Sustainability Engineer


Manufacturing and Production

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Salary Range

Up to USD51000 per year

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Branch Information

Louisville Engineering - (USA) 10200 Forest Green Boulevard Suite 112 KY Louisville , KY 40223 Phone : 502-423-0465



Job Description

Manpower Engineering is looking for a Sustainability Engineer for our client south of the Louisville area. Direct/perm hire.

What you'd be doing:

* Develop and deploy an organization wide sustainability strategy in support of Company's business goals.

* Create strategies to make the workplace greener; recycling, avoiding landfill, energy tracking and strategy to reduce energy use, and non-landfill disposal of non-recyclables.

* Work directly with Development team on implement new ideas and materials that focus on sustainability and recycling

* Communicate and market sustainability campaigns to internal and external stakeholders, especially customers.

* Develop, manage and report Key Performance Indicators (KPI) in support of company's sustainability strategy.

* Maintains an awareness of external product and process technology, including those of competitors, through external networks (i.e., academia, suppliers, customers, research institutes, etc.), literature study, technical meetings, and conferences.

* Support productivity improvement and loss elimination initiatives across company's manufacturing facilities. The following areas should be considered: water usage, packaging materials for all company products, ink recycling, ink waste reduction, substrate design and truck loading efficiency.

* Explore emerging technologies towards reducing environmental footprint; carry out competitive analyses, prepare technical presentations, and document experimental results in report form.

* Prioritize execution while maintaining focus on goals and objectives across multiple projects.

* Work closely with the Sales Team to support customers that require sustainability alignment as a supplier.

* Author a quarterly sustainability update and annual sustainability report

* Keep track of allied industry associations such as APR, SPC, ISCC and others that relate to our objectives

* Act as back-up for Product Development Engineers (Film / Print / Packaging).

* Performs hands-on laboratory experiments to accomplish sustainable goals for the development of new products using good lab practices; uses the lab to run samples and trials and extrapolates findings to determine best solution.

* Identifies areas of opportunity to ensure the Company remains competitive within the marketplace.

Here's a summary of who we're seeking:

* Preferred Bachelor's degree in Packaging Science, Chemical Engineering or Sustainability.

* Preferred 5-7 years in experience in manufacturing environment. Will consider recent or new graduates with some relevant experience/internships.