Senior Life Cycle Assessment Expert

Posted 25 Jan 2024

Darmstadt, Hessen - Germany

Req Id 271389


Work Your Magic with us!

Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.


Your role: As a Life Cycle Assessment Expert for our Life Science division, you will be working in a global network of experts within the Hazard Communication and Chemicals Regulations department. Our Life Science chemical portfolio consists of upwards of 100,000 unique neat chemicals and hundreds of thousands of mixtures. Your solid background in Life Cycle Assessment will allow you to quantify their environmental impact and thereby support the implementation of the Safe and Sustainable by Design framework for our diverse product portfolio.

In addition to the technical and academic requirements of this position, you must also be comfortable developing your expertise within an international team of experts with diverse backgrounds. This role requires well rounded communication and collaboration skills as many projects and initiatives will require the input and support from Regulatory and Computational Toxicology, Registration, Product Management, Production Sites and IT, in order to be successful.  In this role you will perform Life Cycle Assessments for chemicals and chemical products from our Life Science product portfolio and quantify the environmental impact of chemicals and thereby support in chemical alternative assessments. You will also implement the Safe and Sustainable by Design Framework and the EU Chemical Strategy for Sustainability together with other teams world-wide. This role includes also to summarize and communicate results comprehensively to internal teams, product management or production sites to support decision making.


Who you are:

  • Master’s in sustainability, chemistry or a related field and minimum 3 years relevant working experience
  • Solid background in the area of LCA with a focus on chemicals and chemical products
  • Well experienced with relevant tools (e.g. SimaPro, GaBi, OpenLCA, COMPASS) and databases (e.g. Ecoinvent)
  • Familiar with relevant frameworks and guidelines, e.g., ISO 14040 and 14044, green and sustainable chemistry and chemical alternative assessments
  • Proven track record of managing multiple projects simultaneously and strong data analysis expertise
  • Experience in SAP systems is an advantage as well as familiarity with the Globally Harmonized Classification System (GHS) or REACH
  • Very good communication and presentation skills and a good team-player
  • Fluent in English, written and spoken
  • Able to work comfortably in an dynamic, high throughput environment


What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!

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