Dewey Environmental Facilitator

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Date: Jun 21, 2024

Location: Inman, SC, US, 29349

Company: Milliken and Company

Milliken & Company is a global manufacturing leader whose focus on materials science delivers tomorrow’s breakthroughs today. From industry-leading molecules to sustainable innovations, Milliken creates products that enhance people’s lives and deliver solutions for its customers and communities. Drawing on thousands of patents and a portfolio with applications across the textile, flooring, chemical and healthcare businesses, the company harnesses a shared sense of integrity and excellence to positively impact the world for generations. Discover more about Milliken’s curious minds and inspired solutions at and on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.


The Environmental Facilitator (EF) supports the daily operations of the location through executing the operational activities of the Environmental department.  These operational activities include requirements of the Environmental Management System with an emphasis on maintaining environmental compliance. Primary responsibility will be waste management at the Redwood location but will include air/water/waste/other responsibilities at all upstate South Carolina Chemical Division Locations.



  • 4 Year degree in an Environmental related field preferred.
  • Background in Environmental Regulations (RCRA, DOT, SWPPP. SPCC, WWT, SARA, etc.) preferred, or be willing to attend classes and maintain certification.
  • Experience in dealing with RCRA Hazardous Waste regulations strongly preferred.
  • Willing to drive a forklift.
  • Computer proficiency including SAP and Microsoft products or be willing to be trained
  • Experience as a 40-Hour HAZWOPER preferred, or willing to become certified.




  1. Daily Environmental Support
        1. Review material returns and assist in waste determinations where necessary.
        2. Maintain quarantine and waste areas in a manner consistent with environmental regulations and Milliken Policy, including using a forklift when necessary.
        3. Perform environmental audits as needed by Milliken Policy and regulations (Daily, Weekly, Monthly, etc.)
        4. Manage waste shipments (hazardous, non-hazardous, Universal) as directed by Environmental Manager.
        5. Respond to environmental concerns, involving the responsible manager, as necessary. At times, may need to be on-call.
        6. Conduct required audits for area of responsibility.
        7. Assist Process Engineers and Production Managers in the development of corrective and preventive action for processing failures in the areas of spills.  This includes documenting information in the appropriate notes database (CAR, PCF, Enablon, etc.)
        8. Sign off in recertification of production associate CSD environmental training.
        9. Assist in New Hire Orientation Environmental Training as needed with all temporary and new hire associates.
        10. Assist in daily management of required environmental actions.




  1. Procedure Issuance and Reporting
        1. Assist with writing and training on new procedures relating to environmental.
        2. Assist Environmental personnel with data gathering and reporting on environmental issues.
  2. SAP support
        1. Utilize SAP to track period/monthly production to assist with environmental reporting.
  3. Safety
        1. Assist Safety Pillar owner and serve on Steering Committee as needed.
        2. Track and/or complete action items or help conduct investigations for SPIs or Safety Concerns, including spills in areas of support.
        3. Be knowledgeable of the fundamentals and application of Process Safety Management and Process Hazards Analysis
        4. Complete required annual safety training.
        5. Understand company policies and procedures and see that they are followed.
        6. Request technical assistance when needed.


  1. Environmental
        1. Understand all aspects of government regulations as they apply toward assigned processes. 
        2.  Understand the relevant requirements of the Responsible Care Management System (RCMS) and RC-14001 certification.
        3. Understand the location significant environmental and help ensure controls are in place to reduce or eliminate negative impacts.
        4. Report required information on periodic basis such as to remain in compliance with all applicable regulations (Title V, SARA, etc.)
        5. Eliminate waste where possible. 
        6. Be knowledgeable of plant recycling programs and follow recycling guidelines.
        7. Contribute to continuous improvement of the plant environmental, health, safety, security, and Responsible Care performance and programs.
        8. Assist as needed in other upstate locations as directed by Environmental Manager.


  1. Other
  1. Complete assigned audits.

2.  Generate cost improvement projects within assigned process areas and elsewhere as feasible and report progress periodically.

3.  Responsible for handling all other duties assigned by the Environmental Manager.


  1. Training
        1. Complete regulatory training as required per Corp Env SPI 18.1
      1. For RCRA Training, refer to the SPI RCRAJOBDESC.



Milliken is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, including but not limited to lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran or military status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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