Environmental Project Manager

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Environmental Project Manager

  • Post Date:9th February 2022
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Job Description



The position is accountable to provide guidance and other assistance to Corporate staff, Divisional staff and customers in the areas of air, water and soil protection; solid and hazardous waste management; sustainability; to help ensure compliance with environmental laws and regulation; and to protect human health, the environment, and communities around Sherwin-Williams sites. This position is responsible for the management of projects of Corporate and Divisional concern.

Environmental Protection & Compliance

Position is a resource on existing environmental laws and regulations, and responsible to develop assessments on the impact of pending or newly enacted environmental legislation and regulations on the Corporation, in order to provide guidance to affected operations on how to comply.

Support specifically assigned manufacturing sites, blending facilities, stores, distribution facilities, and research laboratories to ensure environmental compliance to avoid penalties (up to $25,000 per day, per violation).

Assist sites in preparating permit applications for various environmental requirements (e.g., air and wastewater).

Collect and maintain various environmental database(s) information to assist with environmental compliance at various facilites.

Follow-up on environmental government inspections and audit findings to insure issues are corrected or addressed in a timely manner.

Provide appropriate guidance and support in response to environmental emergencies and outside customer inquiries.

Project Management

Maintain/manage Department electronic databases, programs, and hard copies of project files as required.

Coordinate short-term projects (e.g., emergency response, EHS management system implementations, etc.) under close management supervision.

Coordinate internal environmental projects and assist peers with their external contractor projects, as required. This position may coordinate one or more projects with budgets of <$1,000,000 or be a resource on larger projects. Proper management can save the Company significant expense.

Environmental Programs

Assist with the development and maintenance of key Corporate environmental programs such as air emissions, waste tracking, hazardous waste management, spill control, facility auditing and sustainability.

Develop written guidance to effectively communicate with Corporate Management, Divisions, and Facilities about corporate programs.

Environmental Guidance & Training

Perform environmental audits at Company manufacturing sites, distribution facilities, blending facilities, store locations, and off-site waste management vendor facilities utilized by the Company.

Assist in developing or improving training on various environmental topics (e.g., hazardous waste, new regulations, etc.) and conduct such training at Company locations.

Review pending and existing laws and regulations concerned with air quality, water quality and waste management.

Develop written guidance to effectively communicate with Corporate Management, Divisions and Customers regarding pending and existing regulations. Provide support to all parties as needed.

Formal Education



Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) from an accredited four-year college or university in science or engineering.


Masters of Science in Engineering or EHS related degree



8-12 years general environmental experience

5+ years in the paint or chemical industry


Experience in health and safety

Experience in paint and coatings industry



Knowledge of EU regulation in the area of environmental, health and safety

Use of common software tools

Public speaking

  • Please note that Sherwin Williams is unable to respond to any enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies**


Sherwin-Williams is the largest paints and coatings company in the world. With $18 billion in sales, more than 4,100 stores, and 140 manufacturing and distribution centers worldwide. Our 60,000 employees across the globe are diverse, innovative and passionate. With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin-Williams is a great place to launch and grow a career. Find yours and join us today.

At Sherwin-Williams, we’re proud of the company we keep — our family of loyal employees. To learn about our company and our culture go to Sherwin.com/careers.

Basic Qualification

Please note you will need the existing right to work in the country you apply for. Sherwin-Williams is unable to sponsor work permits or visas.

Equal Opportunity

An equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, colour, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnic or national origin, disability, age pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, or any other consideration prohibited by law.