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Supplier Decarbonization Manager

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Hillsboro
Posted on: February 11, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description

When you are part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you will do meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale! Join over 130,000 colleagues who bring our Mission to life every single day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. You will find the resources here to achieve your career goals and help take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world's toughest challenges.

How will you make an impact?

The Supplier Decarbonization Manager will be part of the Global Sustainability team focused on our global effort to make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer by improving practices in our operations, products, and supply chain. This role will be an integral part of the Supplier Responsibility team and focus on working with key suppliers to communicate expectations on sustainability and decarbonization, track supplier participation to sustainability requirements, and collaborate with global procurement and business colleagues to integrate sustainability into supply chain decision making.

What will you do?

  • Become a change agent supporting our environmental sustainability commitment. Working with the business, procurement, and R&D to set strategy on supplier selection.
  • Work closely with global procurement/R&D to engage key suppliers in support of Thermo Fisher's net zero goals and Scope 3 emissions reduction ambitions.
  • Work with the supplier to identify projects to decarbonize the value chain.
  • Schedule, and lead supplier meetings and other engagements, participate in supplier events, and manage achievement of resulting action items.
  • Communicate and educate suppliers on greenhouse gas emissions topics including carbon foot printing and GHG emissions baselining, science-based target setting, sharing of emissions data, and decarbonization road mapping
  • In collaboration with global procurement/supply chain, negotiate with suppliers to define timelines and milestones for meeting Thermo Fisher expectations. Where necessary, work with the business/procurement on a withdrawal plan if science based targets commitments are not forthcoming.
  • Support the development, execution, and distribution of content related to decarbonization such as supplier toolkits, FAQ's, trainings, etc.
  • Own and assess data to ensure high data quality
  • Taking direction from Supplier Climate Engagement Sr. Manager, track all actions and KPIs to record and report support of net-zero in-year objectives
  • Drive supplier adoption of digital solutions used to manage supplier engagement and emissions data sharing
  • Identify and communicate trends in supplier discussions to incorporate into future program planning

    Technical Responsibilities

    • Tracks and monitors timely completion of action items and customer projects, plan vs. actual and report that progress as required
    • Contributes updates to overall strategic plans, achievements, and timelines
    • Detects, calls out and facilitates issue resolution and/or appropriate partner concern and address customer risks
    • Finds opportunities to drive continuous improvement
    • Supports data analysis to drive action against objectives
    • Proficiency in Powerpoint, Smartsheet and Excel

      How will you get here?

      • Bachelor's degree required. Business, or Environmental Sciences preferred
      • 7+ years of work experience
      • Experience in engaging with suppliers, R&D and procurement organizations
      • Background in life sciences, biotech, pharma, and/or sustainability consulting preferred
      • Proven passion for environmental sustainability; solid understanding of environmental sustainability preferred
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated ability to connect with new stakeholders and drive mutually beneficial outcomes
      • Strong project management experience - attention to and appreciation for detail required
      • Proven track record to collaborate across teams with outstanding capability to follow-up and follow-through
      • Skilled relationship manager, foster and improve relationships with key suppliers and recommend ways of improving supplier decarbonization performance
      • Ability to work independently, within a team, and collaboratively across teams in a matrixed organization
      • Excels in a constantly evolving environment with ability to handle change effectively and frequently


        We offer competitive remuneration, an annual incentive plan bonus scheme, healthcare, company pension, and a range of employee benefits!

        Thermo Fisher Scientific offers employment with an innovative, forward-thinking organization, and outstanding career and development prospects. We offer an exciting company culture that stands for integrity, intensity, involvement, and innovation."

        EEO/Reasonable Accommodation

        We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Keywords: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Hillsboro , Supplier Decarbonization Manager, Executive , Hillsboro, Oregon

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