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North American Supply Chain Sustainability Specialist

Company: Hitachi
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Mission Statement:
Drive the North American supply chain sustainability agenda. Design and implement sustainable and transformational changes across supply chain processes and tools. Collaborate across the value chain to support customer sustainability requirements and expectations as well as regulatory requirements. Increase the sustainability maturity level of both internal and external stakeholders.
Key Accountabilities:
Drive the regional supply chain sustainability agenda

  • Create a regional sustainability roadmap, aligned with the global sustainability strategy and in collaboration with category management
  • Work closely with global sustainability management and cascade down the customer and the legal requirements into supply chain processes
  • Investigate global sustainability trends in the Power Grids industry and provide inputs to supply chain management, benchmark on practices from other internal and external businesses.
  • Stay close to customer related sustainability requirements and translate them into actionable items for suppliers Material compliance and other legal requirements:
    • Work closely with sustainability management and cascade down the customer and the legal requirements into supply chain processes
    • Lead further implementation of materials compliance processes in supply chain in support of other functions (e.g: Conflict Minerals, Cobalt, SCIP, REACH and RoHS) and adherence to those regulations
    • Execute on the deployment of the sustainability agenda related to legal requirements in accordance with laws and regulations
    • Support Integrity due diligence processes, audits, trainings, and other initiatives related to vetting suppliers and in line with the overall supply chain risk management strategies Sustainable supply base management:
      • Lead the Supplier sustainability development program expansion in the region including participating in critical supplier assessments and resolution of non-conformities
      • Deploy Ecovadis assessments as a specific dedicated tool to evaluate the company's progress to their targets
      • Promote low carbon circular economy practices in supply base (e.g: zero waste for suppliers, sustainable packaging introduction, recycling) Material sustainability data collection
        • Collect and analyze specific sustainability data such as CO2 emission levels, share of recycled materials from the production of supplier raw materials and products and influence the global sourcing strategies to achieve sustainable supply base KPI Management
          In collaboration with all sub-functions, drive optimization of KPIs around supplier performance
          Create dashboards for easy info access and multi-layers (from consolidation to adequate breakdown) reporting.
          • Structure, collect and organize the information related to the Sustainability activities and prepare report with the aim to provide information useful at execution level.,
          • Prepare summaries, overviews, reports and success stories aiming to illustrate and make transparent the value addition.
          • Actively engage in communicating withing SCM community, with key stakeholders of other functions and leadership teams. People Capability, Training and Coaching
            • Build continuous sustainability capability through training and implementation of adequate tools and methods. Contribute to updating the related processes and tools needed to reach sustainable goals
            • Identify gaps, focus on training and coaching others to build capabilities on the tools and methods to drive process transformation.
            • Build a Coaching culture across the organization with focus on Employee Engagement and Accountability.
            • Use existing and propose new methods to monitor the engagement levels and quantify the SCM organization maturity level. Your Background
              • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in a related field of study and minimum 6 years of relevant experience in business sustainability.
              • Candidate must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States.
              • Strong project management and project execution skills with an ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
              • Experience in Safety, Health, and Environmental reporting as well as HSE Management Systems
              • Experience with benchmarking and analyzing applicable data to drive sustainability measures in business
              • Experience as a lead auditor for HSE system audits as well as HSE legal compliance audits
              • Experience in Risk Management audits and evaluations for business
              • Experience with materials compliance processes (e.g: Conflict Minerals, Cobalt, SCIP, REACH and RoHS) and adherence to those regulations
                Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
                Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Hitachi Energy career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling a Hitachi Energy HR Representative at 1-888-504-2007 or by sending an email to: [email protected] Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

Keywords: Hitachi, Boston , North American Supply Chain Sustainability Specialist, Professions , Boston, Massachusetts

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