Product Sustainability Specialist

Job location:
Paris, France
Created moment:
August 4, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 06247

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

Product Sustainability Specialist

Job Summary

Contexte:

High Temperature Solutions (HTS)/Calderys is an Imerys Business Area which serves three core markets – Refractory solutions, Foundry & Metal flow.

We combine unique business expertise to provide customised and innovative solutions from our 35 plants along with end-to-end value-added services to all our customers.

Being an international business, we offer to our more than 2300 employees a world of opportunities in our various locations in 33 countries.

We put to work over 100 years of expertise to foster a positive impact for all our stakeholders. Every day we build a sustainable future through teamwork, customer orientation, and proactive mindset.

We are a company where performance is recognized and learning is promoted; an environment where you can grow and fulfil your potential; a workplace where every day is a new day and it is NEVER BORING!

For more information on what we are made of, please visit www.imerys.com.

Mission

The role of the Product Sustainability Specialist is to lead the definition, development and deployment of the Group Life Cycle Assessment program. His role includes the development and maintenance of the HTS database and the evolution of the HTS’ LCA calculation tool.

 

Responsibilities

The successful candidate is part of the High Temperature Solutions (HTS) Product Data team and leads the definition, development and deployment of the Group Life Cycle Assessment program. His role includes the development and maintenance of the HTS database and the evolution of the HTS’ LCA calculation tool.

Main tasks

  • Provide technical support on product sustainability related subjects as required for the development and roll-out of Product Sustainability program, including assessments (Ecoprofile calculation, Environmental Product Declarations, Life-Cycle-Assessments, qualitative impact assessments), planning, reporting, contribution to business reviews, etc. 

  • Compile and organize the source data to build a consistent and reliable LCA Database for HTS products in compliance with guidelines developed at Group Level

  • Answer inquiries from Clients on product sustainability, policies or programs

  • Develop LCA expertise within HTS and the network to access necessary informations for operating LCA 

  • Contribute the improvement of internal data quality necessary for LCA (plant recipes, raw materials origin…)

  • Continue to develop and improve the existing LCA calculation tool

  • Compile and organize the source data to build a consistent and reliable LCA Database for HTS products in compliance with guidelines developed at Group Level

Profile/Competencies

  • Engineering degree or Master Degree in a technical or engineering field

  • 3-5 years experience in life Cycle Assessment and Carbon Footprint calculation with experience in database management and administration

  • Fluent in English (B2 minimum), French would be a plus 

Essential

  • Open Mindedness, passionate and self-motivated on Sustainability topics

  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively across functions, with a various range of stakeholders

  • Strong data management, critical analysis and capacity for synthesis, with the ability to organize, compile, interpret and present effectively

  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks/initiatives

  • Ability to facilitate meetings, workshops and provide trainings on sustainability, climate change and LCA topics

  • Strong Organization and Coordination skills

  • Strong communication skills: written communication both in a form of scientific reports and in more popular-science publication + ability to communicate to all levels of the organization

Position Type

Full time

and

Permanent

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recruiting.support@ imerys.com

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To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

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