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Sustainability Engineer

Company: HNI Corporation
Location: Dixon
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

HNI Corporation is a global family of brands for the workplace and home dedicated to enhancing the spaces where we live, work, and gather. We pride ourselves on fostering an environment where we make a positive impact on others; upholding our beliefs in integrity, inclusion and belonging.What We Need:We are looking for a Sustainability Engineer to join our HNI Furniture Operations team in Muscatine, Iowa!

  • Drive energy and waste performance, by leading teams and evaluating operations and office buildings to identify and manage sustainability projects. The Sustainability Engineer is the key to help facilities deliver on corporate CSR goals.What You Will Do:
    • Lead/Assist HNI sites or Sustainability teams with the development and implementation of sustainability (energy and waste) projects and improvements to achieve HNI CSR Goals.
    • Educate Leadership and members on sustainability topics by providing training in sustainability matters related to projects and significant changes.
    • Coordinate with sites to reduce environmental impacts of their operations by identifying solutions, evaluating feasibility, determining equipment needs, proposing, and implementing solutions via Continuous Improvement or Capital investments.
    • Develop systems to monitor plant performance and write/update standards and procedures for control systems improving sustainability like compressed air, process heat, dust collection, HVAC, and other energy demanding equipment.
    • Provide regular reports to the business by tracking performance to Key Performance Indicators.
    • Develop and use energy and monitoring systems to ensure performance and identify gaps.
    • Incorporate and respect all policies on Safety, Hygiene, Environment and Quality when driving sustainability activities or projects and ensure technical focus is consistent for legislative and regulatory compliance.
    • Develop and maintain appropriate service level relationships with other areas such as Production, Skilled Trades, Engineering, IT, Procurement, Contractors, and Vendors.
    • Update and develop key documentation including data collection, engineering drawings and standard work.
    • Reinitiate the HNI energy team activities that were in place previously including energy and compressed air audits, etc.
    • Drive efforts to improve transfer efficiency and reduce the generation of wastes such as powder coat paint, wood, etc.What You Have:
      • 3 years engineering experience required and/or 3 Years of project management and continuous improvement.
      • Knowledge in sustainability, including energy management, GHG emissions and waste reduction/elimination/recycling/reuse.
      • Experience in managing aspects of Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environment and Quality.
      • Experience/Knowledge in RCI tools and Project Management (preferred)HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI) is a manufacturer of workplace furnishings and building products, operating under two segments. The workplace furnishings segment is a leading global designer and provider of commercial furnishings, going to market under multiple unique brands. The residential building products segment is the nation's leading manufacturer and marketer of hearth products.As one of the larger employers in Iowa, HNI Corporation was recognized in 2018, 2019, and 2020 for the diversity of our Board of Directors and was named in 2020 and 2021 as one of America's Most Responsible Companies by Newsweek.How we act today protects how we live tomorrow. Check out our 2020 CSR Report here: https://www.hnicorp.com/social-responsibilityDiversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), are not just core beliefs at HNI - they are operational imperatives. We value each other's differences in experiences and ideas to solve problems and better serve our customers. Take a look at our DEI goals here: https://www.hnicorp.com/diversity-equity-and-inclusionWe offer Benefits on Day 1! To learn about all the benefits HNI has to offer visit www.HNIbenefits.com.We also invite you to visit us at www.HNICorp.com to learn more!

Keywords: HNI Corporation, Rockford , Sustainability Engineer, Engineering , Dixon, Illinois

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