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Environmental Supervisor (Portage la Prairie, MB)

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.


Under very general direction, this role supervises personnel engaged in implementing the organizations Environmental and Wastewater compliance program in a specific site. Implements the procedures and systems to maintain and enhance Environmental and Wastewater performance of the organization.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assists operating management in the installation and maintenance of environmental compliance measures required under Federal, State, and local regulations.
  • Assists management in interpreting and applying technical regulatory requirements on production operations.                                          
  • Monitors cost control measures for environmental compliance.
  • Supervises compliance projects at operating sites.
  • Keeps informed on new developments in regulatory changes in environmental requirements. 
  • Provides technical leadership and functional guidance to personnel within the work group.                                   
  • Primarily responsible for assuring effective utilization of technical personnel and responding promptly to the needs of the plant. 
  • Interacts daily with subordinates and/or functional peer groups, including exchange or presentation of findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Provides direct supervision to entry-level exempt employees and/or skilled nonexempt employees, e.g., technicians, assigning tasks to the group.   
Typical Education
  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university (environmental or wastewater engineering preferred)
Relevant Experience
  • 3+ years related experience and/or training
Other Information
  • Must have previous experience supervising in a large, fairly complex plant environment.
  • Strong 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 and final goals of the company.
  • Must be capable of and willing to respond to emergencies during off shifts, weekends, and/or holidays. 

Job Requisition ID: 1415 

Travel Required: Less than 10% 

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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