Environmental Sustainability Specialist

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Date: Apr 17, 2024

Location: Aarburg, CH

Company: franke

About Franke

We, the Franke company with its three divisions, are a world's leading supplier of products and services for domestic kitchens, the professional foodservice systems and the convenience store sector as well as for professional coffee making. With around 60 companies, we are at home on five continents. Over 8,000 employees constantly take on new perspectives to identify opportunities and turn them into inspiring, innovative solutions for tomorrow’s demands.


We are looking for an experienced Environmental Sustainability Specialist in Aarburg, where the global headquarters is located.

Your responsibilities

  • Help Franke reach our ambitious environmental targets by facilitating reduction actions with a strong focus on scope 3  
  • Collect, review, validate, monitor and analyze sustainability data at company and product level
  • Manage data-intense projects by collaborating with a wide range of internal stakeholders as well as external sustainability and procurement teams of selected customers and partners 
  • Provide an inclusive and balanced stakeholder process to ensure deliverables are aligned with Franke’s SBTi targets and strike the right balance of practicality while keeping a business-oriented mindset
  • Ensure data management is in line with current best practices and guidelines of the GHG Protocol
  • Support Franke’s GHG emission publications and progress reporting for SBTi

Your profile

  • Focus on people - Relationship-oriented personality that understands change management and identifying key stakeholders needs and expectations in the sustainability journey
  • Communication - Ability to communicate complex concepts clearly and effectively to ensure that everyone involved knows what they are working toward and what is expected from them
  • Data savviness and a quantitative mind - Having an eye for details with both numbers and words; being precise with calculations and their visualization
  • Proactive and open-minded - Ability to initiate new projects and processes with innovative approaches and ambitious goals, challenging the status quo, finding solutions in an entrepreneurial manner and not shying away to do things for the first time 
  • Driving results - Managing projects, activities, and resources effectively, assuming personal ownership and accountability, focusing efforts on output rather than input 

Your Qualifications

  • A completed bachelor's or master's degree on a business, engineering or other sustainability-related field
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience of working in a sustainability environment and knowledge on GHG Protocol and Scope 3, in particular
  • A proven track record of successfully managing projects in the fields of either sustainability, product management, or procurement in a multinational corporate environment
  • Understanding of data governance, skilled in managing (meta-)data to ensure data quality and adherence to standards
  • Full professional proficiency in English (written and spoken) is a must, German is a plus 
  • Experience in sustainability reporting and science-based targets are an advantage

What we offer

  • Learning opportunities such as LinkedIn learning, project management and language courses
  • A clear focus on your personal and professional development, with room for growth within our organization
  • Healthy work-life balance with a 40-hour workweek, flexible hours and the possibility of working from home
  • Convenient access to Aarburg-Oftringen railroad station
  • At least 5 weeks of vacation
  • Free coffee drinks varying from espresso and latte macchiato to iced latte

Contact details

Ready to apply? Make your mark and join us!  

Silja Kleiner, Junior HR Manager, is looking forward to the first contact with you. Please apply using the "Apply" button below. Thank you very much. 

For more information see:  www.franke.com


Important information for all executive search companies, headhunters and HR consultants

The Franke Group does not accept unsolicited support from headhunters and personnel consultants for our career opportunities. Any CV/resume vitae submitted to Franke or its employees by external recruitment agencies without a valid written recruitment agreement related to the position in question shall be deemed the sole property of our company. In the event that a candidate presented by an agency is hired in our company and there is no prior agreement, no fee will be paid.

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