Sustainability Analyst

Meijer Inc. | Grand Rapids, MI

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Posted Date 11/16/2023
Description As a family company, we serve people and communities. When you work at Meijer, you’re provided with career and community opportunities centered around leadership, personal growth and development. Consider joining our family – take care of your career and your community! Meijer Rewards Weekly pay Scheduling flexibility Paid parental leave Paid education assistance care assistance Team member discount Development programs for advancement and career growth Please review the job profile below and apply today! This position is responsible for supporting environmental sustainability on behalf of the company. This role, in conjunction with the Sustainability Manager, supports environmental sustainability initiatives across retail, merchandising, distribution, and manufacturing operations. Opportunity to grow from tactical responsibility into strategic leadership. *Hybrid work schedule: Mon.-Wed. in office, Thurs.-Fri. flexible/remote.* . What You'll be Doing: Provides technical support regarding corporate strategies for environmental sustainability. Develops and maintains environmental data collection and validation systems. Innovates data management processes and leads data analysis for sustainability decision making. Links environmental sustainability to business value and supports the development of company environmental performance goals, key performance indicators, and targets. Identifies opportunities and future initiatives in environmental sustainability, especially related to carbon emissions reduction, food waste reduction, supporting the circular economy, and Great Lakes stewardship. Assesses stakeholder concerns systematically through materiality analysis and associated data analytics. Identifies and maintains awareness of current and emerging technologies, tools, and methods related to environmental sustainability. Supports Communications and Marketing staff to design and implement sustainability-related communications strategies, write articles, and deliver presentations. Supports environmental compliance reporting and data analysis. This job profile is not meant to be all inclusive of the responsibilities of this position; may perform other duties as assigned or required. What You Bring with You (Qualifications): Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering/Science, Sustainability or related field. 0-5+ years of experience in environmental sustainability work. Rigorous data analytics and data visualization skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Academic or professional experience in one or more of the following subject areas: carbon accounting, renewable energy, waste minimization, recycling, food waste, sustainable chemistry, sustainable apparel, supply chain sustainability, sustainability reporting, sustainable food systems. The ability to work independently and within teams to accomplish tasks in an efficient and timely manner is essential. Collaboration, accountability, and action orientation for effective management in a large cross functional office setting are essential. Organizational and time management skills are also important We opened our doors more than 85 years ago with the goal of helping people provide for themselves and their family. Today we’re a multi-billion dollar retailer with more than 70,000 employees across six states. Our Midwest geography includes corporate offices in Grand Rapids, Michigan, plus manufacturing facilities, distribution centers and over 240 stores across Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Wisconsin. Meijer is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are committed to treating all persons with dignity and respect. Meijer's policy is to not discriminate because of any applicant or team member's race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, religion, age, physical or mental disability, uniformed service or veteran status, or any other lawfully-protected classification. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of your application, please click here to submit your request. Submissions that are not seeking help to complete the application due to a disability will not be responded to.
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