Senior Specialist for Sustainable Product Development

Are you willing to drive the direction of the future product development towards healthier buildings?
Your new company
VELUX is a privately-owned company by VKR Holding A/S. VELUX has created better living environments for the past 75 years with a product portfolio of roof windows and modular skylights to intelligent home controls. VELUX is now offering a unique opportunity to impact the VELUX Sustainability Strategy 2030.

Your new role
On behalf of our client, VELUX, Hays is offering an exciting role as Senior Specialist for Sustainable Product Development. You will be joining the Material & Product development team and be a part of the cross-functional Product Sustainability project team. As this is a newly established position, it is the ability to shape the role with your expertise, technical understanding and therefore drive the direction of the future product development towards healthier buildings that are carbon, material and energy efficient and how we integrate that further in the way we work. In this role you will develop and provide input on design tools and a more systematic assessment approach to increase the recyclability of the VELUX product portfolio. It is expected that you perform life cycle assessment of the products by using design tools and simultaneously to assess the eco-impact throughout the entire product life cycle. In addition to this you will act as a trusted partner for internal stakeholders regarding material choices and recycling solutions. You will additionally travel internationally to gain insights into the VELUX global business and collaborate with external partners.

What you'll need to succeed
The preferred candidate possesses an educational background within science or engineering e.g. environmental engineering combined with a background from an international and intercultural environment. You possess sold experience within sustainable product development and preferable also circular design. In addition to this you are familiar with basic design tool and have the flexibility to travel 30-50 days a year. As VELUX’s new Senior Specialist for Sustainable Product Development, it’s vital that you bring a strong personal drive and a proactive and relationship-building mindset as you will play a pivotal part in Velux´ Sustainability Strategy 2030. As a professional and person, you are a strong collaborator and you speak and write in English fluently.

What you'll get in return
The position provides the opportunity to work in a truly dynamic and dedicated organization that will give you the chance to grow and shape your own career in a market leading company in sustainable indoor living. You will be offered a world of opportunities if you’re willing to drive and take them.

What you need to do now
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26 Jul 2019
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