Product Sustainability Manager Jobs in Los Angeles, CA at Reformation

Title: Product Sustainability Manager

Company: Reformation

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Salary: $80K — $100K *

Category: Retail & Consumer Goods

Job Description

Build methodology and tracking tools for supply chain mapping to have better transparency and management of our raw materials partners

Oversee all environmental audits; analyze assessment results and develop and communicate corrective action plans

Roll out measurement and tracking of emissions, energy, water, and waste at all Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers; manage reporting to HIGG Facilities Environmental Module

Collaborate with suppliers and identify key opportunities to reduce environmental impact and work with factories to create reduction plans and track progress over time

Facilitate trainings for suppliers on key sustainability topics

Develop and oversee Reformations’ chemistry standards and strategies, including RSL/MRSL, and participation in certification programs like OekoTex and Bluesign

Work with Supply Chain team and suppliers to vet raw materials POs to ensure they meet our sustainability standards prior to bulk order and coordinate receipt of transaction certificates after PO is placed

Help identify new developments in chemical, fiber and environmental standards to drive innovation and ensure successful program rollout

Continuously monitor and report program status to key internal stakeholders, identifying upstream supplier networks and associated risks

Monitor origins of each material where Reformation has made a policy or product claim, and provide verification when needed

Execute supply chain policies, monitor due diligence processes, and provide data for reporting and customer facing messaging

Support the management of various certifications, to ensure compliance with standards such as RDS, RWS, GRS, etc. This includes working with auditing organizations and determining requirements based on product claims

Development of trend reports, risk analytics, and insights as well as standard data collection and analysis tools

Grow and manage a Sustainable Supply Chain team as the business and programs scale

Skill Requirements:

BA or Master’s ideally with focus in environmental studies/engineering, material science or sustainability

Minimum 5 years working in social or environmental sustainability

Familiarity with environmental standards and organizations/tools including the Higg Index, OekoTex, ZDHC, Bluesign, etc.

Understanding of apparel supply chain with experience working with factories in the US and abroad; social and environmental audit experience is a plus

Ability to compare test results to specifications to determine proper adherence to standards

Bilingual (English/Spanish/Mandarin/Turkish) is a plus

Strong project management, organizational, and time management skills, along with ability to manage multiple tasks and follow through on deadlines/projects simultaneously

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Valid through: 6/3/2021


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