Job Details

  • Title: Continuous Improvement Specialist
  • Code: RCI-25044-1
  • Location: US-Remote
  • Posted Date: 05/13/2022
  • Duration: 12 Months
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  Job Description

Fully Remote - USA Based

Job Description / Requirements:

  • We are seeking to hire an environmental specialist for a 1-year assignment to drive the operational deliverables associated with sustainable design initiatives within Chemical Research and Development.
  • The individual will work directly with the members of the Green Chemistry team and project leaders to carry out various metrics analysis and align on future operational and implementation plans.


  • Schedule, build agendas (with strategic lead’s input), and contribute or present data to green chemistry and project team meetings
  • Interface with external environmental consultants to ensure their delivery of a database of material impact factors and metrics
  • Liaise with the company’s internal subject matter experts to obtain information on synthetic routes and material procurement to assess PMI and LCA metrics
  • Test and refine carbon footprint calculator with assistance of company’s informatics experts
  • Research external landscape for approaches to environmental impact reduction and calculations for drug substance
  • Maintain Teams space documentation and prepare regular updates to the Green Chemistry team and strategy leaders

Organizational Relationships:

  • Company’s Green Chemistry team
  • Chemical Research and Development teams (internal)
  • Drug Product Development teams (internal)
  • Company’s Global Supply teams (internal)
  • American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute Pharmaceutical Roundtable (external)


  • BS/MS degree in Environmental Science (or relevant engineering/science field)
  • 0-2 years of experience calculating and analyzing metrics


  • Experience with pharma/chemical/polymer industry preferred
  • Experience with project coordination
  • Works independently, with periodic guidance from strategy leaders
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Proficient in office computer software (i.e. Microsoft office suite)