Air Compliance Specialist - Environmental

Date: Jun 21, 2024

Location: Lafayette, IN, US, 47905

Company: Subaru

Air Compliance Specialist

Environmental Compliance and Energy


Company Overview:

Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. or “SIA”, located in Lafayette, Indiana, is the only Subaru vehicle manufacturing facility outside of Japan. SIA is a 4.4 million square foot automotive OEM – meaning our manufacturing process begins with coils of steel and ends with the high-quality vehicles you see out on the roads. We employ 6500+ Associates, both production and administrative, all under one roof. SIA is the safest automotive manufacturing plant in the United States and is also a staple in the community due to its numerous fundraising activities held onsite, donations to local charities and plentiful volunteer opportunities. SIA is a frontrunner in environmental conservation being the first Zero-Landfill automotive manufacturing plant and the first to have its campus designated a backyard wildlife habitat. SIA has grown tremendously since its 1989 beginnings and continues to be an example of success within the automotive industry.


Outline of Duties:

  • Provide support for air projects, focusing on emissions calculations, permit preparation, NESHAP/NSPS compliance, annual reporting (Title V, GHG, etc.), emissions monitoring, and other air quality related tasks
  • Work with the cross-functional groups to implement proactive compliance plans, procedures, programs, and training to ensure compliance with environmental permits, applicable regulations, and internal protocols
  • Review complex rules and regulations for applicability to site compliance; develop and implement strategies to incorporate applicable findings to ensure all requirements are met
  • Lead investigations into environmental issues, identifying root causes, developing appropriate corrective action plans, and ensuring implementation of appropriate countermeasures
  • Independently conduct internal environmental audits and inspections on a regular frequency
  • Review and evaluate new material requests for impacts to Title V permit compliance
  • Engage and educate associates on compliance program requirements
  • Support site and section continuous improvement initiatives; develop and implement new methods of environmental data collection, review, and analysis
  • Assist in designing, preparing, implementing, and maintaining site specific environmental initiatives
  • Provide technical support to daily environmental operations
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Chemistry, or a related technical degree from an accredited program plus 5 years relevant experience
  • Expert knowledge of Title V program, state and federal regulations, manufacturing processes, and pollution control devices
  • Experience quantifying source's potential and actual emissions by reviewing/auditing emission and process data and utilizing accepted emission quantification calculation methodologies and models
  • Experience and knowledge in source operations and source permitting; ability to correctly interpret and implement NSPS, NSR/PSD, BACT, and MACT
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex or controversial environmental issues to audiences unfamiliar with the subject matter
  • Experience researching complex issues and proposing effective and efficient solutions
  • Experience conducting inspections, collecting and assessing data, and analyzing results
  • Skilled in writing clear and concise reports describing complex industry applications and regulatory determinations
  • Ability to analyze and review large data sets for accuracy and completeness
  • Ability to work in a team environment and occasionally lead team efforts
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills


Desired Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Chemistry, or a related technical degree from an accredited program plus 1 - 3 years relevant experience
  • Experience drafting Title V permits


Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce.


Nearest Major Market: Lafayette