Manager Sustainability Materials Footwear

Ho Chi Minh City | Vietnam | Production

Purpose:  < <

Manage the implementation of the sustainability roadmap with the internal and external stakeholders with a primary focus on chemical management.    <  < <

Key Responsibilities:< <

In collaboration with SEA, manage the local implementation of the adidas Group chemical management program for Footwear T2 suppliers.< Provide training to build suppliers’ capabilities on chemical management.< Support the implementation of chemical management audit program with the local Footwear T2 suppliers in coordination with the SEA team. < Lead Sustainability projects implementation with Footwear T2 suppliers. < Work with local Footwear T2 suppliers to ensure disclosure of chemical usage in line with the chemical management program. < Work with suppliers to conduct trials and pilot activities to validate alternative chemical formulations and communicate results to internal stakeholders. < Work with suppliers to manage the implementation of tools for assessment of suppliers’ chemical formulations to facilitate adoption of preferred chemistry.  < Support the implementation of Sustainable Material Tracking Tool (SMTT) with local suppliers and the Material Sourcing team for relevant materials.< Engage with local T2 and T3 suppliers to collect feedback and inputs to support the development of the sustainability roadmap and chemical management targets.   < Conduct training for local Footwear T2 and T3 suppliers to educate them on the sustainability programs and adidas group requirements.< Maintain strong network of relationships with T2 and T3 suppliers, and industry organizations to build knowledge base for sustainability topics. < Act as the technical expert to advise internal teams and suppliers on chemical formulations related to footwear material manufacturing processes. <  < <

Key Relationships: < <

Supplier Management< Brand Operations / MDI< Apparel and A&G sustainability counterparts< LO Development and Materials Teams< FW Quality< Social and Environmental Affairs< <


Knowledge Skills and Abilities:< <

Effective communication and negotiation skills< Strategic thinking and result orientation< Knowledge of chemistry related to footwear material manufacturing. < Knowledge of rPES, BCI, Parley and EHS< Strong Project Management and organizational skills< Pro-active approach and thinking outside of the box< Fluent in English (written and spoken)<  < <

Prerequisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:< <

Four-year College or university degree preferably in Chemistry, Industrial Engineering, or Environmental Health.< Minimum 5 years’ work experience in related field.  < <
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The Facts

Jobtitle Manager Sustainability Materials Footwear
Team Production
Brand adidas
Location Ho Chi Minh City
Country Vietnam
Number 188514
Position Type Full time
Date Dec-21, 2018
Relocation no

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