Technimark is a global leader and manufacturer of high-value injection-molded packaging solutions for the world's most respected companies and admired brands in the healthcare, consumer packaging, and specialty industrial markets. From concept to commercialization, Technimark uses technology and ingenuity to produce new things in new ways - to lower costs, increase value, and deliver innovative products and category-shaping packaging that take differentiation to a whole new level. The company's pillars of success include market-leading technology, a strategic global network, manufacturing excellence, unmatched customer service, and pioneering sustainability initiatives.
Over the past 30 years, Technimark has grown from a single location in North Carolina to a global company with facilities in the United States, Mexico, Germany, Ireland, the United Kingdom, and China. With close to 5,000 associates worldwide, Technimark succeeds because of the energy, commitment, and ingenuity of their team. Technimark is powered by its people, and they have built a culture that values and rewards team members' critical contributions.
Hybrid or on-site in Asheboro, NC preferred; Remote considered.
It's an exciting time at Technimark. The company is building an ambitious global sustainability strategy as an integral part of their business and future growth, and they are seeking a professional with a strong interest in and dedication to sustainability to join the team. The sustainability team oversees and manages the company's global sustainability and ESG initiatives and commitments, with a focus on reducing environmental impact, supporting and empowering their people, strengthening business ethics practices, and giving back to the communities in which they operate.
The Sustainability Manager will report to the Corporate Vice President, ESG, and will work closely with all functions to develop and execute strategies to achieve Technimark's sustainability goals. The Sustainability Manager will direct enterprise-wide sustainability data collection and management and oversee annual disclosures and the production of Technimark's sustainability report. The person in this role will take ownership of Technimark's maturing Responsible Sourcing efforts and collaborate across its global footprint to drive continuous improvement, alignment of processes, and collective action around sustainability efforts.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Oversee global enterprise-wide sustainability data collection and management, progress tracking, and reporting on Technimark's ESG performance metrics, including greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets.
Mature Technimark's data governance by identifying accountabilities and establishing processes that ensure collection and validation of important data needs based on internal performance tracking and external reporting frameworks, including future assurance requirements.
Lead the submittal and continuous improvement of key non-financial disclosures including CDP, EcoVadis, UN Global Compact Communication on Progress, and other reporting requirements as needed.
Manage the development and publication of Technimark's annual Sustainability Report, including agency management, content and data collection, editing, reviews, and approvals.
Provide timely, accurate, and value-added customer communications via responses to questionnaires and content creation for progress updates and presentations.
Monitor current and emerging sustainability and ESG trends, stakeholder expectations, and regulatory requirements with an eye toward strengthening the sustainability program.
Assess and analyze company policies and processes to identify areas for improvement and sustainability excellence.
Manage Responsible Sourcing efforts to evaluate and minimize social and environmental risks in Technimark's supply chain; coordinate with the sourcing and procurement team to ensure sustainability requirements are integrated into the stages of the sourcing and supplier management process.
Bachelor's degree in environmental science, sustainability, data analytics, engineering or related field
Knowledge of and passion for general sustainability topics, standards, and leading practices
3 to 5 years of experience in sustainability or related field
Strong data management skills with an analytical approach to problem-solving and decision-making
Highly organized project manager, allowing you to successfully work with cross-functional stakeholders in a global business to get things done
Independent, self-starter with the interest and ability to "figure things out"
Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously under minimal supervision
Methodical and diligent with outstanding planning abilities
Strong collaboration, team orientation
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to synthesize complex information in a clear and concise manner
Experience in presentation development with PowerPoint and data analysis with Excel
Additional experience with the following is a plus:
Managing and/or contributing to GHG emissions data collection, calculations, and reporting
Familiarity with ESG reporting frameworks (e.g., GRI and SASB) and disclosures (e.g., CDP, EcoVadis, UN Global Compact)
Experience in manufacturing, packaging and/or recycling fields
Technimark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
Please directly apply through Acre's website or contact:
Anna Bene, Acre, Consultant, email@example.com.
Acre is retained by Technimark to recruit for this role. Acre is a global sustainability specialist search firm focused on securing the world's best sustainability leaders and their teams for mission-driven organizations.
We are based in New York, London, Amsterdam, and Singapore.
Acre is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristic, including race, color, genetic information, creed, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lawful alien status, ancestry, age, marital status, or protected veteran status and will not discriminate against anyone on the basis of a disability. We support an inclusive workplace where teams excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance. The more inclusive we are, the more inclusive our clients are, and the better all of our work will be.
Studies have shown that women, people of color, and other underrepresented groups are less likely to apply for a job unless they believe they fit every function of the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background for the role.