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  • Air Quality Engineer

    Location US-IL-Sauget
    Health, Safety and Environment
  • Overview

    Afton Chemical Corporation develops and manufactures petroleum additives that help fuels burn cleaner and more efficiently, engines run smoother, and machines last longer. Afton is seeking an air quality engineer for our manufacturing facility in Sauget, Illinois located near Saint Louis, Missouri. Candidate must work effectively in a manufacturing environment within a team. 


    Technical Competency in:

    • Program management and compliance assurance for applicable air regulations and programs, including, but not limited to, Clean Air Act, Title V, NESHAP, HON, MON, MACT, PSD, LDAR;
    • Monitoring regulatory developments & emerging issues (with multiple stakeholder agencies/associations/NGOs);
    • Developing, managing, and auditing:
      • air pollution control technologies,
      • air emissions inventories and calculations,
      • multiple stakeholder, air permitting requirements and assurances,
      • control systems to ensure on going compliance
    • Data compilation, interpretation, evaluation, comparison to permit/environmental standards
    • Operations support, engagement with and connection to plant/units
    • Overseeing control systems and providing compliance support for incident reporting
    • Contractor assessment, engagement, management and oversight
    • Wastewater compliance management as it relates to air compliance
    • Responsible Care / ISO Management Systems (RC 14001, ISO 14001)
    • Experience working with state and federal agencies, as well as internal company stakeholders, to resolve compliance/permitting issues


    Leadership Skills & Abilities

      • Strong ethics and values-based decision making
      • Provides governance and oversight as well as outstanding operational support
      • Creates processes, procedures and systems to ensure compliance
      • Strong verbal and written skills, ability to present technical information in a concise and professional manner. Strong technical writing skills.
      • Strong interpersonal skills and positive attitude
    • Strong problem-solving skills
    •  Works well in teams as well as independently (self-starter). Collaborates with corporate team.

    • Project Management skills – coordinates various air quality projects (scope, budget, team management to deliver results)
    • Multi–tasking & prioritization skills, willing/able to work on a variety of tasks
    • Reliable, counted on to meet deadlines and requirements
    • Environmental compliance auditing
    • Lean/Six Sigma background
    • Metrics



    • BS or MS in Chemical, Mechanical or Environmental Engineering
    • 7-10 years of hands on experience in Air Quality/Environmental (includes plant experience) 
    • Must have experience and familiarity with chemical, petrochemical, refining or related manufacturing industry
    • Professional Engineering License desired
    • On call, after hours support required



    Afton Chemical supports global operations through its corporate headquarters in Richmond, Virginia, and operates globally through local offices, research facilities and manufacturing plants strategically located throughout the world.

    We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K matching contributions, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and a casual working environment.



    Equal Opportunity Employer


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual’s race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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