BP Americas, Inc. Environmental Team Leader in Whiting, Indiana


Job title:

Environmental Team Leader



Role synopsis:

This position supervises a team of environmental specialists to provide clear direction on existing and emerging regulatory requirements and supplies appropriate management systems to deliver compliance.

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United States - Indiana - Whiting

Is this a part time position?:


Relocation available:


Travel required:


Key accountabilities:

  • Ensure appropriate environmental management systems are established and documented to provide sustainable compliance for existing and emerging environmental issues. Ensures essential compliance tasks as written deliver compliance.

  • Ensure adequate training is in place for all positions responsible for delivery of compliance obligations and appropriate competencies are identified.

  • Network with BP groups, industry members and government agencies on environmental issues to keep abreast of regulatory compliance initiatives or enforcement practices. Monitor state rules and ensure management systems are updated for compliance as necessary.

  • Develop long term compliance, permitting and environmental performance strategy planning. Assure integration with business strategy team. Proactively communicate environmental compliance strategies to Whiting Refinery

  • Ensure refinery changes receive appropriate environmental FEL and documentation of review. Maintain and apply for necessary permits. Negotiate permits to maximize operational flexbility and reduce cost/complexity of compliance.

  • Serve as primary contact point with IDEM/EPA technical and inspection personnel.

  • Provide oversight and review to staff work products, elevate issues to management – HSSE and/or Ops/Technical/Maintenance as needed.

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Desirable criteria and qualifications:


About BP:

We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future. Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together.

The Downstream segment has global manufacturing and marketing operations. It is the product and service-led arm of BP, made up of three businesses (Fuels, Lubricants, and Petrochemicals).

We aim to run safe and reliable operations across all our businesses, supported by leading brands and technologies, to deliver high-quality products and services that meet our customers’ needs.

Disciplined execution of our strategy is helping improve our underlying performance, capture opportunities for further growth, generate attractive returns and create a more resilient business that is better able to withstand a range of market conditions; and create opportunities for future growth.

The 4,400 employees of BP’s Fuels, North America business refine, store, move, deliver and market a wide range of distinctive and high-quality energy products that drive economic growth. Our U.S. refineries in Indiana, Ohio and Washington have a net daily processing capacity of 746,000 barrels. We manage more than 3,200 miles of pipeline and, through our interest in BP Midstream Partners LP, have an ownership stake in nearly 1,500 additional miles.

We also have a growing network of retail stations that provide fuels and convenience products to consumers at around 7,100 BP- and ARCO-branded sites, and close to 1,000 ampm convenience stores in California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona and Nevada.

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Job category:

Health, Safety, Security & Environment

Countries (State/Region):

United States - Indiana


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Essential experience and job requirements:

  • Able to see emerging regulatory and business goals and have the skills (technical/communication and leadership) to determine complimentary environmental strategies to support sustained excellent environmental performance.

  • Capable of developing and identifying MI and using it to drive performance.

  • Capable of presenting to plant leadership team and developing same.

  • Capable of developing multi-year plans, supervising technical and non-technical and representing BP to agencies, NGO's, and the community.

Other Requirements (eg Travel, Location):

There are no additional requirements. Please respond with N/A below.

Eligibility Requirements:

If you are applying for a position in the United States, you must be at least 18 years of age, legally authorized to work in the United States; and not require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., TN, H1B status), now or in the future.