Albemarle Netherlands is looking for a Sustainability Engineer!

  • Albemarle From Charlotte to Shanghai, your career will have an international reach.
  • Amsterdam
  • Fulltime

Are you inspired by “what’s next”? So are we.

When you join the Albemarle team, you contribute to a better tomorrow. You will play a role in powering many of the world’s largest and most critical industries, from energy and communications to transportation and electronics. We are putting innovation to work to improve people’s lives and we want YOU to be a part of it.

Job Description

Purpose of the function

This role has responsibility for developing, coordinating and/or reporting on Catalysts Process Technology sustainability initiatives for the Amsterdam site.

This includes internal reporting and active portfolio management toward our Amsterdam 2030 goals and beyond. It will extend into supporting with Life Cycle Assessments, goal setting beyond GHG and Water, and sharing best practices and approaches.

Result Areas

Leading Projects and programs

Responsible for developing Amsterdam Sustainability Long Range Plan to execute the sustainability commitments.

  • Translate Corporate and GBU sustainability roadmap to an actionable plan for Amsterdam site.
  • Consider sustainability proposals with attention to factors such as cost effectiveness, feasibility, and ease of integration with other programs
  • Execute the LRP by bringing defined projects to AOP.
  • Act as Opportunity Manager for sustainability projects to bring to define stage
  • Develop with Amsterdam TR team project scoping for projects on the LRP.

Knowledge carrier (SME)

Act as SME to provide guidance and advice to the site teams, managers, and the site Sustainability steering team on identifying and implementing local Sustainability related initiatives to meet the targets.

  • Advise the director sustainability and divisional teams on current and future local trends and best practices
  • Keep track of local legislative developments with support from consultancy
  • Initiation of technology development programs to support sustainability roadmap.
  • Evaluate project profiles to ensure sustainability measures are considered and incorporated into design and evaluation of new efforts

Reporting of ESG

Prepare annual ESG/Sustainability reports

  • Coordinate data collection, analysis and reporting systems for the Amsterdam site that supports internal and external reporting requirements across GBU regions

Quantitative information

  • Technological concepts/definitions of a new, or part of, factory, on an annual basis 1-5 million euros
  • Promotes Manufacturing Technology development/innovation projects and programs to improve the sustainability of the different production processes.
  • Manages project team (< 10fte) in projects/programs from a non-hierarchical position
  • Number of parallel projects working on <5
  • Contacts outside PT: Research, Production, Maintenance, Logistics, Purchasing, Engineering

To Be Successful in This Role, You Will Need

  • Familiarity with sustainability reporting and process design best practices
  • Ease with coordinating with a variety of teams toward a set objective
  • Agility to create alternate plans to achieve targets in a dynamic environment
  • Bring focus when visualizing and managing complex technical program portfolios
  • Results-driven, outcome-focused, action-oriented approach with a collaborative operating style
  • Data-based decision making, problem solving, prioritization, and risk-based management skills
  • Develop understanding of economic and project evaluation in portfolio context
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong internal customer focus, adjusting style based on the needs of the audience.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Academic ( master) of working and thinking , with at least 6 years of experience in the field of engineering, operations and / or R & D / TR .
  • Degree in applicable engineering or science discipline, such as Chemical Engineering.
  • Advanced degrees in technical or business fields are beneficial.
  • Provides specialized manufacturing technology knowledge as an expert and experience in the field of sustainability so that the technology can be brought to further development and / or innovation.
  • Must be able to think in a solution-oriented way (showing creativity and initiative in solving problems in all phases of a program/project).
  • Strategic insight: being able to use information sources and value information in order to set out project scopes based on this
  • Knowledge of research methods, techniques and guidelines in the field of quality, safety and the environment
  • Communication skills: to have an eye for consultation, good listener, clear and can react directly with arguments
  • Excellent writing skills in English (and preferably Dutch) for the preparation of reports and findings of ( sub) projects ;
  • Managerial skills: managing employees from a (non-) hierarchical position

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