Manage the implementation of the sustainability roadmap with the internal and external stakeholders with a primary focus on Sustainable Product Traceability and Environmental programs of Decarbonization, Environment Assessment, chemical disclosure, chemical input management.
Key Responsibilities :
In collaboration with Sustainability (COE) team to manage the implementation of Sustainable Product Traceability and environmental programs of Decarbonization, Environment Assessment, chemical disclosure, chemical input management for Footwear T2 suppliers.
Conduct process and system training to Footwear T2 suppliers to execute Sustainable Product Traceability and various environmental programs
On-boarding T2 suppliers to Sustainability program based on the scope defined by Sustainability (COE) team.
Drive the execution of Sustainable projects with focusing on Sustainable Product Traceability and Environment programs for T2 suppliers in designated country of origin.
Monitor Sustainability KPI (focus on Sustainable Product Traceability and Environmental programs) with T2 & T3 supplier to ensure performance achievement and troubleshoot issues that happened during the execution.
Act as the execution expert to cooperate with same function in different country of origin to standardize the execution and share the best practice
Support global sustainability initiatives and engage Footwear T2 and T3 suppliers for the feedbacks and inputs to support the development of Sustainable material projects and Environment programs road map and target setting.
Maintain strong network and relationships with T2 ,T3 suppliers and internal teams to build knowledge base for Traceablility and Environment topics
Key Relationships :
Sustainability ( COE) team
Social and Environmental Affairs Team
Tier 2 and Tier 3 suppliers
LO Operation team and Quality team
Apparel and A&G material team counterparts
Knowledge Skills and Abilities :
Effective communication and negotiation skills
Strategic thinking and result orientation
Strong Knowledge of Environmental Engineering and Chemistry to footwear material manufacturing.
Knowledge of Footwear Materials Manufacturing and Procurement
Strong Execution, implementation skills
Pro-active approach and thinking outside of the box
Fluent in English (written and spoken)
Knowledge of chemistry related to textile dying, synthetic leather wet process and leather tanning.
Prerequisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications :
Four-year College / University degree preferably in Environmental Engineering and Industrial Engineering
Minimum 5 years’ work experience in related field of Footwear
Project management experience 1-2 years
Operational experience 1-2 years