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Date: Jun 5, 2021

Location: Inman, SC, US

Company: Milliken and Company

Headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Milliken & Company is a global, innovative, industrial diversified manufacturing company that has been exploring, discovering, and creating ways to enhance people’s lives since 1865. With expertise across a breadth of disciplines including specialty chemical, floor covering, and performance materials, the company works around the world every day to add true value to people’s lives, improve health and safety, and help make our world more sustainable. Milliken has long led the way for "knowledge-based" investment, employing over 100 PhDs, and has accumulated over 2,200 U.S. patents – and more than 5,000 patents worldwide. Milliken is widely acknowledged as an international leader in research technology, innovation, and customer service. With over 35 manufacturing facilities located in the U.S., U.K., Belgium, France, China, India, Mexico, and Australia, and other sales and service operations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, Milliken's more than 7,000 associates work to deliver innovations that do good for the world, create new experiences, and build for the future.





Senior Environmental Engineer/Scientist, Dewey Plant



At Milliken, our work begins behind the scenes often taking shape in a lab. The molecules and materials we create are transforming lives and experiences around the world. We're a global leader with over 155 years of expertise in research, design and manufacturing specializing in the textile, chemical, healthcare, and flooring industries.


Headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina, our eight thousand associates across 46 locations are a diverse global team of scientists, engineers, manufacturers, designers, thinkers, and problem solvers. People who come to work every day with curious minds and an unwavering commitment to delivering sustainable solutions for our customers and communities. Named to the World’s Most Ethical Companies list by Ethisphere Institute for 15 consecutive years, we rally behind a common purpose: to positively impact the world for generations.



The Senior Environmental Engineer/Scientist reports directly to the site Environmental Manager and is primarily responsible for air and waste environmental compliance and management systems at the Milliken Chemical, Dewey Plant located in Inman, South Carolina.  The Sr. Environmental Engineer/Scientist works with the Operations teams in all areas of the facility to ensure proper management of air and waste programs as well as supporting the achievement of footprint reduction goals. This position has "on call" responsibilities when enviromental support is needed by the manufacturing team. Typical work week is Monday to Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM. 



  • Reporting and recordkeeping of compliance activities associated with Title V permit, solid waste (RCRA), remediation and DOT.
  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations
  • Support activities for Title V/CAA, SARA, remediation, and waste compliance requirements
  • Read and interpret environmental regulations as well as develop and implement cost-effective compliance solutions
  • Support improvements to Environmental Management Systems and plant environmental training
  • Ensure procedures and actions are consistent with policy and ethical practices
  • Support the new chemical review process. Include a risk analysis of each chemical and a monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting strategy including operations, safety, and human resources teams



  • Bachelor of Science or master’s degree in Environmental or Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or other technically related field.
  • Five plus years’ experience in environmental compliance preferably in chemical manufacturing.


The successful candidate will have strengths in the following:

  • Forty-hour HAZWOPER trained
  • Knowledge of RCRA, CAA, RMP, CERCLA/SARA, DOT, HAZMAT, OSHA, PSM, Asbestos, VPP, and RC-14001
  • Working knowledge of MS Office


Milliken & Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.