Reactives Engineer
Veolia North America

Sauget, Illinois

Posted in Engineering

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Company Description

About Veolia
Veolia group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. In 2022, with nearly 220,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and replenish them. In 2021, the Veolia group supplied 79 million people with drinking water and 61 million people with wastewater service, produced nearly 48 million megawatt hours of energy and treated 48 million metric tons of waste. Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE) generated consolidated revenue of €28.508 billion in 2021.

Job Description


Veolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement. Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement.

Position Purpose:
This Engineer will be a point of contact and subject matter expert with regard to the safe and proper management of reactive chemicals. The Engineer is also tasked with implementing all reactive chemical management activities both at the Sauget IL Facility.. The person holding this position will work in partnership with other Reactives and Environmental Health and Safety personnel on local and Branch projects. Reactive materials include, but are not limited to: explosives, shock sensitives, temperature sensitives, cylinders, controlled substances and toxins, and air & water reactives.

The individual will office at Sauget IL, location

Primary Duties/responsibilities:

  • Reactive material research, employee training, equipment maintenance, development of material handling procedures, quote writing, paperwork creation, material processing, emergency response, discrepancy resolution, interaction with regulators, and on-site/off-site project management.
  • Problem solve with operations on process upsets and how to prevent them
  • Create procedures to safely and effectively process reactive materials.
    Be a source of technical knowledge for reactive chemicals.


Education / Experience / Background:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related field
  • Five years of experience in managing hazardous materials is preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • The candidate will also need to have strong problem-solving skills and critical thinking abilities. Most important, the candidate will need to have a strong commitment to process and safety.
  • Ability to cooperate and communicate with others, especially those without a technical background.
  • Exceptional problem solving, verbal and written communication, presentation, and project management skills.

Additional Information

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

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