Global Environmental Manager - Upfield

Global Environmental Manager

Are you passionate about the environment? Would you like to join us and take a front seat in our Sustainability team? As our Global Environmental Manager, you will drive & push forward our current environmental agenda for our global operations. You will develop plans to reduce our environmental footprint and drive key operational sustainability initiatives

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You will drive the assessment of our current environmental footprint (e.g. water, waste) of our production facilities and develop plans to reduce it, with a particular focus on waste & water.

You will identify hot spots, track consumption & flag abnormalities while tracking corrective actions and capturing lessons learned to share within the network of Heads of Factories and Maintenance/ Utilities Managers.

You are able to drive the harmonization of current reporting related to environmental KPIs and lead global deployment.

You will define a plan to address internal audit findings with reference to the environment.

You will track the execution of the overall action plan on the audit related actions and overall improvement activities.

You will seize new opportunities and propose these to the regional Industrial Heads.

You will identify opportunities related to local regulations on subsidies that each site could be eligible to.

You will drive other related sustainability-focused projects with a big environmental impact such as the decarbonisation of our global logistics.

So, what does it take to be successful in this role?

You have relevant experience in environmental management in manufacturing.

You have a master’s degree in environmental sciences / engineering or equivalent with a strong focus on Sustainability.

Environmental performance is in your DNA, and you are passionate about sustainability and circular economy.

You have proven experience in project development, implementation, and operational optimisation of environmental KPIs.

You are ready to travel and visit our factories for ~25% of your time.

Possibility for you to be based from anywhere in Europe.

What is next?

Ready to apply? I am looking forward to receiving your CV/details, after we will review all applications, the first step in the process will be a 30- 45-minute video interview with myself Andre Vleeming. If successful, you will have a first Interview with the Hiring Manager, followed possibly by another interview.

If you are not ready yet and want to know more about the role, you can contact me on

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Salary & Benefits

Hybrid/Fully Remote

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