RBM Poland- Environmental Engineer

Poland, Nysa
Rechargeable Battery Materials

Posted on 30-11-2022

About Umicore

Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are essential to everyday life. We aim to be a clear world leader in materials for clean mobility and recycling and have turned our sustainability approach into an even greater competitive advantage. With ambitions like this, imagine what you could do?

About Rechargeable Battery Materials

We are all on the move. Umicore’s rechargeable battery materials give people autonomy and connectivity. We are a pioneer in battery materials that give added range and performance to electric vehicles. Our materials also ensure longer battery life for portable electronics. To enable our customers to produce even better performing batteries we cannot stand still. We need to find new ways to do things, discover new solutions and develop new ideas. Which is where you come in.

What you will be doing

The environmental engineer is a key role in the interface with local authorities and governmental institutions for the fast pace of the expansion projects that will provide more capacity to our three main types of production steps, Leaching and Refining, precursor and cathode active materials.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Manage vendors & contractors onsite, analyze the potential risk and recommend actions to mitigate the problems from construction (EHS, manpower, logistics …).
  • Perform or support commissioning of the equipment before handing over to the Process team, support process team during the internal qualification
  • Perform engineering and technical support to the projects when needed, undertaking any additional tasks commensurate with the role as and when required.
  • Lead the EIA process in coordination with Project Managers from feasibility evaluation over requirements to completion.
  • Represent the company in the main negotiation with the different stakeholders .
  • Identify and evaluate environmental permitting risks and regulatory changes affecting relevant development projects.
  • Make quality and timely decisions within the Engineering tasks under his/her responsibility
  • Gather relevant data to inform the decision makers regarding complex issues
  • Propose improvements (procedures, organizational, new technologies, capex, productivity) as appropriate.
  • Carry out assigned tasks and duties in a safe manner, in accordance with instructions, and to comply with environmental, health & safety rules/procedures, regulations and codes of practice.

Who we are looking for

The successful candidate has:

  • Master od Sciences, preferably in Environmental Sciences.
  • Broad and in-depth knowledge of Environmental requirements.
  • At least 5 years of experience in engineering related projects, namely, on EIA processes
  • Deep knowledge of Environmental legislation (related to the region applying for)
  • Good understanding of industrial processes and waste types
  • Good understanding of gaseous and liquids emissions and its control measures
  • Average knowledge of analytical control
  • Fluent in English


What we offer

We aim to lead the way. Not just for our customers, but for our employees too. That is why we strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed, and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise and advance our careers. We engage in building an inclusive work culture that offers equal opportunities for all employees irrespective of their diverse backgrounds. As you would expect from a world-leading organisation, we will also reward your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits. With all this and more, imagine what you could do?

If our teams can improve battery performance, IMAGINE WHAT YOU COULD DO


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