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Sustainability & EHSQ Programs Manager - North America

Company: Univar
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

A Place Where People Matter.

Start your career journey with Univar Solutions! Here you can make an impact on the world around you and accelerate your career in areas that energize and excite you.

Primary Purpose:

Sustainability & EHSQ Programs Manager - North America (NA) supports regional teams to enable global sustainability strategic priorities and goals. The Programs Manager will support key projects and programs with internal and external partners. This is a impactful role to support our sustainability goals.

Check out our sustainability journey: Our journey to a more sustainable future - leading the way in environmental, social and commercial sustainability.

What you'll do:

  • Manage and support sustainability & EHSQ data tools for all North American regions
  • Lead site-level implementation and day-to-day real-time management of sustainability & EHSQ data
  • Directly support NA Sustainability Director and EHSQ Field Team in sustainability projects and providing data analysis to uncover opportunities for improvement and acceleration
  • Support EHSQ Field Team in sustainability assessment program initiatives
  • Collaborate directly with Engineering PM's in mapping out inventory of infrastructure for high resource use sites
  • Partner with key business collaborators to understand waste streams
  • Partner with indirect procurement to work with external vendors to optimize waste service levels
  • Support standards and policy development for ESG in-line with existing standards
  • Support the commercial teams in systems and process development for CO2 emissions product data
  • Prepare reports and presentations to show progress on sustainability related initiatives within internal operations
  • Respond to supplier and customer sustainability questionnaires
  • Conduct research and analysis to support functional teams such as engineering, indirect procurement, transportation and others
  • Support collection of sustainability stories, qualitative and quantitative information for case studies, and marketing content What you'll need:
    • Bachelor's degree in area of sustainability, health and safety, environmental science or equivalent
    • Experience in project management and organizational change
    • 3-5 years relevant industry experience
    • Strong understanding in sustainability and ESG related metrics
    • Experience in the development and management of internal reporting processes
    • Proficiency in data collection and analysis
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools

      Univar Solutions is a leading, global distributor of chemicals and ingredients essential to the safety, health, and wellbeing of our daily lives from life-saving medicines and vitamins to hand sanitizers and industrial materials used for cleaning, construction, and more. Our global team of more than 10,000 employees support our vision to redefine distribution and be the most valued chemical and ingredient distributor on the planet!

      We offer a Total Rewards package that includes market aligned pay and incentives as well as a diverse benefits offering to support our employees' physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing.

      Univar Solutions supports sustainable solutions for the world around us so that we can do our part to help keep our communities healthy, fed, clean, and safe!

      We are committed to a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusion. Together, we are building a culture that acknowledges the unique experiences, perspectives and expertise of individuals and provides the development and growth opportunities to empower us to redefine our industry.

      Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.


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