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Chief Sustainability Officer

Company: Poly-America
Location: Grand Prairie
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Poly-America, L.P., leading plastics manufacturer, is currently seeking a Chief Sustainability Officer to join our executive team. Poly-America produces several lines of polyethylene products including high quality trash bags, construction films, and agricultural films. Poly-America is also the most technologically advanced and largest recycler and compounder of polyethylene in the world.

The Chief Sustainability Officer will work with our executive team, suppliers, customers, and other third parties to spearhead, direct, and help to implement our sustainability initiatives and agenda. -Supervisory Responsibilities:Oversees the overall execution, mission, and efficacy of the sustainability initiatives and agenda.Collaborates with appropriate departmental managers to execute sustainability measures that align with the Company goals. Duties/Responsibilities:Assesses and analyzes company policies and processes to identify areas in and processes to which improvements can be made in accordance with the organization's commitment to sustainability.Brainstorms and identifies creative ways in which the company can balance business obligations with the goal of respecting, supporting, and improving the local and global communities.Proposes and implements strategies to address various environmental issues including energy use, conservation, reduction of pollution, recycling, building and facility design, and general education on sustainability.Drafts and implements sustainable organizational policies that address environmental concerns.Evaluates efficacy of sustainability programs; recommends and implements improvements as necessary.Conducts research to identify environmental and sustainability concerns, interests, and issues.Considers sustainability proposals with attention to factors such as cost effectiveness, feasibility, and ease of integration with other programs.Drafts and prepares reports, presentations, and proposals; presents proposals and recommendations to the executive team.Prepares documentation required for project funding for various environmental initiatives. Maintains current working knowledge of, and ensures compliance with, all applicable local, state, federal, and internal environmental laws and regulations.Identifies and facilitates training as needed.Performs other related duties as required.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Superlative and creative problem-solving and analytical skills.Thorough and current knowledge of sustainability practices, and applicable laws and regulations for the following states: TX, NV, SC, MN. Ability to analyze and understand research and to identify relevant and valuable information.Extremely proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.Presentation skills required to deliver proposals to varying groups of individuals.Education and Experience:Bachelor's degree in related field required; Master's degree highly preferred.Professional certification preferred.Three to five years of corporate, business and management experience required. -Poly-America offers competitive compensation packages including Medical/Dental, paid vacations and holidays, and 401(K).

Keywords: Poly-America, Grand Prairie , Chief Sustainability Officer, Executive , Grand Prairie, Texas

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