Reference : 588324

Sustainability Project Manager - Life Cycle Analytics, Life Sciences

  • General Management
  • United States Solon
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 10/27/2021

Position description

If you want to reshape the world and discover your greatest potential, Saint-Gobain provides one-of-a-kind opportunities for innovative problem solvers.

We're one of only two companies in the world that is consistently recognized as both a top Global Employer and a Top 100 Global Innovator, but Saint-Gobain's remarkable story and culture of innovation begins with a team of nearly 200,000 creative, diverse and passionate team members collaborating across the globe.  We are committed to our mission to improve lives because, every day, we witness the enormous impact of our efforts on the world around us. 

The Sustainability Project Manager supports Life Science’s sustainability efforts by fostering collaboration and cooperation across internal departments and with relevant business partners. A primary responsibility of this role is to develop a robust process to enable Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) for all of Life Science’s products. Working with the Saint-Gobain’s central sustainability team, the Project Manager will develop LCAs, with tools and methodologies defined by the Saint-Gobain Group, to support the Life Sciences (LS) Marketing teams in response to organizational goals and customer requests. The Sustainability Project Manager will support the Life Science Group’s eco-innovation efforts with sustainability assessments while spreading knowledge and impacts of our sustainability efforts across the Life Sciences Group.

Essential Functions:

Life Cycle Analysis Practice and Tools

Establish LCA modeling and EPD capability to support needs across Life Sciences. Create efficient digitalized processes aligned with Saint Gobain Group methods in concert with the Life Science Business Teams.  Keep up to date on developments in LCA Models, new LCA Tools.

The incumbent will mentor, develop, hire and train employees; incumbent sets goals, objectives and periodically evaluates performance throughout the year. He/she manages administrative functions for his/her direct reports.

Life Cycle Analysis Processing and Delivery

Work with the marketing department in each of the LS business units to establish priority for core LS products.  Then ensure accurate and timely delivery of LCAs to business units. 

The incumbent is an integral part of the Life Sciences R&D management team and BPS business management team. He or she will help set strategies for innovation and new technology and new product development utilizing R&D platforms and R&D operation principle of Saint-Gobain.


Support Eco-Innovation projects with LCA analysis together with marketing, R&D and operations. Work with Saint-Gobain’s central sustainability team to train Eco-Innovation project leaders on simplified LCA Tools. 

 Sustainability Roadmaps

Contribute to development of Sustainability roadmap providing calculations and CO2 footprint assessments. Report impact of Eco-innovation portfolio across Life Science.

Sustainability Culture

Drive the Life Sciences Sustainability agenda as an integral member of the Sustainability Pillar team.




Bachelor’s Degree, Required.  Area of Study within Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Science or Related Field; Preferred.

Work Experience

•5+ years of hands-on experience in Quality, Engineering or Technical Function managing projects.

•1 years of experience in technical/engineering role with Sustainability accountabilities.

Quality & Safety Expectations:

• Know and understand the quality and safety policies.

• Complete all quality and safety training required for the specific position.

• Follow all quality and safety rules and procedures and remind others. 

• Commit to addressing and reporting any unsafe condition or quality issue immediately. 

• Be empowered and speak up when unsafe behaviors are observed or

quality issues arise and to not place blame while investigating these issues.

• Adhere to the principles of data integrity.

Travel Requirements

•25% travel, including visits to customers, plants and conferences.

•A valid driver's license is required.

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world. Within its Life Sciences division, teams are solving critical problems for customers who are getting life-saving medical devices to the frontlines of healthcare, discovering essential medications, and nourishing and connecting the world through consumer, industrial and electronics applications. As one of the world’s leading producers of high-performance polymer products, we improve lives by making simple experiences better and being there in life’s critical moments.

Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.

With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.

Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you’re empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality.


Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain Life Sciences; and together, we’ll create a better life.

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