Sustainability & Compliance Business Partner

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Environmental Health and Safety
  • Business Group:Laminex NZ
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:LMX/35342
  • Closing Date:24 Feb 2024

Description:

The Laminex NZ Sustainability Story

We pride ourselves on our sustainable business activities and support the belief that a company needs to be responsible for its actions –socially, ethically, and environmentally. Laminex NZ supply a range of products to the New Zealand market with the vision of being New Zealand’s first choice for sustainable surfaces and wood products. 

We have been reducing the environmental harm in our operations while enabling improvement in the building environment through transparent, durable and low emission products. Operating two ISO14001 certified manufacturing facilities and one of the country’s best sales and distribution networks takes energy! Our Superfine particleboard is manufactured in Taupo using 96% renewable energy. Externally we share our sustainability story with our customers.  It allows our customers and end users to not only know why the products they are choosing are environmentally preferred but also the story beyond the surface.
 
The Role
We are looking for a proactive Environmental Sustainability guru to not only lead but be hands on in the business to continue the drive to be better every day.  Your ability to manage stakeholders across Laminex NZ to ensure a consistent approach to all things sustainable will make you the team player we are looking for.
 
Reporting to the Technical Services Team Manager, the key focus areas of the role includes building a shared understanding of what sustainability means for us. You’ll be responsible for:
  • Providing guidance on carbon reduction initiatives
  • Exploring option for waste reduction and circular soloutions
  • Managing product certifications
  • Education of our team and customers, so excellent communication skills are important
  • Evaluating and coordinating supplier information.
 
The successful candidate will have the ability to proactively identify emerging issues and trends which could impact positively on the bottom line.  Operational and environmental reporting is a key function of the measurement of success at Laminex NZ, so being comfortable with the numbers is a must.  You work at pace, multi-tasking with ease and are comfortable meeting agreed deadlines.

As part of the Fletcher Building group of companies, you will be joining a business in great shape that is ready to capitalise on your drive and energy and can offer great benefits that come from working with one of New Zealand’s largest listed companies. This includes flexible working, an incredible parental support scheme, educational support, an opportunity to learn from some incredibly talented people and involvement in exciting 2024 projects and initiatives.

If this sounds like your next opportunity, please apply now or contact lindsey.woolston@fbu.com for further information.


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