Location Racine
Job-type Permanent
Salary $Competitive
Reference ACRE-12460


The Director, Environmental Sustainability role at SC Johnson is a leader responsible for leading the development, implementation and governance of the company's carbon & climate strategies. In addition, this role will oversee the development and governance of waste, deforestation & nature strategies.


  • Provides subject matter expertise to guide the development and implementation of the enterprise-wide carbon strategy

  • Oversees enterprise carbon accounting approach and annual GHG inventory; ensures adherence with industry standards and ability to meet both regulatory and voluntary reporting requirements

  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams, providing subject matter expertise and guidance necessary to define, evaluate and progress sustainability initiatives.

  • Regularly assesses the organization's environmental sustainability performance against industry peers and best practices, while also monitoring legislation, regulations, and industry trends related to climate and environment.

  • Leads governance for carbon and waste, including establishing standards/processes and engaging with external partners on data assurance/auditing.

  • Develop metrics and KPIs to track progress towards sustainability targets and report on performance to senior management and stakeholders.

  • Represent the organization in external forums, conferences, and working groups focused on climate and nature sustainability.

  • Establish partnerships with environmental organizations, research institutions, and government


  • Bachelor's degree in sustainability, environmental science, finance, business analytics, or related field; advanced degree highly preferred.

  • 10+ years of relevant experience leading carbon/climate strategy or ESG reporting with a global manufacturing company

  • 5+ years of leading inventories of Scopes 1, 2, and 3 for a public corporation with complex/global supply chains

  • 5- years leading the development of climate-related disclosures (TCFD, CDP and other climate disclosures) commonly seen in sustainability reporting and filings


  • Thorough knowledge of environmental and sustainability regulations, standards, and reporting frameworks

  • Strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to effectively communicate complex ESG concepts and data to diverse audiences.

  • Ability to engage effectively with executive leadership and speak with confidence about environmental sustainability topics

  • Experience developing and utilizing life cycle analysis and other quantitative tools to guide organizational action planning and decision-making

  • Strong project management skills with the ability to lead cross-functional teams, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Leadership experience with a track record of driving change, fostering collaboration, and building consensus across organizational levels.


  • Full-time role; core business hours

  • Travel up to 10%

  • Office environment

  • Remote work is available once a week for eligible employees

If you are interested, please apply directly, or contact Anna Bene at anna.bene@acre.com for more information.