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Sustainability Innovation Specialist Operations (m/f/d) Fulltime

Netherlands, Limburg, VenloSustainability

Your Tasks

Shop Apotheke Europe is one of the fastest growing companies in the Venlo region. Let's grow together!


For our brand new logistics centre in Sevenum we are looking for a:

Sustainability Innovation Specialist Operations (m/f/d) Fulltime

Great opportunity for an innovative talent with a strong focus on sustainability!


About the role

We deliver health every day – our parcels need to arrive safely and with the lowest environmental footprint possible. In this new role you will be the link to all sustainability topics within operations and develop sustainable and innovative solutions. You will lead, deliver and support projects encompassing sustainability within our operations, by contributing to our strategic goals.

You will report to the Executive Director Operations & Supply Chain and will closely work together with the Sustainable Development Team.


Your tasks

  • You will be responsible to further develop and execute our Circular Packaging approach
  • Improve our B2C packaging with a focus on three areas REDUCE, RECYCLE and REUSE
  • You analyse latest sustainable packaging solutions on the market in close collaboration with the quality and procurement department
  • Test and roll-out environmentally friendly packaging components or new packaging solutions and ensure operational success from concept to execution
  • Collaborate with suppliers, universities, NGO’s, partner pharmacies or other e-commerce businesses
  • Enhance our KPI set-up with regards to sustainability to better steer environmental and business impact in a holistic way
  • Contribute and maintain a working knowledge of sustainability related practices and innovation within the operations

Your Profile

Your profile

To be successful in this role you have a profound interest in sustainability and innovation and you have an entrepreneurial mindset.

  • First professional experience in the field of corporate sustainability
  • Successfully completed Bachelor or Master degree with a focus on sustainable environmental technology, packaging science, biological resources or a comparable business degree with one of the above-mentioned focus areas
  • High motivation and ambition to actively advance sustainability topics
  • Strong hands-on mentality and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently on projects
  • Digital and innovation-oriented mindset
  • You enjoy working closely with colleagues from all areas of the company and communicate confidently in English (German would be an advantage)


Your Benefits

  • Flexibility: Whether you need to cater for your family needs or you are simply looking for more flexibility in everyday life, we support you with flexible working hours
  • Travel Allowance & Holiday Pay: In addition to your salary, we support your daily way to work with a travel allowance and you get holiday pay as well
  • Company pension plan: Your future is important to us, which is why we support you with your pension plan
  • Sports Offers: To further boost your health, you can use our on-site fitness center as well as the external sports offer of Rodan Vitaal
  • Onboarding: We make sure that you feel comfortable with us from day one
  • Team- & Company Events: One team, one goal. Individual team events and regular company events are high on our list
  • Training & Development: We encourage constant learning and growth through internal and external training and workshops
  • Staff Canteen: Our staff canteen takes care of your culinary well-being
  • Employee Discount: We offer you discounts in our online shop


About us
SHOP APOTHEKE EUROPE is an international e-commerce company with headquarters in the Netherlands, offices in Cologne & Berlin and further locations in Europe. As one of Europe's leading e-pharmacies with web shops in seven countries, we ensure that millions of people can rely on us for their health every day. We are growing extremely dynamically and are looking for more team players who want to continue this exciting development and the successful growth of the past years together with us!

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