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Life Cycle Assessment Professional

Date:  10-May-2022
Location: 

ROMA, Italy

Type of work: 

 

 

 

 

Life Cycle Assessment Professional

 

 

The Company:

Bridgestone in Europe, Russia, Middle East, India and Africa (BSEMIA), headquartered in Zaventem (Belgium), is a subsidiary of  Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions.

In addition to our premium tire products, we offer a growing portfolio of tire-centric and mobility solutions. Together with our partners and guided by "Serving Society with Superior Quality”, that has been our mission since Shojiro Ishibashi founded Bridgestone in 1931, we are  working to accelerate sustainable mobility innovations and solutions. Through innovative technology,  we are committed to easier, safer, smoother and seamless mobility for our society and customers improving how people move, live, work and play .

Bridgestone also benefits from a significant retail network throughout the region – in fact our retail presence in the EMIA region is the largest in the tire industry. Through 17 distinct retail partners, we have around 3,500 outlets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as around 2,500 outlets through our partner network in India. This network offers a selection of services, concepts and mobility solutions.

At Bridgestone we pride ourselves on the strong relationships we maintain with everyday drivers and this extensive retail network is one of the core reasons why.

 

 

Bridgestone EMIA

 

In line with the “Bridgestone Essence”, our work environment is based on integrity and teamwork, where everyone can learn from each other and contribute with their own ideas in achieving the coming goals.

We want to hear from people who can take the challenge, unleash their creative potential and contribute to the company success demonstrating ownership, courage and agility. We want you to develop your skills, expand your knowledge and be proud of your work.

 

Job Purpose

Moving from the Bridgestone Global Environmental Mission Statement and Long term Vision, the EMIA Environment function support the business unit to develop road map to create, keep and enhance environmental mindset and values in all phases of our value chain, working both with our employees and engaging our customers and suppliers.

Our function is one of the pillar of Sustainability Office and play a key role in the Global Environmental Working Group, Carbon Neutral Working Group bringing our expertise in setting global/regional environmental strategy and managing main environmental issues.

Under the supervision and coordination of the Head of BSEMIA Environment, the LCA & Carbon Footprint Specialist will join the Environmental Team, based in Rome, supporting the relevant depts. in all the activities related to assessment of the environmental impacts of Bridgestone’s products and services along their whole life cycle, by means of the Life Cycle Assessment approach.

Additionally, with the specific focus on CO2, will take care to coordinate and collect info to calculate Carbon Footprint of the organization

Educational/Professional Background:

  • University degree (Master's Degree) in technical and scientific studies concerning environment, energy and chemistry (such as, environmental engineering, chemistry engineering, environmental science, etc.). Studied subjects should include: environmental science, environmental engineering, Life Cycle Assessment, environmental law and policy, ecology, economics, chemical science, environmental technologies (for water, air, soil,…).
  • Master on LCA is a plus
  • Minimum 2-3 years of professional/academic experience required in Life Cycle Assessment studies.
  • Experience in tyre industry is a plus

Main accountabilities

  • Reply to customer’s (especially  car manufactures companies) requests on product LCA, providing specific calculation, attending to meeting with specialists
  • Attend to LCA Task Forces in industrial association (ETRMA) and WBCSD TIP (Tyre Industry Project) and follow-up on expected deliverables
  • Support internal stakeholders in the interpretation of external requirements in terms of CO2 footprint
  • Collect, monitor and track CO2 footprint across the Region according to International and Corporate Standards
  • Report CO2 calculation and future estimation as per Corporate Requirements
  • Support Company Carbon reduction strategy, identify and promote opportunities for improvement
  • Periodical alignment with internal stakeholders to drive Carbon neutrality journey
  • Calculate Organizational Environmental Footprint (OEF)
  • Support in reporting on climate disclosure ESG standards (TCFD, Carbon Footprint. CDP Climate Change, Ecovadis)
  • Support Carbon offsetting strategy

Requested Technical Skills

  • Comprehensive and proved knowledge about Life Cycle Assessment, related standards and best practices
  • Comprehensive and proved command of  Life Cycle Assessment Software (e.g. SimaPro, GaBi)
  • Good Knowledge of CDP Climate Change, GHG protocol, IEA, IPCC scenarios
  • Knowledge of Science Based Target principles and criteria for application
  • Good knowledge of ETS Directive and pertinent mechanisms
  • Good knowledge of standard reporting (e.g. GRI)
  • Knowledge of Green Deal main pillars and related Directives
  • Good Knowledge of Organization Environmental Footprint (OEF) Guide and applications
  • Good knowledge of environmental chemistry and engineering
  • Good knowledge of the principles of environmental law and policy
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office and database management
  • Fluent written and spoken english, other languages will be a plus

Desirable

  • Past experience in LCA for tyre sector
  • Knowledge of UL Product Category Rule for Tyres

Required Soft skills

  • Result and quality orientation
  • Good organizational skill
  • Ability to work in full autonomy
  • Good capacity teamwork attitude
  • Good capacity for analysis and synthesis
  • Ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize higher value work, handle deadlines pressure, and sensitive information
  • Excellent communication skill
  • Good training skills.
  • Fluent english

If you can demonstrate the skills we are looking for and would like to make a difference in a Pioneering company dedicated to shaping a sustainable future of real-world mobility solutions, join us at Bridgestone!

 

Process Next Steps: All applications will be reviewed. Our HR team will contact those applicants who we would like to invite for the next stage of the recruitment process.

 

Please don’t hesitate and apply at https://careers.bridgestone-emea.com/

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

You can learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on

https://bridgestone-emia.com/

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Disclaimer

Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMIA’s values at the highest level. This is key for our people to show a passion for excellence for improving society connected to the world in which we live. Our commitment to diversity, is linked to our founders mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’, which is essential in shaping and creating the organization, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our business. We recognize that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate in particular on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.

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