Environmental Sustainability & LCA Analyst- Mobility and Mat

at DuPont in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description


About DuPont Mobility & Materials - We transform industries and improve lives through material science, delivering cutting-edge solutions and future technologies. Our high-performance engineering polymers, resins, adhesives, specialty pastes & films enable material systems solutions for the most demanding applications and environments in automotive, electronics, industrial, consumer, medical, photovoltaic, and telecom industries.

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The Role and Responsibilities

The DuPont Mobility & Industrial Business is seeking a dynamic and technically strong Environmental Sustainability & LCA Analyst to enable M&M’s sustainable growth commitments. Sustainability and the Circular Economy are priorities for the M&M business and this focus is providing exciting new career opportunities for engineers and scientists who have a passion for sustainability and how it interfaces between technology, marketing, business and external stakeholders.

You will help the M&M business create more sustainable products and operate more sustainably! The focus of your work will be to assist teams with product and business sustainability measurement and reporting. This will take the form of preparing Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) based results and assisting with other sustainability-oriented projects. Activities will also involve direct project management, interaction with internal teams and business leadership, and directly with customers.

Your Key Responsibilities:

+ Support multiple concurrent consulting projects addressing Life Cycle Assessment, business sustainability projects, and/or corporate sustainability strategy.

+ Complete environmental life cycle assessment (LCA) modeling for M&M’s products, processes and competitive alternatives. This includes the calculation of carbon footprints and other LCA metrics. Creating life cycle assessment models of a product or service in LCA software (i.e. SimaPro, GaBi etc.)

+ Work with external LCA consultants as needed to support project work

+ Support efforts to drive DuPont LCA thought leadership internally and with external trade groups and committees

+ Support business LCA and sustainability training for other functional business groups

+ Directly support customers with LCA and technical sustainability expertise.

+ Analysis of manufacturing process data and developing life cycle inventories

+ Writing ISO 14040/44 compliant reports documenting your project work

+ Working with Excel (or other data formats) to manipulate data and data structures

+ Performing analysis on energy, water, waste, and emissions

+ Preparing and presenting project results in PowerPoint or other formats

+ Ensuring your projects adhere to scope, schedule, budget, and quality

+ Effective teamwork with functional representatives across different specialties and regions

+ Completing other sustainability-related projects as assigned, in support of the overall M&M sustainability business plan

+ Travel may be required as necessary on a project-by-project basis

Your Qualification Profile:

+ Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, or a related field required

+ Knowledge and passion for sustainability, environmental systems, life cycle thinking, product sustainability, and/or climate change

+ Undergraduate project/course work focusing on sustainability or Iife cycle assessments

+ 2 years of work experience

+ Some experience with managing small to medium team projects

+ Strong quantitative or technical background with an excellent aptitude for analytical thinking

+ A positive “can-do” attitude

+ Natural curiosity to investigate issues, conduct research, design solutions and translate results into business practices

+ Aptitude for learning new software-ideally will have some basic programming experience

+ Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office, particularly Excel (including VBA)

+ Working knowledge of GaBi, SimaPro or other commercial LCA software is preferred

+ Good oral and written communication skills; ability to articulate issues, give presentations, and prepare formal written reports

+ Self-motivated and organized; able to simultaneously work on multiple assignments and to work both independently as well as on teams

+ Desire to help business succeed in an environmentally sustainable manner

+ Demonstrated capability to complete precise and detailed LCA calculations, derive business-relevant conclusions and influence stakeholders is preferred

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Job Posting: JC192936706

Posted On: Sep 22, 2021

Updated On: Oct 13, 2021