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Sustainability officer

Career at Optimum Group™

You are a strong communicator and a hands-on-oriented team player who does not shy away from a challenge.  As sustainability officer, you and your colleagues will take the next step in professionalising our sustainability programme.

Sustainable and responsible business is one of our key drivers within the Optimum Group. In the coming years, we are going to make great strides in the field of Environment, Social & Governance. We are therefore looking for a sustainability officer who will be the expert within Optimum Group in the field of sustainability in the broadest sense of the word.

Enthusiastic about this position?

Apply now! Send your details to nancy.van.velthoven@optimumgroup.nl (HR Manager Benelux).

What does this job entail and what we offer you

You ensure that our business operations meet applicable international legislation, sustainability and compliance criteria. You frequently come into contact with many internal and external stakeholders. In doing so, you are able to bring the organisation along with the ever-changing regulations. You take the lead in further developing the sustainability strategy that suits the Optimum Group. The sustainability officer works together with various departments and guides the 7 Dutch and 1 Belgian site to identify sustainable initiatives and integrate them into business processes. You also supervise sustainable projects at clients.

What do we offer?

A fun and challenging position with a progressive organisation where entrepreneurship is highly valued and where there is room for personal development.

A brilliant career

at Optimum Group™

The dynamics of a large company will bring your career into full swing. At the same time, however, you’ll profit from the benefits of a familiar, personal atmosphere – at all locations of the Optimum Group™. Working with the Optimum Group™ means having the best of both worlds. Our special printing works are the flourishing environment in which you can really grow professionally.

Your team

At the end of the production line of our customers, you are the determining factor. Labels and flexible packaging are a valuable covering and define the final result: a product that creates trust in its contents through its transparency, while providing amazing designs. Your colleagues at the Optimum Group™ know the value and the role of the product that moves through your hands. From the purchase of the individual components to the production of the labels and the sale of the goods – every employee here loves what they do, and this is reflected in our work.

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Are you our new favourite colleague?

Aiming at the same goal, together

As an employee of the Optimum Group™, you have mastered a range of skills that you develop as your career progresses. You ensure that production always keeps running, products are always ready on time and the delivered results bring a smile onto our customers’ faces. That is the engine that drives each and every employee and the goal that all departments of the Optimum Group™ strive for every day.

What we demand

We are looking for a new colleague who wants to help build the Optimum Group's sustainability policy full-time (30-40 hours) and independently. We also consider it important that you have broad knowledge of sustainability, can communicate this knowledge effectively and are experienced in stakeholder management. You will also bring the following

  • completed HBO education, preferably in the field of environmental science;
  • experience with ESG, Social and Governance (ESG), and Corporate Sustainability Reporting directive;
  • experience with Carbon Footprint calculations & Life Cycle Analysis (LCA);
  • good communication skills;
  • strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • a customer-oriented and pro-active attitude; ability to work independently. You enjoy passing on your knowledge and experience to others and you seek cooperation with colleagues and clients.
Your door opener

Over 100 years of knowledge spread over 900 colleagues each with their own specialization, that’s what you get at Optimum Group™. We constantly discovering innovative concepts and creating astonishing products. Our employees are given the freedom to color their own ideas. We encourage innovations in whatever shape or form. Every employee is a pioneer of Optimum Group. Each printing office is home to their own company culture. Together we´re working towards the same goals: flexible packaging solutions. Labels that stick with customers.

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Is this your dream job?

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Optimum Group™ is the entryway to a glorious career with endless opportunities in the packaging industry. We're home to the biggest production capacity in the Benelux. We work for major supermarket chains as well as small, local businesses.

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