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Environmental Manager (Portage la Prairie, MB, CAN)

Simplot Canada (II) Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of the J.R. Simplot Company. The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Environmental Manager plans and manages the environmental science programs under senior management direction. You will be accountable for implementing the organization’s environmental compliance strategies. The ideal candidate implements the policies, procedures, and systems to maintain and enhance environmental performance of the organization. May be responsible for three areas in a small plant; two areas in a larger plant; or one area in a large, complex plant.

Key Responsibilities

  • Largely responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining environmental compliance measures required under Federal, State, and local regulations. 
  • Assists management in interpreting and applying technical regulatory requirements on production operations.
  • Interacts with regulatory and/or government agencies to ensure environmental compliance at the plant and/or project level.
  • Responsible for monitoring cost control measures for environmental compliance. 
    • Seeks guidance on developing preliminary budgets.
  • Must keep fully informed of new developments in regulatory changes in environmental requirements.
  • Responsible for assuring effective utilization of personnel and responding promptly to the needs of plant operations.
  • Leads compliance projects at operating sites.

Typical Education

  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

  • 5+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Must have a strong working knowledge of federal and state environmental laws/regulations. 
  • Must be able to accurately define problems, collect data, interpret analytical results, draw valid conclusions, and make reasonable recommendations to upper management that support the production goals of the company. 
  • Must be capable of and willing to respond to emergencies during off shifts, weekend, and/or holidays.

Job Requisition ID: 5044 

Travel Required: None 

Location(s): FG Plant - Portage la Prairie 

Country: Canada 


** Simplot Canada (II) Limited is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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