Sr Industrial Hygiene Program Owner (Hybrid in Minneapolis)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sep 21, 2022
Oct 03, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
Job Title: Senior Environmental Program Owner

Classification: Exempt

Date: September 2022

About Us:

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It's how we care, grow, and win together.

Pyramid Overview:

To match the signature style and passion of Target's distinctive retail brand, Target Legal Affairs is a dynamic and deeply knowledgeable team of experts. Whether specializing in law, government affairs, employee relations, risk, compliance, industrial hygiene, environmental, ethics, security or food safety, we use our expertise and influence to advocate for Target, support Target's business and mitigate risk for the company. We work with both internal and external entities on key issues that affect Target's ability to productively, ethically and securely conduct business. Through our understanding of Target's business models and operations, we help facilitate Target's growth, and provide guidance that leaders rely on to make appropriate, well-informed decisions. Simultaneously, we help protect the business by applying our comprehensive understanding of risk and the law on issues that impact our brand, guests, team members, stores, distribution centers and corporate locations.

Here, you'll enjoy working autonomously with a healthy work-life balance. Your passion for learning the business, collaborating with others and building relationships with senior leaders and key business partners that you support will be essential to tackling the ever-changing legal and risk-based challenges we face in a dynamic and fast-paced retail environment.

A role in the Environmental Compliance Industrial Hygiene team means working in an area that will support efforts to identify, evaluate, and control chemical, physical and biological hazards to keep Target team members and guests safe at Target Stores, Supply Chain, and Headquarters facilities. You'll bring your high level of detail and organization, extreme curiosity and problem solving, ability to gather information from various sources, and a passion for the work to the team. You'll help Target succeed in current and new operations strategies, including supporting our expanding global supply chain and new stores.

As a Senior Environmental Program Owner you will:
  • Work with the industrial hygiene team to develop and enhance enterprise-wide industrial hygiene programs for chemical, physical and biological hazards and monitor program effectiveness.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on chemical, physical and biological hazards.
  • Escalates to business partners and manages industrial hygiene emergency issues.
  • Maintains a deep knowledge of industrial hygiene standards by reviewing regulations, trainings and industry group's connections/awareness.
  • Develops training content to communicate requirements and expectations on key industrial hygiene programs.
  • Supports the prioritization of industrial hygiene needs and assists in determining resources.
  • Manage vendors performing industrial hygiene projects at Target facilities.
  • Monitor, categorize, and respond as needed to the team's generic email inbox and provide direct support to field team members.
  • Leads or participates in cross functional teams in the development and execution of short and long term industrial hygiene compliance solutions.
  • Develop reporting tools using data to monitor the various compliance processes.
  • Manage regulatory inspections and routinely interact with government agencies.
  • Contributes to the development of sustainable best practices for industrial hygiene program management

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About You:
  • Bachelor degree in industrial hygiene, safety, engineering, chemistry, environmental sciences or related field or relevant work experience. Masters degree preferred.
  • Minimum 4 years relevant experience in industrial hygiene.
  • Preferred candidate has experience in hearing conservation program management, noise testing, mold investigation and remediation, indoor air quality, wildfire particulate, ventilation, respiratory protection, risk assessment, infectious diseases, visible and ultraviolet light testing and other area of industrial hygiene.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with ambiguous problem definitions, recognize dependencies and deliver impact solutions through logical problem solving and technical ideations.
  • Strong analytical, innovative, and conceptual approach to solving problems.
  • Experience with data exploration using Excel or similar tools.
  • Able to support conclusions with analytical evidence using descriptive stats, inferential stats, and data visualizations.
  • Strong technical report writing and data analysis skills.
  • Working knowledge of industrial hygiene regulations.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships, manage conflict and act with urgency.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office/similar applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, SharePoint, Maximo).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Some travel required on a project by project basis.
  • Preferred certifications: Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
  • Contribute to, and maintain a positive team culture by demonstrating behaviors consistent with Target's values of Inclusivity, Connection and Drive.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


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