environmental, and productivity objectives. Drive continuous improvement projects to decrease environmental impact, improve safety, increase productivity, & reduce cost.

This position will report to the Environmental Operations Manager for the Cottage Grove Incinerator and Wastewater Treatment facilities, and work directly with experienced Engineers, Operations, and Management.

For additional information, please visit: 3M Sustainability and 3M Manufacturing

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develops and approves US chemical waste stream profiles (WSP) required under the 3M Waste Management Program Standard for wastes burned at CG Incinerator or sent for external waste management (labeling, transportation placarding, PPE and safe handing requirements, waste constituents, waste vendor to be used, etc.)
  • Work with waste generating plants to profile and classify materials prior to shipment to the Incinerator or outside suppliers to meet waste regulations and requirements of waste disposal operations.
  • Work with generating plants on joint projects to ensure regulatory compliance, decrease environmental impact, increase efficiency & reduce overall waste cost to the company.
  • Participate in daily code setting meeting to review waste stream profiles and add Incinerator handling codes.
  • Maintain knowledge of applicable waste regulations to provide guidance to generating plants and peer waste profile writers.
  • Work with outside waste suppliers to classify material for consolidation & shipment per their profile system and to meet applicable regulations.
  • Lead & participate in safety & environmental reviews (incident investigations, Process Hazard Analysis, Pre-startup Safety Reviews, Management of Change Reviews)
  • Work with cross functional teams within the Incinerator and across 3M
  • Involved with the implementation of environmental stewardship, sustainability, and continuous improvement programs
  • Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in a science or engineering discipline from an accredited university
  • One (1) year of college chemistry
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or a related discipline from an accredited university
  • US Department of Transportation (DOT) training. Federal EPA & DOT tri-ennial requirement.
  • Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA) training. Federal EPA annual requirement.
  • Expertise in DOT/RCRA permit compliance and State and Federal waste management regulations
  • Current HAZWOPER training
  • Previous environmental experience in an industrial or manufacturing setting is highly desirable
  • Experience in environmental compliance reporting
  • Experience working with chemical waste generation or disposal
  • Chemistry lab experience
  • Experience with spreadsheet and/or database application programs (such as Microsoft Excel and/or Access and SharePoint)
  • Strong communication skills, and ability to work effectively in teams
  • Location: Cottage Grove, MN

    Travel: May include up to 10%

    Relocation: Is authorized

    Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

    Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.

    U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.

    To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).

    The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.


    Associated topics: environmental effect, environmental impact assessment, epa, glacier, groundwater, hydrogeologist, sustainability engineer, wastewater, water engineer, water safety

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