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Manager, Environmental Compliance & Sustainability

Date: Jul 12, 2019

Location: Davidson, NC, US

Company: MSC Industrial Supply

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Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Watch HERE to find out why you should work at MSC and join us as we continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace. 

Requisition ID : 2723 

Employment Type : Full Time         

Job Category : Environmental, Quality and Safety                                             

Work Location :  Davidson, NC (CSC) 

State or Province : North Carolina (US-NC)     

Potential Work Location : United States : North Carolina : Davidson 




  • Leads a team of direct reports in accordance with all duties inherent in the role of an MSC Manager including but not limited to; training, coaching, goal setting, performance appraisals and team building and other opportunities to encourage associate engagement.
  • Develops and maintains MSC EC&S programs to meet RCRA goals of: 1) Protecting human health and the environment from the potential hazards of waste disposal; 2) Conserving valuable energy and natural resources; 3) Reducing the amount of waste that’s generated whenever and wherever feasible and 4) Ensuring that all wastes that are generated are managed in an environmentally sound manner.
  • Ensures all locations are compliant with Hazardous Material Storage and Hazardous/Universal Waste requirements in accordance with Country (e.g. USA, Canada, UK) Federal, State, Province and local regulations.
  • Responsible for ensuring all required paperwork for recordkeeping and reporting to support “cradle to grave” documentation requirements are on file and available to support Environmental Compliance. This includes but is not limited to: EPA ID numbers; Generator Status; Site specific hazardous waste generation logs and internal inspection reports; Regulatory Agency Inspection reports; RCRA Hazardous Waste Manifests; Waste Characterizations and Profiles; TCLP reports; Land Disposal Restrictions (LDR’s); Exception Reports; Personnel training records; Incident reports; etc.
  • Develops an Environmental Compliance Schedule to assist Site Management with the evaluation, implementation, and training needed to comply with Environmental Compliance programs such as but not limited to: Air Permits, SPDES Permits, Underground and Above Ground Storage Tanks; Emergency Planning and Community Response Act (EPCRA); Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC); Recycling Programs (Canada PCA, Stewardship Ontario), Universal Waste (e.g. Batteries, Lamps, Pesticides, Mercury (i.e. Thermostats);e-Waste, Management of Used Oil; Chemical Donations; Expired and/or damaged waste chemical sales/
  • For areas of responsibility establishes applicable EC&S program metrics review for MSC locations and makes assignments to EC&S department members to follow up with site management to ensure compliance.
  • Develops and supports MSC sustainability program goals and objectives at MSC facilities and in the Supply Chain pertaining but not limited to: Energy Usage; Water Usage; Waste Minimization; Environmentally Preferred Product (EPP)/Green product offerings; Carbon footprint; Greenhouse gas reduction.
  • Knowledgeable in applicable aspects of Federal, State and local environmental regulations as they pertain to products purchased, sold and distributed within the United States and International locations. Typical regulations include: Volatile Organic Compounds, Ozone Depleting Substances, Proposition 65, Right to Know, Lead and Mercury restrictions, Restrictions of Hazardous Substances {RoHS – European Union [EU], China, South Korea}; and Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals {EU REACH}
  • Knowledgeable in applicable aspects of Federal (DOT) and International (IMDG, IATA, ADR, TDG) regulations as they pertain to the shipments of hazardous materials.
  • Assists in the development of EC&S policies, procedures and program implementations to achieve/maintain compliance and reduce environmental risks associated with product sales and daily operations.
  • Supports cross-functional compliance with various environmental regulatory requirements and provides input to Sales, legal and product on Requests for Information (RFI), Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Contracts, Agreements; Customer requests for Contractor on-site support.
  • Supports reviews and classifications of all product offerings and the use of third party resources (e.g. Verisk-3E, Assent, etc.) to obtain pertinent information needed to collect, store, interpret technical information needed to compliantly sell MSC products.
  • Prepares clear and concise reports for department management on program activities and develops EC&S communications for distribution within the organization.
  • Must be able to lead cross functional teams to support EC&S projects and/or compliance objectives.
  • Manages take back/recycling regulations (e.g. Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment {WEEE}, Canadian Provincial) and Product packaging requirements for recycled materials and recycled content.
  • Travels to various locations to assist with achieving EC&S compliance (i.e. EPA, DOT, etc) by promoting EC&S initiatives, and performing audits.
  • Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure unity of purpose and fulfillment of MSC’s mission
  • Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required.



  • College Degree or equivalent experience is required (Environmental, Safety & Health preferred)
  • Five years Environmental Compliance Experience is required.
  • Three years’ experience in managing associates is required.
  • Familiar with the EC&S implications of typical distribution process is preferred.




  • Strong, effective verbal and written skills are required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft software is required.
  • Excellent analytical, time management, financial, problem solving, leadership and communication skills are required.
  • Knowledgeable of rules, regulations and guidelines of various federal or state agencies governing EC&S fields is required.
  • Previous experience with AS400 and SAP is preferred




  • 15-20% travel within the United States.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.




Why MSC  
People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works.

Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions. 


We care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,500+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.


If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.


Equal Opportunity Statement 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.                                                                                         

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Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

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