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Title:  Regional Regulatory Manager


Salt Lake City, UT, US, 84104

Company:  Univar Solutions USA Inc
Requisition ID:  24800


Want to work for a company that is reimagining distribution?  Join Univar Solutions, the premier global distributor of chemicals and ingredients.  Our goal is to function as a direct extension of our customers’ teams; to serve as an ally in their quest of business success. 

At Univar Solutions, we’re building on our more than 90 years of experience  and drawing on deep resources – inventory and logistics experts, scientists, PhDs, procurement, customer service, sales and marketers-to deliver consultative services and an unmatched portfolio to solve customers’ formulation and operational challenges.  When you work for Univar Solutions, you’ll play an important role in shaping how we deliver more than chemical and ingredients. 



Primary Purpose:

This is a regional field position that provides environmental compliance support to facilities in several states. Support includes branch based environmental compliance and permitting, as well as regulatory approvals and compliance associated with specific products. In addition, the candidate will coordinate strategies sought at promoting sound regulatory compliance principles and practices and develop and implement strategies that provide continuous improvement of the regulatory compliance programs. This position works collaboratively with the EHSQ regional teams to collectively support operations.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads environmental, health, and safety compliance within assigned operations region
  • Secure and renew permits, approvals and plans for facilities; train field operations personnel in understanding permits and ensure that the requirements of the permits, plans and approvals are being met.
  • Prepare and submit reports; serve as regional contact for federal, state, and regional agencies.
  • Provide training on and implementation of newly crafted environmental compliance systems and tools.
  • Lead environmental compliance components of internal audit team. Assist operations in addressing audit recommendations and corrective actions.
  • Maintain knowledge of all applicable corporate, federal, state, and local regulatory requirements for environmental and general regulatory compliance. Remain informed on developing regulatory requirements, particularly on a state and local level, identify potential impact to Univar operations, and communicate those impacts to Director of Environmental Compliance.
  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert for a topic, developing national programs and training, writing explainers on the topic, and providing advice on complicated problems within the area.
  • Participates in accident/incident investigations and corresponding corrective actions
  • Consults on emergency response
  • Primary liaison with agencies regarding regulatory compliance
  • Resource for Univar USA customers
  • Responsible for waste minimization and pollution prevention at the business units
  • Participates in capital project planning (i.e., Haz-ops, SOP development and project management)
  • Participates in community outreach programs
  • Takes lead role in company’s Responsible Care and Responsible Distribution initiatives.


Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

  • 4-year degree in Environmental Science, Health & Safety, Chemical Engineering, or related subject, and/or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years’ practical experience with environmental and regulatory compliance, preferably within the chemical, pharmaceutical or related industry. Thoroughly familiar with all major federal environmental regulations (CAA, CWA, RCRA, FIFRA) and DOT hazardous material regulations. Familiarity with OSHA, FDA, and Homeland Security CFATs is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle federal, state, and local regulatory compliance at numerous facilities in multiple states.
  • Experience with developing and implementing an environmental management system (ISO 14001) is a plus
  • Proven leadership and teamwork skills with demonstrated abilities to both work collaboratively and to influence those with whom no formal hierarchical relationship exists
  • Demonstrated ability to be trusted business advisor- problem solving, developing action plans and making recommendations rather than simply completing when asked.
  • Excellent problem-solving techniques and quantitative, analytical skills
  • Highly effective written and verbal communications skills
  • Consistent track record to work at all levels of the organization and with people of various backgrounds, experience, and education levels
  • Ability to prioritize and manage a sophisticated workload and projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel), SharePoint and other developing interfaces (Tableau, Enablon, SAP, etc.)


Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.


We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous PTO and much more.



Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City

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