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At Packaging Corporation of America (PCA), we think of ourselves as more than a box manufacturer. We are an ideas and solutions company. We seek to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds. It just happens to be that corrugated products are our area of expertise.
At PCA, you’ll find the best people in the industry operating in a “golden rule” culture. We actively promote mutually rewarding relationships with each other and our customers by advocating respect for every individual, ethical and fair practices, and the highest standards in what we say and do. PCA is proud to have a highly skilled and experienced team leading the way.
As a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest producers of containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the U.S., PCA offers customers broad expertise and economies of scale, while our multiple plant locations let us rapidly meet the local needs of our customers.
We are seeking resumes for a Sustainability Project Specialist, TDS Group in our Mundelein, IL office.
Position Summary: provide key support to the manager, package Testing and Optimization in pursuit of PCA’s objectives related to sustainability –Specifically three areas that are essential to our long term environmental sustainability strategy: Fiber sustainability (our raw material) , monitoring the GHG Emission and related metrics (Energy, Water, Solid waste, etc.) and Package Design and Engineering. The most immediate objective specifically includes timely support of PCA’s efforts to build, launch and maintain FSC chain of custody FSC Controlled Wood programs for our corrugated products division. This individual is expected to assume tactical responsibility for operating SFI, PEFC, and FSC programs within 12 months.
Dimensions: This individual will contribute to the successful implementation and third party auditing to the FSC Chain of Custody and Controlled Wood Standards for PCA’s inaugural audit, in particular assuring that PCA is able to live the spirit of standards and execute successfully with minimal manpower. This individual will also integrate unique elements of the new FSC standards with PCA’s current fiber sustainability program that includes both SFI and PEFC standards –internal auditing and training will be core to this role. Responsibilities related to GHG emission monitoring will include data management for emissions and related sustainability metrics in foundation of voluntary reporting to one or multiple platforms/frameworks (CDP, GRI, SASB, etc.). To a lesser degree and more forward looking, this individual will support PCA’s network of designers with new education opportunities so that they are better equipped to design sustainable packaging, leveraging learnings and expertise from the Technical NSD Development Center.
Decision Making: This position requires a professional able to make timely and considered decisions related to finding ways to meet customer needs while maintaining compliance with the appropriate and relevant standards
Interactions with Customers and Contacts: This position works cooperatively with individuals across the TDSQ group, Box Plants, Woodlands, Environmental/EHS and Containerboard Sales, with frequent verbal and electronic/hard copy communication with internal and external Customers, and PCA/TDS management. Tt requires clear communication, fostering collaboration to meet customer satisfaction goals.
PCA provides a competitive comprehensive benefits package.
PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories
All Qualified applicants must apply at www.LocalJobNetwork.com: https://www.localjobnetwork.com/j/27058150