Senior Environmental Compliance Specialist


Cleveland, OH, US, 44115

Company:  1100-Applied Industrial Technologies

We are seeking a Senior Environmental Compliance Specialist to contribute to the success of Applied Industrial Technologies as an integral member of the Risk Management and Insurance team.


Come for the job; stay for the career! Connect with one of the best companies to work for in Northeast Ohio! Applied Industrial Technologies is a 20-time winner of the Northcoast 99 Best Places to Work in Northeast Ohio award. We offer free parking, subsidized benefits including health care, vision, & dental, on-site fitness center and cafeteria, tuition reimbursement, and career development opportunities.



  • Maintain and update / upgrade Applied Industrial Technologies’ corporate wide Environmental Management System (EMS) including tracking, reporting, training, and enhancement recommendations to meet / exceed Applied’s metrics / expectations
  • Accountable for the development and implementation of Applied’s EMS to earn and maintain ISO 14001 certification based on location criteria
  • Provide environmental compliance support to worldwide operations across a variety of regulatory program areas including hazardous waste, water, air emissions, chemical/spill prevention, community right-to-know regulations, environmental product compliance, and import/export chemical compliance
  • Monitor and control environmental compliance schedules and performance to assure timely and accurate data reviews and reporting
  • Enhance and deliver environmental, hazardous materials and product compliance awareness training for associates across the business in multiple locations / divisions
  • Follow regulatory trends and evaluate new and proposed regulations for application to company initiatives
  • Coordinate data collection and evaluation in support of sustainability initiatives for worldwide operations
  • Evaluate and document compliance performance and capability through the use of regular audits, including adherence to best practices
  • Participate in environmental projects to maximize system efficiencies
  • Manage all aspects of the Dangerous Good Shipping requirements
  • Develop or enhance processes to continually improve environmental performance




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Management OR equivalent experience
  • 5 - 7 years proven professional Environmental Compliance experience
  • 5+ years technical analysis and report writing experience
  • Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) or relevant experience in the field of hazardous materials management or a related field
  • DOT, MSHA, OSHA experience preferred
  • REACH, RoHS experience / knowledge a plus
  • Proven analytical and problem solving ability, time management and prioritization skills
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time


Build a rewarding career with a global leader in industrial distribution!


Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT)  is a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.


We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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