Location Munich
Job-type Permanent
Salary €Competitive Salary + Benefits
Reference 14778

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Acre is currently partnering with a globally renowned materials science company that focuses on improving lives and the environment through discovery, product innovation and responsibility. The organisation operates globally and offers a diverse portfolio of products that solve complex problems and perform in the most demanding environments. These products have applications across industries including aerospace & automotive, medical devices, apparel & manufacturing.

The business is looking to hire a newly created Environmental LCA Expert into their Global Sustainability team. The role will expand and enhance their capabilities to quantify and improve the environmental impacts of the materials and products along their life cycle.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Work across divisions to establish LCA capabilities - focusing on shared methodology, processes and tools that the divisions can build on to create reliable product environmental footprint information

  • Engage with divisions and functions to promote LCA thinking and support them to identify appropriate approaches matching development stages, sensitivity of data gaps and desired study outputs

  • Collaborate with businesses on LCA projects to better understand our product's use phase environmental benefits and impacts along their life cycle

  • Help identify opportunities to improve our environmental impacts along the value chain

  • Guide and support divisional pilot LCA projects (all stages: ideation, modeling, data collection, data analysis, data visualization, reporting), perform analyses on energy, water, waste, and emissions and create LCA models

This is a unique opportunity to work with an organisation that offers comprehensive, competitive rewards and respects work-life balance. The business offers sports programs, share ownership plans, company pension plan, childcare subsidies, generous holiday entitlement, flexible working program as well as subsidized cafeterias and coffee areas.

You will leverage the following:

  • Experience in applying LCA and implementing footprinting tools in complex organisations (GaBi, openLCA, etc.)

  • Current knowledge of best practices in applying LCA and other environmental footprinting tools in industry (e.g. automotive, consumer electronics, healthcare)

  • Knowledge and understanding of manufacturing processes and value chains

  • Excellent analytical and data management skills

  • Proven ability to communicate to and engage with a range of audiences (e.g. R&D, Sales), including explaining complex technical topics

  • Technical academical degree with a minimum of 5 years working experience in a sustainability role within an industrial environment

If you have the skills and experience, we are looking for and you are looking to join an innovative organisation investing in their sustainability team, please apply or contact us for a discussion today.