EHS Environmental Associate

Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant America


HMGMA is the abbreviation of Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant America. It is Hyundai Motor Group’s first dedicated EV mass-production plant and is an innovative plant with cutting-edge production technology applied.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Environmental Compliance

  • Support, guide, and provide issue resolution for environmental compliance requirements applicable to all facility/function operations.
  • Support the development and implementation of processes/procedures to ensure facility environmental compliance and regulatory reporting requirements are met.
  • Support facility compliance with federal, state and local environmental regulations including but not limited to Title V Air Quality, NPDES (Industrial Stormwater and Wastewater Pretreatment), Hazardous Materials Management, and Chemical Inventory/Hazard Communication.
  • Maintain environmental compliance documentation and analytical data.
  • Support both short- and long-term environmental compliance planning and permitting strategy.
  • Support permitting review applicability of proposed construction, facilities, and/or maintenance projects.
  • Oversee field examinations and prepare needed reports and/or compliance documentation.
  • Conduct environmental inspections, audits, and/or sampling.
  • Conduct environmental incident investigations and implementation of corrective action procedures.
  • Maintain environmental testing equipment and sampling data from various sources.
  • Perform statistical analysis, prepare reports, maintain appropriate compliance records and file required documents with various regulatory agencies within stated deadlines.
  • Support outside contractors involved in environmental consulting, compliance testing, and/or hazardous material removal/disposal.

Environmental Oversight

  • Support development of environment management systems to ensure compliance with environmental regulations. (ISO14001)
  • Interact with plant personnel and company management to communicate environmental requirements, identify compliance issues, implement compliance requirements, and act as a technical resource.
  • Provide environmental training to plant personnel on key environmental issues, environmental requirements and compliance.
  • Develop and recommend solutions to eliminate pollution and environmental hazards.
  • Perform research and report findings on the current environmental conditions.


Qualifications & Preferences


  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical or environmental engineering or related field
  • 1 – 3+ years of job-related experience.
  • Knowledge or experience with generally accepted environmental permitting, compliance, sampling, inspection, and reporting processes.
  • Proficient in MS Office products.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, analytical, problem solving and human relations skills.
  • Strong organizational and systems implementation.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Coaching and investigation skills.


  • Experience with air emissions from industrial processes, air pollution control equipment operation, and CAA permitting procedures, reporting, and compliance (Title V).
  • Experience with Industrial Stormwater and Wastewater Pretreatment procedures and compliance.
  • Experience with hazardous materials management and reporting
  • Experience in establishing and operating environmental procedures based on ISO14001.
  • Experience developing environmental policies, procedures, and work instructions
  • Experience with maintaining compliance with environmental permits
  • Experience with establishing or using EHS IT systems/programs

Competency Based:

  • Working With a Team
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Problem Solving
  • Communication
  • Strategic thinking and mindset
  • Willingness for transformational changes
  • Flexibility

Travel Requirement

  • Domestic / International travel may be required

Recruitment Process & Schedule

  • Employment opportunities at HMGMA will be completed in multiple phases.
  • Shift assignment for this position may change to meet the business needs.
  • Any changes will be communicated to employees and according to accommodation; will be considered.

Compensation & Benefit

  • HMGMA offers opportunities for growth, work flexibility, competitive pay, and benefits.
  • HMGMA benefits include competitive Medical / Vision / Dental insurance, paid holidays, paid time off, and competitive 401k plan.

Other Information

  • FLSA Classification: Exempt/Salary
  • When submitting a resume for this position, I understand that this information may be used to create a registration with the Georgia Department of Labor on Employ Georgia.

HMGMA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: Savanna

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