Environmental Program Manager, Supply Chain

  • Google
  • Sunnyvale, CA, United States
  • Jan 23, 2018
Full time Climate Change/ Resiliency EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Energy Efficiency Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics Management Sustainability Waste Management - Recycling Water Quality

Job Description

Google's projects, like our users, span the globe and require managers to keep the big picture in focus. As a Program Manager at Google, you lead complex, multi-disciplinary projects. You plan requirements with internal customers and usher projects through the entire project lifecycle. This includes managing project schedules, identifying risks and clearly communicating goals to project stakeholders. Your projects often span offices, time zones and hemispheres, and it's your job to keep all the players coordinated on the project's progress and deadlines.

As part of Google’s Sustainable Supply Chain team, you will be responsible for ensuring that products manufactured within Google’s Supply Chain are done so in accordance with human rights standards, environmental regulation and Google’s standards of business conduct. You'll engage with multiple customer groups, stakeholders and suppliers to build a global Supply Chain sustainability program. As an Environmental Program Manager, you will focus initially on developing mechanisms to expand cleaner energy options for our supply chain while driving energy efficiency and greenhouse gas reductions at our supplier facilities. Additional Supply Chain Environmental focus areas include safe chemistry, waste mitigation, circular economy and water management.

Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We're always on call to keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.


  • Manage programs resulting in energy and emissions savings across our manufacturing supply chain including setting specific goals, quantifying progress and supporting reporting.
  • Quantify supply chain energy load requirements and greenhouse gas emissions at the supplier, regional, grid, product and full upstream levels while tracking related reductions driven through global efficiency and renewable programs.
  • Conduct complex impact analysis with limited/imperfect data and use it to influence cross-functional business decisions for renewable energy and energy management projects.
  • Drive collaboration with other organizations to reach common goals to increase energy efficiency, clean energy and reduce negative environmental impacts.


Minimum qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in industrial/mechanical, environmental or energy resources engineering or related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience in Supply Chain and Manufacturing.
  • Experience managing complex cross-functional projects from start to finish.
  • Ability to travel internationally up to 20% of the time.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 10 years of relevant experience.
  • 5 years of experience managing energy efficiency projects, energy management programs, manufacturing process efficiency, and/or greenhouse gas management in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in program or project management focused on Supply Chain energy management, renewable energy projects; working with multi-disciplinary technical personnel.
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning, with the ability to apply to energy management.
  • Ability to speak and write in English and Mandarin fluently and idiomatically.

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