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Sustainability Manager

Company: New England Biolabs, Inc.
Location: Ipswich
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

A leader in sustainability in the life sciences, New England Biolabs (NEB) is seeking a passionate Sustainability Manager to develop and lead strategies, programs, and initiatives. The role will support the business by identifying and monitoring sustainability trends, developing and implementing tools to monitor performance, benchmarking against external organizations, tracking sustainability-related regulations and risks, and supporting internal and external communications regarding NEB's programs and performance.NEB is committed to being a leader in sustainability in the life sciences industry and has undertaken ongoing efforts to minimize our environmental impact. In 2020, NEB achieved B-Corp certification , a recognition awarded to organizations with the highest standards of social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability. Examples of ongoing sustainability initiatives include:LEED certification of NEB headquarters in Ipswich, MADevelopment of a wastewater treatment system that treats all the campus' wastewaterEstablishment of 1.7 MW ground solar arrayDevelopment of zero waste program, as well as zero net energy and carbon programsEnergy modeling and building performance trackingImplementation of a green cleaning programPrimary Responsibilities:Lead the NEBGreen initiative, an interdepartmental team established to create the necessary infrastructure for continual assessment of our environmental impact and prioritization of our sustainability initiatives and activities.Collaborate with business units to identify opportunities, develop strategies and implement initiatives related to sustainability and social responsibility.Manage the efforts needed to achieve sustainability goals by monitoring company performance, identifying and prioritizing actions needed to achieve targets, leading initiatives, and communicating progress to the broader organization.Support external reporting and disclosures regarding the company's sustainability programs and performance. Support internal reporting of progress versus metrics through scorecards.Gain insight into the environmental footprint of the company's operations, including supply chain, manufacturing, and distribution, by developing and implementing sustainability evaluation tools. This may include, but is not limited to, life cycle assessments, carbon footprint evaluations, and economic input/output modeling.Benchmark against other organizations, including industry and non-governmental organizations, to identify trends, opportunities, and threats regarding sustainability.Assist in B Corp recertification process by providing necessary data needed.Represent the company at external sustainability meetings and forums.Identify and monitor sustainability trends, market conditions, regulatory requirements, etc. Evaluate and integrate the information to proactively identify actions needed to address any potential impacts on company operations, products, and business.Participate and/or lead cross-functional projects as assigned.Assist in the development of internal and external messaging.Required Qualifications and Experience:Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science or related disciplineProven development track record in the sustainability industry with 5+ years developing and implementing sustainability programs3+ years of experience driving reductions in energy, recycling, reuse, and waste management projectsStrong knowledge of environmental sustainability concepts and proficiency in recognized sustainability reporting methodologies and systems (GRI, EcoDesk, RBA, CDP)Familiarity with Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) processes, tradeoffs, and approachesAbility to develop high-quality presentation materials and influence across functions and levels of the organizationStrong technical knowledge of HVAC, water, electricity, EMS/BMS, preventive maintenance, energy & sustainability, and building management applicationsIn-depth knowledge of global sustainability trendsProven ability to drive sustainability programs and cultureStrong project management skills with a track record of successful cross-functional collaborationExcellent written and verbal communication skillsAbility to simultaneously balance and adjust to multiple changing priorities and make decisions with speed and accuracyNEB currently requires all employees located in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. New hires must be fully vaccinated prior to the first date of employment. NEB will consider requests for reasonable accommodations, as required by applicable law.EEO StatementNew England Biolabs is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community; as an EEO/AA employer, New England Biolabs considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. More in-depth details of EEO are available here.Information regarding New England Biolabs commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion can be found here.New England Biolabs is a participating employer in the Employment Verification (E-Verify) program.If you need an accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an email to or call to let us know the nature of your request.

Keywords: New England Biolabs, Inc., Lynn , Sustainability Manager, Executive , Ipswich, Massachusetts

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