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Director of Sustainability

Company: Burlington Stores
Location: Burlington
Posted on: April 11, 2021

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Search for City, State, Country, Zip Code Director of Sustainability in Burlington , New Jersey LOCATION 1830 Route 130 North Burlington NJ US 08016
Overview If you want an exciting job with one of the largest off-price retailers in the nation, join Burlington Stores, Inc. team as a Director of Sustainability! The associate in this position is tasked with leading theenergy management, energy engineering, waste management and corporate social responsibility (CSR) teams at Burlington. They will oversee all aspects of sustainability for Burlington's 700+ stores, distribution centers, and corporate facilities nationwide. This role has shared responsibility for a $90+ million annual operational expense budget, and a $5 million annual capital budget; with goals to drive year over year savings and carbon emissions reductions across the company. Burlington Stores, Inc. is a sustainable company that is committed to investing in making a positive impact for society and the environment. Energy/Utility Management: Develop and implement cost effective energy consumption reduction strategies that are consistent with the company's operating standards for its facilities. Develop plan and budget for annual capital energy efficiency and demand reduction projects. Oversee deregulated electricity and natural gas supply efforts. Stay current on energy commodity price trends, and develop, and implement effective strategies for sourcing electric and natural gas spend in deregulated markets. Act as the primary contact for all utility companies nationwide, ensuring services are set up properly for all existing, new, and remodeled stores, distribution centers and corporate facilities. Oversee management of Energy Management System monitoring, installation, and repair vendors. Ongoing repair, replacement and upgrades of current EMS & energy and demand reduction technologies in all facilities. Energy Engineering: Identify, research, test, and implement efficient ways of conserving energy and demand limiting technologies to reduce energy expense. Manage team that oversees ongoing analysis of existing building systems; monitors consumption trends and analyzes data to determine high use locations for planning savings opportunities. Oversee collection and analysis of energy data from EMS vendors and other sources to validate energy reduction projects and programs. Serve as a key advisor for the company on energy engineering matters when reviewing cost estimates, product specifications, construction documents, building control systems, and renewable energy opportunities. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Sustainability Communications & ESG Initiatives: Oversee multi-departmental effort to collect and compile information, and publish the company's annual CSR report. This is a cross functional effort that includes all departments and levels of the organization. Oversee benchmarking of retail peer environmental metrics, emissions reduction goals, and ESG/CSR disclosures. Review public disclosures of other retailers to ensure Burlington's annual reporting of data is aligned with industry expectations. Annual Carbon Footprint: Calculate annual energy usage, reductions and carbon emissions metrics for internal and external reporting. Oversee the creation of and progress monitoring energy and carbon emissions reduction goals. Contribute to the annual effort to compile and calculate the Scope 1, 2, and select scope 3 emissions for all Burlington operations. Utilize utility (electricity natural gas, water and misc. fuel types) usage data for all buildings to calculate annual carbon footprint. Assist in the completion of annual CDP questionnaire on climate change and work with other environmental stakeholders as required. Oversee management of waste & recycling operations and expense, along with payment and audit of the total company's waste invoices and recycling rebates annually. Identify, research, test, and implement new technologies and methods to reduce waste expense and increase landfill diversion percentage. Qualifications: Four year degree in engineering or business preferred. May be substituted for additional years of experiencein corporate sustainability. CEM, LEED AP or other energy professional credential preferred. Must have 5+ years' experience,with increasing responsibility, directly managing teams in sustainability fields of energy, waste and/or CSR. Must have 5+ years' experience,with increasing responsibility, directly managing large expense and capital budgets. Preferred experience with standard ESG/CSR frameworks and rating organizations such as GRI, SASB, TCFD, CDP and others to determine annually the most relevant public disclosures for inclusion in annual reports. Ideally experience managing commercial waste management and recycling programs. Knowledge of energy markets, energy technologies, utility rate components and structure; working knowledge of how common energy consuming commercial equipment (including HVAC, lighting systems, and energy controls systems) function. ---are excited to deliver great values to customers every day; ---take a sense of pride and ownership in helping drive positive results for a team; ---are committed to treating colleagues and customers with respect; ---believe in the power of diversity and inclusion; ---want to participate in initiatives that positively impact the world around you; Come join our team. You're going to like it here! You will enjoy a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. We are a rapidly growing brand, and provide a variety of professional development opportunities so our associates can grow with us. We work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. Today's Date 3/23/2021
Posting Number 2021-147769
Location US-NJ-Burlington
Address 1830 Route 130 North
Zip Code 08016
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Career Site Category Corporate
Position Category Supply Chain
Evergreen Yes The health and safety of our associates and customers are our top priorities, which means we've implemented new guidelines and expectations, in line with CDC guidelines, and state and local regulations, that impact the way we work in our stores, distribution centers, and corporate offices. Associates are required to wear face coverings, abide by social distancing practices, and follow enhanced sanitation and cleaning procedures, among other requirements, as necessary, in response to the ongoing situation. In our corporate offices, most corporate associates are working remotely at this time. As we continue to monitor the public health situation, these guidelines may be updated and are subject to change at any time. The job postings on this site are not all inclusive; Burlington Stores, Inc. reserves the right to amend them at any time. Burlington is an equal opportunity employer, committed to workplace diversity. EEO is the Law.

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