We are looking for an Environmental and Energy Manager to our Varkaus production site. The main purpose of this role is to manage the unit’s environmental and energy compliance to ensure continuity of the unit’s operation. In this role you will report to the Operations Director of Wood Products Varkaus.
As Environmental and Energy Manager, you are responsible for energy efficiency development projects and investment calculations as well as energy and carbon reporting. Future digital energy steering developments regarding energy, as well as assessment and management of environmental and energy aspects and risks are part of your responsibilities.
You will be in charge of environmental and energy emergency preparedness of the production unit. Environmental aspects of this role also include responsibility of unit’s environmental permit and reporting to authorities, chemical management, assessment and approval as well as waste management and waste reduction towards zero. Other tasks related to sustainability, communication, integrated management systems (IMS) coordination and support with IMS documents, maintenance of Chain of Custody system, internal and external audits and support to sourcing of technology and services related to your area of responsibility are part of this role as well.
In order to succeed in this role, you should have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant field, preferably containing studies in energy and environmental engineering. Experience in project management, continuous improvement of energy efficiency or environmental tasks in a production environment are considered as an advantage.
We are looking for a result-oriented problem solver with willingness to take responsibility and commit to continuous improvement. With your team work and leadership skills you are able to inspire and motivate others to participate and contribute. You have good knowledge of Finnish and English, both written and spoken, as well as excellent communication skills.