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Sustainability Leader -R&D Consumer F/M

Eure, France
R&D


Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805694996W

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Europe is a leading supplier of Fast Moving Consumer Goods oriented to Health & Personal Care. Our products are produced and distributed in all major European countries and exported overseas.

Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 130 years. We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.

 
If you have the talent and dream to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help you to make it happen.

Our Global R&D Environmental Sustainability Leader will partner with the enterprise sustainability team to develop goals and take specific actions to improve the environmental profile of consumer products and packaging. He/she will focus on opportunities in renewable/bio-based materials, water usage, energy usage, waste generation across a product’s lifecycle to meet compliance requirements as well as company strategic focus areas for improvement.

Areas of Responsability :


Technical Leadership
  • Lead environmental risk assessments associated with the down-stream impact of consumer products worldwide
  • Gather environmental data and studies associated with the environmental hazards and potential risks with ingredients and packaging materials used in consumer products portfolio
  • Analyze, assess and integrate environmental criteria as appropriate into R&D processes, methods and procedures. Steward application and governance of the internal tool
  • Review industry ingredient & environmental trends and emerging science, opportunities and best practices and conduct evaluation of material properties of significant technological breakthrough
  • Based on collecting data and insights : review, recommend sustainability practices across the R&D and support leaders to implement them
 

Sustainable Strategic Product Innovation/Design Support leadership

 
  • Provide strategic leadership and expert knowledge in embedding sustainability across R&D Consumer and support the R&D leadership team in integrating sustainability initiatives in their department to build internal sustainability ownership and capacity
  • Point of contact related to product environmental requirements across R&D developments team and End to End Supply chain
  • Work with the Enterprise Sustainability Lead for Consumer Sector on deploying the Consumer sector’s product sustainability strategy in the R&D functions
  • Initiate, build, coordinate strategic partnerships and collaborations on a regular basis with J&J Enterprise sustainability team globally and key stakeholders to advance the Consumer sustainability vision, goals and way of working
  • Work with Consumer Project Management Organization, Enterprise Sustainability, and Franchise leads to embed sustainability into Brands and NPD pipeline/process and measure KPI
  • Drive change management in R&D to promote new practices and processes
 

 External Engagement

 
  • Represent the voice of J&J Consumer at meetings with trade associations and other stakeholders such as government agencies, NGO’s and customers on the company’s strategies on environmental impacts of related to ingredients



Qualifications
Education:
  • Minimum of a master’s Degree in Environmental Toxicology or equivalent required
Experience:
  • Minimum 10 years direct industry experience. Ideally, you will also have some global experience in environmental toxicology and in sustainability & environmental protection
  • Strong experience in performing environmental risk assessments
  • Has senior level expertise to carry out complex projects
  • Experience in polymer chemistry is preferred
  • Familiar with RoHS, REACH, Prop 65 legislation requirement and corresponding testing
  • Understanding of Design for sustainability concepts: extension of useful life, serviceability, recycling, post-consumer recycled content, bio-based materials of Life cycle assessment (LCA)
  • Working knowledge of government protocols in the EU, USA and China for performing environmental risk assessments
  • Some experience with consumer products, such as skin care, skin cleansers, hair care, oral care, baby care, deodorant products and/or OTC drugs is preferred
  • Demonstrates the ability to think strategically
  • Fluent in English with excellent communication skills (both oral and written) and ability to work effectively in cross functional teams, both internal and external to the organization
  • Structured, well-organized with attention to detail
  • Creative problem – solving skills and with a hands-on approach to product development
  • Demonstrated strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Passionate about sustainability and environmental protection 

Primary Location
France-Haute-Normandie-Eure-
Organization
Johnson & Johnson Santé Beauté France SAS (7101)
Job Function
R&D
Requisition ID
1805694996W