Environmental Management System Specialist

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Company Overview

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $29 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2016† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2016. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact pr@cusa.canon.com.

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Position Overview

Canon U.S.A. is seeking an Environmental Management System Specialist (Specialist, EMS) to maintain and improve the Canon Americas EMS. This position will maintain ISO 14001 certification and support Canon U.S.A.’s EMS as a part of, and in accordance with, the framework of the Canon Global Consolidated EMS. This position also will support environmental and chemical safety-related regulatory compliance as it pertains to Canon products.


- Support the day-to-day maintenance and improvement of the Canon EMS, including creation and review of EMS-related documentation, achievement of corporate objectives, and tracking of company environmental performance
- Conduct audits of the company’s EMS to ensure compliance and proper maintenance of EMS requirements; monitor progress against the environmental policy, corporate objectives, and legal requirements
- Develop and deliver training to enhance environmental awareness and competency throughout the organization
- Provide guidance and assistance on environmental matters for personnel throughout Canon Americas’ operations
- Monitor and evaluate compliance with environmental regulations that affect Canon products and operations throughout North and South America
- Maintain and improve environmental and chemical safety-related compliance programs managed by the department, such as submission of required registrations/reports and provision of Safety Data Sheets (SDSs)
- Coordinate external and internal environmental communications and outreach, including social media and web


- Bachelor's degree in related field required; preferred in Environmental Science or a similar field
- Minimum of 3 years of experience supporting corporate environmental programs
- Working knowledge of the ISO 14001 Standard and EMS principles
- Prior experience reading and reviewing regulatory requirements
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Ability to run effective meetings and accomplish tasks involving cross-functional teams
- Formal project management training or experience is a plus
- The position will require travel, up to 15%
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