Create solutions pathways for the different Sustainability challenges (Leuven)

23-1-2020 leuven

Intersted by the tought of leading and managing the initiatives of our company related to sustainability of materials & processes? With a title of Sustainability Research Director for one of the most popular beverages in Europe, your mission would be executed in a balanced way, with both an experimental part and a part with model studies and studies into societal interaction with scientific knowledge.


Job content:
-Lead and manage the initiatives of our company related to sustainability of materials & processes. Developing the tools to lead and monitor initiatives across the globe. Cluster and combine initiatives over the globe to keep track of the progress and to support the business with quantitative and in depth information related to sustainability.
-Ensure the companys capability for Intellectual Property creation and subsequent value capturing derived from the development portfolio is guaranteed throughout all stages of the development cycle.
-Regular reporting and exposure to senior management / EBM level on strategic project related matters. To deliver ongoing yearly contributions to top line growth and/ or direct bottome line improvements.
-Defining a roadmap of different, current and future, technologies, to address solutions for a wide range of issues . Our goal is
to deliver consistently high-quality research that strengthens the case for ¿action to build a sustainable company.

jouw aanbod

Needed background knowledge is the follwoing:
-Preferably PHD degree in Chemics and studies in sustainability
-Preferably a complementary commercially oriented education like MBA or other business degree or demonstrated commercial experience / business knowledge.
-Min. 5 years of professional experience in a development role related to consumer centered sustainability innovations and/or business application inside a global FMCG environment with demonstrated track record of introducing sustainability agenda associated area.
-Knowledge level required on raw materials, packaging process, production platforms, quality, logistics, legal (IP), costing, and others.
-Demonstrated multi-disciplinary project management capabilities and deep technical expertise within technology development.
-Demonstrated ability to operate across different geographies and cultural realities. (travelling up to 20%).

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Laure Grauls en Kaat Meyns

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