Manager Sustainability and Product Safety

Darmstadt, Germany

About Us

AB Enzymes is is a subsidiary of Associated British Foods PLC (London UK), reporting into the Associated British Foods Ingredients Division (Paris, France), and is a leading company in the enzymes business with sites worldwide and a Head Office in Germany. Operating in the Biotechnology industry we are a reliable partner for customers in the food, feed and technical enzymes business. Product excellence and innovation are among our key strengths and highly valued by our customers. For more information visit us: For more information: visit us on our website.

The Role

If you successfully apply for this job, you will join us at an exciting time. As Manager Sustainability and Product Safety, you will be part of an international team that collaborates closely together to contribute to the growth of our business by strengthening our sustainable efforts while mitigating product risks. Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Develop our sustainability/CR/ESG agenda (planet – people – profit): planning, implementation, communication and execution of related programs and projects
  • Operate systems to monitor and communicate sustainability and product and food safety performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Engage and lead all functions in environment and sustainability development
  • Align sustainability goals with internal and external stakeholders along the supply chain
  • Effectively manage and establish processes and prioritized action plans to mitigate product and food safety risks as well as ethical issues, incl. suppliers and raw materials
  • Lead HACCP system on site
  • Ensure effective risk management and business continuity and guide product and process risk assessments
  • Develop best practice tools and techniques and provide training and guidance to stakeholders
  • Continuously improve our integrated management systems
  • The role allows remote working on a regular basis as can be adapted to part time as well

About You

  • Master degree e.g. in sustainability science, environmental studies, Food Technology, Biotechnology, Chemistry or other natural sciences or solid experience in these areas
  • Several years of work experience in the field of sustainability, environment management and/or product/food safety management
  • Passion for sustainability and/or food safety
  • Clear communicator – both technical and non-technical – who appears trustworthy
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to manage conflicts and facilitate solution finding
  • Strategic thinker with strong implementation skills, self-motivated, driving continuous development and delivering results
  • Organizational sensitivity; able to manage horizontal relationships; team player
  • Fluency in English is a must; other languages skills e.g. German or Finish would be beneficial

Do we have your attention?

Please apply online by latest January 10th, 2021 on our Career website.