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  • June 22, 2018 – Sustainability Manager

    Job description

    Reporting to the Vice President, Global Sustainability and CEO of Lucas Meyer Cosmetics to advance our initiatives, meet sustainability goals and embed circular design into the culture and organization.

    As our Sustainability Manager, you will be in charge of developing, advance and execute the corporate sustainability strategy for the Lucas Meyer Cosmetics organization.   This position will work closely with our Global Sustainability team and Lucas Meyer Cosmetics management team to drive progress especially in regard to engaging suppliers in our responsible sourcing program and customers in the company sustainability strategy.

     The Sustainability Manager will build upon Lucas Meyer Cosmetics/IFF’s successes in the areas of corporate sustainability, specifically focused on product sustainability initiatives across the company.

    Key responsibilities

    • Customize the corporate sustainability strategy in line with the Lucas Meyer Cosmetics business strategy;
    • Work with the corporate sustainability team and our management team to embed sustainability throughout the organization around de world;
    • Responsible Sourcing will be a key area of focus and need is in respect to executing the responsible sourcing portion of the strategy and driving supplier accountability “risk” and “opportunities” with our procurement function;
    • Initiate and manage a portfolio of Responsible Sourcing projects to drive progress in line with company and customer sustainability goals through engagement, development and coordination of partnerships, trainings, processes and tools;
    • Understand, communicate, leverage and drive platforms such as SEDEX, AIM Progress and Eco Vadis to address risk;
    • Resolve questions with suppliers, category managers, operations, and other functional team members;
    • Be able to work with suppliers on audits and the correction of non-conformances. 
    • Be the expert within Lucas Meyer Cosmetics that can answer questions and resolve problems around audits, self-assessment questionnaires;
    • This position could also attend trade shows and customer presentations to communicate Lucas Meyer Cosmetics capabilities and position us as a leader in sustainability;
    • Help communicate and leverage sustainability as a part of the message of Lucas Meyer Cosmetics by being the key contact for sustainability related information in regards to eco effectiveness, corporate sustainability, and other areas of need;
    • Engage employees and green teams in the sustainability strategy;
    • Key contact with Research & Development on the utilization of responsible materials in creations.  Ability to assess and advice on the use of the most sustainable ingredients; 

    Develop KPI’s and regularly report on progress of the function.

     

    Required profil

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related field including supply chain, sustainability, engineering or responsible sourcing/procurement;
    • 5-7 years of experience in a similar position;
    • High level skill in English and French (spoken and written);
    • Proven success in having set up and run a Responsible Sourcing program within a chemical manufacturing or consumer goods organization;
    • Good influencing skills and able to identify and drive progress on future trends;
    • Ability to work independently, engage and bridge gaps between key internal groups/processes (R&D, Quality, Operations, etc.) while engaging external suppliers;
    • Must have leadership, autonomy, project management and communication skills;
    • Must drive for results and be interpersonal savvy.

     


     

    The resume must be sent to: hr@lucasmeyercosmetics.com

    Place of work: Quebec City, Canada at our Place de la Cité office

    Full time \ permanent position